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Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke perform onstage during the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons honoring Lucian Grainge at The Beverly Hilton on January 25, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS)

‘Blurred Lines’ Verdict Likely To Alter Music Business

A jury’s verdict that Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke copied Marvin Gaye’s music to create their hit song “Blurred Lines” won’t just be felt by the singer’s pocketbooks — it has the potential to change how musicians work and could open the door to new copyright claims.

03/11/2015

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Detroit Lions Fans File Lawsuit, Say Police Unlawfully Target Ticket Resellers

One couple never sold their tickets, but were ticketed because “police unreasonably suspected that they may sell them.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2015

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Family Of Detroit Mosque Leader Shot 20 Times By FBI Agents Loses Appeal

The decision centers on a technical point: The court says a three-year deadline to sue was missed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/21/2015

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Lawsuit: Utility Worker Offered Discounted Water Rates In Exchange For Sex

The woman, who isn’t identified in the lawsuit, says the man sexually harassed, stalked and intimidated her.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/11/2015

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Ex-Ford Contractor Claims He Was Fired For Anti-Gay Statements

The Ypsilanti man claims he was fired for criticizing the automaker’s efforts to support the gay community.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/30/2015

Joan and Melissa Rivers in 2013 (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for VH1)

Melissa Rivers Files Lawsuit In Mother Joan Rivers’ Death

The lawsuit filed in Manhattan State Supreme Court paints a picture of a careless, cocky staff of doctors who ran roughshod over Rivers while she was unconscious, and it suggests that she died because of their incompetence.

01/27/2015

Anita Baker sings the National Anthem before Game Four of the 2010 NBA Finals between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics on June 10, 2010 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Company Suing Anita Baker For Work At Grosse Pointe Home

MGM Restoration says it was called about a flooding issue and only received $7,000.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/26/2015

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Liability Concerns Prompt Some Cities To Limit Sledding

One Michigan woman said she wouldn’t support a ban on sledding …

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/05/2015

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Michigan School District Sued For Teacher-Student Sex

GRAND RAPIDS (WWJ/AP) – Five boys have filed a lawsuit against the Grand Rapids school district, accusing officials of failing to protect them against the sexual advances of a female teacher. The lawsuit filed Tuesday […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/15/2014

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Frankenmuth Settles Walmart Case For $3.7 Million

A family said Frankenmuth violated their rights by blocking an attempt to sell their land to Walmart.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/15/2014

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