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A Michael Jordan logo reflects off of Niketown in Portland, Ore. A photographer has accused Nike of violating the copyright of his 1984 image of a soaring Michael Jordan, which he alleges the company later misused to create the profitable “Jumpman Logo.” (Associated Press)

A Michael Jordan logo reflects off of Niketown in Portland, Ore. A photographer has accused Nike of violating the copyright of his 1984 image of a soaring Michael Jordan, which he alleges the company later misused to create the profitable “Jumpman Logo.” (Associated Press)

Photographer sues Nike over Michael Jordan photo copyright

By The Associated Press

PORTLAND, Ore. — A photographer is accusing Nike of violating the copyright of his 1984 image of Michael Jordan soaring

toward a basketball hoop by continuing to use the image to market shoes and clothes.

Jacobus Rentmeester of New York City filed the lawsuit against Oregon-based Nike Inc. o ...

News

Secret Service officers search the south grounds of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. (AP Photo)

Small drone crashes at White House complex, origin unclear

WASHINGTON — A small drone flying at low altitude crashed into the White House complex before dawn Monday, the Secret Service said. President Ba ...

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Government witness says BP can pay high fine

NEW ORLEANS — A financial expert testifying for the government says BP is financially able to pay a Clean Water Act penalty as high as $13.7 bil ...

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La. forecasting panel expected to deliver grim budget news

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana's income forecasting panel is accounting for the steep drop in oil prices in the state revenue projections.

The forecas ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Foreman-Reynaud attends to homeless people

The limousine that pulled up in front

of the Foreman-Reynaud Community Center on Saturday afternoon idled for a

second before

the back door opened. ...


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Sports

A sign displays at Wrigley Field in honor of Ernie Banks in Chicago, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2014. Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks has died at the age of 83. 'Mr. Cub' passed away Friday night at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Hope sprang eternal with Mr. Cub

Ernie Banks wasn’t just Mr. Cub, nor was he Mr. Chicago either.

With all due respect to Bob Uecker, who owns the title, Ernie Banks was Mr. Bas ...

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Mainieri believes Omaha's always within reach

It’s one of the really refreshing things about college baseball.

Friday was the LSU team’s first spring practice, although a drizzly 45-d ...

(Roddy Johnson/Special to the American Press)

Cowgirls' growing pains continue

NATCHITOCHES — Talented teams have a way of exposing your flaws in a hurry, and McNeese State’s were made evident in a 75-54

loss at firs ...

(Roddy Johnson/Special to the American Press)

Cowboys hot, but Northwestern sizzles

NATCHITOCHES — McNeese State shot like

it was in a 3-point contest at Northwestern State’s Prather Coliseum on

Saturday afternoon.

Unfo ...


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Bayou Corne sinkhole to be featured on LPB's 'Nova'

The sinkhole at Bayou Corne will be featured in a scientific look at what causes sinkholes and the destruction they can bring

when “Sinkholes & ...

The turf and surf poboy option comes with deli-quality sliced roast beef and Cajun seasoned shrimp.

Options are endless at Old School Poboys' new location

Do you have friends who can be very

indecisive when it comes to figuring out what they want to eat? Do they

always tell you

it doesn’t matter ...

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Patron's Art Show to showcase new artists

New and upcoming artists will have a chance to feature their work during Stellar Beans Coffee House and Edibles’s third annual Patrons’ Ar ...

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Western Heritage Trail Ride leaves Jan. 31

The third annual Western Heritage Trail Ride will be Jan. 31-Feb. 6. The Gueydan-to-Lake Charles trek is done in conjunction

with the Southwest Distr ...


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