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Years-long dispute over fate of historic locomotive chugs on

It's a business arrangement that dates back nearly 60 years, and a court fight that's been going since 2002, over a century-old train engine. The St. Louis County Museum of Transportation and a historic railway organization can't agree on who's in charge of a 1905 locomotive. The New Jersey-based railway group permanently loaned the train piece to the museum in 1953 but several years ago asked for it back and was rebuffed.

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‘Litigation machinery’ forecloses arbitration

Attorney John Campbell opened an e-mail alert from the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday morning with some apprehension. At stake was his class action lawsuit against a payday lender that wanted the matter to be arbitrated. And while Campbell thought he had a sensible argument against arbitration, it was a "close call based on the law that existed."

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