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The Daily Memo - 6/29/06

check.jpgThe NFL and the NFL Players Association have been sued by seven current and former players over an investment fraud scheme allegedly endorsed by the NFLPA. (SI)

check.jpgD.C. has rent control for the first time in about two decades. (Metroblogging Washington)

check.jpgA bankruptcy judge has approved the sale of Adelphia’s assets to competitors Time Warner and Comcast. (Blogging Stocks)

check.jpgTiffany & Co. has entered into a settlement over its defective silver baby rattles. (Rocky Mountain News)

check.jpgA Florida man received several squirrel-related citations, including citations for “squirrel at large” and “squirrel on the beach.” (Political Gateway)

check.jpgA 17-year-old St. Louis girl has been awarded $180,000 in a sexual-harassment suit because, among other things, her employer referred to her as a “whore” and “skank” and a coworker tried to rape her. (Kansas City Star)

check.jpgPalm and Xerox have settled a heated patent battle they’ve been involved in for nine years. (Engadget)

check.jpgA $15 million verdict against comic book creator Todd McFarlane, stemming from a comic book mobster character in “Spawn” which he based on hockey player Tony Twist, has been upheld. (The Hollywood Reporter, Esq.)