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FOOD LION, Salisbury, N.C., last week filed a motion asking a federal judge for more time to decide whether to accept reduced punitive damages from ABC or go back to court. As reported in SN, Judge N. Carlton Tilley reduced the damages awarded by a jury from $5.5 million to $315,000, in its lawsuit against ABC over a story. He then gave the supermarket chain two weeks either to take the reduced amount

FOOD LION, Salisbury, N.C., last week filed a motion asking a federal judge for more time to decide whether to accept reduced punitive damages from ABC or go back to court. As reported in SN, Judge N. Carlton Tilley reduced the damages awarded by a jury from $5.5 million to $315,000, in its lawsuit against ABC over a story. He then gave the supermarket chain two weeks either to take the reduced amount or to go to retrial on the punitive damages phase of the case. The chain also wants the

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