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  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Strong-arming Gibson

    Whatever the specifics of what Gibson Guitar Corp. knew and when it knew it -- and considering who was being raided and the nature of the assumed offense -- the armed intrusion into the Gibson workspace seems totally inappropriate, over-the-top and just plain wrong ("Gibson axed up by Lacey Act," Comment & Analysis, Wednesday).

  • FILE - Elvis Presley poses with his Gibson J-200 guitar in an MGM studio publicity photo from the 1950s.  Elvis Presley Enterprises said Wednesday Feb. 9, 2011 it's suing men in Florida and England on claims of copyright infringement and illegal sale of a DVD and CD box set of recordings and footage of the singer's performances.   (AP Photo/MGM, File )

    EDITORIAL: Gibson axed up by Lacey Act

    President Obama doesn't think Arizona has any business enforcing federal immigration law, yet his administration wants the federal government to make sure U.S. companies abide by obscure regulations adopted by foreign countries.

  • Gibson Guitar acknowledges exotic wood violation

    Federal prosecutors on Monday announced a deal to drop a criminal case against Gibson Guitar Corp. after the instrument maker acknowledged its importations of exotic wood violated environmental laws.

  • Gibson, feds come to terms on exotic-wood case

    Federal prosecutors Monday announced a deal to drop a criminal case against Gibson Guitar Corp. after the instrument maker acknowledged its importations of exotic wood violated environmental laws.

  • Gibson Guitar acknowledges exotic wood violation

    Federal prosecutors on Monday announced a deal to drop a criminal case against Gibson Guitar Corp. after the instrument maker acknowledged its importations of exotic wood violated environmental laws.

  • Madagascar holds concert against illegal logging

    Musicians in Madagascar are holding a concert Friday to promote a message against illegal logging one week ahead of an entirely different tea party-supported concert to be held in Nashville, Tennessee to support a company that had Madagascar wood seized from it.

  • Feds won't target unwitting owners of illegal wood

    Owners of musical instruments made with illegally imported wood don't face prosecution, two federal agencies say in a letter that addresses fears stirred up after a major Tennessee guitar-maker was raided.

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