Iowa Store Chain Fights Subway Over ‘Footlong'

DES MOINES, Iowa — (AP) An Iowa-based convenience store has asked a federal judge to rule that the word "footlong" is part of the general English language and not the special property of the Subway restaurant chain. Ankeny-based Casey's General Stores Inc. filed a lawsuit against Subway in U.S. District Court. . . . Full version available to subscribers.