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Consumer brief (01/16/2008)

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* SEATTLE (1/17/08)--If reading the fine print isn’t hard enough, try deciphering clauses like this one found on some airline tickets: “NONREF/CHGFEEPLUSFAREDIF/CXL BY FLT TIME OR NONVALUE.” Translation: Make a change to your ticket after the first leg of your trip, and you’ll lose the ticket and be forced to purchase a new one. If you’re like most travelers, you don’t pay attention to restrictions like this until you need to make a change. By that time, it’s too late--for you and your wallet (http://seattletimes.nwsource.com)...