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The Cornett-owned Hooters at 7912 W. Broad St. (Photo by Michael Schwartz)

The Cornett-owned Hooters at 7912 W. Broad St. (Photo by Michael Schwartz)

By Michael Schwartz

RICHMOND, Va. (RichmondBizSense.com) – A Richmond restaurateur has lost two more locations and is facing a lawsuit over its use of the Hooters brand.

Cornett Hospitality, which has been working its way through Chapter 11 bankruptcy since November, last month was forced to turn over the keys to two more of its Hooters restaurants: one in Roanoke and one in Pennsylvania.

That follows its eviction in early January from three Richmond restaurant properties.

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