Two sisters in Kansas never expected legal fight with rock band

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MISSION, Kan. -- Two sisters who opened a coffee shop in Mission, Kan. never planned the drama they are now going through.

The coffee shop, called Twister Sisters, was part of Sandi Russell's retirement plan with her sister, Nancy Hensen.

They opened the shop last summer, and months later they received a letter from an attorney for the 70's heavy metal band, "Twisted Sister". The letter asked them to stop using the name because of trademark infringement.

Russell says since then their story has gone viral on Facebook and sites like Russell says the band has the trademark for entertainment and vocals, she says they are not violating any laws.

"At this point we're not planning on putting in a stage," says Russell. "We just want a good cup of coffee and a pastry."

"Twister Sisters" will settle with "Twisted Sister" to keep their name for a $100 a year agreement.



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