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Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Nov. 29, 2021 09:03 AM EST

Cleveland Plain Dealer. Nov. 28, 2021. Editorial: Rocketing food costs are also harming the hunger safety net Eye-popping food price increases this fall, notably for meats, have taken a toll on many household budgets, especially for Thanksgiving. But...

Lawsuit claims dairy company is misrepresenting Hawaii links

Nov. 26, 2021 21:30 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — A food distributor in Hawaii has filed a federal lawsuit against a dairy company because milk from the mainland is allegedly being sold under a name that advertises local ties. The lawsuit filed by Hawaii Foodservice Alliance claims Meadow Gold Dairies...

Settlement: Old toxic cables to be removed from Lake Tahoe

Nov. 25, 2021 15:50 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — AT&T’s Pac Bell subsidiary has settled a lawsuit conservationists filed under a U.S. law more typically cited in Superfund cases, agreeing to spend up to $1.5 million to remove 8 miles (12.9 kilometers) of toxic telephone cables that were abandoned on the bottom of...

Eastern Shore seafood company fined for visa fraud

Nov. 25, 2021 10:19 AM EST

SECRETARY, Md. (AP) — A company that processes seafood and produces ice on Maryland's Eastern Shore has been fined $240,000 for visa fraud related to the employment of temporary workers. The Baltimore Sun reported Wednesday that the owner of Capt. Phip’s Seafood Inc.,...

Illinois families of 2 killed at concert file lawsuits

Nov. 24, 2021 18:43 PM EST

NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The family of two close friends from suburban Chicago who were killed at the Astroworld concert in Houston this month have filed wrongful death lawsuits against rapper Travis Scott, the Live Nation entertainment company and others. The lawsuits...

Appeals court revives harassment case against Wynn Resorts

Nov. 24, 2021 16:34 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nine unnamed women who allege they were sexually harassed by former Wynn Resorts CEO Steve Wynn can move forward with their lawsuit against the casino mogul's former company, a federal appeals court has decided. The women — manicurists and makeup...

Maryland AG sues Monsanto, alleges harm to natural resources

Nov. 24, 2021 15:37 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland’s attorney general filed a lawsuit Tuesday against chemical company Monsanto and two spinoffs, alleging that chemicals Monsanto manufactured harmed the state’s waters, fish and wildlife and seeking to recover damages and clean-up costs. The...

Prime Automotive settles suit, selling dealerships for $880M

Nov. 24, 2021 09:14 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts-based Prime Automotive Group has signed a $30 million settlement with ex-CEO David Rosenberg, who was fired after raising concerns about financial wrongdoing. The settlement last week cleared the way for Group 1 Automotive Inc. of Houston to...

Public nuisance laws in opioid cases give hope to both sides

Nov. 24, 2021 09:06 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — A jury's finding this week that three major pharmacy chains are responsible for contributing to the scourge of opioid addiction in two Ohio counties may be just the beginning of a protracted legal battle that ultimately could leave the communities no better off. ...

Elizabeth Holmes denies deception at her criminal trial

Nov. 24, 2021 00:11 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Biotechnology entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes, a former billionaire accused of engineering a massive medical scam, expressed some remorse while on the witness stand Tuesday, but denied trying to conceal that her company's blood-testing methods weren't working as she...