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Lawsuit: Black Boeing worker harassed, found noose at desk

Jun. 17, 2019 7:27 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A black man who has worked for a decade at a Boeing plant in South Carolina says he's been routinely subjected to racist harassment. News outlets report that Curtis Anthony is suing the company, saying his complaints about racist treatment were met with retaliation. Anthony says his...

Business groups urge veto of medical monitoring bill

Jun. 14, 2019 4:47 PM EDT

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont business groups urged Republican Gov. Phil Scott on Friday to veto a bill intended to make it easier for people exposed to toxic substances to get their medical monitoring costs covered by the company that released the substances. The business groups take issue with the...

Oil company wants royalties lawsuit moved to federal court

Jun. 14, 2019 3:44 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Texas-based oil and gas company wants a state lawsuit alleging fraud and breached leases over Idaho natural gas royalties moved to federal court. Alta Mesa submitted notice Thursday in U.S. District Court seeking to move the complaint filed last month by nine Idaho residents, citing...

Quicken Loans to pay $32.5M to settle lawsuit over bad loans

Jun. 14, 2019 12:51 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Quicken Loans has agreed to pay $32.5 million to settle a lawsuit that accused the company of fraudulently sticking the government with bad mortgages. The deal was disclosed Friday, and the case was dismissed by a Detroit federal judge. The government had accused Quicken of cutting corners...

Zion sues marketing company, alleging state law violation

Jun. 13, 2019 10:28 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former Duke star Zion Williamson is suing to terminate his contract with a sports marketing company, saying the agency violated the state's sports agent law. A lawsuit filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Greensboro says the star player should be allowed to void his contract with...

W.Va. governor's companies faced with tax issues in 2 states

Jun. 13, 2019 8:08 PM EDT

BEAVER, W.Va. (AP) — A real estate company owned by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice's family has avoided a tax sale in Virginia by paying more than $400,000, while a county attorney in Kentucky says he's planning to sue the family's coal company for unpaid taxes. Floyd County Attorney Keith Bartley filed a...

Eastern Shoshone Tribe files lawsuit against opioid makers

Jun. 13, 2019 12:31 PM EDT

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The Eastern Shoshone Tribe in Wyoming has joined a growing list of municipalities and groups nationwide in suing the makers and distributers of prescription painkillers. The Casper Star-Tribune reports the tribe announced Tuesday it had filed a federal lawsuit against two dozen...

Mississippi's capital city sues company over water billing

Jun. 12, 2019 4:05 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's capital city is suing the German company it hired to overhaul its water billing system, saying the company orchestrated "massive fraud" and failed to deliver on promises of saving the city $120 million. A lawsuit filed Tuesday by the city of Jackson seeks more than $225...

Utility customers to get $146M in historic class action suit

Jun. 12, 2019 1:48 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Current and former ratepayers of South Carolina Electric and Gas will split $146 million in what is considered the largest private class action settlement in state history. News outlets report a judge finalized the decision Tuesday. More than 1 million customers were involved in the...

Nebraska's AG is lone holdout in pursuing opioid cases

Jun. 12, 2019 1:39 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson has fought prescription opioid abuse through public education campaigns, worked with lawmakers to tighten prescribing practices and even demanded documents from the maker of OxyContin. He has said the overdose crisis is ravaging families. What...