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University in Utah, Ex-Basketball Players Settle Lawsuit

Two former Dixie State University women’s basketball players who alleged they were the victims of discrimination have settled a federal lawsuit against the Utah school for $100,000. The Spectrum of St. George reported court filings last week indicate plaintiffs Nanea …

Sempra’s ‘Don’t Worry’ Be Gassy View on Leak Not Going over

Ever since one of its wells in California started spewing natural gas in October, Sempra Energy’s message to residents has been the same: Don’t worry – the leak poses no public safety threat and won’t cause long-term health effects. They …

Oregon University Seeks Dismissal of Former Basketball Player’s Lawsuit

The University of Oregon has asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a former basketball player who claims the school damaged his prospects of playing in the NBA. Brandon Austin was one of three UO basketball players …

Oregon Resident Files Class Action Against DraftKings, FanDuel

An Oregon resident has filed a class-action lawsuit against two daily fantasy sports sites, claiming the businesses are operating illegal online sports betting. The Oregonian reported that Polk County resident Brandon Peck filed the suit in federal court in Portland …

Lawsuit Seeks Replacement of Lead Pipes in Flint, Michigan

Environmental and civil rights groups are asking a federal judge to order the prompt replacement of all lead pipes in Flint’s water system to ensure residents of the Michigan city have a safe drinking supply. A lawsuit seeks an order …

Insurers to Pay Port in Washington Soil Contamination Suit

A Cowlitz County, Wash. judge has ordered insurers to pay the Port of Longview $2.45 million in attorney fees in an ongoing lawsuit over soil contamination. The Daily News reported that the order is the latest development in complex case …

Reggie Bush Sues St. Louis Stadium after Season-Ending Slip

San Francisco 49ers running back Reggie Bush has filed a lawsuit against the St. Louis Regional Convention and Stadium Authority for a season-ending knee injury sustained when he slipped on bare concrete bordering the field at the Edward Jones Dome. …

Washington Artist Gets Settlement in ‘Angry Birds’ Lawsuit

A pet toy company that designed a line of products after the “Angry Birds” video game characters has settled a lawsuit brought by a Seattle, Wash. artist. The artist, Juli Adams, said she came up with the idea for “Angry …

ARCO Counter-Sues in Ongoing Legal Battle with Montana Residents

An oil company has counter-sued residents of the Montana communities of Opportunity and Crackerville who are seeking an environmental cleanup. The Montana Standard reported that the Atlantic Richfield Co. filed a lawsuit against 97 residents, claiming their long legal fight …

Judge Orders PG&E to Face Most Charges in Deadly California Pipeline Blast

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. must face the most serious charges related to a 2010 explosion that killed eight people in a San Francisco suburb as the utility heads to a jury trial next year over claims it ignored the …