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Minnesota city faces federal suit over denial of Islamic center permit

August 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. ANTHONY — The city of St. Anthony violated a Muslim organization’s civil rights two years ago when it denied the group’s petition to assemble, according to a federal lawsuit filed against the city Wednesday.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office …continue reading on dglobe.com

Fed comments accepted in Indian child welfare case

August 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — A federal judge is allowing the U.S. Justice Department to weigh in on a lawsuit over South Dakota’s handling of foster care for American Indian children.

The Rapid City Journal reports U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Viken grant…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Judge allows Minn. DNR to join flood diversion lawsuit

August 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

Judge allows Minn. DNR to join flood diversion lawsuit
FARGO — A federal judge ruled Thursday that the state of Minnesota can participate as a friend of the court in the Richland-Wilkin Joint Powers Authority’s lawsuit against the Army Corps of …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Jesse Ventura’s $1.8M award in defamation trial ruled reasonable

August 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — What’s it worth to tell the world you slugged Jesse Ventura, even if you didn’t?
A federal judge ruled this week that $1.3 million is about right.
That’s how much a jury awarded Ventura for unjust enrichment last month aft…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Jesse Ventura’s $1.8M award in defamation trial ruled reasonable

August 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — What’s it worth to tell the world you slugged Jesse Ventura, even if you didn’t?
A federal judge ruled this week that $1.3 million is about right.
That’s how much a jury awarded Ventura for unjust enrichment last month aft…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Court allows childcare union vote

July 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — A federal court Thursday said a vote to organize a union for some Minnesota home day care providers can be scheduled.

The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed of two lawsuits filed to block the drive. However, opponents of the union…continue reading on dglobe.com

Killdeer Ambulance, filmmaker settle lawsuit

July 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Killdeer Area Ambulance Service has dropped its proposed injunction against a filmmaker who they allege recorded the service in action without permission.
A Wednesday preliminary injunction hearing for producer Todd Melby, the documentarian behi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

‘American Sniper’ author said he didn’t fear Ventura legal action

July 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Chris Kyle wanted to keep Jesse Ventura’s name out of his autobiography. His wife and his co-author, he said, wanted it in.

It wasn’t until Kyle dropped a note in one revision — “was warned of lawsuit” — that they agreed t…continue reading on dglobe.com

North Dakota defends same-sex marriage ban: Leaders asks court to dismiss lawsuit

July 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — North Dakota’s top leaders have asked a U.S. District Court judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, outlining its legal case for retaining a prohibition that’s rapidly disappearing in the U.S.
In …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Wisconsin strikes down same-sex marriage ban

June 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

MILWAUKEE — A federal judge deemed Wisconsin’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional on Friday, prompting more than 120 gay couples to rush to county offices to wed and obtain marriage licenses as word of the ruling spread.
The ruling came t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com