General Mills Sued For Name Of 'Cheerios Protein' ProductA food watchdog group is suing General Mills for using misleading packaging on its "Cheerios Protein" product. The Star Tribune reports that the Center for Science in the Public Interest sued the food company because the cereal does not contain that much more protein than regular cheerios.
Lawsuit Accuses Mpls., St. Paul Schools Of Segregating StudentsA lawsuit has been filed against the state of Minnesota demanding desegregation at Minneapolis and St. Paul schools. The lawsuit, which was filed Thursday morning in Hennepin County District Court, challenges what it calls unlawful and unconstitutional segregation in the Twin Cities.
Minnesota On Hook For $100K In Legal Fees In Campaign LawsuitA settlement involving Minnesota campaign regulators requires the state to pay more than $100,000 in costs and attorney fees for a group that sued over contribution limits.
Experts Say Free Speech At Stake In 'American Sniper' AppealLegal experts say important free speech issues will be at stake when an appeals court considers whether former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura is entitled to the $1.8 million judgment he won against the estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle.
UCare Customer Suing Minnesota Over Contract BiddingAn anonymous Minnesota resident is suing the state over its decision to drop UCare for public health care programs in a competitive bid process.
Lottery Official Suing, Says She Was Wrongly Fired Over AlcoholismA fired Minnesota lottery official is suing to get her $109,000 per year job back. She is arguing that she was discriminated against because of her alcoholism. The Minnesota Lottery fired Johnene Canfield this spring after she returned from a leave of absence and a stint in rehab following her December 2014 DUI arrest.
APNewsBreak: 3 Cops Sue Minneapolis After Names RevealedThree undercover Minneapolis police officers whose names were made public after prostitution busts at massage parlors are now suing the city, county and state. The officers are identified as John Does in the lawsuit.
Lawsuit Of Fired Executive Paints Unflattering Portrait Of Starkey FounderA new lawsuit claims it was a power struggle involving the stepson of Starkey Laboratories Founder Bill Austin that led to the firings last month of top company executives.
LinkedIn To Pay $13M For Sending Too Many EmailsLinkedIn has agreed to pay $13 million for sending users too many emails. It's all part of a settlement stemming from a 2013 lawsuit linked to the social networking site's 'add connections' feature.
Judge Weighing Sex Offender Program Fate To Order Fixes SoonA federal judge who declared Minnesota's sex offender treatment program unconstitutional intends to rule in October on how the state must fix it after signaling in court Wednesday that he wouldn't move to shut it down entirely. Judge Donovan Frank and attorneys in a 4-year-old class-action lawsuit debated how far the court can go in shaping regulations for an indefinite confinement program housing more than 700 offenders deemed a continuing risk to society.
Former UMD Women’s Coaches Take School To Federal CourtThree former University of Minnesota Duluth coaches are expected to announce a lawsuit against the school on Monday claiming discrimination. Former Bulldogs women's hockey coach Shannon Miller, former softball coach Jen Banford and former women's basketball coach Annette Wiles have all been given the green light to sue by the U.S. Department of Justice.
EEOC: Superior's Stack Bros. Will Pay $140K SettlementThe Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says Stack Bros. Mechanical Contractors of Superior has agreed to pay $140,000 to settle an age discrimination and retaliation lawsuit. Stack Bros. is a major hearing and plumbing contractor in northwestern Wisconsin and northeastern Minnesota.
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