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$100,000 Settlement For Coal Miners’ Families

Two families will split $100,000 in a settlement of a wrongful death suit brought after two coal miners were killed in a high-wall collapse.

03/02/2012

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Md. May Divert Some Money From Mortgage Settlement

The ink wasn’t even dry on a settlement with the nation’s top mortgage lenders when Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon laid claim to a chunk of the money to avert a huge budget cut for public colleges and universities.

02/22/2012

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$960M In Foreclosure Settlement Intended To Help Marylanders Keep Their Homes

There’s new hope for Maryland homeowners struggling to make ends meet. Nearly a billion dollars is coming our way as part of a massive settlement with five major U.S. banks.

02/09/2012

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Md. AG Announces Mortgage Rate Settlement

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler has announced an agreement with Wells Fargo relating to allegedly deceptive marketing of adjustable rate mortgages written by companies it acquired in 2008.

01/05/2012

Land Values

Organic Farmer Reaches Settlement To Stay On Land

An organic farmer in Potomac who operates on school system-owned land says he’ll be allowed to remain on the farm until August as part of a preliminary settlement.

12/17/2011

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Washington Co. Judge Reprimanded; Set Bogus Trial Date

A state panel has reprimanded a Washington County judge for intentionally setting a bogus trial date to hasten the settlement of a civil case.

11/02/2011

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Sewer Overflows Down Following Court Settlement

The sewer and water commission for the Washington suburbs of Maryland says sewage overflows are down sharply following a 2005 court settlement with federal and state environmental regulators and environmental groups.

08/01/2011

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Convicted Md. Killer Settles Civil Suit For $500K

A Frederick man convicted last year of murdering his wife is agreeing to pay $500,000 in damages to her estate.

06/30/2011

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Judge Gives 1st OK To Settlement With Farmers

A Vermont judge has granted preliminary approval to a settlement that would require dairy processor Dean Foods Co. to pay Northeast farmers and their attorneys $30 million to settle antitrust allegations.

05/06/2011

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Md. Has Paid $500K In Police Settlements Since ’06

Maryland has paid out roughly half a million dollars in settlements for lawsuits brought against state troopers since 2006, including the most recent payment of $32,000 to a woman whose two front teeth were knocked out during a DWI arrest.

01/10/2011

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