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Appeals court overturns SDS water-quality ruling

The Southern Delivery System has had its day in court – and it was successful. The Colorado Court of Appeals reversed a Pueblo County judge’s ruling against a state water quality certification for the SDS project, which will bring water from the Pueblo Reservoir to Colorado Springs, the biggest water project in decades for Colorado… Continue Reading Appeals court overturns SDS water-quality ruling

Appeals court in Ky. upholds 1998 tobacco deal

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A three-judge federal appeals panel in Kentucky has turned away a challenge from a defunct cigarette maker to a landmark 1998 national settlement between 46 states and 19 tobacco companies. The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday found that the settlement didn’t amount to a conspiracy or anti-competitive behavior by the government. Now-shuttered… Continue Reading Appeals court in Ky. upholds 1998 tobacco deal

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A federal appeals court says American seniors who receive Social Security cannot reject their legal right to Medicare benefits in a rare case of someone suing to get out of a government entitlement. Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey is among the five senior citizens who sued to stop their automatic eligibility for Medicare. But… Continue Reading Appeals court: Seniors can’t reject Medicare right

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