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Stenehjem issues order against Texas contractor

Stenehjem BISMARCK, N.D. (Legal Newsline) - North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has issued a cease and desist order prohibiting a Texas contractor from doing business in the state.

Mass. AG settles with owner of credit repair companies

Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced on Friday that the state has entered into a settlement with the owner of several credit repair companies.

Tenn. nursery owners sued over false advertising

Cooper NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) -- Tennessee Attorney General Bob Cooper has sued the owners of two companies for allegedly using false advertising to sell nursery goods.

Washington-based dating service settles over false promises

McKenna SEATTLE, Wash. (Legal Newsline) -- Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna has announced a settlement agreement with a dating service alleged to have made false promises in its advertising campaigns.

Idaho AG settles with smoke shop for not having papers to sell papers

Wasden BOISE, Idaho (Legal Newsline) - Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden announced a settlement with The Lil' Brown Smoke Shack, an Internet tobacco seller.

N.J. locksmith sued by Wis. AG for fraudulent advertising

Van Hollen MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) -- Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says the Department of Justice has filed an enforcement action against Prestige Business Solutions, a New Jersey corporation running a locksmith service under the name USA Locksmith.

Sullivan negotiates $500M settlement

Sullivan ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Legal Newsline) - Alaska Attorney General Dan Sullivan has announced that the state's retirement managing board settled a lawsuit against its former actuary, Mercer.

McGraw, debt collector settle

McGraw CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw announced a settlement agreement on Wednesday with an Ohio-based collection agency.

AWP suit settled in Idaho

Wasden BOISE, Idaho (Legal Newsline) - Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden announced this week that two prescription drug companies have agreed to a settlement to pay the state more than $1.2 million.

Ohio SC sides with tobacco company in ad dispute

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - The Ohio Supreme Court shot down an appeal from state Attorney General Richard Cordray in a case against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., putting an end to a two-year legal battle.

Conn. Republican ends U.S. Senate campaign

Simmons HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - Former Connecticut Rep. Rob Simmons announced on Tuesday that he is suspending his U.S. Senate campaign.

GOP favors Dean in Conn. AG race

Dean HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - Martha Dean won the Republican nomination for the Connecticut attorney general race during the GOP's nominating convention Saturday.

Prominent Ala. attorney files another BP class action

Beasley MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) - Alabama plaintiffs firm Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles has filed another class action lawsuit against BP and other companies related to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.