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Settlement in suit against U.S. over recycling worker’s mortar shell death awaits DOJ approval

The Madison County Record May 24, 2017, 8:04am

BENTON - Top Justice Department officials haven’t approved a settlement that lawyer Tom Keefe and U.S. attorney Donald Boyce drafted last year in a wrongful death suit against the government.

Where's the pepper? Class action says McCormick has been skimping in same size packaging

The Madison County Record Sep. 9, 2015, 7:09am

Spice maker McCormick & Co. reduced the amount of pepper in tin containers by a fourth without reducing the size of the tins, according to a class action complaint in federal court. Sean Cronin of the Donovan Rose Nester firm in Belleville sued McCormick for Scott Bittle on Sept. 4, accusing it of “unlawful slack filling.”