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State settles Eckersley lawsuit for $500,000

Ending a legal battle that already cost taxpayers more than $1 million in legal fees, the state agreed to pay a former attorney for Gov. Matt Blunt $500,000 to settle a lawsuit. Former deputy general counsel Scott Eckersley contended he was fired in September 2007 for questioning whether the Blunt administration was following the Sunshine Law. ...