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Ex-Betonsports CEO pleads guilty in Web gambling case

Former Betonsports Plc Chief Executive Officer David Carruthers pleaded guilty in an illegal-gambling case filed by the U.S. Justice Department. Betonsports, now bankrupt, took in $1.25 billion in 2004, with 98 percent coming from bets made through its Web sites, ...

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Daily Record to honor women lawyers

Correction: In the original version of this article, the first name of Janis Good was misspelled. Good, an assistant public defender, is one of the recipients of the St. Louis Daily Record’s Public Service Practitioner Award. We regret the error. ...

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Federal trucking cases top list of settlements

Settlements reached in federal court cases made a surprising showing in the top settlements list this year, capturing the top spot and two other positions on the top 10. Last year only two federal cases made the list of top ...

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Westboro Church sues over St. Joe’s funeral protest law

Shirley Phelps-Roper, the daughter of the founder of Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan., sued the city of St. Joseph last week over a city ordinance barring protests around funerals and funeral processions. Phelps-Roper and members of her church believe ...

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A lawsuit is born – first in 2009

The first federal lawsuit filed in Missouri was born seven seconds after 11:13 a.m. Jan. 2 in the U.S. District Court in St. Louis. The parents are the Greater St. Louis Construction Laborers Welfare Fund, accompanied by three related employee ...

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