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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit brought by a group of tanning salon owners, who had claimed the Nebraska Cancer Coalition had defamed them and hurt their businesses with an anti-indoor tanning message.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's attorney general is suing the Hilton hotel company, alleging the chain hid the true price of rooms from consumers and charged hidden fees.

The lawsuit announced Tuesday accuses Hilton of violating Nebraska's consumer protection laws. Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson says the company failed to heed warnings from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and customer complaints.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A jury has awarded a former state workers' compensation commissioner $1.5 million, concluding the state and former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad discriminated against him because he's gay and that a pay cut was retaliation for refusing to quit.

Jurors in the civil trial found Monday that  proved Branstad's attempts to get him to quit and cut his pay in 2011 were discriminatory and deprived him of his rights.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Farmers in Alabama and Nebraska have joined a Nebraska-based fair trade group to sue the U.S. Department of Agriculture 

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — A lawsuit filed against the city of Fremont over land for a Costco chicken processing plant has been dismissed.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former city of Omaha employee who filed a federal lawsuit alleging sexual harassment and other wrongdoing in the Omaha Public Works Department will receive a $175,000 settlement.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A former federal prosecutor in Nebraska has settled her sex discrimination lawsuit against government officials.