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Ridpath case is settled

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This according to the clerk at the U.S. District Court in Huntington. He received a general settlement order and removed it from the active docket. There will be no trial, as there was scheduled this week.

This six-year case, which outlived its original judge, appears to be over.

Note on the Ridpath case

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Marshall University has spent $348,562.32 so far in defending itself in the Ridpath lawsuit. That comes from a Freedom of Information request by Ridpath’s attorney, filed with the state’s Board of Risk Management. A pretty hefty figure, I reckon…

Back to football matters, I have a Conference USA notebook for Friday a.m. … I’ll be offering up my season prediction on the blog either tonight or tomorrow…

A note on the Wisconsin game: It may actually be seen by TV viewers in Madison, after all. The Big Ten Network has reached a deal with Charter up that way… Not that it affects you terribly, but it does increase the number of eyeballs watching for sure…