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Conectiv Energy and three subcontractors will pay $1.65 million to settle a discrimination lawsuit filed by four black workers who said they were subjected to racial slurs, Ku Klux Klan graffiti and a noose that was left hanging for more than a week.

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced the settlement May 5. One of the men will receive $250,000 and the three others each will receive $166,666.67, according to court documents.

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