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U of R, City School Kids Team Up (R News)
Saturday September 30th 2006, 9:26 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Hundreds of young Rochesterians cleaned up the city. The city's Department of Environmental Services and Neighborhood Empowerment Teams are taking part in the national "Be the Change Day." [News Source]

Developer sues Oceanside over dirt controversy (North County Times)
Saturday September 30th 2006, 8:11 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

OCEANSIDE ---- A 4 million civil lawsuit filed this week against the city of Oceanside is the latest development in the continuing controversy over a housing project in central Oceanside that has been stalled since city inspectors discovered contaminated dirt on the site in late March. [News Source]

Salazar says Allard-Musgrave RMNP bill goes too far (Summit Daily News)
Saturday September 30th 2006, 7:08 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

WASHINGTON - Sen. Ken Salazar is concerned that a bill proposed by two Colorado Republicans designating wilderness in Rocky Mountain National Park would also absolve a water supply company of potential liability for damage to the park caused by a 2003 accident. [News Source]

Priest’s accuser files lawsuit (Newsday)
Saturday September 30th 2006, 4:37 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

A Holbrook woman Friday filed a $6-million lawsuit against the Diocese of Rockville Centre, Bishop William Murphy, a priest and a diocesan official, charging that she was traumatized earlier this year when she met the official to discuss sexual abuse allegations against the priest and the official tried to re-enact the long-ago events she claimed took place. [News Source]

Lawsuit says farm harassed migrant workers (WCAX 3)
Saturday September 30th 2006, 1:39 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

MARLBORO, N.Y. Making accusations of racial slurs and harassment, the federal government has filed a lawsuit against a Hudson Valley farm and its treatment of migrant workers. [News Source]

County Settles Sexual Harassment Lawsuit (The WBAL Channel)
Saturday September 30th 2006, 1:34 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. -- According to a published report, the Howard County government paid $75,000 of taxpayer money to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit. [News Source]

Vioxx suits surge to beat deadline (Boston Globe)
Saturday September 30th 2006, 1:20 pm Filed under Vioxx lawsuit

A surge of lawsuits has swamped courthouses just ahead of the two-year anniversary of drugmaker Merck & Co. pulling its blockbuster painkiller Vioxx from the market. [News Source]