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2008 Year In Review (Jackson County Chronicle)
Wednesday December 31st 2008, 10:09 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

It is with pleasure that the Jackson County Chronicle presents its Year in Review. [News Source]

City Settles Sex Harassment Case at Department for Aging (New York Times)
Wednesday December 31st 2008, 9:56 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

New York will pay $225,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by a former secretary who accused the former commissioner of the Department for the Aging of sexual harassment and discrimination. [News Source]

City Settles Sex Harassment Case at Department for Aging (New York Times)
Wednesday December 31st 2008, 9:56 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

New York will pay $225,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by a former secretary who accused the former commissioner of the Department for the Aging of sexual harassment and discrimination. [News Source]

Merrill Lynch Settles Discrimination Suit (New York Times)
Wednesday December 31st 2008, 9:44 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

Merrill Lynch agreed to pay $1.55 million and improve employee training to settle a lawsuit that claimed discrimination in the firing of an analyst because he was an Iranian Muslim. [News Source]

Parents of man shot to death by Anaheim police sue city (Los Angeles Times)
Wednesday December 31st 2008, 9:21 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

The innocent bystander, 20, was shot as an officer was chasing burglary suspects. The parents of an innocent 20-year-old black man who was fatally shot in his frontyard by an Anaheim police officer in October have sued the city, alleging wrongful death and civil rights violations. [News Source]

SMI completes purchase of Kentucky Speedway (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
Wednesday December 31st 2008, 9:13 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

SPARTA, Ky. — Speedway Motorsports Inc. purchased Kentucky Speedway, clearing the way for SMI owner Bruton Smith to try and bring a coveted NASCAR Sprint Cup race to the 1.5-mile tri-oval in northern Kentucky. The deal was finalized Wednesday, more than seven months after SMI agreed to buy the track from the speedway ownership group led by Jerry Carroll. According to papers filed with the ... [News Source]

SMI completes purchase of Kentucky Speedway (Sports Illustrated)
Wednesday December 31st 2008, 9:04 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) -- Speedway Motorsports Inc. purchased Kentucky Speedway, clearing the way for SMI owner Bruton Smith to try and bring a coveted NASCAR Sprint Cup race to the 1.5-mile tri-oval in northern Kentucky. [News Source]