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Yoga instructor fired by ex-Playboy Playmate for being 'too cute' – but it was NOT discrimination, says her lawyer
Sunday February 09th 2014, 11:24 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A yoga teacher may have been sacked by her jealous ex-Playboy Playmate boss for being 'too cute' but that's not grounds for a gender discrimination lawsuit, the centerfold's lawyer said today. [News Source]

Court upholds woman's medical emergency defense
Sunday February 09th 2014, 3:00 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

CEDAR FALLS | The Iowa Supreme Court has reinstated a Black Hawk County woman's verdict in a lawsuit stemming from a traffic accident. [News Source]

Portion of lawsuit against doctor dismissed
Sunday February 09th 2014, 2:00 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

HAMPTON | Parts of a federal lawsuit involving former Hampton doctor Brian Hansen have been dismissed. [News Source]

Developer faces hurdles to build at campsite owned by church group
Sunday February 09th 2014, 1:23 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Environmental hurdles face a developer who landed a controversial deal to buy and convert a more than century old campsite property, owned by a Chicago church group, along the Lake Michigan shoreline into a stretch of multimillion-dollar homes. The Presbytery of Chicago voted Saturday to sell the 130-acre property in Saugatuck, Mich., to developer David Barker for $10 million to pay off a debt ... [News Source]

Developer faces hurdles to build on camp owned by church group
Sunday February 09th 2014, 1:23 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Environmental hurdles face a developer who landed a controversial deal to buy and convert a more than century old campsite property, owned by a Chicago church group, along the Lake Michigan shoreline into a stretch of multimillion-dollar homes. The Presbytery of Chicago voted Saturday to sell the 130-acre property in Saugatuck, Mich., to developer David Barker for $10 million to pay off a debt ... [News Source]

Developer faces hurdles to develop Lake Michigan camp owned by Chicago church group
Sunday February 09th 2014, 1:23 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Environmental hurdles face a developer who landed a controversial deal to buy and convert a more than century old campsite property, owned by a Chicago church group, along the Lake Michigan shoreline into a stretch of multimillion-dollar homes. The Presbytery of Chicago voted Saturday to sell the 130-acre property in Saugatuck, Mich., to developer David Barker for $10 million to pay off a debt ... [News Source]

NC regulators shielded Duke's coal ash pollution
Sunday February 09th 2014, 12:41 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Over the last year, environmental groups have tried three times to use the federal Clean Water Act to force Duke Energy to clear out leaky coal ash dumps like the one that ruptured last week, spewing enough toxic sludge into a North Carolina river to fill 73 Olympic-sized pools.         [News Source]