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Lawsuit against gas pipeline station gets court date
Tuesday April 08th 2014, 11:20 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

MINISINK — A court case seeking to shut down the Millennium Pipeline Co. natural gas compression station off Jacobs Road is set for a May 1 hearing in federal court. [News Source]

Discrimination lawsuit against Union Gap headed to trial
Tuesday April 08th 2014, 10:00 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A gender discrimination and wrongful termination lawsuit against the city of Union Gap will be headed to trial. [News Source]

NY Supreme Court dismisses lawsuit against Kiryas Joel pipeline
Tuesday April 08th 2014, 9:20 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

A state Supreme Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit attempting to stop construction of Kiryas Joel's pipeline to the Catskill Aqueduct and the village's plan to connect a well to the pipeline in Cornwall as an additional water source. [News Source]

County to settle sex harassment suit involving highway workers
Tuesday April 08th 2014, 7:57 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

The Cook County Board is expected to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit Wednesday, paying out $400,000 to two women who say they endured years of humiliation and anguish working for the county Highway Department. In the 2012 lawsuit, the women described an overarching culture of sexual harassment in the department’s Chicago office, dating back to at least 2003 — a culture current board President ... [News Source]

Courtney Love Owes $95K in Never-Ending 'Twibel' Case
Tuesday April 08th 2014, 6:43 pm Filed under Libel lawsuit

No one knows when the day will come that we, as a democratic society and expressive culture, will stop reading about Courtney Love in court. Unfortunately, this universal plight was reinforced on Tuesday, April 8... [News Source]

Family Files Lawsuit After Toddler’s Deadly Fall Out Apt. Window
Tuesday April 08th 2014, 5:44 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio– The family of a two-year-old boy, who died in January after falling from the window of a... [News Source]

Jones: ‘What would you do?’
Tuesday April 08th 2014, 5:19 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

[Editor’s note: The Citizen posed several questions to John E. Jones, one of the plaintiffs in the Voting Rights Act lawsuit, following the close of qualifying for the upcoming primary elections. The questions follow Mr. Jones’ response below.] The most important thing I can tell you is that the lawsuit is a result of a violation of the Voting Rights Act more so than a discrimination lawsuit ... [News Source]