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41 min ago | New York Post

Philip Seymour Hoffman, La Wren Scotta s autopsy records breached

Employees in the city Medical Examiner's Office have sneaked peeks at graphic photos and autopsy reports in recent celebrity deaths, including those of Mick Jagger girlfriend L'Wren Scott and actor Philip Seymour Hoffman , whistleblowers say.

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Related Topix: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Celebrities, Law

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Forbes.com

The Real World Implications Of Workplace And Cyberbullying

I remember my first encounter with a bully - we'll call him Paul Bugbee. He chased a neighborhood friend of mine home from school for two years, shouting destructive words, despite his parents' pleas with the school and Bugbee's parents.

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Related Topix: Suicide, Law

Lehigh Acres Gazette

Breakdown of the Calls from Each Fire Station in Lehigh Acres

Breakdown of all calls between July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2014 Historical numbers shows that running the lower volume stations 24/7 is costing the tax payers 100's of thousands of extra dollars a year.

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Related Topix: Lehigh Acres, FL, Law

Kevin, M.D.

Should I be a nurse or a doctor?

Having been both a nurse and a doctor, most of the questions I get from readers have to do with making the decision between nursing and medicine.

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Related Topix: Law, Internal Medicine, Medicine

Tony's Kansas City

TKC Breaking and Exclusive News!!! Local 42 Responds to TKC Post and...

This is a Kansas City MUST READ for tonight . . . Top of the page for as long as possible and then linked on the sidebar .

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Related Topix: Law, Fire

Pacific Daily News

VA must move into 21st century

In the 1930s, people suffered through the summer with electric fans. Today, we have central air conditioning.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Law, Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mike Coffman

Sat Jul 26, 2014

KCRG

Rally Celebrates 24th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act

The crowd applauds Senator Tom Harkin's speech at the 24th annual Americans with Disabilities Act celebration on the pedestrian mall in Iowa City on Saturday, July 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: Law, Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, George Bush

Newsday

Fired police cadet to file bias charge against Nassau, her lawyer says

A Nassau police cadet was fired due to issues related to her "conduct and performance" at the academy, officials said.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

NewsLI.com

Statement Released from A.G. Schneiderman on the 24th Anniversary of...

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued the following statement in honor of the 24th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act: "Twenty-four years ago today, President George H. W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act, which for the first time established wide-ranging civil rights protections for ... (more)

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Related Topix: North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Law, White Plains, NY

New Rochelle Talk

Getting Results: U.S Attorney Preet Bahara Blasts New Rochelle School ...

Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today the filing and settlement of a lawsuit against the City School District of New Rochelle for violating Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 by failing to evacuate two students with disabilities from the New Rochelle High School during ... (more)

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Related Topix: New Rochelle, NY, Education Etc., Law

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lubbock man says he was fired for being gay; law says it's OK

But, after he introduced his fiancA© to the kids he worked with at the Children's Home of Lubbock, he was fired.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, Gay/Lesbian, Family, Kids, Law, South-Plains, TX

Crain's Cleveland Business

Employers adjust criminal background check methods

Employers have many legitimate reasons for conducting criminal background checks, from mitigating the risk of workplace violence and negligent hiring lawsuits to reducing employee theft.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Cleveland, OH

Fri Jul 25, 2014

JD Supra

Captain Obvious Issues Most Obvious FLSA Decision of 2014

If you have been anywhere near a TV or radio over the past few months, you have probably seen or heard the ads for Hotels.com featuring Captain Obvious .

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KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Belleville woman charged with lying about terminal cancer pleads not guilty

A woman who is accused of lying about having cancer so she could pocket thousands has entered a plea of not guilty.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

CIA gets secret whistleblower email sent to Congress

The CIA got hold of the legally protected email and other unspecified communications between whistleblower officials and lawmakers this spring, people familiar with the matter told McClatchy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Law, Ron Wyden, Democrat

KCRA-TV Sacramento

8 rights of pregnant women at work

It's been illegal to discriminate against pregnant women in the workplace since the Pregnancy Discrimination Act was passed in 1978.

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Business Journal

A court ruling that could shake up telecommuting

A recent ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in Cincinnati could result in big changes to the way employees work.

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Related Topix: US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, Law

Wisconsin Gazette

Hobby Lobby ruling fuels drive for stronger LGBT rights bill

President Barack Obama on July 21 signed an executive order aimed at protecting LGBT workers employed by the federal government and by federal contractors.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Law, Ohio

Ohio.com

Ohio tries to diffuse controversy over charter-school whistle-blowers

Copyright i 1 2 2014 Beacon Journal Publishing Co. Inc and Black Press. All Rights Reserved.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

JD Supra

TERMINATION: Not a 'team player' or sex discrimination?

From time to time, employers discharge employees because they're "not a good fit" or "not a team player."

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