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Maine Human Right Commission backs Winthrop woman's discrimination, retaliation claims
WINTHROP, Maine (AP) — A 17-year employee of the Winthrop schools whose contract was not renewed in June 2012 says ... FULL ARTICLE
Nativity scene in public park in western Md. town stirs discussion, sign
HANCOCK, Md. (AP) — Officials in the western Maryland town of Hancock are disassociating themselves from a Nativity scene ... FULL ARTICLE
Fire engulfs Peachtree Road bicycle shop in Atlanta's Buckhead neighborhood
ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire that heavily damaged a popular bicycle shop in Atlanta ... FULL ARTICLE
Alabama State University to host women's empowerment panel discussion
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama State University is preparing to host a panel discussion this week on women's empowerment issues ... FULL ARTICLE
A former employee at a California hospital is seeking financial compensation after she reportedly was fired for reporting sexual harassment. The woman filed the wrongful termination claim after she was ...