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Broward Elections Office Sued Over Alleged Bad Ballot Placement

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FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – The Broward County elections office was sued Friday over what campaigning for the future of Children’s Services Council said was a confusing ballot layout. 230 more words


Creators of ‘Room’ say Facebook copied their chatroom app, threaten legal action

Facebook’s new ‘Rooms’ app                              Room Inc’s ‘Room’ app

Following the launch of Facebook’s new “Rooms” app for iPhone, the company behind a similar piece of software  257 more words


Judge formally bans Aereo from streaming live TV to customers' devices

Aereo can no longer relay TV shows to its customers using its teeny-tiny antennas (for now, that is), according to US District Judge Alison Nathan. It’s been a while since the Supreme Court decided that the service violates the law by “transmitting performances of copyrighted work to the public,” but it’s only now that a judge has issued a temporary ban order. 117 more words

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Alabama Man Gets $1,000 in Police Settlement, His Lawyers Get $459,000

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An Alabama man who sued over being hit and kicked by police after leading them on a high-speed chase will get $1,000 in a settlement with the city of Birmingham, while his attorneys will take in $459,000, officials said Wednesday. 170 more words


A highly anticipated auction of TV airwaves to wireless carriers will be delayed until 2016 because of a lawsuit from broadcasters concerned that they’ll lose viewers after TV stations are squished closer together. 38 more words


Parents Of Girl Dead After Bullying Sue District

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The parents of a seventh-grader who shot herself dead last December are suing the Las Vegas-area school district, alleging that administrators failed to inform them that their daughter was bullied at her middle school. 111 more words


EEOC shows its intent to protect farmworkers in the workplace

Directly from the EEOC website: http://www1.eeoc.gov/eeoc/newsroom/release/10-22-14.cfm

Federal Agency Charges County Fair Farm With Subjecting Female Farmworkers to Groping, Verbal Abuse, Solicitations for Sex

BOSTON — County Fair Farm, a farm and produce wholesaler located in Jefferson, Maine, violated federal law by creating and maintaining a sexually hostile work environment for female farmworkers since 2003, the U.S. 569 more words