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Study: Minority Kids Hit Hardest by Illinois Law

A 32-year-old Illinois law that requires juveniles accused of the most serious crimes to be charged as adults may be discriminatory, prevents judges from exercising their judgment and makes it more likely that those who are convicted will commit violent crimes in the future.

04/22/2014

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Kansas City Faces Discrimination Lawsuits

Kansas City has settled four discrimination lawsuits filed by former part-time municipal prosecutors at a cost of more than $1 million since last July, and four similar lawsuits are still pending.

03/31/2014

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Lawsuit Claims KC District Actively Discriminated

It’s the second lawsuit in the last week alleging the district’s owners and Ballpark Village developer The Cordish Co. worked to reduce the number of black patrons in the district’s bars and restaurants.

03/11/2014

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Cordish Co. Accused of Racial Discrimination in KC

A former employee of Kansas City’s downtown entertainment district alleges in a lawsuit that the district’s owners and others created disturbances so they could eject black patrons from the area.

03/07/2014

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Gay Couples Sue To Overturn Kan. Tax Filing Policy

Two married gay couples have filed a lawsuit to overturn a Kansas policy that prevents them from filing joint state income tax returns.

12/31/2013

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Teacher Asks For Apology After Gay Marriage Firing

A teacher who was fired from a Catholic girls high school in Little Rock after she married her female partner is asking for an apology.

10/22/2013

St. Clair County clerk Bob Delaney submitted his resignation Tuesday evening after 34 years in public service.

St. Clair County Clerk Bob Delaney Resigns Amid Sexual Harassment Claim

After 34 years in public service, St. Clair County clerk Bob Delaney submitted his resignation Tuesday evening.

06/19/2013

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Larry Conners Files Discrimination Complaint

Conners had been employed by the station since 1986, but was fired a week ago after writing a controversial post on Facebook.

05/30/2013

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Holocaust Remembrance Day: “These Kind of Things Are Still Happening”

The Holocaust Museum and Learning Center in St. Louis has drawn a link between history and more modern events such as the killing of James Bird.

04/08/2013

Same-Sex Couples Now Welcome at Sikeston Prom

The approval follows the threat of a lawsuit by the Southern Poverty Law Center.

02/16/2013

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