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Discrimination Settlement Yields Little to Complainantnew

Darnay Cheeks was awarded $30,000 after Ford Motor Company agreed to settle regarding his complaint that it discriminated against blacks on a promotion test.
Cleveland Scene  |  Kevin Hoffman  |  03-22-2005  |  Race & Class

Medical Marijuana Keeps On Rollingnew

Pot for patients may run into trouble with the Supreme Court, but the issue is gaining in popularity in New York State.
The Village Voice  |  Jennifer Gonnerman  |  12-08-2004  |  Science

How GOP Billionaires Bankroll the Bushiesnew

Republicans are filling the GOP’s 527 gap, and a group of super-rich supporters has funded them with massive donations. With sidebar on the GOP's dirty donor (baker's) dozen.
Boston Phoenix  |  David S. Bernstein  |  10-28-2004  |  Politics

When Whitey Goes to Prisonnew

Consultant David Novak pads the landing as white-collar crooks fall from grace.
Salt Lake City Weekly  |  Shane Johnson  |  07-01-2004  |  Crime & Justice

I Was a Federal Informantnew

After the wrong type of tenant moves in, a Philadelphia landlord finds himself mixed up with seven government agencies, a Jamaican drug ring and a North Philadelphia community center.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  Amy L. Webb  |  06-15-2004  |  Crime & Justice

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