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  • We applaud standout letter writers for 2014

    We applaud standout letter writers for 2014
    No matter what happens in the world — or just next door — we can count on our readers to have an opinion about it, and to share it. This year they've commented on everything from turmoil in the West Bank to bears invading their neighborhoods. All year long, we've taken note of the letters that stand out, and we've compiled them in this gallery, along with pictures of and information about the writers. Read 2014's outstanding letters.
  • Newport Beach firefighters sue department, alleging age discrimination

    Three high-ranking Newport Beach firefighters sued the city this month, alleging that their superiors tried to force them out of the department because of their age. The lawsuit says the alleged discrimination started after Chief Scott Poster came...

    Scott, Bondi should end fight for discrimination

    Scott, Bondi  should end fight for discrimination
    When Gov. Rick Scott was asked during the gubernatorial debate at Broward College about his support for Florida's ban on same-sex marriage, he insisted, "I clearly don't believe in any discrimination." It's not critical for Scott to flip his position on...

    Civil-rights fight persists for mentally ill: My Word

    Civil-rights fight persists for mentally ill: My Word
    Deadly encounters with police have ignited a fierce debate over the future of civil rights in America. Intense focus on the rights of citizenship, including the right to be free of discrimination, cannot exclude the largest segregated group in the...

    Feds: Pregnant teachers at Chicago school rated poorly, targeted for firing

    Feds: Pregnant teachers at Chicago school rated poorly, targeted for firing
    Pregnant teachers at a Northwest Side elementary school received lowered performance ratings and were targeted for firing by their principal, according to a lawsuit the U.S. government filed Tuesday against the Chicago Board of Education and Chicago...