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  • EEOC weighs in on Mascotte mess, and it isn't pretty

    EEOC weighs in on Mascotte mess, and it isn't pretty
    An accountant in the utility department for the city of Mascotte is pulling off a miracle: She continues to work even though the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ruled Oct. 2 there is "reasonable cause" to believe the city manager discriminated...
  • Newport News leaders looking to expand Hispanic outreach to other groups

    After a years-long effort reaching out to Newport News' Spanish speakers, city and community leaders are now trying to speak the language of non-English speakers. Those efforts are being led by the Newport News Hispanic Advisory Committee, which...
  • Week 6 football blog: For some public schools, it's not cool to play on Yom Kippur

    Week 6 football blog: For some public schools, it's not cool to play on Yom Kippur
    Any detailed account of the career of legendary Dodgers pitcher Sandy Koufax includes the time he refused to pitch the first game of the 1965 World Series because it fell on Yom Kippur. Koufax's decision was based on the fact that Yom Kippur is the...
  • Kansas Supreme Court temporarily blocks gay marriages

    KANSAS CITY Kan. (Reuters) - The legal battle over gay rights in Kansas reached the state's highest court and the federal courts on Friday hours after two women were married outside a county courthouse. The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday blocked...
  • Judge says gay marriage is now legal in North Carolina

    RALEIGH, N.C. Same-sex marriage became legal in North Carolina on Friday after a dizzying day of court filings that ended with a federal judge in the western part of the state nullifying the ban. Scenes of jubilation, relief and an emotional sense of...
  • Lawsuit alleges race discrimination at division of Huntington Ingalls

    Lawsuit alleges race discrimination at division of Huntington Ingalls
    A group of eight past and present employees are suing a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, alleging they were subjected to a hostile work environment and denied promotions and pay increases because they are black. The lawsuit, filed in U.S....
  • Milwaukee woman broke ground on gay marriage � in 1971

    Donna Burkett made national news when she and the woman she loved applied for a marriage license in Milwaukee. Their trip to the courthouse was not this week, when the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for same-sex marriage in Wisconsin and four other...
  • In declining gay marriage case, Supreme Court set aside the Constitution

    In this era of Ebola and the Islamic State, other dangers might not fit into our attention span. But this week, we need to make room for the hazards of a United States Supreme Court refusing to obey the Constitution. The justices' decision not to right a...
  • Could Latino voters decide Kansas' elections?

    WASHINGTON Kansas may not be considered Latino country, but the small, albeit growing, Hispanic community across the state is emerging as a potential threat to shake up the political landscape. The state's approximately 121,000 Latino voters make up just...
  • Comedian Cameron Esposito is on a charm offensive

    Comedian Cameron Esposito is on a charm offensive
    One day this past summer when I knew I would have a little free time, I thought I would meet up with Cameron Esposito, who seems to have very little free time anymore. A few years ago she had been a fixture on the Chicago comedy scene but decided the...
  • Republican Ellyn Bogdanoff disagrees with her party on two high-profile issues

    Republican Ellyn Bogdanoff disagrees with her party on two high-profile issues
    Attempting to return to the Florida Senate, in a moderate, swing district where Democrats have an edge, Republican Ellyn Bogdanoff is departing from party orthodoxy on same-sex marriage and climate change. “I can respectfully disagree with some of...