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Lawyers Settle Paula Deen Lawsuit In Georgia

Attorneys have signed an agreement to dismiss a sexual harassment and discrimination lawsuit against celebrity cook Paula Deen and her brother.

08/23/2013

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Could Paula Deen’s Words Bring Down Her Empire?

Paula Deen should hope for more fans like Jennifer Everett of Tyler, Texas, who carried a shopping bag filled with $53 worth of merchandise from the celebrity chef’s Savannah, Ga. store on Thursday. A day earlier, it was revealed that Deen admitted during questioning in a lawsuit that she had slurred blacks in the past.

06/20/2013

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Bishop Eddie Long Sued By Church Members…Again

ATLANTA (AJC/WAOK)-A speaker invited to present a financial plan to church members has come back to haunt Bishop Eddie Long. Several former New Birth Missionary Baptist members have sued Long saying the mega church pastor […]

WAOK-AM–02/11/2013

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Champion Family Rejects FAMU’s Offer To Settle Lawsuit

TALLAHASSEE – (WAOK/AJC)  –  The parents of Robert Champion Jr.,  are not happy with Florida A&M University’s  offer to end their lawsuit.   Attorney Chris Chestnut,  says the Champions are insulted that the university offered the […]

WAOK-AM–11/08/2012

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Judge Dismisses Former Sheriff’s Lawsuit

ATLANTA – (WAOK/AJC) – A lawsuit filed by former Fulton county sheriff, Richard Lankford has been dsimissed on a technicality. Lankford who once served as sheriff of Fulton county in the 90’s, wanted a run-off […]

WAOK-AM–10/10/2012

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Mom Claims Daughter’s Cellphone Sold With Adult, Child Porn On It

A Georgia family is suing RadioShack and Sprint after claiming there were pornographic images on cellphones they purchased.

10/04/2012

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Patti Labelle Settles Lawsuit

NEW YORK,NY (AP)-R&B diva Patti LaBelle has agreed to pay $100,000 to a Manhattan woman who accused her of hurling curses and water at her and her 18-month-old daughter during a dust-up over parenting in […]

09/05/2012

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Meteorologist Sues Weather Channel For Military Discrimination

Storm clouds are brewing at The Weather Channel after one of its former meteorologists sues the station for military discrimination.

06/05/2012

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$3 Million Judgement In Sex Related Death

Lawrenceville (WAOK/AJC)-According to the AJC, a Gwinnett County jury on Tuesday awarded $3 million in a medical malpractice lawsuit to survivors of a 31-year-old husband and father of two who died while having sex one […]

WAOK-AM–05/30/2012

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Georgia Girl Sues Classmates For Bullying Her On Facebook

When a Georgia middle school student reported to police and school officials that she had been bullied on Facebook, they told her there was not much they could do because the harassment occurred off campus.

05/01/2012

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