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Prime settles employee’s harassment claims

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Springfield-based trucking company New Prime Inc. has agreed to settle a sexual harassment suit brought against it by a female employee who alleged a male coworker made sexual comments to her and propositioned her daily for sex. The parties informed ...

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LSEM helps to secure settlement for homeless students statewide

School buses, education, schools

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri has helped to secure a landmark settlement ensuring both a St. Louis-area school district and districts across the state adhere to a federal law ensuring homeless students’ access to public education. The settlement comes in ...

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New helicopter to help state monitor bears, survey flooding

Missouri officials are spending $3.6 million to purchase a new helicopter to help fight fires, survey flooding and manage wildlife. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the Airbus H125 is expected to be delivered to wildlife officials from a dealer ...

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Ex-Gov. Blagojevich returns to Chicago, maintains innocence

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich tries to get into his house as he arrives home in Chicago on Wednesday after his release from Colorado prison late Tuesday. Blagojevich walked out of prison Tuesday after President Donald Trump cut short the 14-year prison sentence handed to the former Illinois governor for political corruption. AP Photo by Charles Rex Arbogast

Rod Blagojevich returned home to Chicago early Wednesday, shaking hands and signing autographs after President Donald Trump cut short the 14-year prison sentence handed to the former Illinois governor for political corruption. Blagojevich landed at O’Hare airport hours after walking ...

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