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DOJ Files Lawsuit Against Florida Over 200 Disabled Children In Nursing Homes

The U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit against Florida on Monday, accusing the state of unnecessarily institutionalizing about 200 disabled children in nursing homes and cutting services that would allow them to receive care at home.

07/23/2013

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Cop Claims Dept. Fired Her Because She Couldn’t Wear Bulletproof Vest Due To Breast Implants

A female Orlando police officer is claiming she was fired because she was unable to wear her bulletproof vest due to her breast implants.

06/06/2013

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Singh Suing PGA Over Proposed Suspension

Vijay Singh sued the PGA Tour on Wednesday, a week after his doping case was dropped, claiming it damaged his reputation by not doing a thorough job of researching his use of deer antler spray.

05/08/2013

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ACLU Sues Fla. School Board Over Gay-Straight Club

The American Civil Liberties Union sued a Florida school board Wednesday, claiming its delay in allowing the formation of a gay-straight alliance club at a middle school is a violation of free speech and equal access.

05/01/2013

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Lawsuit: ‘Chubby Checker’ Penis Size App Hosts Illegally Used Singer’s Name

A lawsuit has been filed against the creators and hosts of “The Chubby Checker,” a smart phone application that estimates the endowment of a man, for using the name of the famed singer.

02/13/2013

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Hulk Hogan Sues Spine Surgery Clinic In Florida

The professional wrestler known as Hulk Hogan has filed a lawsuit against the Tampa-based Laser Spine Institute, saying the clinic performed unnecessary surgeries that damaged his career.

01/14/2013

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ACLU: Fla. GOP’s Attack On Civil Liberties Unprecedented

Florida’s Republican governor and GOP-led Legislature have mounted an unprecedented attack on civil liberties over the past two years, the American Civil Liberties Union said in a report Thursday.

01/10/2013

Puppeteer Kevin Clash speaks during the "Independent Lens - Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey" panel during the PBS portion of the 2011 Summer TCA Tour held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 31, 2011 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Third Man Claims He Had Underage Sex With Former Elmo Puppeteer

A Florida man has sued the ex-Elmo puppeteer who resigned amid a sex scandal, saying the voice actor met him in New York after trolling gay telephone chat lines seeking underage boys for sex.

11/27/2012

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Fla. Justices Rule Transit Employee Can’t Be Sued

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Supreme Court says public employees don’t have to wait until lawsuits are resolved to appeal rulings that deny their claims of sovereign immunity.

CBS Tampa–11/15/2012

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Owl City And Carly Rae Jepsen Sued Over “Good Time”

It happens all the time: a small artist, songwriter or producer file suit against a much bigger artist for stealing their song idea. But this artist might have a stronger case than most.

10/31/2012

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