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High court ruling threatens DeKalb magnet school

Alyson M. Palmer, The Daily Report Staff Reporter

THE U.S. SUPREME COURT’S ruling Thursday striking down integration plans in Kentucky and Washington state could spell the end to how some Georgia school districts administer magnet schools and other special programs, a local lawyer who represents school districts said Thursday.

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Jail Health Care Put on Trial in Case of Strangled Inmate

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A. Lee Parks, Jr.

BYLINE: Meredith Hobbs, Special to the Fulton County Daily Report

Ames Edward “Eddie” Eppinger, a bodybuilder addicted to prescription painkillers and an illegal steroid, was sentenced to 14 days in jail for traffic violations on August 21, 2000. Within five days he was dead, accidentally strangled by a deputy trying to move him into an isolation cell.

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CLARK ATLANTA SETTLES WITH EX-GC

BYLINE: R. Robin McDonald

Clark Atlanta University has settled a breach-of-contract suit filed by its former general counsel, who claimed he was fired for objecting to alleged misconduct by the university’s president and its trustees.

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CITY LOST BY NOT SETTLING SUIT BY FIREFIGHTER; CITY OFFERED $10,000; JURY AWARDED PLAINTIFF $1 MILLION

BYLINE: R. Robin McDonald

Attorneys for Atlanta’s first female firefighter said they would have settled her sex discrimination suit against the city for considerably less than the $1 million verdict she received. But they said the city attorney was too busy to return their calls. A jury last week awarded Atlanta Fire Lt. Liz R. Summers $1 million-$250,000 more than lawyers requested.

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