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Appeals Court Strikes Out Products Claim Filed by Estate of Former American League Rookie of the Year Mark “The Bird” Fidrych

Joseph S. Bussiere    (AP Photo/The Boston Globe, Frank O’Brien)  In a unanimous decision, a three-judge panel of the Massachusetts Appeals Court affirmed summary judgment against the estate of former Detroit Tigers’ pitcher, Mark Fidrych, in Pantazis v. Mack Trucks, … Continue reading

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The momentum builds to pass the DREAM Act before the end of the year

As Congress races to avert a government shutdown before December 22, 2017, the momentum is building for members of Congress to include the DREAM Act on one of the government’s spending bills which must be passed before Congress goes into … Continue reading

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Arctic saw 2nd warmest year, smallest winter sea ice coverage on record in 2017

“A NOAA-sponsored report shows that the warming trend transforming the Arctic persisted in 2017, resulting in the second warmest air temperatures, above average ocean temperatures, loss of sea ice, and a range of human, ocean and ecosystem effects. Now in … Continue reading

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Revolution? Will 2017 mark in history the year when sexual harassment finally became unacceptable and when the world started placing blame where it belongs?

Sexual harassment didn't start with Bill O'Reilly or Harvey Weinstein. It has been around since women entered the workplace.  For countless women, going to work has meant being targeted by their co-workers and their bosses. Being hit-on, propositioned, threatened, even … Continue reading

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More Deaths Linked to Illinois Traffic This Year

There’s no denying that Illinois roads can be dangerous. Now, there’s even more reason for drivers to stay as cautious as possible; a recent study just linked Illinois traffic to more deaths. In fact, Illinois traffic related fatalities have continued … Continue reading

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