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    Limited Gas Drilling in New York?

    The New York Times recently reported that Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s administration is quietly contemplating allowing hydraulic fracturing to occur on a limited basis in towns that welcome drilling and in areas where the Marcellus Shale formation is deepest. [1]    While the deliberations are still continuing and DEC Commissioner Joe Martens has declined to give […]

    UConn Women’s Basketball Coach Named in Employment Discrimination Suit by Sole Female Director in NBA Security Department

    Former N.Y.P.D. narcotics detective Kelley Hardwick, who now serves as a Director in the NBA’s Security Department, alleges that Coach Geno Auriemma of University of Connecticut Women’s Basketball Team retaliated against Hardwick after she rebuffed his sexual advances during a 2009 trip to Russia with the USAB Women’s Senior National Team. According to the complaint […]

    Yearbook Labels Some Students as “Mentally Retarded”

    It looks like students at Mesquite High School in Dallas, Texas are going to have to wait a little bit longer for their anxiously awaited yearbooks.  Last week, school officials recalled the students’ yearbooks after realizing that a controversial section of the yearbook “labeled special needs students as blind, deaf, as well as mentally retarded.” […]