WILLIAMSPORT — Central Columbia has reached a $20,000 settlement with the mother of a boy who sued the district, claiming “excessive corporal punishment” after her son was allegedly roughed up by teacher Richard Klingerman in 2009. Carla Maynard of the Benton area and son Carl Levan, now 17, will receive less than $14,000 from Central after paying their lawyer, Alice Corba of Berwick, about $6,600, plus…
Settle Down or Lean In: Unhelpful Advice to Young Women
Both strains of advice to young women ignore that family life is unattainable for many.
Rogers: Kansas should settle education lawsuit
Lt. Gov.-elect Lynn Rogers said Kansas should settle the education funding lawsuit during the upcoming session.
HISD settles study guide copyright case for $7.8M
The agreement ends a lengthy legal battle stemming from Houston ISD employees repeatedly violating an Austin-based company’s copyrights on study guides.
Oracle settles Cover Oregon lawsuit for $100 million
The state of Oregon and Oracle, the vendor on the $300 million Cover Oregon website debacle, have settled a wide-ranging legal dispute for more than $100 million in goods, services and cash.Oracle will supply funds, software and services to the state to settle a case in which Oregon had accused the
Settling into parenthood: Easy tips to help you adjust
You can read everything there is to know about parenting during pregnancy, but parenting is a trial by fire, and, gradually, you’ll get to know everything about that delightful little baby.
Two Maine companies settle lawsuit claiming theft of trade secrets
Idexx sued last summer alleging that two former employees stole trade secrets when they left to join Vets First Choice, which merged with another company to become Covetrus.
Miami Dolphins: Bye week should help secondary shuffling settle down
The trade of Minkah Fitzpatrick and injuries to Reshad Jones and Bobby McCain have meant constant changes for the Miami Dolphins’ secondary
Conan O'Brien settles joke-theft lawsuit weeks before trial
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Conan O'Brien has made peace with a man who heckled him not from the crowd but the courts O'Brien and several co-defendants, including his writing staff, agreed Thursday to settle a 2015 lawsuit with California writer Robert Kaseberg, who alleged the talk-show host stole five jokes from his Twitter feed and blog for O'Brien's monologues on his TBS show, "Conan." Attorneys for both sides filed documents in San Diego federal court announcing a deal had been reached about three…
Men's Volleyball: Pirates settle down, top Rustlers
Orange Coast College appeared anxious to open the inaugural Orange Empire Conference men's volleyball season at Golden West on Thursday. Or was that j
FCC takes new look at how it settles competing applications from noncoms
A Notice of Proposed Rulemaking also suggests some changes affecting low-power FM broadcasters.
Only a matter of time before wolves settle in Central Oregon
Wolf packs have established themselves in all points of the compass from Central Oregon, and it’s probably only a matter of time before one settles in the Deschutes National Forest,
Denver settles lawsuit by former top Michael Hancock aide for $200,000
The city of Denver has agreed to pay $200,000 to one of Mayor Michael Hancock’s former top aides to settle a federal lawsuit filed after the aide was fired amid sexual harassment claims.
Cosby's insurer settles LA accuser's suit before deposition
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby's insurance company has settled another lawsuit filed by a female accuser a week before the imprisoned comedian was set to give a deposition in the
Uber Settles False-Advertising Lawsuit for $10 Million
Uber's going to send checks worth a total of $10 million to the people of Los Angeles and San Francisco. In late 2014 the district attorneys of L.A. and S.F. sued the ride-hail company for allegedly lying to consumers about the strictness of its driver background checks. Critics have long...
Settle this debate: Is soup a meal? What would Martha Stewart say?
Is soup a meal I overheard some reporters in the newsroom arguing - loudly - that very question. They're reporters, so they immediately start doing research and cite sources. Their conversation went something along these lines: "Soup is not an entree - it's just a course" "Martha Stewart thinks soup is a meal." "Martha Stewart is a felon." My own opinion notwithstanding - soup is clearly a meal and anyone who thinks differently is a classless know-nothing without taste or culture - the…
Clemmons settles discrimination claim with affordable housing developers; must attend training
CLEMMONS — The village of Clemmons has settled a discrimination complaint registered by two developers who wanted to build affordable housing in town.
As the LAUSD strike dust settles, questions linger about truancy issues
Parents were still buzzing about what they said was confusion over whether students would be penalized for missing school during the strike.
Danny Elfman Finally Settles 'The Nightmare Before Christmas' Debate
It’s a debate that’s been raging for 26 years, separating couples across the country and dividing otherwise agreeable families. What topic could split a nation for so long?