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Supreme Court dodges affirmative action decision!

The U.S. Supreme Court dodged the issue of admissions based on affirmative action at the University of Texas in Austin, which allows discrimination in at least 25% of its openings by giving preference to students based on their race, ethnicity and other nonacademic standards in the name of increasing diversity . Excerpt: The high court ordered the appeals court to take another look at the case of Abigail Fisher, a white Texan who was not offered a spot at the university’s flagship Austin campus in 2008. Fisher has since received her...

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Why class-action suits against Schnucks – how much was taken?

Class-action lawsuits have been filed against Schnucks because of a massive credit card breach that may have compromised 2.4 million credit and debit cards from December 2012 to March 2013. No idea how much was actually stolen to justify the class-action filings? The lawsuits basically accuse Schnucks of violating best practices and industry security standards and failure to notify customers in a timely manner. Six former Hilander stores in the Rockford area may have been compromised and all are currently under the Schnucks banner. For full...

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