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Steve Miller
March 05, 2018 - 4:38 pm
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A dozen female employees of Ford Motor Co. in the Chicago area have testified before an Illinois Senate committee on sexual harassment. The women have told their story before, in lawsuits against Ford and at Chicago City Council. On Monday, Illinois state senators heard...
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March 05, 2018 - 1:36 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Richard and Christine Taras knew their soft-spoken son had been picked on by a school bus bully. But they were unaware of the more extensive torment Jacobe endured in school hallways until the day the 12-year-old middle schooler killed himself with his father's shotgun. "Dear...
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Calvin Mattheis/Knoxville News Sentinel via USA TODAY NETWORK
March 01, 2018 - 7:40 am
Walmart announced Wednesday that it will no longer sell firearms and ammunition to people younger than 21 and would also remove items resembling assault-style rifles from its website.
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Noon Business Hour
February 28, 2018 - 4:01 pm
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Dick's Sporting Goods, the nation's largest sporting goods retailer, will stop selling so-called assault-style weapons like the one used in the recent Florida high school shooting. The retailer also announced it will bar customers under the age of 21 from buying any...
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Ford
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Craig Dellimore
February 23, 2018 - 8:56 pm
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Aldermen held another hearing Tuesday morning on reports of sexual harassment at two Ford Motor Company plants in Chicago and how those complaints were handled. Suzette Wright, a former worker suing the company for sexual harassment, said she started working at a Ford...
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