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N.C. Bottler To Pay $495K On Discrimination Claims

CHARLOTTE , N.C. — (AP) The second-largest bottler of Coca-Cola products in the United States has agreed to settle a racial discrimination case at its Charlotte distribution plant. The U.S. Department of Labor said Thursday. . . . Full version available to lexis.com subscribers .

Judge Upholds California's Affirmative Action Ban

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit challenging California's voter-approved ban on affirmative action in public university admissions. U.S. District Judge Samuel Conti ruled against the challenge to Proposition 209, which barred racial, ethnic or gender preferences...

Girl's Mom Sues Over New York City Anti-Abortion Billboard

NEW YORK - (AP) A New Jersey mother is suing an anti-abortion organization that used her 6-year-old daughter's image on a massive billboard in New York City that some people denounced as racist and offensive. Tricia Fraser filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Texas-based Life Always over the billboard...