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GQT Movie Chain Files for Bankruptcy

Goodrich Quality Theaters has filed for bankruptcy after nine decades of selling tickets and serving popcorn. The Michigan-based movie chain has two locations in mid-Missouri: Forum 8 in Columbia and Capital 8 in Jefferson City. According to the bankruptcy documents, … Continue reading

Jury Acquits Former Lyft Driver of Assault on Rowdy Passengers

A former Lyft driver was acquitted of assault charges after confronting intoxicated passengers he had been transporting on an early morning in 2016, according to the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office. Vincent Perrault, 46, was acquitted of the charges Tuesday … Continue reading

Undocumented Immigrants Arrested in California Courthouse Despite State Law

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents reportedly violated a California state law that prohibits immigration officers from arresting undocumented immigrants without a judicial warrant on Tuesday, according to the Associated Press.  Two people were arrested in the Sonoma County Superior … Continue reading

Trump’s Budget Slashes Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security Disability

Trump’s budget tries to pay for his tax cut for wealthy and corporations by slashing funding to Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security Disability. According to a statement provided to PoliticusUSA from the National Center to Preserve Social Security and Medicare: … Continue reading

Fighting Discrimination Against Natural Black Hairstyles

This year’s academy award winner for best animated short film has a message behind it. “Hair Love” is about a black father struggling to style his daughter’s natural hair. The creators of the film are using the spotlight to advocate … Continue reading

Uber and Postmates Denied to Block California’s Gig Worker Law During Suit

A federal judge on Monday rejected a request by Uber and the Postmates courier service to block a California labor law from taking effect, saying its public benefits outweigh the companies’ concerns. Judge Dolly M. Gee of Federal District Court … Continue reading

Worker Accuses Labor Union of Religious Discrimination

A Catholic woman filed a federal discrimination complaint alleging that a major labor union forced her to pay for its pro-abortion activism. In a complaint to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Tennessee resident Dorothy Frame said that Laborers’ International Union … Continue reading

Forever 21 Enters Deal to Sell for $81 million After Bankruptcy

Forever 21 has reached a deal to sell off its assets for $81 million, four months after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. As part of the deal, the struggling fast-fashion retailer would be sold to a consortium made up of … Continue reading

Coffee Shop in San Jose Closes Due to ADA Lawsuit

San Jose’s Cafe Crema, known for its charming, cozy feel and homey exterior, closed its doors for good on Friday marking the end of an era for one of the city’s most frequented mom and pop coffee shops. A political … Continue reading

Rutgers Employee Sues University for Racial Discrimination

A Rutgers University employee has filed a lawsuit against the University after claiming she was not given a promotion due to her race, according to an article on NJ Advance Media.  Eleanor Bullock, a member of the Rutgers University Procurement Services, … Continue reading