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School district settles with former superintendent

A former Missouri school superintendent's 5-year legal battle against the Liberty public school district concluded with a $950,000 settlement. The settlement agreement was unanimously approved by the district's board of education on Dec. 24. The former employee will receive $700,000 from the district's insurer and $250,000 from the district itself.

Fired anchorman files age discrimination suit

Missouri residents may be interested in the recent lawsuit filed in St. Louis circuit court. Former KMOV TV anchorman Larry Conners alleges that age discrimination was the reason he was fired from the station last spring. Conners was fired May and filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Part of harassment claim returned to lower court

The Missouri Supreme Court ruled that a Circuit Court judge erred in his judgement and returned part of a harassment case back to the lower courts. The former hospital employee filed a lawsuit after she claimed that she was retaliated against for making a sexual harassment complaint against a doctor. The original lawsuit contained eight counts. Four of those counts will be reconsidered.