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Woman Alleges Sexual Harassment At American Crystal Sugar

A North Dakota woman has sued American Crystal Sugar, alleging she endured years of sexual discrimination and harassment when she worked at the company’s East Grand Forks plant. Janine Bailey filed her lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Minnesota on Thursday.

08/27/2015

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U Of Minnesota President Takes Responsibility For Hiring Teague

University of Minnesota president Eric Kaler says he takes “full responsibility” for hiring Norwood Teague as the Gophers’ athletic director. Kaler told WCCO-AM Wednesday he hired Teague and that he takes “full responsibility for doing that. That’s my job.”

08/25/2015

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Talking Points: Protecting Victims Of Sexual Harassment

Some lawmakers say Minnesota laws may need to be changed to help protect victims of sexual harassment.

08/23/2015

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4 Things To Know: Norwood Teague Documents, Stephen Colbert & More

From Trans-Siberian Orchestra to CBS Late Night to plus size clothing, here’s a look at the top four stories for Tuesday, August 18, 2015.

08/18/2015

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Docs Show ‘U’ Paid Search Firm $112K To Recruit Norwood Teague

The University of Minnesota paid a search firm more than $112,000 in 2012 to find and help recruit Norwood Teague as athletic director. Teague resigned earlier this month after two women came forward with sexual harassment claims against him.

08/17/2015

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Resources For Questions About Sexual Harassment

Katie Eichele, director University of Minnesota’s Aurora Center, visited WCCO Sunday Morning to talk with Esme Murphy about sexual harassment in the workplace. This comes after the resigniation of the U’s athletic director, Norwood Teague. The Aurora Center for Advocacy & Education serves University of Minnesota and Augsburg College students, faculty and staff — providing counsel and advice for those seeking help for sexual harassment or assault.

08/16/2015

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Mpls. Woman Among Those Accusing Cosby Of Sexual Harassment

A Minnesota-native is among the newest accusers saying they were sexually assaulted by actor and comedian Bill Cosby. Eden Tirl, 49, grew up in south Minneapolis, according to the Star Tribune.

08/14/2015

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4 Things To Know: Cuba, Victims In Teague Scandal, Survivor And El Nino

From Cuba to El Nino, here’s a look at the four stories that are at the top of the news for Friday, August 14, 2015.

08/14/2015

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U Releases Timeline Of Events Leading Up To Teague’s Resignation

The University of Minnesota has released a timeline of events after the alleged sexual harassment that led to former athletic director Norwood Teague’s resignation.

08/13/2015

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2 Women Harassed By Teague Come Forward

The University Of Minnesota has released the statement of Ann Aronson and Erin Dady, the two women who filed the initial complaints of sexual harassment and assault by former athletic director Norwoood Teague.

08/13/2015

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Amid Questions Over AD, U Of M Launches Investigation

University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler and the chair of the university’s Board of Regents have agreed to a major independent investigation of the school’s athletic department.

08/11/2015

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University Of Minnesota Responds To 3rd Harassment Report

The University of Minnesota responded Monday to a third woman’s claims that she was sexually harassed by former athletic director Norwood Teague by asking that anyone else with similar allegations come forward.

08/10/2015

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What Should You Do If A Boss Or Co-Worker Makes Unwanted Sexual Advances?

New allegations of sexual harassment are surfacing against the now resigned University of Minnesota Athletic Director Norwood Teague.

08/10/2015

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‘U’ Athletic Director Resigns Following Harassment Reports

University of Minnesota Athletic Director Norwood Teague announced his resign following reports of sexual harassment. The University of Minnesota released a statement saying university president Eric W. Kaler accepted Teague’s resignation effective immediately.

08/07/2015

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Woman Urges Workplace Sexual Harassment Victims To Speak Up

A Twin Cities woman says a man she sat next to at work sexually harassed her for months. Kathy is now suing Det-Tronics, a manufacturing company based in Bloomington. She says her bosses didn’t do enough to get the man to stop.

04/09/2015

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U Of M Gymnastics Coach Resigns After Sexual Harassment Investigation

University of Minnesota women’s gymnastics coach Meg Stephenson resigned Thursday, following two university investigations into student and employee complaints about sexual harassment and retaliation in the program.

08/28/2014

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Police: Man Claiming To Be Cop Making Harassing Calls

Maplewood Police are investigating reports of several suspicious and lewd phone calls made to area businesses by someone claiming to be a police officer. In five separate instances involving female call recipients, a man with a deep voice identifies himself as an officer from the Maplewood, St. Paul or Roseville police departments. The caller initially says he is conducting a survey as part of a school presentation project, but then asks the female employee a series of personal questions including their age, hair color and clothing.

02/14/2014

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Board Seeks Discipline For Son Of Twins Ex-Owner

A state board that oversees discipline for Minnesota lawyers is seeking punishment for Clark C. Griffith, a former law professor and the son of former Twins owner Calvin Griffith.

11/28/2012

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U. Of Iowa Leader Issues Apology In Athletics Case

University of Iowa President Sally Mason apologized but offered few answers Friday for the school’s failure to protect athletes and employees in its handling of a former athletics department official accused of sexual harassment for years.

11/16/2012

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Officer Sues Sheriff’s Dept., Co-Workers For Sexual Harassment

A member of the St. Croix County Sheriff’s department is suing one of her co-workers, and the department, for defamation of character and sexual harassment. She claims an anonymous posting on a website by her coworker hurt her reputation.

11/04/2011

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Wis. Prep Wrestlers In Court On Misconduct Charges

Four Wood County high school wrestlers charged with disorderly conduct after being accused of sexually harassing a younger teammate entered not guilty pleas Monday.

06/20/2011