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Wednesday Jan 14 | via CNN
Students from Marysville-Pilchuck High School write messages and prayers during a vigil Friday, October 24, at a church in Marysville, Washington. Earlier in the day, a student shot five people at the school before he committed suicide, law enforcement officials told CNN. Comment?
Dec 30, 2014 | via The BIG One
An appeals court has upheld the firing of a maintenance worker who took cellphone photos after the fatal shootings at Chardon High School in February 2012. The estate of Perry Yowell filed the appeal after a lower court ruled Yowell shouldn't have received jobless benefits. Comment?
Dec 30, 2014 | via Norwalk Reflector
The estate of a deceased Chardon High School janitor may have to repay unemployment benefits he received after he was fired for taking a picture of the bloody school-shooting scene. The 11th District Court of Appeals, in a 2-1 ruling rendered Dec. 22, affirmed an earlier decision by the Geauga County Common Pleas Court. Comment?
Dec 29, 2014 | via Cleveland.com
A state appeals court has upheld the firing of a former Chardon schools maintenance worker who took a cell phone picture of the carnage in the aftermath of the T.J. Lane shooting in 2012. The ruling by the 11th Ohio District Court of Appeals could potentially require the estate of Perry Yowell to repay the unemployment compensation he received following his firing, according to an Ohio Supreme Court news release on the matter. Comment?
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