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Five Things to Know in Florida for Dec. 15

Five Things to Know in Florida for Dec. 15

IT WORKERS SUE DISNEY, SAY THEIR JOBS WERE FARMED OUT TO INDIA A group of information technology workers laid off by Walt Disney World says they’re the victims of national origin discrimination because they were fired and replaced by contractors from India. The lawsuit filed Monday contends that 250 IT workers in Florida were told […]

Circus phases out elephant acts, sends them to Florida sanctuary

Circus phases out elephant acts, sends them to Florida sanctuary

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will phase out the show’s iconic elephants from its performances by 2018, telling The Associated Press exclusively that growing public concern about how the animals are treated led to the decision. Executives from Feld Entertainment, Ringling’s parent company, said the decision to end the circus’s century-old tradition […]