Man Sues Company Over “Kick Me” Sign

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Can I Kick It?

A man in New Mexico is suing his company after some co-workers placed a “Kick Me” sign on his back. Harvey Palacio of Albuquerque, NM has filed a lawsuit against Intel Corp. seeking damages related to harassment in the workplace. According to the suit, Palacio had the prank pulled on him and was subject to repeated kicking in the backside during a day of work. Palacio, a Filipino man, believes that this was racially motivated and put forth in an attempt to get him to quit the company. Two of the employees involved have already been fired by Intel and also charged with petty misdemeanor battery. Read more

New Mexico 15 Year Old Kills 5 Family Members

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Healthy Minds, Healthy Lives

Prosecutors are still deciding whether to charge, 15 year-old Nehemiah Griego, as an adult for the murders of his five family members.  Victims include Greg Griego (Father), Sara Griego (mother), Zephania (9), Jael (5), and Angelina (2).  Nehemiah Griego was charged with two counts of murder and three counts of child abuse ending in death.

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