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August 20, 2014 at 8:53 PM

Blind mom sues Seattle schools over website accessibility

A blind mother whose three children attend Seattle Public Schools is suing the district, saying its website and math software aren’t compatible with technology that blind people use to access the Internet. Noel Nightingale filed the discrimination lawsuit in federal court Wednesday. She says that from 2005 until 2012, she was able to use the Seattle…


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November 15, 2013 at 4:39 PM

Pierce County mom gets 40 years for blinding toddler with bleach

A 31-year-old woman was sentenced to 40 years in prison by a Pierce County Superior Court judge on Friday after being convicted by a jury of first-degree assault for putting bleach in her young child’s eyes. The girl, who was 14 months old when her injuries were noted, suffered permanent loss of vision in her right…


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