06.14.18 Central Florida Bureau Chief’s Desk

By : Jeremy Williams
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As you are reading this it has been a few days since the two-year mark of the Pulse tragedy, but because of how deadlines and press days fall, I am writing this the day before the June 12 date.

June 12 carries a weird energy with me now. For those who don’t know, I share my birthday with the same day that a disturbed individual decided to take 49 lives at Pulse. Last year at the one-year mark, while attending memorials and vigils, I was receiving notifications of Happy Birthday and messages wishing me a fun and happy day all while grieving with my community and consoling friends.

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Ex-worker accuses Cheesecake Factory of sex discrimination

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – A former dishwasher at a Cheesecake Factory in Rhode Island is suing the restaurant, alleging his managers allowed him to be sexually harassed by a male co-worker.

The Providence Journal reports Jessie Ross alleges the restaurant discriminated against him because he’s a heterosexual male and retaliated against him when he complained about the harassment.

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