Woman sues to impose ban on perfume
An Indiana woman is suing her son’s high school to impose a ban on all perfume and cologne, saying he’s allergic to them. Janice Zandi claims that her son has been hospitalized because of exposure to perfume, and that the school has an obligation under the Americans With Disabilities Act to ban “the mist of scented sprays.”
Bar suspends “Drink Like an Indian” promotion
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A St. Paul, Minn., sports bar has agreed to suspend its “Drink Like an Indian” promotion. The bar had distributed fliers showing a cowboy and a busty female Indian slumped together in a drunken stupor. Kathy Dickerson, a member of the Kiowa tribe, said the promotion “just didn’t seem right,’’ and objected to the image of the woman in skimpy, Pocahontas garb. “We don’t dress like that,” said Dickerson.
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