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August 9, 1997 | JUDY PASTERNAK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Under pressure from federal and private lawsuits, the suburb of Addison has agreed to pay more than $4.3 million to avert a trial on charges that officials used urban renewal to force Latino residents out of town. The case was the most dramatic of five brought in recent years by federal authorities against municipalities around the country where local officials allegedly used the tools of government to discriminate against Latinos.
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August 9, 1997 | JUDY PASTERNAK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Under pressure from federal and private lawsuits, the suburb of Addison has agreed to pay more than $4.3 million to avert a trial on charges that officials used urban renewal to force Latino residents out of town. The case was the most dramatic of five brought in recent years by federal authorities against municipalities around the country where local officials allegedly used the tools of government to discriminate against Latinos.
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August 14, 1996 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The Justice Department sued Waukegan, Ill., to block a housing ordinance the government alleged was enacted and enforced to limit the number of Latino families who could live there. The government alleged that Waukegan, which is 35 miles north of Chicago, violated the Fair Housing Act with an ordinance that sought to restrict the number of people related by blood or marriage who could live together. In a complaint filed in U.S.
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August 14, 1996 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The Justice Department sued Waukegan, Ill., to block a housing ordinance the government alleged was enacted and enforced to limit the number of Latino families who could live there. The government alleged that Waukegan, which is 35 miles north of Chicago, violated the Fair Housing Act with an ordinance that sought to restrict the number of people related by blood or marriage who could live together. In a complaint filed in U.S.
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