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Rural black Nevada students win discrimination settlement


RENO, Nev. (AP) — Two African-American students who say they were subjected to repeated racial bullying at their rural Nevada high school have won a settlement in a federal discrimination lawsuit against the school district and the city of Yerington.

U.S. District Court Judge Larry Hicks sealed details of the settlement he approved in Reno on Monday.

But the teens' lawyer declared victory on Tuesday, and court records show the city and the Lyon County School District agreed to pay at least $160,000 to cover the students' attorney fees.

The Reno Gazette Journal first reported the settlemen...

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