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Black Women Who Were Kicked Off Wine Train Sue

Book club members want $11M in damages

(Newser) - A group of mostly black women filed a racial discrimination lawsuit Thursday after they were removed from a train that tours Napa Valley wineries, saying it was humiliating to be thrown off a rail car when loud and inebriated white passengers were allowed to stay. The 11 women sued Napa... More »

Survivor of Limo Crash That Killed 4 Friends Sues

Olga Lipets' jaw remains wired shut after July 18 crash

(Newser) - One of the survivors of a crash on Long Island that killed four women when their limousine collided with a pickup truck has sued both drivers and the companies involved. The lawsuit was filed Thursday by an attorney for 24-year-old Olga Lipets. The Brooklyn woman is seeking unspecified damages for... More »

Bachelorette Party Horror: 4 Killed in Crash in Wine Country

Driver fled scene after T-boning limo, now charged with DWI

(Newser) - Four women at a bachelorette party in New York wine country were killed yesterday and two others were seriously injured after a limousine was hit by a pickup truck in eastern Long Island, law enforcement officials said. The limousine was leaving a winery and making a U-turn at a blinking... More »

Wineries Tell Drunken Tasters to Put a Cork in It

They're cracking down on out-of-control limo and bus tourists

(Newser) - American wineries are getting fed up with loud, obnoxious, inebriated tasting groups brought in by buses and stretch limos, the Los Angeles Times reports. Worried about bachelorette parties upsetting the vibe of thoughtful sipping, wineries from California to New York have taken to posting "no limos" signs and even... More »

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