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Minnesota Supreme Court to hear U's appeal of Jimmy Williams lawsuit May 3

In 2010, a lower court awarded Williams $1 million for a wrongful termination suit. He sued the University of Minnesota, alleging he was misled about an assistant coaching job with the Gophers basketball team in 2007.
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In 2010, a lower court awarded Williams $1 million for a wrongful termination suit. He sued the University of Minnesota, alleging he was misled about an assistant coaching job with the Gophers basketball team in 2007.

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