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by Randy Cassingham

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After Jennifer Rohrs, 26, of Boone, Iowa, was fired from her job as a dispatcher for the Boone County Sheriff’s Department, she applied for and was granted unemployment compensation. The county appealed the award, saying she was fired for cause after refusing to remove her tongue stud, which made it difficult for deputies to understand her when she sent them on calls. Judge G. Kent Renegar held the appeal hearing on the telephone. He said that on the phone, Rohrs’ stud led her to lisp and slur her words as she pled her case, and ruled against her. (Des Moines Register) ...That’s easy for him to say.
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