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February 20, 2013

Hospital allegedly granted request for no black nurses

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — An African-American nurse claims a Michigan hospital agreed to a man’s request that no black nurses care for his newborn.

Forty-nine-year-old Tonya Battle tells the Detroit Free Press she didn’t know how to react when she learned about the request in October at Hurley Medical Center in Flint. Battle sued last month in Genesee Circuit Court seeking punitive damages.

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