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A Scottsdale-based health care company has agreed to pay $150,000 to a woman to resolve a lawsuit accusing the company of rescinding a job offer after learning she was pregnant.

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Lawyers are scheduled to make arguments on Sept. 24 in the appeal of a contempt-of-court ruling against Arizona Corrections Director Charles Ryan for failing to follow through on promises to improve health care for prisoners.

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The state of Arizona is urging a judge not to impose more contempt-of-court fines in a lawsuit over health care for prisoners.

Attorneys challenging the quality of health care in Arizona prisons are seeking another round of contempt-of-court fines against the state for failing to file monthly reports documenting its noncompliance with a legal settlement that requires improvements to inmate care.

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Attorneys representing inmates in a lawsuit over the quality of health care in Arizona prisons want an appeals court to deny the Department of Correction's bid to throw out a contempt-of-court ruling against its director for failing to adequately improve inmate care.