Ex-Grand Forks council member ordered to pay $60,000 in damages after blog post leads to community leader's firing
MINNEAPOLIS -- A jury says a north Minneapolis blogger and erstwhile Grand Forks City Councilman must pay $60,000 in damages to a community leader who was fired from the University of Minnesota after a blog post.
The Hennepin County civil jury found that an "Adventures of Johnny Northside" blog post in June 2009 resulted in Jerry Moore's firing from the university.
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