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Rutherford Accuser Plans to Re-File Harassment Lawsuit

Attorney to re-file by June 12

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    Ed Michalowski and Dan Rutherford

    The sex harassment lawsuit filed against State Treasurer Dan Rutherford has been thrown out, but the attorney representing the accuser has until June 12 to re-file the case.

    The attorney representing Rutherford’s former employee Ed Michalowski told NBC 5 she will re-file next week and add more counts.  

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