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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — A jury awarded a former Upper Iowa University employee more than $1.1 million in back wages and damages, finding she was wrongly fired by the school while she was dealing with depression and other problems.

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier (http://bit.ly/n72Ce4 ) reported Lynne Seabrooke, of Elgin, sued Upper Iowa last year in federal court claiming the school violated the Americans with Disabilities Acts when it fired her in 2009. She said she was diagnosed with depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and anxiety.

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