Karen Klein

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  • Farmers accused of spoiling spuds plead not guilty

    Two brothers who operated a North Dakota potato farm pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges they intentionally spoiled their spud crop after the 2006 harvest in order to collect federal disaster payments.

  • Online campaign winds down for bullied NY woman

    An online campaign that aimed to raise $5,000 to send a bullied bus monitor on vacation is winding down _ after tallying more than $683,000.

  • Video of bus monitor's misery strikes a nerve

    The pebble was tossed when a middle-school student in upstate New York posted a 10-minute video on his Facebook page.

  • Taunted N.Y. bus monitor doesn't want bullies charged

    A New York school bus monitor who was verbally assaulted by four middle schoolers, an attack that generated international outrage and an outpouring of support for the woman when a video of the taunts went viral, has told police she does not want the boys to face criminal charges.

  • Karen Klein, 68, of Greece, N.Y., endured verbal abuse from middle school students recently as a school bus monitor. A video posted to YouTube became a sensation, prompting sympathy and at least $275,000 in donations for a vacation. (Associated Press)

    Online video of N.Y. bullying stirs passion, anger

    A video of four seventh-grade boys mercilessly taunting a 68-year-old bus monitor in New York state that went viral has turned the victim into an international fundraising juggernaut and opened her tormentors to an onslaught of threats and abuse.

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