TV chef Paula Deen wins partial victory in discrimination lawsuit

Food Network television personality Deen cheers for her husband during the semi-finals of the "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest at Sloppy Joe's Bar in Key West(Reuters) – Celebrity chef Paula Deen won a partial victory on Monday when a U.S. judge dismissed the racial discrimination portion of a lawsuit that has already cost the Southern culinary star a big chunk of her multimillion-dollar enterprise. The lawsuit was filed in U.S. district court in Savannah, Georgia, by Lisa Jackson, who worked for five years at a restaurant owned by Deen and her brother, Bubba Hiers. …