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News about January continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

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The 4/20 update

A lot has changed this year in cannabis prohibition. Science and policy march on.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sat Apr 19, 2014

VDARE

Labor Secretary Thomas Perez Profiling Southern White Employers

Alabama representative Martha Roby, a Republican from Montgomery, is concerned that the U.S. Department of Labor is targeting Southern vehicle and auto-parts manufacturers because of their failure to unionize.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Martha Roby, Prison, OSHA

WLBT-TV Jackson

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A Clinton inventor and his business partner are enjoying a boost in sales after their product got national exposure on a network reality show in January.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions

KING-TV Seattle

With $245B spent on diabetes, telemedicine looks to cut the cost

Diabetes afflicts more than 22 million Americans, or 7% of the total population, and the number of people diagnosed every year is skyrocketing.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Mississippi, Mississippi Government, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Healthcare Law, Law

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Newms360.com

Fighting on two fronts: Saltillo family faces down kidney disease, conversion syndrome

The Burks family of Saltillo has been fighting for their lives - first with Brett Burks' kidney failure and then 10-year-old Bryson's conversion disorder - a rare condition where psychological stress manifests physically.

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Related Topix: Saltillo, MS, University of Alabama Birmingham

WKBT

Local group tries to stop train

A new rail line could be going through La Crosse , but a local group is trying to stop it.

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KLTV Tyler

Investigators reopen cold case murder of a teen

"I remember it being very scary and very upsetting especially when they couldn't find her and everybody was crying and upset especially her parents, they were very upset," Starlyn Mitchell said.

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Related Topix: Pass Christian, MS, Hancock County, MS

Seeking Alpha

Should You Buy Southern Company?

Public electric utility company Southern Company has turned in a very impressive performance in 2013.

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Related Topix: Lake Charles, LA, Financial Markets

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

State Attorneys General to Google: Censor or Be Censored

The government is intervening, however, with state attorney generals pressuring Google to In a December 2013 letter , published by The Washington Post this week, attorneys general from 23 states and Puerto Rico "expressed concerns" about "Google's monetization of dangerous and illegal content," "the promotion of illegal and prescription free ... (more)

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, The Washington Post Company

CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Second gay marriage case gets hearing at appeals court in Denver

A second hearing on the constitutionality of gay marriage was heard before a three-judge panel of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Gay/Lesbian, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Sundance Film Festival, US Supreme Court

The Pordland Mercury

Dolorean's Show on May 31 Will Be Its Last

Dolorean have announced that they're hanging up their spurs after a final show at Mississippi Studios on Saturday, May 31. This is sad news for fans of the Portland band, who have mined a vein of folk, rock, and country that has been consistently genuine and heartfelt over five albums and 12 years.

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Independent Weekly

Hopscotch Music Festival announces partial 2014 lineup

Entering its fifth year, Raleigh's Hopscotch Music Festival had some changes to face: Grayson Currin, the INDY Week music editor who helped create the festival and served as its co-director, stepped away in January.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, September, The Velvet Underground, Mastodon, Spoon

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WLBT-TV Jackson

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A Clinton inventor and his business partner are enjoying a boost in sales after their product got national exposure on a network reality show in January.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions

Hattiesburg American

Cochran tops McDaniel in 2014 campaign fundraising

U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi has raised more than three times as much campaign cash this year as Chris McDaniel, his challenger in the June 3 Republican primary.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Jones County, MS

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Sunherald.com

Crime briefs for South Mississippi

Investigators are gathering information in the homicide of 21-year-old Britton Owens, shot to death early Monday at William Bell Apartments.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Mississippi

The Pitch

Rev Gusto discovers the delights of vinyl in time for Record Store Day

On a crisp January day, three of the five members of Rev Gusto pore over bins of records at Mills Record Co.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Singles

Mother Jones

GOP Senate Candidate Looks For Help From Radio Host Who Wants to Jail Gays

Mississippi GOP Senate candidate Chris McDaniel appeared on a radio program on Monday hosted by a controversial social conservative activist who has called for gay people to be imprisoned and has said the "the spirit of the Antichrist is at work" in the Obama White House.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Antichrist

Boston.com

Warm today, much cooler by Wednesday

David Epstein has been a professional meteorologist and horticulturalist for three decades.

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Related Topix: Meteorology, Science, Framingham State College, Weather

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Sunherald.com

US retail sales and local sales tax up in March

U.S. retail sales in March rose by the largest amount in 18 months, led by strong gains in sales of autos, furniture and a number of other products.

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Sunherald.com

Gene J. Puskar/Associated Pressa pedestrian passes a J.Crew store in...

U.S. retail sales in March rose by the largest amount in 18 months, led by strong gains in sales of autos, furniture and a number of other products.

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