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  1. Agents probing drug site accused of taking online currencyRead the original story

    16 min ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    The mother of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes feels guilty for not knowing her son was mentally ill and needed treatment, she wrote in a book of prayers and reflections compiled since the 2012 attack. The mother of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes feels guilty for not knowing her son was mentally ill and needed treatment, she wrote in a book of prayers and reflections compiled since the 2012 attack.

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  2. US official: Iran nuke talks could continue beyond deadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Officials of Britain, Russia, China, France, Germany, European Union, the United States and Iran wait for the start of a meeting on Iran's nuclear program at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland Mon... . Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, left, Head of Iranian Atomic Energy Organization Ali Akbar Salehi, second left, Special Assistant to Iranian president Hossein Fereydoun, second right, and Iranian Deputy Foreig... .

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  3. Indiana governor says will 'fix' religious freedom law this weekRead the original story

    16 min ago | Reuters

    Indiana Governor Mike Pence said on Tuesday he will "correct" this week the state's new Religious Freedom Restoration Act to make it clear that businesses cannot use it to deny services to same-sex couples. The Republican governor was reacting to widespread backlash against the act he signed into law last week.

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  4. Pat Haden, 'proud father of gay son,' skipping CFP meeting in IndyRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | MSNBC

    The first visceral impact of the state of Indiana's controversial new law on the world of college football has surfaced. Last Thursday, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed into law a bill that allows for private businesses to refuse service to - or discriminate against, as some would say - members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

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  5. Thunder star Kevin Durant has bone graft surgeryRead the original story

    16 min ago | KTMF

    The team has said the league's reigning MVP will miss the rest of the season and is expected to return to full basketball activities in four to six months. The Thunder said in a statement that Dr. Martin O'Malley operated Tuesday at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, with team medical personnel present.

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  6. Opinion: Is there an easy fix?Read the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | CNN

    Tim Holbrook is a professor oat the Emory University School of Law. He is a frequent commentator on LGBT issues and has served as co-counsel for a brief to the U.S. Supreme Court for NFL players advocating for marriage equality.

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    17 min ago | KTMF

    A House committee earlier Monday advanced an amended v... . Rep. Bob Ballinger, R-Hindsville, presents an amendment to a bill that critics say would sanction discrimination against gays and lesbians during a meeting of the House Committee on Judiciary at the Arkansas state Capitol in ... .

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  8. Pence: Indiana is open for businessRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    During a press conference on Tuesday, Indiana Governor Mike Pence said that he wanted to make it clear that "Indiana is open for business" to everyone. Pence said that he wanted to see legislation on his desk by the end of the week clarifying that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act does not give businesses the right to discriminate.

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  9. USCa s Pat Haden, a proud father of gay son,a will skip CFP meeting in IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | The Washington Post

    Pat Haden, the athletic director at the University of Southern California, will skip a meeting of the College Football Playoff committee this week in Indiana because of the state's recent passage of a controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act. "I am the proud father of a gay son," Haden announced on Twitter .

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  10. Gov. Pence on Stephanopoulos Interview: 'I Could Have Handled That Better'Read the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Mediaite.com

    In a press conference Tuesday morning , Indiana Governor Mike Pence said he stands by his state's controversial "religious freedom" law and does not regret pushing it through. But in answering the first question from reporters he did admit that when it came to his contentious interview on This Week with George Stephanopoulos over the weekend he "could have handled that better."

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  11. Gov. Pence: I Want a Fix to Religious Freedom Law 'On My Desk This Week'Read the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Mediaite.com

    In a press conference this afternoon, Gov. Mike Pence defended the Religious Freedom Restoration Act that he signed into law, but promised to add a "legislative fix" that would make it clear: businesses are not allowed to discriminate against anyone, despite their religious beliefs. "I was proud to sign this law," he said.

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  12. Social Media Fixates on Gov. Mike Pence's Heavy Nose-BreathingRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Mediaite.com

    This CNBC reporter accurately summed up the social media reaction to Gov. Mike Pence 's press conference on his state's controversial "religious freedom" legislation: Indeed, the governor took long, deep breaths between lines of his prepared remarks - either for added gravitas or because it's his method for keeping calm or something. Ok. That mic appears adequately far away from Pence's face.

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  13. Gov. Mike Pence Calls For Legislative Amendment to Controversial Religious Freedom LawRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | TheBlaze.com

    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said during a press conference on Tuesday that incorrect statements made by advocates opposed to a religious freedom law and "sloppy reporting" have contributed to the outrage directed at his state in recent days, after calling for a legislative clarification to the contentious law. "We've got a perception problem here, because some people have a different view and we intend to correct that," he said of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

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  14. 1000s of Detroit-area homeowners apply to avoid foreclosureRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    More than 13,000 Detroit-area property owners have entered into payment plans hoping to avoid losing their homes to tax foreclosure, and that number will likely rise. Hundreds of applicants lined up before 7 a.m. Tuesday outside the Wayne County Treasurer's Office in Detroit before the tax repayment plan deadline.

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  15. ND joining Wyoming lawsuit against federal frackin...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | KVOX-FM Fargo

    North Dakota plans to join Wyoming in a lawsuit challenging a new federal hydraulic fracturing rule for U.S. government lands. The North Dakota Industrial Commission headed by Gov. Jack Dalrymple voted Tuesday to intervene in the lawsuit that Wyoming filed last week in federal court.

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  16. Businesses take a stand against Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration ActRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Businesses are creating a backlash to a new law in Indiana they say may make it legal for companies and individuals to refuse service to LGBT customers on religious grounds. In "an effort to prevent the government from infringing on any person's religious beliefs," Indiana governor Mike Pence signed into law Senate Bill 101, also known as the Religious Freedom Restoration Act on March 26. The Associated Press notes that the law's definition of "person" includes religious institutions, businesses and associations .

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  17. How Mike Pence blamed the media for the Indiana religious freedom controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | The Washington Post

    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says his state will "correct" the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, saying the law "does not give anyone a license deny services to gay and lesbian couples." Indiana Gov. Mike Pence made crystal-clear what he believes is at the root of the controversy spawned by his signing of a religious freedom law late last week: Misperceptions fueled by the media.

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  18. Democrat O'Malley hits GOP support for Indiana lawRead the original story

    22 min ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley speaks with area business leaders during a Politics and Eggs breakfast, Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in Bedford, N.H. The stop is one of many for those seeking their party's nomination for president. Photo: Jim Cole, AP Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley signs a customary wooden eggs during a Politics and Eggs breakfast with area business leaders, Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in Bedford, N.H. The stop is one of many for those seeking their party's nomination for president in the nation's earliest presidential primary state.

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  19. Highlights of 2015-16 NYS budget agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | WTEN-TV Albany

    Launch a $1.5 Billion Upstate Revitalization Initiative The agreement includes the Governor's proposed Upstate Revitalization Initiative. This competition will replicate the successful Buffalo Billion initiative to help further Upstate New York's economic recovery.

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  20. Indiana governor wants changes to religious-objections lawRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | The Day

    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence holds a news conference at the Statehouse in Indianapolis, Thursday, March 26, 2015. Pence has declared a public health emergency in response to the HIV epidemic in Scott County.

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