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  1. Rubio to announce next campaign on April 13Read the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Dec. 17, 2014 file photo, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  2. Wilco Cancels Indiana Show Due To Religious Freedom Restoration ActRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Billboard

    Veteran indie-rock group Wilco has scrapped its May 7 show at the Murat Theatre in Indianapolis, Ind. due to the state's controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which was signed into law by Gov. Mike Pence last Thursday .

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  3. Clinton advisers traveling to New Hampshire, IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Hillary Rodham Clinton 's campaign manager-in-waiting is traveling to the early voting states of New Hampshire and Iowa this week for meetings with Democratic activists as the former secretary of state prepares for a likely presidential campaign. Robby Mook , who is expected to be Clinton's campaign manager, was visiting New Hampshire on Monday and Tuesday and traveling to Iowa on Wednesday and Thursday for meetings with party officials and activists, Democrats familiar with the plans said.

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  4. NSA: Car smashes into police vehicle at Fort Meade; 1 deadRead the original story

    46 min ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    Gov. Mike Pence called off public appearances Monday and sports officials planned an "Indy Welcomes All" campaign ahead of this weekend's NCAA Final Four in Indianapolis as lawmakers scrambled to quiet the firestorm... FORT MEADE, Md. - Two men dressed as women smashed a stolen car into a police vehicle after they disobeyed commands at the closely guarded gates of the National Security Agency on Monday, prompting police to open fire.

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  5. Indiana 'Religious Freedom' Law Opens Door to Marijuana Church - No, SeriouslyRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | Mediaite.com

    There may be some, shall we say, unintended consequences from Indiana's recently-passed Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which supporters say protects religious liberty while dissenters contend the law allows for discrimination against LGBT individuals . A marijuana activist in Indiana wants to use the law to deem the First Church of Cannabis a "religious sect," reports The Huffington Post , in order that they can freely use marijuana in the state, where it remains banned.

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  6. More Read the original story

    46 min ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    Gov. Mike Pence called off public appearances Monday and sports officials planned an "Indy Welcomes All" campaign ahead of this weekend's NCAA Final Four in Indianapolis as lawmakers scrambled to quiet the firestorm... INDIANAPOLIS - Gov. Mike Pence called off public appearances Monday and sports officials planned an "Indy Welcomes All" campaign ahead of this weekend's NCAA Final Four in Indianapolis as lawmakers scrambled to quiet the firestorm over a new law that has much of the country portraying Indiana as a state of intolerance. Republican legislative leaders said they are working on adding language to the religious-objections law to make it clear that the measure does not allow discrimination against gays and lesbians.

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  7. UM's cancer center recognized for excellence by Governor ScottRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | Business Journal

    The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center was one of four cancers centers in the Sunshine State - and the only one in South Florida - to be recognized as a Cancer Center of Excellence by the state. State Surgeon General and Secretary of Health John Armstrong , M.D., announced the four centers to be recognized as Cancer Centers of Excellence.

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  8. Muslim family carves chair for Pope Francis' Bosnia visitRead the original story

    46 min ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    Republican legislative leaders in Indiana say they are working on adding language to a new state law to make it clear that it doesn't allow discrimination against gays and lesbians. Gov. Mike Pence called off public appearances Monday and sports officials planned an "Indy Welcomes All" campaign ahead of this weekend's NCAA Final Four in Indianapolis as lawmakers scrambled to quiet the firestorm... Two former federal agents have been charged with stealing digital currency during their investigation into an online black market that allowed users to buy and sell drugs and other illegal items.

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  9. German co-pilot was once treated for suicidal tendenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    The small plane crashed near a southeastern Pe... . Flags representing differents nations are deployed during an homage ceremony with family members of victims, in front of a stele, a stone slab erected as a monument, set up in memory of the victims in the area where the Germanw... Republican legislative leaders in Indiana say they are working on adding language to a new state law to make it clear that it doesn't allow discrimination against gays and lesbians.

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  10. Challenger takes early lead in returns from Nigerian voteRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    Voting in Nigeria's elections continued in certain areas on Sunday after technical problems prevented some people from cast... . Members of the congregation raise their hands in celebration and prayer during a sermon at the Banner of Life bible church in the mainly Christian Sabon Gari neighborhood of Kano, northern Nigeria on Palm Sunday, March 29, 2015.

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  11. Religious Freedom ControversyRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | MyHighPlains.com

    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration act into law Thursday, sparking an outcry from those who say it could be used to protect businesses that refuse to serve gay people. Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration act into law Thursday, sparking an outcry from those who say it could be used to protect businesses that refuse to serve gay people.

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  12. 'Religious Freedom' Laws: How Do They Apply to Your Business?Read the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | FindLaw

    Indiana's new 'religious freedom' law has been garnering a lot of attention since Gov. Mike Pence signed it into law on Thursday. The bill would purportedly give legal protections to business owners who refuse service to LGBT customers on the basis of religious freedom.

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  13. California's Death Row, The Nation's Largest, Runs Out Of RoomRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | News 88.9 KNPR

    As NPR member station KCRW reports , that's because a legal fight has meant that the state has not put an inmate to death in nearly a decade, leaving more than 750 of them on death row in the state. "Gov. Jerry Brown is asking the Legislature for more than $3 million to open 100 new cells for condemned men at San Quentin Prison.

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  14. Bennett Now Clear Favourite to Succeed KeyRead the original story

    52 min ago | Scoop

    Paula Bennett is now the clear favourite to succeed John Key as leader of the National Party after Steven Joyce's prospects plunged to just 13%, only one point ahead of Jonathan Coleman, according to the combined wisdom of the 8000+ registered traders on New Zealand's predictions market, iPredict. Mr Key's medium-term hold on the leadership remains strong however, with only a 27% probability he will step down before the next General Election - although there is now a 77% chance he will be gone by the end of 2017 .

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  15. Charles Barkley: Final Four shouldn't be in IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | The Hill

    Charles Barkley is arguing the Final Four men's basketball championship games should be moved out of Indiana because of the state's new religious freedom law. Critics charge that the law effectively legalizes discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people as long as that discrimination is rooted in religious justification.

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  16. Gov. Deal signs bill abolishing high school graduation testRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Business Journal

    Gov. Nathan Deal signed legislation Monday that retroactively eliminates the Georgia High School Graduation Test as a requirement for students to receive their diploma. Under House Bill 91, which gained final passage in the General Assembly last week, students who have taken the test since its inception in 1994 but didn't pass it will be able to submit a petition to their local school system to determine their eligibility.

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  17. Apple CEO Tim Cook defends gay rightsRead the original story

    53 min ago | Yahoo!

    Apple CEO Tim Cook has again been the centre of a new episode in the battle between defenders of religious freedom and defenders of gay and lesbian rights in the United States, the latter of which he supported in an op-ed in The Washington Post. Cook warned that "something very dangerous" is happening around the country, namely that "a wave of legislation, introduced in more than two dozen states, would allow people to discriminate against their neighbours".

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  18. Algernon D'Ammassa: New Mexico's forfeiture act is a bold achievementRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | Silver City Sun-News

    A good bill has slipped through the gridlock of partisan dysfunction in the Roundhouse. Perhaps we ought to have it bronzed.

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  19. Dannel MalloyRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | WTNH

    Governor Malloy is jumping into the national controversy over Indiana's new 'Religious Freedom' law. He's banning any state travel to the 'Hoosier State' because, he believes the new law allows discrimination.

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  20. Police: Auditor spokesman left note before apparent suicideRead the original story

    56 min ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Spence Jackson provided the official confirmation a month ago that his boss, Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, was dead from what police described as a self-inflicted gunshot wound. On Monday, police confirmed that Jackson had shot himself in an apparent suicide - marking a second, stunning jolt to Missouri politics, though police declined to say whether the deaths were directly related.

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