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  1. Protesters rally against Indiana religious freedom lawRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Hill

    USA Today reported that thousands of protesters descended on the Indiana Statehouse over the legislation. Critics believe it will allow Indiana businesses to discriminate against people based on their sexual orientation.

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  2. Call To ServeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KAUZ

    Texoma teens had an opportunity to learn the longest list of application requirements that are involved to get into a national service academy. In order to get into the academy you must not only possess great skills, leadership and grades, but also receive a nomination from a local Congressman, Senator, Vice President, or President.

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  3. Rubio planning mid-April announcement in MiamiRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KSFO AM 560

    Sen. Marco Rubio is planning a major announcement for mid-April in Miami, sources tell CNN, with that announcement likely to be the launch of his presidential campaign. The announcement is expected the week of April 13, and will very likely come as soon as that day, a Rubio source confirmed to CNN.

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  4. Hillary isn't alone -- use of private email by public officials in rampant in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Not for using private email for public business, but for forcing the issue deeper into the public realm than ever before. Deeper than when it was discovered Sarah Palin used private email while Alaska governor.

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  5. Emanuel and Garcia scour city for votesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia held dueling rallies and both made appearances before an African-American women's convention on Saturday as they scour the city for votes ahead of the April 7 runoff election. Following various musical acts and the Jesse White tumblers, Emanuel delivered a speech before a predominantly black audience of nearly 500 at the Harold Washington Cultural Center in Bronzeville.

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  6. Mike Baird and Kerryn Baird's intimate post election tweet: is this the Barack Obama moment?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Age

    The NSW Premier says hope has won over fear while Opposition Leader Luke Foley maintains new life has been breathed into NSW Labor. Fresh from winning the Liberal National Coalition its second term in office, Premier Mike Baird has released his first post-election tweet - a picture of him and his wife embracing.

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  7. Experts: Sex bias case will embolden women despite verdictRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    A long legal battle over accusations that a prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm demeaned women and held them to a different standard than their male colleagues became a flashpoint in the ongoing discussion about gender inequity at elite technology and venture capital firms. Though Ellen Pao lost her lawsuit against Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Silicon Valley observers say her case and the attention it received will embolden women in the industry and continue to spur firms to examine their practices and cultures for gender bias.

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  8. Biz Bits: Oroville biz group lauds people, firmsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Tracy was recognized for the longevity of his company, Tracy Realty Co., which has been in business for more than 100 years in this area. Lazzareschi took a bow for his company's multi-million expansion.

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  9. Story Lead ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Hundreds of people, some carrying signs reading "no hate in our state," gathered Saturday outside the Indiana Statehouse for a boisterous rally against a new state law that opponents say could sanction discrimination against gay people. Since Republican Gov. Mike Pence signed the bill into law Thursday, Indiana has been widely criticized by businesses and organizations around the nation, as well as on social media with the hashtag boycottindiana.

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  10. Parker: Wacko birds continue nesting in U.S. SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | RecordNET

    President Obama got it two-thirds right when he said that the delayed confirmation of his attorney general nominee, Loretta Lynch, is owing to Senate dysfunction and Republican stubbornness. When John McCain originally used "wacko birds" to describe a few of his Senate colleagues, including now-presidential candidate Ted Cruz, he seems to have released a contagion.

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  11. Several thousand demonstrators gathered in DowntownRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

    Thousands protest 'religious freedom' law in Indiana Critics say the law could allow discrimination against gays and lesbians. Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://usat.ly/1bEY7D4 A campaign to boycott Indiana because of its religious freedom law has gained traction, but some argue a boycott isn't the answer.

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  12. Reporters refuse Obama's dismissal from golf course, are sent to the 'shed'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    In its latest attempt to shut down media coverage, the White House Saturday dismissed reporters to their Florida hotel by declaring a news "lid" even though President Obama was just beginning his golf game - but the press pool voted to stay. After a two hour flight, Obama motorcaded to the posh Floridian National Golf Club in Palm City to play a round and also stay.

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  13. Sen. Elizabeth Warren pushes back at banksRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | USA Today

    Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is firing back at some of the Wall Street banks that reportedly are weighing withholding political contributions to Democrats unless she reins in her rhetoric about large financial institutions. "The big banks want a Washington that works only for them and that puts their interests first - and they would like to get a little public fanny-kissing for their money too," the first-term Democrat said in an e-mail Friday to her legions of supporters.

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  14. Hillary Clinton Emails Reveal Rogue Intelligence OperationRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Refinery 29

    According to new reporting conducted by Gawker and ProPublica , Hillary Clinton received information through a "secret spy network" about the unfolding crisis in Libya during the weeks leading up to the Benghazi attacks. The intelligence was allegedly funneled to her through longtime Clinton family friend and former Bill Clinton White House aide Sidney Blumenthal via her private email account; sources gathering info appear to include a former CIA clandestine service officer.

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  15. Indiana Gov. Mike PenceRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    Add Angie's List to the roster of companies and business interests taking a stand against Indiana's new anti-gay law. CEO Bill Oesterle announced Saturday that the company had put its proposed campus expansion project in Indianapolis "on hold" following the passage of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

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  16. Ethics panel steps up inquiry of Kentucky Rep. WhitfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KFVS12

    The House Ethics Committee said Friday it is forming an investigative panel to determine whether Republican Rep. Ed Whitfield violated congressional rules by allowing his wife to lobby staff members on issues related to her work. The committee will examine allegations Whitfield improperly used his official position to benefit himself, his wife or her employer, The Humane Society of the United States.

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  17. Garamendi supports bipartisan bill to strengthen Medicare Access, childrena s insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat

    Congressman John Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove, supported H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015. The bill passed the House of Representatives on an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote of 392-37.

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  18. Thousands march in Indiana to protest law seen targeting gaysRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Reuters

    Demonstrators gather at Monument Circle to protest a controversial religious freedom bill recently signed by Governor Mike Pence during a rally in Indianapolis March 28, 2015. - Thousands of people marched in Indiana's largest city on Saturday to protest a state law that supporters contend promotes religious freedom but detractors see as a covert move to support discrimination against gay people.

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  19. Delaware families accept congressional gold medalsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WMDT

    Four families in Delaware were presented with congressional gold medals on behalf of their descendant's service with the Civil Air Patrol in World War Two on Saturday. The congressional gold medal is one of the two highest civilian awards in the U.S. Saturday, it was given in honor of the founding members of the Delaware Wing of the Civil Air Patrol.

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  20. D.C. United unveils a new look for its mascot, TalonRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    D.C. United unveiled a new look for its Talon mascot before its Saturday night home game, meant to make the eagle creature look more athletic, more physically fit, and more appealing to children. After using the old costume for about five years, the club wanted a mascot that appeared better suited to playing soccer, promoting matches and interacting with kids. 1 comment