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Monthly Archives: December 2012

Fitzhugh: Win Not Likely In Gubernatorial Bid

Fitzhugh: Win Not Likely In Gubernatorial Bid

House Minority Leader Craig Fitzhugh is mulling a gubernatorial bid in 2014, but the Ripley Democrat says it's not because he believes he can defeat Republican Gov. Bill Haslam. ...

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New Polls Suggest Elementary School Shootings May Be Changing Public Opinion

New Polls Suggest Elementary School Shootings May Be Changing Public Opinion

During the 1990s, national polling indicated that a majority of Americans supported stricter gun laws. But public opinion has shifted since then, and the public nowadays appears d ...

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Russian Soccer Fans Demand All-White, Non-Gay Team

Russian Soccer Fans Demand All-White, Non-Gay Team

Fans of two-time defending Russian champion Zenit St. Petersburg are calling for non-white and gay players to be excluded from the team. ...

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Cameroonian Jailed For Texting ‘I’m In Love With You’ To Another Man

Cameroonian Jailed For Texting ‘I’m In Love With You’ To Another Man

A Cameroon appeals court upheld a sentence against a man convicted of homosexuality for texting his male friend to say, “I'm very much in love with you.” ...

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Transgender College Hoops Player Keeps Head High

Transgender College Hoops Player Keeps Head High

People had plenty to say about 6-foot-6-inch, 220-pound Gabrielle Ludwig, who joined the Lady Saints as a mid-season walk-on and became, according to advocates, the first transsex ...

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Pflugerville ISD Upholds Domestic-Partner Benefits

Pflugerville ISD Upholds Domestic-Partner Benefits

The Pflugerville school board has upheld rules extending insurance benefits to domestic partners effective Jan. 1. ...

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Kagan Praises Scalia For Work On Supreme Court

Kagan Praises Scalia For Work On Supreme Court

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan says her colleague Antonin Scalia deserves a lot of credit for getting the high court to divine what laws mean by focusing on the words Congress ...

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Hawking Calls For Pardon For Code-Breaker Turing

Hawking Calls For Pardon For Code-Breaker Turing

Stephen Hawking and other eminent scientists called Friday for the British government to pardon computer pioneer Alan Turing, who helped win World War II but was later prosecuted ...

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Alan Cumming Picks Five Unconventional Family Films

Alan Cumming Picks Five Unconventional Family Films

Who better than the film's star, Alan Cumming, to ponder the most memorably unusual families in film history? ...

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GOP Senator Key In NY Gay Marriage OK Concedes

GOP Senator Key In NY Gay Marriage OK Concedes

A Republican who cast the deciding vote to legalize gay marriage in New York has conceded he lost his re-election bid. ...

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