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Gay rights advocates now turn focus to employment-, housing-discrimination laws

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 08:07
Though same-sex marriage is now permitted in all 50 states, only 22 states and the District of Columbia have laws against discrimination based on sexual orientation. Legislation to provide comprehensive federal protections to gays nationwide is expected in the coming weeks.
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Gay marriage: ruling benefits us all; what about singles?

NBA - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 08:04
Same-sex marriage ruling benefits all I never believed I would see the day when I could marry the person I loved. I never thought I would see the day when many churches would embrace marriage as between two people who want to love and cherish each other. I never thought the day would come when […]
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Gay marriage: ruling benefits us all; what about singles?

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 08:04
Same-sex marriage ruling benefits all I never believed I would see the day when I could marry the person I loved. I never thought I would see the day when many churches would embrace marriage as between two people who want to love and cherish each other. I never thought the day would come when […]
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Tearing down the flag just a start

NBA - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 07:58
Suppose African Americans marked their heritage with flags depicting Nat Turner’s rebellion of 1831, in which slaves massacred about 60 whites before the uprising was crushed? The flag wouldn’t be celebrating the murder of whites, of course, but would simply commemorate a factual milestone in black history! Suppose Mexican Americans waved a flag depicting the […]
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Tearing down the flag just a start

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 07:58
Suppose African Americans marked their heritage with flags depicting Nat Turner’s rebellion of 1831, in which slaves massacred about 60 whites before the uprising was crushed? The flag wouldn’t be celebrating the murder of whites, of course, but would simply commemorate a factual milestone in black history! Suppose Mexican Americans waved a flag depicting the […]
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The road to marriage equality goes on

NBA - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 07:56
Work remains to ensure all have equal protection under the law.
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The road to marriage equality goes on

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 07:56
Work remains to ensure all have equal protection under the law.
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Spring chinook fishing closures announced for the Snake River

NBA - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 07:50
State Fish and Wildlife has announced that the spring chinook fishing season will close in two areas of the Snake River. The Snake will close one hour after sunset on Saturday, June 27 below Little Goose from Texas Rapids boat launch (south side of the river upstream of the mouth of Tucannon River) to the […]
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Spring chinook fishing closures announced for the Snake River

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 07:50
State Fish and Wildlife has announced that the spring chinook fishing season will close in two areas of the Snake River. The Snake will close one hour after sunset on Saturday, June 27 below Little Goose from Texas Rapids boat launch (south side of the river upstream of the mouth of Tucannon River) to the […]
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Former King County Superior Court Judge Warren Chan dies

NBA - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 07:42
King County Superior Court Judge Warren Chan served for nearly 24 years, becoming the first Asian American in the state to win election to the bench in 1968. Judge Chan, who also co-founded the Wing Luke Museum and Seattle Chinese Garden, died June 15. He was 92.
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Former King County Superior Court Judge Warren Chan dies

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 07:42
King County Superior Court Judge Warren Chan served for nearly 24 years, becoming the first Asian American in the state to win election to the bench in 1968. Judge Chan, who also co-founded the Wing Luke Museum and Seattle Chinese Garden, died June 15. He was 92.
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Full text of President Obama’s eulogy for Clementa Pinckney

NBA - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 06:57
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The White House released the following text of President Barack Obama’s eulogy for The Rev. Clementa Pinckney on Friday. THE PRESIDENT: Giving all praise and honor to God. (Applause.) The Bible calls us to hope. To persevere, and have faith in things not seen. “They were still living by faith when […]
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Full text of President Obama’s eulogy for Clementa Pinckney

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 06:57
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The White House released the following text of President Barack Obama’s eulogy for The Rev. Clementa Pinckney on Friday. THE PRESIDENT: Giving all praise and honor to God. (Applause.) The Bible calls us to hope. To persevere, and have faith in things not seen. “They were still living by faith when […]
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Woman, 88, charged with assaulting officer at wrong address

NBA - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 06:51
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — An 88-year-old woman has been charged with assaulting police who responded to her western Massachusetts home, which turned out to be the wrong address. The Berkshire Eagle (http://bit.ly/1QUyd0Y ) reports that officers went to the home of Phyllis Stankiewicz on Thursday following a report of a disturbance involving someone with a […]
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Woman, 88, charged with assaulting officer at wrong address

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 06:51
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — An 88-year-old woman has been charged with assaulting police who responded to her western Massachusetts home, which turned out to be the wrong address. The Berkshire Eagle (http://bit.ly/1QUyd0Y ) reports that officers went to the home of Phyllis Stankiewicz on Thursday following a report of a disturbance involving someone with a […]
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Experts say untruthful jurors pose a rare hazard in court

NBA - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 06:51
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Guilty verdicts in some of the nation’s most high-profile criminal cases have been thrown out recently because of jurors who were not truthful. But despite the recent problems with jurors, legal experts say these cases are the exception. On Tuesday, a Nashville judge set aside the guilty verdicts against two former […]
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Experts say untruthful jurors pose a rare hazard in court

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 06:51
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Guilty verdicts in some of the nation’s most high-profile criminal cases have been thrown out recently because of jurors who were not truthful. But despite the recent problems with jurors, legal experts say these cases are the exception. On Tuesday, a Nashville judge set aside the guilty verdicts against two former […]
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Arizona man dies after being stung by hundreds of bees

NBA - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 06:50
VALLE VISTA, Ariz. (AP) — A man who was stung hundreds of times in a bee attack in western Arizona has died. The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Friday that the man died Sunday at a hospital in Kingman. Authorities say the man was watching a property in Valle Vista, a community about 14 miles […]
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Arizona man dies after being stung by hundreds of bees

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 06:50
VALLE VISTA, Ariz. (AP) — A man who was stung hundreds of times in a bee attack in western Arizona has died. The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Friday that the man died Sunday at a hospital in Kingman. Authorities say the man was watching a property in Valle Vista, a community about 14 miles […]
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Recovery crew reaches site of deadly Alaska plane crash

NBA - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 06:32
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A recovery crew on Friday reached a remote site in southeast Alaska where a sightseeing plane crashed, killing all nine people aboard. Chris John of the Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad said the aircraft was sitting at a steep angle and three members from his organization had to secure it so they […]
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