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    Students Prevail: Michelle Obama Re-schedules

    Michelle Obama is rearranging plans for a speech before graduating high school seniors in Topeka, Kan., in the face of protests that her appearance at a combined graduation ceremony for five schools would limit seating for families and friends. She had accepted the district's invitation to speak May ... Read More

    Fourth Graders Caught Selling Pot in Colorado School

    GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — School officials in northern Colorado are asking parents to take care with their newly legal recreational marijuana, after fourth graders were caught dealing the drug on an elementary school campus. John Gates, director of safety for Weld County School District 6, said Wednesda ... Read More

    Lawsuits and court decisions haven't changed all opinions

    NEW YORK (AP) — It happens a few times a year: A customer refuses to work with Dave Greenbaum because he's gay. Greenbaum, who owns a computer repair business in Lawrence, Kan., often needs to go into customers' homes. Some people realized he is gay after he was quoted in a newspaper story about gay ... Read More

    Georgia governor signs expansive gun-rights bill; Arizona governor vetoes 2

    Gov. Nathan Deal signed a bill Wednesday that allows Georgians to take their guns to church, bars and government buildings. The Georgia bill became law a day after Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, like Deal a Republican, vetoed two gun bills. One, which Brewer vetoed for the third time, would have expanded ... Read More

    IRS awards bonuses to 1,100 who owe back taxes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service has paid more than $2.8 million in bonuses to employees with recent disciplinary problems, including $1 million to workers who owed back taxes, a government investigator said Tuesday. More than 2,800 workers got bonuses despite facing a disciplinary act ... Read More

    Private-practice doctors fading in Sonoma County

    Jan Sonander, a Santa Rosa family practice physician with more than 3,200 patients, works 14 hours or more per day and says he wouldn't have it any other way. He logs nine hours of patient care in his office and at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, followed by three hours of charting and paperwork, a ha ... Read More

    Miners to protest EPA overreach

    Suction dredge miners angry at new Environmental Protection Agency permit requirements that shut them out of many of their favorite streams are planning to occupy the Salmon River this summer. The miners will gather near Riggins around the Fourth of July and run their suction dredges in an act of ci ... Read More

    Black market for pot alive and well in CO county

    In the effort to make recreational marijuana legal in Colorado, proponents argued legitimizing the sale of pot would hurt drug dealers by ending the consumer demand that feeds the black market. With buyers given the option of purchasing pot by safe, legal means, the hope was dealers would get shut o ... Read More

    Details emerge as 4 ordered to stand trial in Utash beating

    Four Detroit men accused of brutally beating 54-year-old Stephen Utash outside a gas station earlier this month are likely to stand trial after a judge found evidence sufficient to move the case forward. One witness at the Monday hearing was jailed on $500,000 bond after trying to avoid testifying. ... Read More

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