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Simms, Dungy likely not to use 'Redskins' on TV

NEW YORK (AP) — Two influential NFL voices — including CBS lead analyst Phil Simms, who will handle Washington's Week 4 game — said Monday they likely won't use the term "Redskins" when discussing the franchise. "My very first thought is it will be W ...

Memorial for dead nun too depressing for Southampton rich

A memorial for a nun killed in an unsolved hit-and-run was removed from the Southampton town where the incident occurred, after residents of the affluent area complained it was depressing. Southampton highway boss Alex Gregor first posted the street ...

Gay Games 9 to begin Saturday in Ohio

CLEVELAND (AP) — If Cleveland and Akron seem like odd choices to host the international Gay Games, that's because they are. The eight previous hosts for this quadrennial affair have been gay-friendly cities with identifiable "gayborhoods" — places wh ...

Union of Medical Marijuana Patients sues city

A group of California medical marijuana patients have filed a lawsuit involving air pollution, and it has nothing to do with the smoke that they produce. The Union of Medical Marijuana Patients has filed a suit about the way that the city of San Dieg ...

Remember when the county fair was for families?

DENVER (AP) — Marijuana joined roses and dahlias Friday in blue ribbon events at the nation's first county fair to allow pot competitions. This weekend's Denver County Fair includes a 21-and-over "Pot Pavilion" where winning entries for plants, bongs ...

Tribe: Remove 'halfbreed' from Montana place names

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The time has come to remove the words "halfbreed" and "breed" from the names of creeks, lakes and other places around Montana, according to leaders of the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians. Nicholas Vrooman, who works with t ...

Texas: Gay-marriage ban best for children

DALLAS (AP) -- Texas' ban on same-sex marriage allows the state to promote the birth and upbringing of children in "stable, lasting relationships," the state's attorney general argued Tuesday while asking a federal appeals court to reinstate the ban. ...

Pot seen as reason for rise in Colorado homeless

DENVER (AP) — Officials at some Denver homeless shelters say the legalization of marijuana has contributed to an increase in the number of younger people living on the city's streets. One organization dealing with the increase is Urban Peak, which pr ...

Rubio: Same-sex marriage foes face intolerance

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Americans who oppose same-sex marriage often face "intolerance" from those who support it, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida said Wednesday in a speech about values that appeared aimed at wooing social conservatives. In remark ...

Bradley Manning to begin taxpayer funded gender treatment

[caption id="attachment_25468" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (AP) — National security leaker Chelsea Manning can get initial treatment for a gender-identity condition from the military after the Bureau of Prisons re ...


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