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Monday, March 10,2014

Supreme court denies to hear appeal on "boobies" ban

Leaves previous ruling standing

By Josh Gross
A Pennsylvania school district that lost a lawsuit after banning students from wearing breast cancer awareness bracelets had its appeal denied by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Tuesday, March 4,2014

Kentucky AG won't appeal ruling on out of state same sex marriages

But Governor will

By Josh Gross
After a federal judge ruled that Kentucky must recognize same-sex marriages from other states, the state Attorney General, Jack Conway, has decided not to appeal the ruling.
Monday, March 3,2014

Russian currency hits new low

Crisis in Ukraine driving lack of confidence

By Josh Gross
Russia's currency is has reached a new all-time low against the dollar, based largely on the deepening crisis in Ukraine.
Monday, February 24,2014

Pentagon set to announce downsizing plans

Expect fewer jets, soldiers and benefits

By Josh Gross
The BBC is reporting that U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will announce cuts to the military budget for 2015.
Tuesday, February 18,2014

Use of food stamps by soldiers rising

Usage reaches $104 million in 2013

By Josh Gross
Use of food stamps by soldiers continued to rise in 2013, an upward trend that's been in place since the start of the recession in 2008.
Monday, February 17,2014

New study proves gun control works

Immediate local murder spike accompanies state deregulation

By Josh Gross
Study finds the 2007 repeal of a Missouri law that required a license before being able purchase a gun caused an immediate local spike in gun murders.
Friday, February 14,2014

U.S. government issues guidelines for banks to provide services to marijuana businesses

Asks that banks report suspicious activity

By Caitlin Rockett
Banks now have permission to offer financial services to marijuana-related businesses.
Wednesday, February 12,2014

New iPhone app tracks drone strikes

Sends updates for new kills

By Josh Gross
A new app for the iPhone allows Americans to track killings related to drone strikes in real time.  "The app was made b
Monday, February 10,2014

And 2013's biggest charitable givers are...

Fracking and Facebook tycoons top list of U.S. givers

By Josh Gross
The Chronicle of Philanthropy released its rankings of the top charitable givers in the U.S. for 2013.
Wednesday, February 5,2014

See American Idol contestant Clay Aiken announce run for Congress

Discusses bi-partisanship, economy, in video

Former American Idol contestant Clay Aiken has announced he's running for North Carolina's 2nd congressional district against incumbant Republican Renee Ellmers.
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