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Gay couples marry in Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Dozens of gay couples, some of whom waited in line overnight, received licenses to marry from county clerks Monday, May 12, while lawyers for the state of Arkansas asked its highest court to suspend an order gutting a constitutional amendment that bans same-sex marriage. “When ...

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Transgender inmate requests hormones

  COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A transgender prison inmate in Ohio wants a federal judge to order the state to allow her hormone treatments to continue, saying she suffered a medical setback including facial hair growth and depression when the treatments stopped. Whitney Lee, whose legal name is still Antione ...

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Authorities investigating Jackson boy’s drowning

Associated Press JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the drowning of a 7-year-old boy in a bathtub in an apartment in Jackson. The Jackson Police Department says the boy, identified as Aiden Edwards, died Thursday at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis. Police said the boy’s older brother found ...

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4 students seriously hurt in Pa. school stabbings

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A doctor says some victims of a multiple stabbing at a high school near Pittsburgh have suffered injuries classified as life-threatening, though all are expected to survive. Dr. Chris Kaufman says two victims were in the operating room and one was awaiting surgery at Forbes Regional ...

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David Letterman set to step down

NEW YORK (AP) — David Letterman’s departure from the late-night realm won’t just end an unmatched run on television. It also will close the book on an era reaching almost to the birth of TV. During a taping of Thursday’s edition of “Late Show,” Letterman startled his audience with the ...

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Case of mother accused in drowning to grand jury

Leaf- Chronicle   CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Clarksville Police officer testified that a mother charged with criminal homicide told a counselor that Jesus drowned her 7-month old daughter and Pegasus took the baby away. The Leaf-Chronicle reports (http://leafne.ws/1dV3l8h) officers testified at a Thursday hearing that they responded to a ...

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