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Forensics expert to testify at Ferguson grand jury

>>Associated Press   ST. LOUIS — A private forensic pathologist who performed an autopsy on Michael Brown will testify before the grand jury deciding whether to charge the Ferguson police officer who shot him, the attorney for Brown’s parents said Wednesday. Attorney Benjamin Crump confirmed that former New York City ...

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One giant leap for marijuana

Marijuana was legalized in Oregon, Alaska and the District of Columbia on Tuesday, Nov. 4, in the midterm elections. Florida, which also had pot on the ballot, did not get to the 60 percent needed for legalization. This event pretty much broke twitter for a hot minute. Weed-friendly tweeters were ...

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Obama vows to ‘get the job done’ with Republicans

>> Associated Press   WASHINGTON  — One day after sweeping Republican election gains, President Barack Obama and incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pledged to try and turn divided government into a force for good rather than gridlock on Wednesday, yet warned of veto showdowns as well. “There is no doubt that ...

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Woman says she sold marijuana to help raise grandkids

>>Associated Press   BUTLER, Pa. — A 65-year-old Pennsylvania woman has admitted selling hundreds of pounds of marijuana from her home but says she needed the money to raise several grandchildren after her daughter died. Candace Kelly, of Sarver, was originally charged last fall after authorities found 64 pounds of ...

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Gay marriage developments across the nation

>>Associated Press   It’s been more than a week since a flurry of gay marriage developments began with the Supreme Court’s denial of appeals from five states, allowing for expansion of marriage rights. Shortly afterward, a federal court in the West struck down bans in Idaho and Nevada. Recent developments ...

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