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  • Reader feedback July 29: Your Pix, books, Prue Salasky

    About the Your Pix images •Guido, Smithfield: I'm commenting on Saturday's Your Pix. It would have been nice to include a picture of the kid's head and arms in the picture. Frankly, in my view, the quality of the pictures has gone downhill ... I...
  • Owner of livestock auction pleads no contest in animal cruelty case

    The owner of an Inland Empire livestock auction pleaded no contest Monday to animal cruelty charges under California’s “downer” law, which prohibits the sale, transport or abuse of injured livestock. Horacio Santorsola, owner of...
  • North Carolina says it will no longer defend gay marriage ban in court

    North Carolina’s attorney general said Monday that the state would stop defending its same-sex marriage ban against legal challenges, just hours after a federal appeals court ruled that a similar ban in Virginia is unconstitutional. At a news...
  • Arizona killer takes 2 hours to die, fueling lethal-injection debate

    A convicted murderer in Arizona gasped and snorted for more than 90 minutes after a lethal injection Wednesday, his attorneys and witnesses said, dying in a botched execution that prompted the governor to order an investigation and the state Supreme Court...
  • U.S. Supreme Court lifts stay of execution for Arizona inmate

    PHOENIX (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday vacated a stay of execution for an Arizona inmate who had sued the state demanding more information about the drugs that will be used in the lethal injection procedure he faces. Joseph Wood is one of...
  • Arizona execution is back on as Supreme Court reverses 9th Circuit

    Arizona's execution of Joseph Wood was back on for Wednesday after the U.S. Supreme Court vacated a preliminary injunction imposed by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. In overturning the 9th Circuit on Tuesday, the high court said a district...
  • The insidiousness of the Hobby Lobby decision

    To the editor: That's rich, a Christian activist law firm calling itself the Becket Fund for Religious Freedom. Equally Orwellian phrasing titles the constitutionally dubious Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which the Becket firm has cited to obtain...
  • Ruling keeps Florida's ban on gay marriage in place

    Ruling keeps Florida's ban on gay marriage in place
    MIAMI (Reuters) - A judge in the Florida Keys on Monday rejected an emergency motion filed by a gay couple hoping to wed, effectively allowing Florida's same-sex marriage ban to remain in effect while it is appealed, likely all the way to the U.S. Supreme...
  • First bills for 2015 Assembly session emerge

    In addition to House Majority Leader Kirk Cox's proposal to speed up funding -- at least the state share of funding -- for veterans care centers in Hampton and Northern Virginia (you can read about it here), other initiatives for the 2015 legislative...
  • Home Health Care Workers Getting Pay Hikes, But Non-Union Employee Fees On Hold

    HARTFORD - Pay increases for approximately 6,500 Connecticut home health care workers mandated under a new contract will start taking effect on Friday, but uncertainty over a recent federal court decision means union-related fees have been put on hold....
  • Federal appeals court refuses rehearing on Arizona execution case

    Federal appeals court refuses rehearing on Arizona execution case
    A federal appeals court has denied Arizona a rehearing in a capital punishment case, setting the stage for the state to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene. In a ruling made public on Monday, the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected Arizona'...