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  • 'Children of Giant' explores legacy of 'Giant' in Marfa, Texas

     'Children of Giant' explores legacy of 'Giant' in Marfa, Texas
    Hollywood invaded the small West Texas town of Marfa 60 years ago this summer to make the epic "Giant," based on Edna Ferber's bestseller chronicling 25 years in the lives of a powerful rancher, his strong-willed, opinionated wife and a surly ranch hand...
  • Report: "Significant Racial Disparities" For Traffic Stops In Some Police Departments

    Report: "Significant Racial Disparities" For Traffic Stops In Some Police Departments
    HARTFORD – A year-long study of police traffic stops in Connecticut has identified 10 municipal police departments and two State Police barracks where there appears to be racial and ethnic disparities in data for traffic stops. The state-...
  • Race and religion split electorate as campaigns begin

    As presidential hopefuls officially begin their campaigns, the two parties face each other with opposing coalitions clearly defined along lines of race, religion and culture. Nearly 90% of the Americans who identify or lean to the Republican party are...
  • Dismang: Process surrounding religion law not 'pretty'

    Arkansas' Senate president said Tuesday he didn't like the process surrounding the last-minute revamping of a religious objections measure that was initially criticized as anti-gay, but said he believed the compromise law offers more certainty for both...
  • Shop: Ban of those who nixed gay rights bill served purpose

    A worker-owner of a Fargo coffee shop who instituted a tongue-in-cheek ban on North Dakota lawmakers for opposing an anti-discrimination bill says the response has been "99.9 percent positive" and that he made his point, even if a few people didn't like...
  • Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

    The Goshen News. April 4, 2015. Time for Indiana to take next step on equal rights During a second private bill signing in a week, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence approved changes Thursday to the now notorious Religious Freedom Restoration Act, finally spelling...
  • Texas tries to stop safeguards for gays as rural areas hold sway

    AUSTIN, Texas Texas Republicans want to strip away job protections that its biggest cities now grant gay residents, a drive that reflects a divide between urban and rural interests that increasingly defines U.S. politics. Lawmakers say Houston, Dallas,...
  • Florist in gay rights storm: 'I'm a little grain of sand'

    The 70-year-old grandmother who owns a flower shop in Washington state and became a national figure for refusing to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding says she was surprised her actions gained such notoriety and had often done business with the gay...
  • UCLA faculty overwhelmingly approves required courses on diversity

    UCLA faculty overwhelmingly approves required courses on diversity
    UCLA’s faculty approved, by a large margin, a controversial new policy that requires most future undergraduates to take a course on ethnic, cultural, religious or gender diversity. The strongly supportive vote announced Friday night was the...
  • Wedding expos will be Indiana's first for same-sex couples

    Wedding expos will be Indiana's first for same-sex couples
    Two wedding expos set for the Indianapolis area will give same-sex couples the ability to choose businesses that support their right to marry. The Indianapolis Star reports Indiana's first same-sex wedding expo will be held Sunday at Indiana Grand Racing...
  • Only Muslims can defeat radical Islam

    Only Muslims can defeat radical Islam
    Commentator Huma Munir offered an excellent portrayal of the Qur'anic vision that has been corrupted to justify a violent political reality ("Real Muslims don't terrorize," April 7). Somali-born American activist and writer Ayaan Hirsi Ali has labeled...