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  • Christian student club accuses Lake County Schools of discrimination

    Christian student club accuses Lake County Schools of discrimination
    The Fellowship of Christian Athletes club members and their school adviser are suing the Lake County school district, accusing school leaders of denying their right to free speech and religion. Club members at Mount Dora High School have been forbidden...
  • Obama lashes out at Republican efforts to restrict voting

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Closing out a week of commemorating progress from the Civil Rights Movement, President Barack Obama on Friday sharply criticized Republicans for leading efforts in some parts of the country to prevent citizens from voting. Obama's...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Comedian Chris Doucette To Perform At Quinnipiac University on April 16

    Comedian Chris Doucette, who has written jokes for Emmy Award-winning actress Jane Lynch, will perform on Wednesday, April 16, at 7 p.m. in the Clarice L. Buckman Theater on Quinnipiac University's Mount Carmel Campus. His performance is part of the...
  • Democrats' voting-rights bills go nowhere fast

    Democrats' voting-rights bills go nowhere fast
    TALLAHASSEE — It was an entirely predictable result. With three weeks left before the Florida Legislature calls it quits, a raft of Democratic-sponsored bills making it easier to vote is basically parked in the dead-letter office of the Capitol....
  • A dose of Common sense

    A dose of Common sense
    Lonnie Lynn led his son to believe that his middle name, Rashid, means childhood love. Turns out, that's not true. But that didn't stop Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr., better known by his stage name, Common, from running with it. "I believe that love is the...
  • Gay icon honored with stamp

    Gay icon honored with stamp
    The assassinated gay politician Harvey Milk is being honored by the Postal Service with a stamp. His nephew, Stuart Milk, who runs the Wilton Manors-based Harvey Milk Foundation, said Friday's announcement that the stamp will be dedicated next month...
  • Sri Lanka military says it killed Tamil separatists, first clash since 2009

    COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's military said on Friday it had killed three ethnic Tamil separatist militants, the first combat since government troops crushed the rebels in a 2009 offensive. The government, heavily criticized by Western governments...
  • BFF Bikes joins field of local female-focused cycling groups

    BFF Bikes joins field of local female-focused cycling groups
    When Annie Byrne and Vanessa Buccella met on a cycling team in 2012, both wondered why the sport often seemed skewed toward men.  To attract more women to cycling, they started a meet-up group for female riders, with the tagline "A Cycling Community...
  • Why are we still fighting about whether women deserve equal pay?

    Why are we still fighting about whether women deserve equal pay?
    Happy Equal Pay Day. Happy what? According to the National Committee on Pay Equity, a coalition of women's groups, civil rights groups and labor unions, Equal Pay Day commemorates the continuing American gender wage gap. "This date," says the group,...
  • Gay marriage first in Tenn.: Woman listed as father on birth certificate

    Gay marriage first in Tenn.: Woman listed as father on birth certificate
    Last month a baby in Tennessee made history: Emilia Maria Jesty was the first child born in the state to have a woman listed on the birth certificate as her "father." The marital status of the baby's parents was the subject of a flurry of court filings up...
  • 'Glee' recap, 'Bash'

    'Glee' recap, 'Bash'
    Gay-bashing. College dropouts. Race issues. Tempestt Bledsoe impersonations. Tonight’s "Glee" had it all. Who knew a 45-minute show could make me feel all of the feels? We open with a candlelight vigil. Kurt, Blaine and Rachel are singing “...