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  • Same-Sex Marriage Law An Economic Boon For State

    Same-Sex Marriage Law An Economic Boon For State
    Nikki Wells and Barbara McNickles, a 40-something lesbian couple from Ohio, didn't think of themselves as economic trendsetters when they got in their car and drove to Connecticut on a chilly day in March last year. They just wanted to get married....
  • Facebook To Modify Terms For States

    Facebook To Modify Terms For States
    Facebook has agreed to modify its terms and conditions of use for state agencies after Colorado and 14 other states objected to some of them.       Changes announced Wednesday by Colorado Attorney General John Suthers include striking provisions that...
  • Tired of snow? New York area adds sleet, freezing rain to rush-hour commute

    Tired of snow? New York area adds sleet, freezing rain to rush-hour commute
    A mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain iced over roads, driveways and sidewalks from Delaware up into New England on Tuesday, making for a slippery and messy morning commute. Patricia Ricciardi, 49, used a tissue to wipe sludge off the cuffs of her...
  • Snow relentless, piles up on winter-weary Northeast, but sunshine in forecast

    Snow relentless, piles up on winter-weary Northeast, but sunshine in forecast
    A storm that had been predicted for days caught much of the East Coast off guard with its ferocity, tearing through with lightning, thunder and mounds of wet snow, leaving more than 300,000 customers around the nation's capital without power Thursday...
  • Amtrak Service Between NYC And Boston Suspended Until Saturday

    Amtrak Service Between NYC And Boston Suspended Until Saturday
    Amtrak decided to cancel service between NYC and Boston until Saturday, issuing the following press release: All Amtrak service between New York and Boston is suspended until Saturday, July 23, due to damage from a heavy truck that struck the overhead...
  • Nearly 700 Same-Sex Couples Tie Knot In NYC

    Nearly 700 Same-Sex Couples Tie Knot In NYC
    On the first day of the marriage equality law, New York City wed a record 659 couples. 484 were married by State Court Judges who volunteered their time to be part of the event. New York is the sixth and largest state in the nation to legalize same sex...
  • Chris Brown's new concert tour will include an October date in Virginia Beach

    Chris Brown's new concert tour will include an October date in Virginia Beach
    Virginia's own Chris Brown will play Virginia Beach on Oct. 9 according to a press release issued today, Aug. 10. The R&B-pop singer who has rebounded from personal troubles to once again make smash hit tunes will launch his "F.A.M.E." tour Sept. 12 in...
  • Archivists scramble after men accused of stealing historic documents

    Archivists scramble after men accused of stealing historic documents
    On an invitingly bright summer day, the reading room at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania starts filling up nonetheless as soon as the doors open: professors, Ph.D. candidates and amateur genealogists alike stream in to spend hours perusing the...
  • Who Lobbied Against Paid Sick Days?

    It looks like some of Connecticut's food service workers won't have to choose between staying home when they are sick and losing a day of pay. Last week the state Senate passed a bill requiring companies with over 50 employees to offer a week of paid sick...
  • To Local Voters, Obama Means Many Different Things

    To Local Voters, Obama Means Many Different Things
    The Democratic National Convention's weeklong infomercial will be the extended sales pitch everybody expects. Messages will be crafted and each word dissected. Even before it opens Monday, thousands of professional observers will start harvesting every...
  • Arguing Over A Word

    "We're not talking about granting rights and benefits; we're talking about a word.'' So argued Assistant State's Attorney General Jane R. Rosenberg before the state Supreme Court Monday, in seeking to convince the justices that civil unions offer same-...