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  1. Celebrate the 10th anniversary of Poetry Out LoudRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Bennington Banner

    MONTPELIER >> Registration is open for Poetry Out Loud 2015, and the Vermont Arts Council wants to beat last year's record by enrolling more than 5,000 students from 45 high schools in Vermont. This national recitation competition attracts tens of thousands of high school students from all over the U.S. to compete in school, regional, and state events, all leading to the national competition held in Washington D.C. Registration for Poetry Out Loud Vermont closes on Dec. 3, 2014.

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  2. New Rector coming to St. Peter's Episcopal ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Republican Journal

    The Wardens and Vestry of St. Peter's Church are delighted to announce that the Rev. Lael Sorensen has accepted a call to become the church's new priest.

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  3. In Brief: Man arrested near White House with gun in carRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Erie Times News

    The Secret Service arrested an Iowa man Wednesday after finding a hunting rifle, dozens of rounds of ammunition and a knife in the trunk of his car parked near the White House. R.J. Kapheim, 41, was arrested on a charge of having an unregistered firearm, which is illegal in the District of Columbia.

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  4. Iowa man arrested near White House with gun in carRead the original story

    Wednesday | Washington Times

    The Secret Service arrested an Iowa man Wednesday afternoon after finding a hunting rifle, dozens of rounds of ammunition and a knife in the trunk of his car parked near the White House . R.J. Kapheim , 41, was arrested on a charge of having an unregistered firearm, which is illegal in the District of Columbia. 1 comment

  5. Florida PSC Commissioner Lisa Edgar Elected NARUC PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Capital Soup

    Florida Public Service Commissioner Lisa Edgar today officially became President of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners . She is the first Florida Commissioner to lead the national association representing State utility regulators across the country.

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  6. Erie Insurance Introduces Auto Rideshare Cover in Indiana, IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Insurance Journal West

    Erie Insurance has launched auto insurance coverage to protect drivers who use ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft in two Midwestern states, eliminating confusion for ridesharing drivers over what's covered and when. Erie's new coverage, currently available in Indiana and Illinois, gives the driver insurance coverage during every part of the trip: before, during and after the hired ride.

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  7. Read the original story

    Wednesday | SFGate

    A judge issued the first same-sex marriage licenses and a couple was married in South Carolina on Wednesday, even as the state attorney general asked the U.S. Supreme Court to step in and block the unions. Judge Irvin Condon 's office issued six licenses in the first 90 minutes that the Charleston County Probate Court office was open, and one of the couples, Kristin Anderson and Kayla Bennett , exchanged vows outside the office.

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  8. WestSide Baby selected as recipient of national 'Funds for Change' grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Waterland Blog

    WestSide Baby, the community-based not-for-profit organization that distributes diapers to babies living in low-wage families in King County, has been selected as one of 61 national recipients of the inaugural Funds for Change grant awarded by the National Diaper Bank Network . "The Funds for Change grants are designed to enhance the sustainability or capacity of individual diaper banks to address diaper need in their respective communities," said Alison Weir, director of programs at National Diaper Bank Network.

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  9. Montana Same-Sex Couples Now Free to MarryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Advocate

    A federal judge Wednesday ruled that Montana's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage violates the U.S. Constitution, clearing the way for same-sex couples in the state to begin marrying immediately. In his ruling regarding a May lawsuit filed by four same-sex couples , U.S. District Judge Brian Morris pointed to recent decisions from the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals , which found similar bans in Idaho and Nevada to be unconstitutional.

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  10. Fla. Woman's Naked Arrest Leads to LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | FindLaw

    A Florida woman has filed a lawsuit against the Miami Beach Police Department after she was arrested wearing only a loose robe that kept coming off , allegedly exposing her naked body to officers. Police were called to a Miami Beach apartment building after a cab driver called to report that a woman had gone inside to get money to pay for her cab fare but never returned, reports Miami's WTVJ.

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  11. News from America, 1:15 AMIowa Man Arrested Near White House with Rifle and KnifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    The Secret Service on Wednesday arrested an Iowa man after finding a hunting rifle, dozens of rounds of ammunition and a knife in the trunk of his car parked near the White House, according to ABC News . R.J. Kapheim, 41, was arrested on a charge of having an unregistered firearm, which is illegal in the District of Columbia.

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  12. More than 1,200 School Superintendents Take the Future Ready District PledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The White House

    Earlier today, speaking to more than 100 school superintendents in the East Room of the White House, President Obama launched a new effort to assist school leaders in their transition to digital learning with the Future Ready Digital Pledge . The Future Ready Digital Pledge is part of the President's ConnectED initiative , which empowers teachers with the best technology and the training to make the most of it, and empowers students through individualized learning and rich, digital content.

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  13. Vincent Gray vetos two bills amid final weeks as D.C. mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Washington Post

    Mayor Vincent Gray speaks before D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services cadets at a Nov. 12 news conference. Mayor Vincent C. Gray made rare use of his veto pen this week, striking down two D.C. Council bills just weeks before he is set to leave office.

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  14. Charlie Dent: Nice Guy Tapped for Tough JobRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Roll Call

    Pennsylvania Republican Charlie Dent will serve as chairman of the House Ethics Committee in the next Congress, Speaker John A. Boehner announced in a statement praising the congressman's practicality. "Charlie Dent is the epitome of what an Ethics Committee chairman should be: he is thoughtful and well-respected on both sides of the aisle for his integrity and good judgment," Boehner stated Tuesday, of his pick to As one of a dwindling number of centrists in the chamber, the 54-year-old Dent is a leader of an informal caucus of moderate lawmakers known as the Tuesday Group.

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  15. Persons of interest sought in DC armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | WUSA-TV Washington

    Persons of interest sought in DC armed robbery The Metropolitan Police Department needs your help identifying and Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1uSnffO WASHINGTON -- The Metropolitan Police Department needs your help identifying three persons of interest in connection with an armed robbery. The robbery occurred on Tuesday, November 18th just after 11:00 p.m., police said.

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  16. No Longer a Remote PossibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Workforce

    It is important for employers and employees to understand that courts are being more flexible in determining a reasonable accommodation. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, an employee must be qualified to perform the essential functions or duties of a job, with or without reasonable accommodation, in order to be protected from discrimination.

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  17. New lawmaker goes through orientationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Coastal Courier

    U.S. Rep.-elect Buddy Carter, D-GA 1st, was in the District of Columbia for orientation last week. And videographer Lewis Levine caught up with him in the Capitol. This is the first of a two part series.

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  18. Federal Judge Strikes Down Montana Marriage BanRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | PressReleasePoint

    Today U.S. District Judge Brian Morris ruled against Montana's constitutional amendment banning marriage equality, making the Treasure State the latest to see such a ban struck down in court since the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its historic marriage rulings last June. In Rolando v.

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  19. Variation in proportion of cancer survivors undergoing HIV testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | PhysOrg Weblog

    The proportion of cancer survivors undergoing HIV testing varies by state and demographic and health-related factors, according to a study published Nov. 13 in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Preventing Chronic Disease . Jun Li, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., from the CDC in Atlanta, and colleagues used data from the 2009 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System to estimate the proportion of cancer survivors in the United States tested for HIV.

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  20. DOJ Called Mum on Deals with BigwigsRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Courthouse News Service

    The U.S. Justice Department refuses to release the details of deals struck between federal prosecutors and alleged corporate wrongdoers, a suit filed by a law school librarian claims. Jonathan Ashley, a librarian at the University of Virginia School of Law, sued the agency in federal court, stating that the agency wrongfully withheld the records under the Freedom of Information Act.

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