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The 'Caesar' Blizzard: Coming To A Town Near You This Winter

10.02.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Finally, blizzards have earned naming rights. Several decades after hurricanes got names, some blizzards in the U.S. this winter will get names, too. For the first time in North America, a national organization will proactively name winter storms. ...

Gas Prices Today Could Reflect Gas Prices Next Spring

10.02.12 | Sarah Harnisch

2013 may not be comfortable for those buying gasoline. The cost of gas today could reflect how tough it'll get once the spring hits next year. Gas prices have broken daily record highs for 43 consecutive days. Even as they dropped slightly last ...

National Organization Of Marriage's Case Will Not Be Heard By U.S. Supreme Court

10.02.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal from a national pro-traditional marriage group that tried to thwart Maine's campaign disclosure law requiring it to release its donor list. The high court on Monday turned aside an appeal from ...

Conversion Therapy Law To Be Challenged In Federal Court

10.02.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The ban on gay "conversion therapies" will be challenged in court. California on Monday passed a law that bans all counseling centers from treating gay teenagers, effective January 1st. It includes Christian counseling centers. By Monday night, two ...

24 Hours Max Till We Have Answers On Pennsylvanian's Voter ID Law

10.01.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A judge could rule on Pennsylvania's controversial voter i.d. law as early as today. Last week, a commonwealth court judge heard more testimony from people who said it took them several tries to get an i.d. One woman testified it took her 3 months ...

New York To Take Longer To Make A Decision On High Volume Hydrofracking

10.01.12 | Sarah Harnisch

New York State will reopen the rule-making process for natural gas drilling. State administrators said Sunday they will reopen the process on high volume hydrofracking and hold at least 1 public hearing before finalizing regulations, meaning it's ...

Same Sex Marriage; Affirmative Action On The Table As Supreme Court Opens New Session Today

10.01.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The U.S. Supreme Court opens its annual term today.  Thomas Goldstein, publisher of Scotusblog.com, says the high court is expected to consider some key cases involving affirmative action, voting rights and same-sex marriage. He says "the ...

California Bans Therapy To Help Gay Kids; Affects Christian Counseling Centers

10.01.12 | Sarah Harnisch

California has become the first state to ban teenage gay conversion therapy. Effective January 1st, mental health practitioners, as well as Christian churches and counseling centers, are prohibited from holding sessions that are aimed at making gay ...

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