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Could Same-Sex Marriage Become the Law of the Land?

Could Same-Sex Marriage Become the Law of the Land?

| April 28, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) – Same-sex couples can now marry in 36 states and the District of Columbia, but the Supreme Court is set to hear arguments today in cases that could make same-sex marriage the law of the land. The justices’ questions to attorneys could be the first public indication of where they stand on whether states […]

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More than 1.4 million need food, says U.N.

More than 1.4 million need food, says U.N.

| April 28, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -The death toll following Nepal’s major earthquake is at least 4,400, but rescue workers still have not reached some remote communities. Across central Nepal, hundreds of thousands of people are still living in the open without clean water or sanitation. At Kathmandu’s small airport, the onslaught of relief flights has created major backups on […]

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State of Emergency Declared for Maryland

State of Emergency Declared for Maryland

| April 28, 2015

BALTIMORE (AP) – Baltimore Mayor says “thugs” are trying to “tear down what so many have fought for.” Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has imposed a curfew, to begin tonight, and Maryland’s governor has declared a state of emergency, calling in the National Guard to restore order to the city. Hours after the funeral for a black man who […]

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Death Toll Rises in Wake of Nepal Earthquake

Death Toll Rises in Wake of Nepal Earthquake

| April 27, 2015

  KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) – Nepal police say the death toll in the country has risen to at least 3,617 people from the earthquake that hit the Himalayan nation on the weekend. The police statement did not immediately give any other details. So far 18 people have also been confirmed dead in an avalanche that swept […]

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Unique Agreement Between Two County Colleges

Unique Agreement Between Two County Colleges

| April 24, 2015

And with the stroke of a pen, The University of Maine at Fort Kent and Northern Maine Community College, have reached a new agreement. “Our business program has been collaborating with all the technical programs here to try to find a pathway for graduates who want to get through a baccalaureate degree program smoothly, seamlessly, inexpensively,” […]

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