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Today is Friday, August 8, the 220th day of 2014. There are 145 days left in the year.
Better late than never

...million plus interest for 15 years of underpayments. The total: $53 million. SEARHC CEO Charles Clement said the U.S. Supreme Court ruled two years ago that the payments are due in full - and with interest. The past couple years have been spent...
Lambda Legal representative provides 'State of the Union' O'Kelley explained to the audience of about 25 the impact of recent court decisions, starting with U.S. Supreme Court decisions striking section three of the Defense of Marriage Act and the ruling on California's Proposition 8...
Gay marriage arguments flooding federal courts

...soon will hear arguments in gay marriage fights from nine states, part of a slew of cases putting pressure on the U.S. Supreme Court to issue a final verdict.If the appeals judges continue the unbroken eight-month streak of rulings in favor...
My Turn: Hobby Lobby decision should outrage Alaskans

...most concerned about, one generates more frustration, disappointment and outrage than any other ? the recent U.S. Supreme Court case limiting a woman's access to birth control.In late June, a narrow majority of five male justices issued...
Begich weighs in on Hobby Lobby, Iraq

...S. Sen. Mark Begich is not one to hold back strong opinions, and he is adamant about his opposition to the U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling in the Burwell v. Hobby Lobby case.The senator running for re-election this fall said the...
New ad buys in Senate race

...a pledge between him and Begich aimed at curbing outside influence in the race, even as he said he supports the U.S. Supreme Court decision that allowed unlimited spending by unions and corporations in political races. Begich's campaign hasn't...
Huge advances for gay marriage in an eventful year

One year ago, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a pair of landmark rulings, one striking...marriages. A state judge, in the aftermath of the U.S. Supreme Court decisions, had ruled in September that New Jersey's...
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Today In Sports History

June 27 1903 - Willie Anderson captures the U.S. Open with a two-stroke victory over David Brown in a playoff. 1914 - Jack Johnson wins a 20-round referee's decision over Frank Moran at the Velodrome d'Hiver in Paris.
Press should defend Citizens United, 1st Amendment

...the only time it has been tried.Citizens United vs. the Federal Election Commission was decided 5-4 by the U.S. Supreme Court in 2010. It overturned the bans on corporate-funded political speech within 30 and 60 days of primary and general...


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