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Boston Approves Application for Straight Pride Parade

41 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Advocates for what they call America's “oppressed majority” - heterosexuals - will march in Boston on Aug. 31. They said the parade is not anti-L.G.B.T.
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Florida lands star graduate transfer Kerry Blackshear Jr. over Kentucky, Tennessee

1 hour ago   |   CBS Sports

Blackshear has finally decided where he will play out the final year of his college eligibility
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Report: Virginia Tech's Kerry Blackshear Jr. Expected to Transfer to Florida

1 hour ago   |   Bleacher Report

Former Virginia Tech forward Kerry Blackshear Jr. is expected to transfer to Florida, according to Jeff Borzello of ESPN. Borzello referred to the 6'10" player as the No. 1...
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Kerry Blackshear Jr. expected to commit to Florida

1 hour ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

Kerry Blackshear Jr. is headed to Florida
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L.A. needs $1.2B from state to combat growing homelessness crisis, city official says

2 hours ago   |   ABC

Los Angeles Councilman Mitch O'Farrell says state lawmakers should give the city at least $1.2 billion to help combat the growing homelessness crisis in the city.
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L.A. city attorney sues H&R Block and maker of TurboTax for allegedly misleading low-income taxpayers

2 hours ago   |   NBC News

The city attorney alleges the companies defrauded low-income taxpayers and charged them for a service that the companies are required by law to provide for free.
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Southie beach home to rare piping plovers

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Southie is buzzing over rare birds who've taken up residence on the L Street Beach. A section of the shore has been roped off to protect three piping plovers who've hatched in...
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2,500 Reports of Police Bias. Not One Was Deemed Valid by the N.Y.P.D

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

A city watchdog found that complaints were not taken seriously, and recommended expanding the definition of bias to include racial, ethnic and L.G.B.T.Q. slurs.
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Book review: 'Smokin' Joe: The Life of Joe Frazier'

Book review: 'Smokin' Joe: The Life of Joe Frazier'

3 hours ago   |   Sporting News

Hundreds of books have been written about Muhammad Ali. Surprisingly few books have been written about the other fighters who defined that era. Mark Kram Jr.'s book on Joe...
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Unseen footage of JFK Jr. and Carolyn Bessette's wedding to be shown in TLC doc

3 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

As we approach the 20th anniversary of John F. Kennedy Jr. and Carolyn Bessette 's tragic deaths, TLC has announced plans for a new documentary featuring never-before-seen...
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Dixie Chicks announce first new album in 13 years

Dixie Chicks announce first new album in 13 years

It's been 13 years since the country group released their last album, "Taking the Long Way," which won the Grammy for album of the year. Read more ...

New California law aimed at reducing horse racing deaths

New California law aimed at reducing horse racing deaths

The agency overseeing horse racing in California can now immediately suspend licenses to protect the health and safety of horses and riders, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday in... Read more ...

Democrats clash in 2020's opening debate, aiming at Trump

Democrats clash in 2020's opening debate, aiming at Trump

MIAMI - Democrats face off in a prime-time fight Wednesday night in the first debate of the 2020 presidential campaign, the unofficial starting line for the party's quest to... Read more ...

Senate approves bipartisan bill to use $4.6B on care for migrants

Senate approves bipartisan bill to use $4.6B on care for migrants

The Senate has approved bipartisan legislation providing $4.6 billion to care for thousands of migrants streaming into the U.S. across the Mexican border. Read more ...

12-year-old girl contracts flesh-eating infection during Florida beach vacation

12-year-old girl contracts flesh-eating infection during Florida beach vacation

"If it wasn't for the quick responses and aggressive treatments, I wouldn't have her," Brown said. Read more ...

'See you on the other side': Beth Chapman, wife of 'Dog the Bounty Hunter,'...

'See you on the other side': Beth Chapman, wife of 'Dog the Bounty Hunter,' dead at 51

Beth Chapman, 51, and her husband found fame on the A&E reality series "Dog the Bounty Hunter," which chronicled the adventures of their family-owned bounty hunting business... Read more ...

A 2-year-old boy in Virginia disappeared from his bed in the middle of the night

A 2-year-old boy in Virginia disappeared from his bed in the middle of the night

Noah Tomlin, 2, was reported missing Monday morning by his mother. She told police that she last saw him when she put him to bed around 1 a.m. earlier that morning. Visit... Read more ...

In the new Monopoly, artificial intelligence prevents you from cheating

In the new Monopoly, artificial intelligence prevents you from cheating

The banker can now catch cheaters before they collect $200. Read more ...

'God, guns, and freedom': Car dealership offering shotgun, Bible, American...

'God, guns, and freedom': Car dealership offering shotgun, Bible, American flag for every car purchase

It's all part of the company's Fourth of July celebration. Read more ...

Police release 'last known footage' of missing college student Mackenzie Lueck

Police release 'last known footage' of missing college student Mackenzie Lueck

Police also released where her Lyft driver dropped her off the night she was last seen. Read more ...