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Military recruiters told to accept gay applicants

October 20th, 2010 5:53 am by Associated Press

SAN DIEGO (AP) The military is accepting openly gay recruits for the first time in the nation's history, even as it tries in the courts to slow the movement to abolish its "don't ask, don't tell" policy.At least two service members discharged for being g

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Soldiers in Alaska involved in Tea Party media arrest fracas

October 20th, 2010 4:46 am by Staff Report

According to a military.com report, Army Spc. Tyler Ellingboe recently noted on his Facebook page that he won't be home for Christmas."I will not be taking leave and will not be leaving Alaska," he wrote. "Short on money and I have too much on my plate ri

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GOP group challenges Constitutional citizenship birthright

October 20th, 2010 4:35 am by Staff Report

PHOENIX Republican lawmakers in 15 states Tuesday announced a nationwide effort to change the way the 14th Amendment is interpreted and stop granting citizenship to babies born in the USA to illegal immigrants.A national coalition called State Legislator

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TBI, FBI look at state handling of some sales tax investigations

October 20th, 2010 4:27 am by Andy Sher

NASHVILLE The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and FBI are looking into whether former state Revenue Commissioner Reagan Farr mishandled several sales-tax collection investigations, officials confirm.Among the cases under examination, officials said, is

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Private Medicare insurance options for seniors shrink, seniors face higher costs

October 20th, 2010 4:24 am by Getahn Ward

Private Medicare Advantage and prescription drug plan options are fewer for 2011, and some Nashville-area seniors may face higher out-of-pocket expenses for the private insurance. On average, private insurance premiums should fall slightly for Medicare

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Man who decapitated dog gets 8 years in prison

October 19th, 2010 4:01 pm by Associated Press

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