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Calif. support of gay marriage at 61 percent

February 28, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A new poll shows that a record 61 percent of Californians now approve of allowing same-sex couples to marry. The Field Poll found 78 percent support among people 39 and younger and 56 percent of middle-aged residents now back gay marriage. Even among senior citizens there is 48 percent support.

Obama nears deadline on gay marriage decision

WASHINGTON (AP) — The next phase of President Barack Obama’s evolving position on gay marriage may come Thursday, the deadline for his administration to weigh in on a landmark Supreme Court case that could determine whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to wed. Gay rights supporters are pressing the administration to file a friend-of-the-court Read More

NTSB says pilot lost control in OSU plane crash

PERRYVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A National Transportation Safety Board report says investigators were unable to pinpoint the exact cause of the plane crash that killed Oklahoma State women’s basketball coach Kurt Budke and three others. The probable cause report, released Wednesday, says investigators could not determine why the pilot lost control of the aircraft during Read More

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