Daily Archives: January 3, 2013

Local author pens first novel – CapitalGazette.com

Local author pens first novel
CapitalGazette.com
an adult Alessandra narrates. “We grew up fast, but most of all we learned and taught each other how to stay strong, how to follow our hearts, and to never give up.” Two of the most important accomplishments of the Roberts family over the past five

Coming up: Minutes of Fed’s December meeting – MarketWatch

Coming up: Minutes of Fed's December meeting
MarketWatch
By Greg Robb. WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) – The minutes of the Federal Reserve's December meeting are expected to show concern about the economic outlook and the dangers of going off the fiscal cliff. The Fed report will be released at 2 p.m. Eastern.

On Gay Marriage, Is Illinois Next? – New Yorker (blog)


New Yorker (blog)
On Gay Marriage, Is Illinois Next?
New Yorker (blog)
Seemingly out of nowhere, Illinois, the fifth largest state, with a population of almost thirteen million people, is likely about to become the tenth state to allow same-sex marriage. It could happen within the next week, during the lame-duck session

Boehner Bolsters Support of Defense of Marriage Act – ABC News (blog)


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Boehner Bolsters Support of Defense of Marriage Act
ABC News (blog)
Despite poll numbers showing the majority of Americans now support gay marriage, House Speaker John Boehner sent a strong message today authorizing the continued use of taxpayer funds to defend a federal law that defines marriage as between one
Defense Of Marriage Act: House Republicans Tie Federal Gay Marriage Ban To Huffington Post

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Pop star Rain to be punished for meeting actress

SEOUL, South Korea—The South Korean military will punish pop star Rain for meeting with a top actress while on duty during his mandatory military service, the Defense Ministry said Thursday.

Illinois Senate might consider gay marriage bill

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Marriage-equality supporters are expected to try again to move landmark same-sex marriage legislation through the Senate, after a proposal hit a procedural snag on the first day of the Legislature's lame duck session.

The Next Same-Sex Marriage Battle: Who Will Officiate?

This is a guest post by Wendy S. Goffe, a trusts and estates lawyer with Stoel Rives in Seattle. You can follow her on Twitter.

Boehner Bolsters Support of Defense of Marriage Act

Despite poll numbers showing the majority of Americans now support gay marriage, House Speaker John Boehner sent a strong message today authorizing the continued use of taxpayer funds to defend a federal law that defines marriage as between one man and one woman. In February…

Low-key Novato fire board meeting belies recent upheaval – Marin Independent-Journal

Low-key Novato fire board meeting belies recent upheaval
Marin Independent-Journal
Novato's fire district board whipped through the public portion of its regular meeting in 20 minutes Wednesday, but spent much more time behind closed doors, with directors' private session lasting an hour and 20 minutes. The board, which lost its

How Has Your Dating Persona Changed Since High School? Um, Mine … – Glamour (blog)

How Has Your Dating Persona Changed Since High School? Um, Mine
Glamour (blog)
Lawyer turned writer who believes that when your love life hands you lemons, you should quit your job, move home, and share your dating mishaps on the Internet. high-school-kids. You guys, I've come a long way since high school. I graduated college and