Monthly Archives: June 2013

Sex Ed

Miranda Uog was raised by her grandparents, Cambodian refugees who shunned any mention of dating and wanted her to earn a college degree before having a boyfriend. Her own mother entered into an arranged marriage as a teenager and gave birth to Miranda at age 16. Her parents’ marriage ended in divorce, rupturing the family so badly that Miranda and her two younger sisters spent their formative …

Fight continues over same-sex marriage

Supporters, opponents of same-sex unions plan more lobbying, public outreach, litigation.

Port of Port Angeles commissioners hold meeting with nobody in the meeting room – Peninsula Daily

Port of Port Angeles commissioners hold meeting with nobody in the meeting room
Peninsula Daily
After Robb resigned at Wednesday's commissioners' meeting, the commissioners immediately hired him on a 2-1 vote to fill the newly created, unadvertised position of environmental affairs director at the same $138,000 salary Robb earned as executive 

N Srinivasan attends F&CA meeting of International Cricket Council via video-link – Daily News & Analysis


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N Srinivasan attends F&CA meeting of International Cricket Council via video-link
Daily News & Analysis
"Yes, Srinivasan attended the Finance and Commercial Affairs Meeting of the ICC via video-conference. He took active part in that meeting as it is one of the most important as well as powerful sub-committee of the ICC. Srinivasan attended the meeting

Same-sex marriage: ‘Inevitable’ in light of Supreme Court rulings? (+video) – Christian Science Monitor


Christian Science Monitor
Same-sex marriage: 'Inevitable' in light of Supreme Court rulings? (+video)
Christian Science Monitor
In knocking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and effectively doing the same to California's Prop. 8 ban on same-sex marriage, has the US Supreme Court made it inevitable that gay marriage one day will be legal nationwide? Skip to next 

In California, Celebrating Gay Marriage With Honeymoon Deals – New York Times


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In California, Celebrating Gay Marriage With Honeymoon Deals
New York Times
Within hours of the decisions that struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act and effectively overturned Proposition 8, which in 2008 banned same-sex marriages in California, the JW Marriott San Francisco Union Square hotel on Wednesday began 
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Challenge filed to stop resumption of Calif. same-sex marriages – CNN

Challenge filed to stop resumption of Calif. same-sex marriages
CNN
(CNN) — Lawyers for groups opposed to same-sex marriage in California petitioned to reverse a federal appeals court order that OK'd the resumption of such unions — doing so a day after that ruling. Attorneys applied Saturday to the U.S. Supreme Court

Federal Marriage Benefits? Not for Everyone – ABC News


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Federal Marriage Benefits? Not for Everyone
ABC News
Like other married couples, same-sex couples are about to learn that federal benefits for being married might not be all they're cracked up to be. Social Security benefits for spouses can be generous, but only for couples with big disparities in their
With court ruling, federal marriage benefits may not be so beneficial to many Minneapolis Star Tribune

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Meeting to discuss future of Burnley Post Office

A CRUNCH meeting has been called over the future of Burnley’s crown post office – amid speculation a commercial partner may have been found.

China and South Korea Reaffirm Efforts to End North Korea’s Nuclear Threat

Meeting in Beijing, the presidents of the two countries agreed to work together to resume six-nation talks, stalled since 2008, aimed at ending the North’s nuclear programs.