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Lawyer proposes ‘shoot the gays’ initiative in California

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A Southern California attorney’s “shoot the gays” initiative is not destined to become law — for one thing, it’s clearly unconstitutional. But Attorney General Kamala Harris is scheduled to clear it for signature gathering in May, and she may not have any choice. Matt McLaughlin, a lawyer from Huntington Beach in Orange County, paid his […] [Read More]
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Lottery loser plans to keep losing at lottery

Lottery loser plans to keep losing at lottery

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Is it better to have won and then lost the lottery than to have never won at all? A Southern California man bought a California Lottery Powerball ticket and lost it, only to discover that it was worth over a million dollars. Like most of us, Hung Nguyen of South El Monte, Calif., bought a lottery […] [Read More]
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Have any of you gotten a #RaceTogether coffee from Starbucks yet?

Have any of you gotten a #RaceTogether coffee from Starbucks yet?

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People don’t seem to know how to feel about Starbucks’ new campaign, #RaceTogether, for which the company is requiring its baristas to write “Race Together” on people’s coffee cups in order to spark a discussion … about race. (The campaign launched officially yesterday.) Talking about our problems is good. (Actually doing something — like electing […] [Read More]
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Parade-goer in New Haven, Conn. demonstrates the dangers of dumpster fire selfies

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On the day of the 2015 St. Patrick’s Day parade in New Haven, Connecticut, Tom happened to stumble across a dumpster fire outside a pizza restaurant. After running inside to alert staff, he couldn’t resist the opportunity to take a selfie as the fire was put out behind him. Unluckily, a jet stream of water […] [Read More]
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20 most annoying human habits ever

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The other day I found myself scrolling through a mile-long Facebook thread in which people were sharing the most annoying human habits. The comments were entertaining and hilarious and I found other people’s peeves fascinating. Who knew calling California “Cali” was so aggravating? Or that people who walk the wrong direction through the aisles of […] [Read More]
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American flag baby photos sparks online controversy

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When Virginia-based professional photographer Vanessa Hicks was hired to make a series of patriotic-themed photos of a naval officer’s new son, she had no idea what she was getting herself into. That’s because the folks behind the Facebook page “You Call Yourself a Photographer?,” a group that apparently takes it upon itself to shame photographers […] [Read More]
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Loyal shoppers give terminally ill Costco employee a vacation

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Arlie Smith is pretty a popular employee at Costco in Danville, California. Diagnosed with a kidney cancer that has spread to his bones, doctors have said he may only have two and a half years to live, but a group of loyal Costco shoppers is watching out for him. According to KGO, the longtime employee […] [Read More]
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Major League Baseball team songs: the good, the meh, and the ugly

Major League Baseball team songs: the good, the meh, and the ugly

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Baseball and music are tightly intertwined. Whether it’s the traditional singing of the national anthem or the traditional “Take Me Out To The Ballgame” during the seventh inning stretch, the walk-up music for batters or the joyous songs of hope that teams adopt throughout the course of a season or many seasons (the Pirates and […] [Read More]
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