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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Headlines Du Jour ► Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Today we celebrate the official birthday of Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States. Coming up this weekend is Presidents' Day, where we honour both George Washington and Lincoln with mattress sales. Let's get right to today's Headlines Du Jour.

LGBT:


Nevada State Officials Stop Defending Same-Sex Marriage Ban In Appeal

Where is it illegal to be gay?

NATURE IS COMPLICATED:


Some species of crocodiles can climb trees

COLD CASE HEATS UP:


New Suspect Named in Disappearance of Sisters 39 Years Ago

CONSITUTIONAL CORNER:


'Choose Life' License
Plate Struck Down By
Federal Appeals Court


THE "O" IN GOP STANDS FOR OLD:


Florida County Eliminates Minority-Heavy Polling Places


Republicans Lose It and Try to Overthrow
John Boehner Over the Clean Debt Limit Bill


WHEN POP-TART GUNS ARE OUTLAWED:


Pop-Tart school-gun bill clears first hurdle in Florida

TODAY IN RELIGION:


Right-wing pastor: Pat Robertson committed ‘blasphemy’ by mocking creationism

BULLY BOY BOLLING IN THE NEWS:


Did A Fox News Host
Just Endorse The Public
Health Care Option?


From the Not Now Silly Archives
Chow Mein and Bolling

FREE THE WEED!!!


Marijuana May Stop The
Spread Of HIV, Study Finds


Lethal Dose: Half Ton of Weed Kills a Man

Alaska To Legalize Recreational
Weed This Summer?


ANOTHER DISPATCH FROM DETROIT, 'MERKA'S FIRST TROWAWAY CITY:


Breakdowns In Pipes And Power
Grid Cause Disruptions Across City



CRACK MAYOR CORNER:


Rob Ford’s conduct criticized by
student protesters at City Hall

About a dozen protesters say Mayor Rob Ford’s lying,
drinking and drug-taking make him unfit to lead.
The mayor was not there to hear them.

VIDEO DU JOUR:




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