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NCAA Concerned With Indiana Religious Objections Bill

RELIGION | Mar 26
NCAA President Mark Emmert says the association is concerned about an Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gay people.

Indiana Gov. Pence Signs Religious Objections Bill

RELIGION | Mar 26
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Thursday signed into law a religious objections bill that some convention organizers and business leaders have opposed amid concern it could allow discrimination against gay people.

Mich. Woman Sues Gym Over Pro-Trans Policy for $25,000

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 26
A Michigan woman who had her membership revoked from a Planet Fitness because she refused to stop complaining about the facility's pro-transgender policy, is now taking matters in her own hands and is suing the gym.

Texas Lawmakers Hear Bill Banning Gay Marriage Licenses

NATIONAL | Mar 26
Dick Francis appealed to Texas lawmakers ten years ago to vote against a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage. Legislators - and voters statewide - approved the amendment in 2005.

'Mad Men' Star Hamm has Treatment for Alcohol Addiction

NATIONAL | Mar 26
"Mad Men" star Jon Hamm recently completed treatment for alcohol addiction, his spokeswoman said.

Groups Eye Indiana Pullout Over Religious Objections Bill

RELIGION | Mar 26
Organizers of a major gamers' convention and a large church gathering say they're considering moving events from Indianapolis over a bill that critics say could legalize discrimination against gays.

20,000 Expected for Cooking and Crafting Fair

LOCAL | By EDGE | Mar 26
Country Living magazine announced that the annual "Country Living Fair" will expand to Nashville, TN in 2015. The fair will take place on April 24-26 and is expected to draw more than 20,000 visitors from across the country.

NY Legislators Seek More HIV, AIDS Program Funding

LOCAL | By EDGE | Mar 26
In a letter to Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, more than 30 members of the Black, Puerto Rican, Latino and Asian Legislative Caucus -- and other lawmakers -- urge legislative leaders to increase funding for HIV/AIDS.

Probation for Man Who Crashed into Jennifer Lopez's Car

CRIME | Mar 26
A man who crashed into Jennifer Lopez's Rolls Royce last year has been sentenced to three years of probation after pleading no contest to drunken driving.

French Prosecutor: Co-Pilot Wanted to 'Destroy' the Plane

INTERNATIONAL | By Lori Hinnant and Dave McHugh | Mar 26
As a frantic pilot pounded on the cockpit door and passengers screamed in panic, the Germanwings co-pilot "intentionally" sent Flight 9525 straight into the side of a mountain in the French Alps, a prosecutor said Thursday.

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