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July 9, 2015 In The News

It took barely the first two sentences of Justice Anthony Kennedy’s narration of the momentous majority decision on same-sex marriage before the tears came for lead plaintiff, Jim Obergefell. In a widely anticipated 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court held last Friday that marriage equality is now the law in all 50 states.

July 9, 2015 In The News

JACL among groups supporting decision.

Posted On June 29, 2015 Civil RightsPolitics

 

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July 9, 2015 In The News

Madeleine Troup, of Houston, wipes tears of joy away Friday after the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriages nationwide. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Except for some reporters and cameras on the East Front, the Capitol grounds were fairly quiet Friday morning, standing in stark contrast to the electric crowds across the street.

July 9, 2015 In The News

Celeb: Actress Kelly Rutherford might be best known for her role on CW’s “Gossip Girl,” playing the chic matriarch of an Upper East Side clan prone to affairs, faked deaths and other scandalous dealings. But in recent years, she’s been engulfed in her own real-life drama — a high-profile, multi-jurisdictional battle with her German ex-husband for the custody of their two childr

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At least two lawmakers received have received notices that their personal data may now be in the hands of hackers believed to be working for China.

July 9, 2015 In The News

Best Feature goes to WHAT HAPPENED, MISS SIMONE?
Best Short goes to A CONVERSATION WITH MY BLACK SON

Festival Convenes Global Filmmakers With U.S. and International Leaders

 

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Posted on June 23, 2015

Tar Balls that came ashore last month at Manhattan Beach have been traced to the oil spill off Santa Barbara County.

July 9, 2015 In The News

During the first week of June tarballs washed ashore closing all three beach cities. Results indicate the source was from the Refugio spill. 

Posted: Monday, June 22, 2015 4:40 pm | Updated: 5:39 pm, Mon Jun 22, 2015.

July 9, 2015 In The News

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tar from the Santa Barbara oil spill washed up at least as far away as a Los Angeles County beach last month, according to test results released Monday.

The findings confirmed what was suspected by many after globs of oil began swamping Southern California beaches in the weeks after a pipeline dumped up to 101,000 gallons of crude oil on the coast May 19.

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