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Gay Man Elected Utah Democratic Party Chair | News
The Advocate
July 18, 2011

Democrats in Utah elected Jim Dabakis as state party chairman on Saturday, making him the first openly gay person to hold the position.

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Prop. 8 Trial: From Courtroom to Broadway Stage
The Advocate
July 18, 2011

A staged reading based on the 2010 Proposition 8 trial in San Francisco will premiere on Broadway in September, to be followed by productions nationwide. (Pictured: Ted Olson and David Boies, lead attorneys in the Prop. 8 lawsuit)

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Military Gay Couples Won't Enjoy Benefits
Huffpo
July 18, 2011

Gay service members from Army soldiers to Air Force officers are planning to celebrate the official end of the military's 17-year policy that forced them to hide their sexual orientation with another official act marriage.

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Women's World Cup Final Breaks Twitter Record
Huffpo
July 18, 2011

Twitter says the finish of the Women's World Cup final between Japan and the United States broke the record for tweets per second. Japan rallied twice to tie the United States 2-2 after extra time before winning a penalty shootout Sunday in Frankfurt, Germany.

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Romanticizing Slavery: Why Does America Do It?
The Root
July 15, 2011

From Gone With the Wind to a controversial marriage pledge, this nation can't kick its addiction to Old Dixie.

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Eric Holder: We’re on the hacking case
POLITICO.com
July 15, 2011

The attorney general says that his office is looking into whether 9/11 victims phones were hacked.

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More App Developers Rallying Behind Apple's iOS Platform - John Paczkowski - Mobile
AllThingsD
July 15, 2011

The app platform popularity pendulum has once again swung back in Apple's favor.

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iTunes' New Rival
The Daily Beast
July 15, 2011

You know what would be awesome? An online service that lets you listen to any song you want, whenever you want.

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California Gay History Law: Jerry Brown Signs Landmark Bill
Huffpo
July 14, 2011

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Thursday making California the first state in the nation to add lessons about gays and lesbians to social studies classes in public schools -- requiring public schools to include the contributions of people who are LGBT in social studies curriculum.

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Are dogs willing to eat the remains of their masters?
Slate Magazine
July 14, 2011

After a Canadian couple died in their rural Saskatchewan home, their seven dogs subsisted for more than a week by eating their remains. So, is the folk wisdom that a cat will gladly eat its dead owner, but a dog would sooner starve, just bunk?

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