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Hersheypark: Transgender guests may use restrooms according to identity

HERSHEY, Pa. (WHTM) – Hersheypark has publicly declared its position on what type of restrooms transgender people can use. The amusement park says guests and employees may continue to use restrooms with which they gender-identify, or…
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The symbolism and stupidity of America's transgender bathroom debate

The transgender bathroom debate is incredibly stupid. And that's why we care. Let me explain. In case you've been on a news blackout for the last few weeks: Transgender activists and their allies are starting a movement to legally…
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House legislators to file HB2 repeal Monday

RALEIGH, NC (WECT) - Representatives Darren Jackson, Graig Meyer, Susi Hamilton, and Grier Martin will file a bill Monday morning to repeal House Bill 2 (Public Facilities Privacy Act) in its entirety. https://twitter.com/GrierMartin/status/723899412259418113 As…
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North Carolina governor backs down -- a bit -- on state's controversial LGBT law

Conventions have been canceled, rock concerts scrubbed, and corporations have yanked their business from North Carolina to protest a state law that critics say discriminates against gay, lesbian and transgender people. Even the porn site…

Five North Carolina Sheriff's deputies disciplined over Trump rally

Five North Carolina Sheriff's deputies have been disciplined over their behavior at a rally for Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump where a white supporter sucker punched a black protester, officials said on Wednesday. The…

Man dies while competing in Krispy Kreme Challenge

A man suffered chest pains and died while competing in the 12th annual Krispy Kreme Challenge on Saturday in Raleigh, N.C. A 58-year-old man reported having chest pains within the first mile of the race, the Krispy Kreme Challenge confirmed…
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FBI ran website sharing thousands of child porn images

WASHINGTON — For nearly two weeks last year, the FBI operated what it described as one of the Internet’s largest child pornography websites, allowing users to download thousands of illicit images and videos from a government site in…

Should lottery winners' names be secret? States debate issue

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Even a jackpot isn't enough to buy anonymity for many lottery winners, whose names are often made public by state law. But now it's becoming increasingly possible for big winners to hide their identity,…
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More Than 120 Central Americans Taken Into Custody In Large-Scale Deportation Raid

Don’t open your door. Ask for a warrant when a stranger knocks on your door. Memorize the phone numbers of relatives and lawyers. These are just some of the pieces of advice that immigrant advocates have been giving Central Americans…

Man Jailed For Handcuffing Boy With Dead Chicken

A North Carolina man has been sentenced to up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to handcuffing an 11-year-old boy to a porch with a dead chicken around his neck. Dorian Harper, 58, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to three felony counts,…