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A ‘petnup’ might be good idea for spouses with furry friends

Welcome to Monday, the 57th anniversary of the slayings of civil rights activists James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner in Mississippi. Here are some news items to get your week started. — Married couples who own dogs or cats ...

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2 states won’t process benefits for same-sex Guard couples

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas National Guard refused to process requests from same-sex couples for benefits on Tuesday despite a Pentagon directive to do so, while Mississippi won’t issue applications from state-owned offices. Both states cited their respective bans on ...

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Unemployment fell in February in 22 states

WASHINGTON — Unemployment rates fell in 22 U.S. states in February from January, a sign that hiring gains are benefiting many parts of the country. The Labor Department said Friday that unemployment rates rose in 12 states and were unchanged ...

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