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Boy Scouts vote to allow gay Scout leaders

Updated: 8:01 PM - While the national ban on gay scout leaders is gone, effective immediately, local scouting units retain the ability to reject gay applicants for leadership positions if hiring them would violate the unit's religious beliefs.

Late summer travel deals abound

Posted: 10:47 AM - If you still have some vacation days left, consider yourself double-lucky. There are deals to be had for those interested in some late summer travel.
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Beverage group sues city over soda warnings, advertising ban

Updated: 3:12 PM - The American Beverage Association has sued the city of San Francisco, claiming new legislation requiring health warning labels on sugary beverages and prohibiting advertisements of them on city property violates the First Amendment.
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FDA approves pricey new cholesterol drug

Posted: 07/24/2015 - The drug, called Praluent, must be injected, so it won't be as easy to take as a pill. Because it's in a class of biotech drugs called monoclonal antibodies, it will be pricey - $14,000 a year.

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