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Could this be the 51st state?

The good people of northern Colorado are sick of those Denver city-slickers telling them what to do. Fed up with what they see as a lack of representation, several rural counties are now seriously considering seceding to form their own state: North Colorado. At a public meeting on Thursday, most …

Opponents block Washington state gay marriage

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington’s gay marriage law was blocked from taking effect Wednesday as opponents filed more than 200,000 signatures seeking a public vote on the issue in November. Preserve Marriage Washington submitted the signatures just a day before the state was to begin allowing same-sex marriages. State officials …