Posts Tagged Government and politics

Hockey star Hayley Wickenheiser joins World Cup ambassadors

TORONTO (AP) — Hockey star Hayley Wickenheiser and Twitter executive Kirstine Stewart have become tournament ambassadors for the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada.

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No booze during ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ showings, Idaho says

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho authorities are telling movie theaters serving alcohol that they can’t provide drinks during showings of the erotic blockbuster “Fifty Shades of Grey.”

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New Mexico Senate panel eyes bill on concussion rules

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A measure setting strict guidelines when a middle or high school student athlete could return after suffering a concussion has cleared its first hurdle.

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Super Bowl, World Series champs back gay marriage at court

FILE- In this June 26, 2013, file photo, gay rights advocate Vin Testa waves a rainbow flag in front of the Supreme Court in Washington. Thousands of businesses, religious groups, advocacy organizations and politicians who are filing legal briefs at the Supreme Court in support of gay marriage. The cases from Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee will be argued April 28, and a decision is expected by early summer.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The New England Patriots are for same-sex marriage. So are the San Francisco Giants.

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Legislature OKs $25 million for 69 recreation, land projects

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Legislature has authorized spending $24.7 million on 69 recreational development and land purchase projects around Michigan in 2015.

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