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Forget Fish Fridays: In Louisiana, Gator Is On The Lenten Menu

Move over, tuna fish, shrimp and clam chowder. Alligator is here for your Friday Lenten meals, thanks to confirmation from the archbishop of New Orleans that it is, in fact, a seafood.
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Dozens Battle Cold Outside Supreme Court For Chance To Hear Same-Sex Marriage Cases

Court watchers and linestanders have been queued up outdoors for days seeking entry to this week's Supreme Court arguments on gay marriage. But a late-March snow raised the ante overnight.
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Journalist Anthony Lewis Credited With Reinventing Supreme Court Reporting

Former New York Times reporter and columnist Anthony Lewis died Monday at the age of 85. Lewis's work covering the Supreme Court earned him two Pulitzer Prizes.
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Supreme Court To Examine State Ban On Affirmative Action

With a case examining the use of race in the University of Texas admissions process still undecided, the court surprised observers by accepting yet another affirmative action case for next term. This one, from Michigan, tests whether voters, by referendum, can bar race-conscious admissions programs in higher education.
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In One Alabama County, Nearly 1 In 4 Working-Age Adults Is On Disability

As part of our continuing series on the rapid rise in the number of people receiving federal disability payments, we visit Hale County, Ala., where nearly one in four working-age people are on disability.

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