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The Bill Newman Show 7.24.13
The Bill Newman Show 7.24.13

We speak with Mount Holyoke College President and medical ethicist Lynn Pasquerella about the force-feeding of Guantanamo detainees.

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Kentucky clerk faces judgment day in same-sex marriage dispute

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A county clerk in Kentucky who refuses to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples on religious grounds heads to U.S. federal court on Thursday where a judge could hold her in contempt for defying his order to do so.

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Hotel Northampton Workers Plan To Unionize

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Hotel Northampton workers march to unionize. Courtesy of Jerrey Roberts, Daily Hampshire Gazette

Around 50 Hotel Northampton workers marched through downtown Tuesday night to announce their intention to bargain collectively. The group attempted to present their union petition to hotel owner Mansour Ghalibaf, who refused to come out of his office to accept it.

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Recreational Marijuana Question Cleared by AG

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Attorney General Maura Healey has cleared a total of 23 potential 2016 state ballot questions, including one which would legalize marijuana for recreational use.

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Low CT River Levels This Labor Day Weekend

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Possibly posing problems for boaters who don't pay attention, a lack of rain this summer has resulted in extremely low river levels.

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Obama scores policy win in securing votes for Iran nuclear deal

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U.S. President Barack Obama scored a major foreign policy victory by securing enough Senate votes to protect the Iran nuclear deal in Congress, but Republicans pledged to keep up their fight against the pact with new sanctions on Tehran.