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Hobby Lobby Asks For Stay In Birth-Control Lawsuit
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Attorneys for both sides in Hobby Lobby Stores Inc.'s lawsuit challenging the federal health care law are asking a judge to stay proceedings as a federal appeals court considers the case. Hobby Lobby and the federal government filed a motion Monday asking a federal judge to stay proceedings until the 10th U.S. Court of Appeals weighs in. Hobby Lobby is asking the 10th Circuit to block part of the law that requires the arts and crafts company to provide insurance coverage for emergency contraception pills. Last month, U.S. District Judge Joe Heaton rejected Hobby Lobby's request for a preliminary injunction to stop the government from enforcing the law. The judge ruled that Hobby Lobby is not a religious organization and should be subject to the mandate, taking effect Jan. 1.
Posted: Tuesday, December 11 2012, 09:54 AM CST
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Principal recounts storm hitting Moore school
May 24, 2013 20:38 GMT
MOORE, Okla. (AP) -- The principal of the Oklahoma elementary school where seven children died in a tornado says her teachers did everything they could to save their lives.
Plaza Towers Elementary Principal Amy Simpson said at an emotional news conference Friday that children regularly had tornado drills and bravely faced a storm carrying 210 mph winds.
After taking the first half of Monday to celebrate the students' accomplishments during the year, the weather worsened and the school turned attention to the skies. The twister hit just before the end of the school day.
Simpson said some teachers took the weight of collapsed walls onto their bodies to save children.
Monday's tornado was a top-of-the-scale EF5. The storm killed 24, including 10 children.
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US durable goods orders rise 3.3 percent in April
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rebounded in April, buoyed by more demand for military and civilian aircraft and an increase in business investment.
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IN THE NEWS: RESTAURANT FLAP LEADS TO INTERNET MELTDOWN
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- It isn't exactly to curry favor with your restaurant customers -- even if your specialty isn't curry.