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'I'm A Nice Person' Says Gay-bashing Mayor

Troy Patch | Posted 02.04.2012 | Detroit
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Janice Daniels addressed about 15 protesters in front of City Hall on Monday regarding the controversy surrounding a Facebook post, insisting that she...

WATCH: City Councilman Makes Compassionate Plea For Pot

studiocity.patch.com | Posted 02.04.2012 | Los Angeles
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Los Angeles City Attorney Carmen Trutanich told Sherman Oaks Patch that he has 20 lawyers on his staff working on legal cases against medical marijuan...

Bachmann Battles Rival For Control

West Ashley Patch | Jonathan Allen | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann are waging battle over the hearts, minds and ballots of Palmetto State Tea Part...

Burning Cigarette Leads To Woman’s 61st Arrest

Skokie, IL Patch | George Slefo Email the Author | Posted 02.04.2012 | Chicago

And yet another reason to quit smoking: A woman stopped for throwing out a burning cigarette from her vehicle was arrested for the 61st time on Nov. 2...

Wife Allegedly Attempts (And Fails) To Sever Husband's Penis

banning-beaumont.patch.com | Posted 02.04.2012 | Los Angeles
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A booking photo was released Monday of a Palm Springs woman allegedly tried to cut off her husband's penis with a pair of scissors....

Rochester, MI: Owner Of Polish Restaurant Is Living The American Dream

rochester.patch.com | Posted 02.04.2012 | Home

"The customers know everything is from scratch and that's why we've been here 23 years."...

Cedar Falls, IA: On World AIDS Day, HIV-Positive Iowans Continue To Face Stigma

cedarfalls.patch.com | Posted 02.04.2012 | Home

"I always say that globally HIV/AIDS is looked at as a humanitarian crisis. But here in America it's considered a moral issue ... "...

Morton Grove, IL: For Store Owner, The Magic Comes To An End

mortongrove.patch.com | Posted 02.04.2012 | Home

"Customers have to realize it's not just the bottom-line dollar."...

WATCH: Students To Protest Troy Mayor's Gay Marriage Slam

Troy Patch | Posted 02.04.2012 | Detroit
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On Saturday, news of Troy Mayor Janice Daniels' recently-unearthed Facebook status slamming gay marriage reached Zach Kilgore, a senior at Troy High S...

'Occupy' Gains LGBT Support In WeHo

westhollywood.patch.com | Posted 02.03.2012 | Los Angeles
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"Banks get bailed out, we get sold out" and "We are the 99 percent" were the rallying cries of about 50 LGBT people marching down Santa Monica Bouleva...

Did Troy's Mayor Seriously Write This Homophobic Facebook Post?

Troy Patch | Posted 12.02.2011 | Detroit
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Janice Daniels is not yet a month into her new position as mayor of Troy, and she is already causing controversy after a status update slamming gay ma...

On World AIDS Day, HIV-Positive Iowans Continue To Face Stigma

Cedar Falls, IA Patch | Alison Gowans | Posted 12.01.2011 | Healthy Living

It has been 30 years since the first cases of human immunodeficiency virus, HIV, were discovered in America, but Tami Haught, president of PITCH (Posi...

Town Will Use Beet Juice To Prevent Icy Roads This Winter

Niles, IL Patch | Kelly GustafsonEmail the Author | Posted 01.31.2012 | Chicago

It's Dec. 1. Can snow be far away? The Village of Niles is planning to combat it with a powerful arsenal of salt brine, calcium chloride and...beet...

TV Crews Invade Laguna Beach.. Over Masturbation?

Laguna Beach, CA Patch | Rich Kane | Posted 01.31.2012 | Los Angeles
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Amazing the stir a little self-pleasuring can generate ... The story of a homeless man, Joseph Clairence Cormier II, who was allegedly caught Satur...

Urbandale, IA: Food Pantry Grows as Families Struggle

urbandale.patch.com | Posted 01.31.2012 | Home

"It's just neighbors helping neighbors. That's our philosophy."...

Wild, Wild West: Winds Knock Out Power Across The City

Santa Monica, CA Patch | Paul ChavezEmail the Author | Posted 01.30.2012 | Los Angeles
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Strong Santa Ana winds roared into the region Wednesday night and caused power outages from Santa Monica to Los Angeles International Airport, includi...

Archbishop, Parishioners To Discuss Future Of Detroit Churches

Posted 11.30.2011 | Detroit

Detroit's Archbishop Allen Vigneron will meet tonight with a 21-person panel to hear recommendations on realigning the area's six-county archdiocese i...

High School Dance Teacher Accused Of Sex With Students

The Huffington Post | John Stephens | Posted 11.30.2011 | Los Angeles

Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department are looking into the possibility that 36-year-old dance teacher Anthony Angellano may have engaged ...

Northfield, MN: Community Exchange Brings Barter Into The 21st Century

northfield.patch.com | Posted 01.29.2012 | Home

"You shouldn't need money to fill the basic needs of shelter, food, clothing, water--that's what community is for."...

Cartersville, GA: Art Helps Foster Children Feel At Home

cartersville.patch.com | Posted 01.29.2012 | Home

"She gives away some of her stuff. She just lets us have it to decorate our rooms. I think that’s very giving and loving of her."...

Towson, MD: Families Line Up For Assistance Center Thanksgiving Distribution

towson.patch.com | Posted 01.29.2012 | Home

"I guess they're passing me by because I've been out of work the whole time."...

GOP Hopeful Throwing In The Towel In Key State

Patch.com | By Marc Fortier | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics

Gary Johnson this morning confirmed reports that he's basically throwing in the towel in New Hampshire given his inability to gain any traction with t...

Waukee, IA: Free Clinic Serves Medical Needs In The Western Suburbs

waukee.patch.com | Posted 01.28.2012 | Home

"A lot of people are now using the clinic as their medical office because they either don't have medical insurance or anywhere else to go."...

Kennesaw, GA: Kennesaw State University Helps Vets Come Home

waukee.patch.com | Posted 01.28.2012 | Home

"We haven't seen the likes of this since World War II. Coupled with the economy, the (student veteran) population just exploded."...

Niles, IL: Food Pantry Expects to Serve Record Number In November

niles.patch.com | Posted 01.28.2012 | Home

"It will be off the charts. ... I can't even imagine what it will be."...