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December 17, 2017

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Marijuana regulators rolling out rules for legal pot

From “cannabis cafes” to “craft cooperatives,” regulators have been laying out a vision for what a potential multi-billion dollar recreational marijuana industry might look like when retail sales begin next year in Massachusetts. Source: WCVB

Vatican issues new rules for relics in saint-making process

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican’s saint-making office has updated its rules governing the use of relics for would-be saints, issuing detailed new guidelines Saturday that govern how body parts and cremated remains are to be obtained, transferred and protected for eventual veneration. The instructions explicitly rule out selling the hair strands, hands, teeth and

NORC Poll: 52 percent say country worse off under Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are painting a pessimistic view of the country and President Donald Trump as 2017 comes to a close. That’s according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. The survey shows less than a quarter of Americans think Trump has made good on the pledges he

Ex-wife of Lorenzen Wright charged with murder in 2010 death

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say the ex-wife of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright has been charged with first-degree murder in his death more than seven years ago. Memphis Police Director Michael Rallings said Saturday that Sherra Wright has been charged in the death of her ex-husband, a Memphis native who played for five teams

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