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Constance McMillenJACKSON, Miss. – The prom’s still off at a Mississippi high school that canceled it instead of letting a lesbian student bring her girlfriend, but a federal judge ruled Tuesday that the district’s actions did violate the teen’s constitutional rights.

U.S. District Judge Glen H. Davidson refused the American Civil Liberties Union’s demand to force the Itawamba County school districtto put on the April 2 prom. However, he said canceling it did violate 18-year-old Constance McMillen’s rights and that he would hold a trial on the issue. (more…)

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http://www.northjersey.com:

The Sunday shopping prohibition is mandated by a state statute from which counties can opt out only via a referendum.Bergen County Democrats and Republicans were caught off-guard Tuesday, when Governor Christie proposed raising $65 million in sales tax revenue by repealing the county’s longstanding ban on Sunday business.

State Sen. Paul Sarlo, D-Wood-Ridge, chairman of the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee, said he would oppose the plan and predicted political fallout for Republicans running for elected office this year.

“It’s balancing the budget on the backs of the people of Bergen County,” Sarlo said. “It would strike at the heart of people’s quality of life and at residential property values.” (more…)

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Form TMZ.com:
dr. conrad murray in courtSources tell TMZ the L.A. County District Attorney’s Office has a criminal complaint drafted and ready to file against Dr. Conrad Murray in the death of Michael  Jackson.

We’re told it’s now just a matter of timing before Dr. Murray is charged with involuntary manslaughter — a felony that carries a maximum 4-year prison sentence.

As we first reported, Dr. Murray plans on surrendering today, so all signs point to the D.A. filing criminal charges as early as this morning.

Dr. Murray is in Los Angeles and his legal team is already mapping out strategy.

Read more: http://www.tmz.com/2010/02/03/michael-jackson-dr-conrad-murray-criminal-charges-complaint-involuntary-manslaughter-d-a/#ixzz0eUPDpdXW

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