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Freedom of speech or destructive “sexual self-objectification”? A federal judge Tuesday will hear arguments in the challenge to the constitutionality of two Everett city ordinances aimed at covering up bikini baristas.
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EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Police say an Oregon man shipped more than $1 million worth of marijuana to another state via UPS last week, packing the drugs inside of artificial boulders he made himself. The Eugene Register-Guard reports that Curran Millican Manzer, 36, of Waterville, Oregon, made shipments to another state where marijuana is illegal....
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — A million-dollar lab aimed at protecting hemlock trees from an invasive insect is being created on the Cornell University campus. The Department of Environmental Conservation says the lab will get $500,000 from the state and will be headed by Cornell entomologist Mark Whitmore. It will be dedicated to researching and rearing...