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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed emergency legislation into law.
January 11th, 2011
10:43 PM ET

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The five most popular stories on CNN.com in the past 24 hours, according to NewsPulse:

Arizona enacts funeral protest legislation: Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed emergency legislation Tuesday that bars protests within 300 feet of a funeral and within an hour from its beginning or end. Earlier in the day, the state legislature passed the measure, which targets a Kansas church whose members announced they planned to picket the funerals of the victims of Saturday's shootings in Tucson.

Suspect's parents: 'We care very deeply' about victims' families: The parents of Jared Lee Loughner, suspected in the Tucson, Arizona, shootings that left six people dead and U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords critically wounded, said Tuesday they do not know why the incident occurred and that they are "very sorry" for the loss felt by victims' families.

The cost of leaving AT&T for a Verizon iPhone: What would it cost for iPhone users to buy out of their AT&T contract to get Verizon Wireless' iPhone? That depends on when you signed up. But no matter how you cut it, it's not cheap.

Brisbane braces for more flooding as 90 people reported missing:  Brisbane, Australia, awoke Wednesday to sunny, clear skies amid renewed warnings that a wave of water was sweeping through the city's main river system, threatening to exceed the damage done by the record 1974 floods.

Arizona's back-to-basics sheriff: A sheriff whose comments following Saturday's shooting at a Arizona political event brought him criticism has a history of taking a stand when he believes in something strongly - without much care for consequences.


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  1. chrissy

    so yea guess u could say it was a** kickin but it was mine lol

    January 12, 2011 at 1:40 am | Report abuse | Reply
  2. ThomasD

    Wow. . Well its too bad its not from a$$ kickin' cuz it sounds like theres a couple people in your life that need it. I know how those old wounds tend to hurt all the time.

    January 12, 2011 at 1:43 am | Report abuse | Reply
  3. ThomasD

    You'd think someone could maybe pick on a different body part just once tho. .

    January 12, 2011 at 1:45 am | Report abuse | Reply
  4. chrissy

    yea well they say what dont kill u makes u stronger right? that works 4 me and it was a learning curve lol

    January 12, 2011 at 1:46 am | Report abuse | Reply
  5. ThomasD

    Hmm, yeah. Hard learned lessons. Ive had a few a those.

    January 12, 2011 at 1:47 am | Report abuse | Reply
  6. chrissy

    lmao he was! it was my face he was aiming for but as usual he wasnt in control lol

    January 12, 2011 at 1:48 am | Report abuse | Reply
  7. ThomasD

    Oh thats right. You said that. An A for effort but still managed to get your foot.

    January 12, 2011 at 1:50 am | Report abuse | Reply
  8. chrissy

    yea well im not gonna dwell on it and im 4 sure not gonna repeat it anytime soon i can tell ya that much

    January 12, 2011 at 1:51 am | Report abuse | Reply
  9. ThomasD

    Na, no use dwellin'. Doesnt sound like it was worth it. Just sucks ya gotta have the pain.

    January 12, 2011 at 1:53 am | Report abuse | Reply
  10. chrissy

    well i agree with ya on that! well my friend my battery is about to die and im beat from shoveling so im gonna call it a day. u take care and stay safe. gnite

    January 12, 2011 at 1:57 am | Report abuse | Reply
  11. ThomasD

    Yep I should scoot too. See ya round. .

    January 12, 2011 at 2:02 am | Report abuse | Reply
  12. Blithering

    zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

    January 12, 2011 at 3:08 am | Report abuse | Reply
  13. helenhull102951

    If the Westboro Baptist Church wants to cause a scene at a funeral, then let them... But they should know that if you look hard enough for trouble, then you should be prepared to defend yourselves against what you start... Where I live, they would be sorry if they pulled a stunt like this... Like the sain goes FIGHT FIRE WITH FIRE/VIOLENCE WITH VIOLENCE !!! There was a funeral for a veteran that gave his life for this country and a bunch of MORONS picketting the war outside the grounds, but making alot of niose during the services.. Well when the services were over and the family had left, they paid dearly for their mistake.. We not only had the Veterans from past wars but also had the Hell's Angels to deal with their Bull-S–t... OUCH (they said) then they went to our local jail for inciting a public disturbance!!! Take action people of Ariz..

    January 12, 2011 at 9:24 am | Report abuse | Reply
  14. chrissy

    wow no one can accuse u of having too many maternal instincts and letting them show can they helen? personally i think there is TOO MUCH violence in this world!

    January 12, 2011 at 11:15 am | Report abuse | Reply
  15. ThomasD

    Ive heard the saying 'fight fire with fire', Helen. Im pretty sure the violence reference was actually 'violence begets violence.' Not sure thats the best advice. .

    January 12, 2011 at 11:19 am | Report abuse | Reply
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