April 3rd, 2013
10:37 AM ET

Rutgers coach fired after abusive video broadcast

Rutgers University fired head basketball coach Mike Rice on Wednesday after ESPN broadcast a video showing him physically and verbally abusing players.

"Based upon recently revealed information and a review of previously discovered issues, Rutgers has terminated the contract of Mike Rice," the school said in a tweet Wednesday.

"You f**king fairy ... you're a f**king fa**got," Rice appears to say during one session depicted on the video.

Gun in every house? Maine town votes 'no'
The Byron, Maine, official who proposed the measure said she wants to reintroduce it after it gets reworked.
March 12th, 2013
12:16 AM ET

Gun in every house? Maine town votes 'no'

Voters in Byron, Maine, have unanimously rejected a proposed law that would have required each household in the 140-person town to own a firearm and ammunition.

Even the official who proposed the requirement - Selectwoman Anne Simmons-Edmunds - voted against the article, saying she did so to have it reworked and reintroduced.

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