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News to know
A bevy of new laws go into effect on Jan. 1, including laws affecting abortion, immigration status, sexual orientation, tanning beds and much more. The abortion law goes into effect in New Hampshire and requires that girls tell their parents or a judge before getting the procedure.
Quote of note
“I love Michele, but the fact of the matter is it’s a duty I felt like I needed to do for this country. I felt like I had a real opportunity to make an impact in this race. I believe that we need to make sure that Mitt Romney does not win.” – Iowa state Sen. Kent Sorenson, who had been a Michele Bachmann supporter, on his switch Wednesday night to the Ron Paul camp.
A remarkable video from New Zealand shows an orca (aka killer whale) hunting sharks in the water just off a beach. Watch below.
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