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Top Stories: Episcopals Bless Gay Relationships; Cities In Financial Straits

Happy Wednesday! We're following these stories today:

Episcopal Church OKs Same-Sex Blessings, Largest U.S. Denomination To Do So.

In Scranton, Pa., City Workers Sue Over Having Wages Slashed.

San Bernardino Is Third California City To Seek Bankruptcy In One Month. (Los Angeles Times)

House GOP Will Try To Repeal Health Care Law For The 33rd Time. (Washington Post)

What's Making Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Sick? His Father Won't Say. (WBEZ)

Romney To Address NAACP Convention In Houston. (Houston Chronicle)

Syrian Opposition Members Visit Russia To Discuss Syrian Conflict. (BBC)

Body Of British Billionaire's Wife May Have Lain In Her Home For Days. (Telegraph)

Train Derails Outside Columbus, Ohio, 2 Cars Explode, No Injuries Reported. (Columbus Dispatch)

Baseball's All-Star Game: National League Clobbers American League 8-0, Five Runs Came In The First Inning. (AP)



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