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Starbucks’ progressive ways draw fire on guns

Starbucks’ corporate headquarters is seen in this Monday, Jan. 26, 2009 file photo taken, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File) by Candice ChoiAP Food Industry Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks has always set itself apart by taking strong positions on progressive political issues. Now that reputation has landed the company in the middle of the heated national debate over gun laws.

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Pa. police chief suspended after firing gun in controversial video

Gilberton Police Chief Mark Kessler, center, talks with members of the Constitutional Security Force outside Gilberton Borough Hall before the Gilberton Borough Council meeting in Mahanoy Plane, Pa., Wednesday, July 31, 2013. (AP Photo/The Republican-Herald, Jacqueline Dormer) HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania police chief who posted a profanity-laden video online said Thursday he is reviewing the legality of his 30-day unpaid suspension for using borough weapons and ammunition without prior approval.

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Nixon wished for total handgun ban

SUPPORTED BAN– In this June 29, 1972, photo President Richard Nixon speaks at a White House news conference in Washington during which he said he’d sign legislation banning Saturday night specials. (AP Photo/File) by Frederic J. Frommer Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Few presidents in modern times have been as interested in gun control as Richard Nixon, of all people.