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Male Cop Dresses as Amish Woman to Stop Flasher

Apr 18
A western Pennsylvania police officer says he spent much of December and January dressed as an Amish woman in hopes of scaring off a man suspected of exposing himself to Amish children.

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University of Rhode Island

URI Breaks Ground on Gay and Lesbian Center

LOCAL | Apr 16
The University of Rhode Island has broken ground on a new center for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students.

Photo courtesy of Devin Driscoll

Clay Pell Carries on Family’s Political Dynasty

POLITICS | By Joe Siegel | Apr 7
Clay Pell is one of the candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for Governor of Rhode Island. He talks to EDGE about his family’s legacy, including his grandfather Claiborne Pell and his aunt Julie Pell, a veteran LGBT rights activist.

Atheist National Conference Aims at Mormon Church

RELIGION | By Annie Knox | Apr 18
Leaders of a national atheist group say the best spot to find a nonbeliever is in a place of faith.

Dakota Basinger

Fla. Man Kicked Off Basketball Team Because He is HIV-Positive

SPORTS | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 18
A Florida man was booted from his local recreational basketball team after a city employee found out he is HIV-positive.

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Dustin Lance Black

No Shame :: Dustin Lance Black Responds After College Rejects Him

CELEBRITIES | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 18
Academy Award-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black was disinvited to be the commencement speaker at his alma mater after the college’s administrators learned of his 2009 sex pic scandal. Black, however, fired back at the officials.

Miley Cyrus

Ill, Hospitalized Miley Cyrus Postpones More Shows

CELEBRITIES | Apr 18
Miley Cyrus is postponing more concerts as she remains in a hospital for a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics.

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Researchers Closer to a Functional Cure for HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 13
This year’s Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2014) revealed clinical trial results that a "functional cure" for HIV is one step closer to becoming reality.…

Bike Shares: Riding Through the World’s Greatest Cities

By Jill Gleeson | Apr 14
Not only is bike sharing good for the environment, it’s a great way for visitors to take in city sights. EDGE offers picks for the brightest cit…

Ned Rorem

Rorem has composed three symphonies and four piano concertos, 10 operas, a wide variety of choral works, ballet scores, music for the theater, and literally hundreds of songs. He is also the author of 16 books.

Confab Reveals Prevention Gains

By Liz Highleyman | Mar 15
Antiretroviral treatment as prevention, HIV cure research, and new treatments for hepatitis C were among the highlights discussed last week in Boston …

EDGE Goes Social

Southern Delights to Vegan Decadence: 3 Must-Have Cookbooks for Spring

FOOD/DRINK | By Laura Grimmer | Apr 18
Spring often feels like a re-birth, and three new cookbooks are re-introducing traditional recipes and ingredients in innovative and interesting new ways.

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This year’s WPPS continues to impress.

WPPS :: The DJs Bring All the Boys to the Yard (Part 2)

SPECIAL EVENTS | By BeBe Sweetbriar | Apr 18
Continuing our very own BeBe Sweetbriar’s 25th Anniversary look at this year’s White Party Palm Springs incredible DJ line-up! Featuring two more of the most renowned names on the Circuit!

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MoneyWatch :: New App for Caffeine Junkies

CORPORATE | Apr 18
There’s a new app, called Cups, that lets you pay $45 a month for unlimited coffee from dozens of independent coffee shops. Right now the app is only available in New York and there is one limitation: Users have to wait 30 minutes before ordering another.

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Roofers installing a roof on a new construction home in Pepper Pike, Ohio.

US Home Building Up in March After Frigid Winter

REAL ESTATE | By Paul Wiseman | Apr 17
U.S home construction rose moderately in March as builders resumed work at the end of a frigid winter. But applications for building permits slid, clouding the outlook for future construction.

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Mustang’s 50th Anniversary Atop Empire State Building

AUTO SHOWS | Apr 17
Michelle Miller reports from the observation deck of the Empire State Building, where a new Ford Mustang convertible is on display to celebrate a big anniversary for one of America’s most iconic cars.

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Google Earnings Fall Short of Expectations

PERSONAL TECH | Apr 17
After Google reported a 19 percent increase in revenue, its stock fell nearly six percent Wednesday after the market closed. CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger discusses Google’s first-quarter earnings reports and tech stocks selloff.

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A Walking Tour Through Istanbul

By Sisi Tang | Apr 18
Istanbul has much more to offer than grand mosques and bazaars. Away from the din of typical tourist haunts, a walk around the neighborhoods of Karakoy, Balat and Kuzguncuk will peel back the surface to reveal the city’s multilayered history.

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Get tested and take a selfie in Hartford!

"HIV Equal" Hosts Testing Event at Hartford G&L Health Collective

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 18
On Saturday, April 19 from noon to 5 p.m., the World Health Clinicians’ Anti-Stigma and HIV Testing Initiative "HIV Equal" will host a day-long testing event and photo shoot in the Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective.

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