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    Mitchell Moore, a Jackson baker, right, talks with Jocelyn Pritchett, left, and Brittany Rowell at his Jackson, Miss., store, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Moore, Rowell, Pritchett and some other business owners wanted to show support for gay and lesbian customers by pushing back against a religious-practices bill signed by Republican Gov. Phil Bryant by distributing and displaying round, blue window stickers that declare: “We don’t discriminate. If you’re buying, we’re selling." (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)


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    Eddie Outlaw, a Jackson hair salon owner, displays the stickers he and some other business owners display and have distributed to others in a show of support for gay and lesbian customers, Tuesday, April 22, 2014, outside his business in Jackson, Miss. The group sees this as an effort to push back against a religious-practices bill recently signed by Republican Gov. Phil Bryant. The round, blue window stickers declare: “We don’t discriminate. If you’re buying, we’re selling." (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)






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    FILE - Col. Elspeth Ritchie, a doctor in the Office of the Army Surgeon General, discusses efforts to study and understand suicide among American soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan, in this May 29, 2008 file photo, during a news conference at the Pentagon. The Pentagon plans to release a report Friday April 25, 2014on military suicides. But those numbers differ a bit from the totals provided by the services because of complicated accounting changes in how the department counts suicides by reservists. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)




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