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    Even BottleRock's youngest attendees have perks. This year’s family zone activities include face painting, punk hairdos for kids with wash away color and temporary tattoos from The Parlor Hair Design. The Boys and Girls Club hosted a large games area and Connolly Ranch helped little ones mak…

    Pennsylvania Sen. John Fetterman has left Walter Reed National Military Medical Center after six weeks of inpatient treatment for clinical depression, with plans to return to the Senate in mid-April. In a statement, Fetterman’s office said Friday that he's back home in Pennsylvania, with his depression “in remission.” It says his depression was treated with medication and he's wearing hearing aids for hearing loss. Fetterman checked into Walter Reed after weeks of what aides described as Fetterman being withdrawn and uninterested in eating or talking. The 53-year-old Fetterman is still recovering from the aftereffects of the stroke he suffered last May. Doctors say post-stroke depression is common and treatable.

    Workers have started removing contaminated soil and damaged railcars left behind after Thursday's fiery train derailment in southwest Minnesota. Authorities said Friday that the ethanol fire that burned for hours had been extinguished and that firefighters had returned home. BNSF railroad crews started to remove contaminated soil from under and around the tracks early Friday morning. Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board were starting their work to determine what caused the wreck. The entire town of Raymond, about 100 miles west of Minneapolis, had to evacuate after the derailment, but residents were allowed to return home by midday Thursday. This latest derailment only adds to the concerns nationally about railroad safety.

    The New Mexico Supreme Court is blocking local anti-abortion ordinances, granting a request by the state's Democratic attorney general. The ordinances are blocked pending the outcome of an ongoing case. The state's top prosecutor had urged the court to intervene, saying the ordinances violated state constitutional guarantees of equal protection and due process. New Mexico has one of the country’s most liberal abortion access laws, but two counties and three cities in eastern New Mexico recently adopted restrictions that reflect deep-seated opposition to offering the procedure. Friday's ruling follows New Mexico's recent adoption of legislation that has the same effect — to override any local ordinances aimed at limiting access to abortion procedures and medications.

    A Florida teenager has documented how it feels to be young and transgender for a film set to debut at a festival as transgender people around the world celebrate visibility and lawmakers across the country look to restrict their rights and care. The film “You're Loved” debuts Friday at a time when access to gender-affirming care for transgender and nonbinary young people is under assault across the United States. The film was produced and directed by 19-year-old Carys Mullins, who is gender non-conforming and uses she and they pronouns. Mullins hopes their documentary shows transgender people that they are loved and seen.


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    Pet parents increasingly want to take their furry family members with them wherever they can. This has led to an uptick in pet travel, whether around town, on business, or across the country. In response to this demand, more hotels are taking steps to accommodate four-legged guests.

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