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Daughter’s dream helps Rhode Island man win lottery

After a Rhode Island man’s daughter told him about a dream she had with the numbers 1-1-3-7, he decided to place a $5 combo bet using those numbers for Friday night’s draw for The Rhode Island Lottery’s Numbers game.

Pot safe house in Grand Rapids.

Warehouse for rent in Michigan: ‘Fort Knox of pot’

That’s how Matthew Herman describes the secure warehouse he’s setting up in Grand Rapids. The warehouse aims to provide a safe place for people to grow legal medical marijuana without the risk of thieves breaking into their home.

A window sticker on a downtown Indianapolis business, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, shows its objection to the Religious Freedom bill passed by the Indiana legislature. Organizers of a major gamers' convention and a large church gathering say they're considering moving events from Indianapolis over a bill that critics say could legalize discrimination against gays. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Communities reaffirm they’re welcoming amid new Indiana law

Amid criticism that the law could sanction discrimination against lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people, Republicans last week scrambled to clarify that that the law cannot be used as a defense by businesses to deny services.