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Quote of note

"We will continue this tradition in the over 1,600 restaurants run by independent owner/operators. Going forward, our intent is to leave the policy debate over same-sex marriage to the government and political arena." – Statement from Chick-fil-A that was released earlier this year and sent again this week when it was reported that the company has decided to stop supporting anti-gay groups. Chick-fil-A was the center of a controversy over gay rights earlier this year.

News to know

Mortgage rates hit record lows this week, a drop that comes on the heels of the Federal Reserve’s announcement that it would buy billions in home loans. The 30-year rate fell to 3.49 percent, a record low that also was reached in July.

Hot video: Mom charged with school bus fight

A Wednesday morning fight on a Florida school bus ended with the arrest of a 35-year-old woman on charges of child abuse and trespassing, according to the Flagler County Sheriff's Office. Watch the dashcam video.

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