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Musicians + Sports: Weird Al Yankovic On His Chances Of Performing At The Super Bowl

A recent Change.org petition hoping to get Weird Al onstage during halftime of the year’s biggest football game got the “Eat Singer” thinking just what he would do if ever given the opportunity.

08/08/2014

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Exclusive: Barbara Sheehan Says ‘I Don’t Belong’ In Prison

A Queens woman who was convicted in connection with the death of her allegedly abusive husband is now turning to Albany in hopes of being released from prison.

01/07/2014

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Parents Petition Toys ‘R’ Us To Do Away With Gender-Specific Marketing

Parents have begun a campaign to stop mounting Toys ‘R’ Us from marketing its toys by gender, accusing the retail giant of sexism.

09/23/2013

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Harlem Mom Calls On Mattel To Make Party Supplies Featuring A Black Barbie

Karen Braithwaite said in her petition that “even though it seems like a small thing,” using only images of the white Barbie on the party supplies “sends a clear–and troubling–message to young girls.”

04/02/2013

McKenna Pope is hoping Hasbro takes her petition seriously. (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Teen Upset By ‘Girly’ Marketing Of Easy-Bake Oven To Meet With Toy Maker

Hasbro said it has invited McKenna Pope, 13, and her family members to meet with the team behind the Easy-Bake Oven in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

12/12/2012

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Montclair Teens Instrumental In Having Female Journalist Moderate Presidential Debate

The teenagers were given a civics assignment aimed at getting students engaged in politics, so they started a petition on Change.org to try to get a woman moderator.

08/13/2012

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Thousands Call For Knicks To Keep Jeremy Lin In Online Petition

Some Knicks fans aren’t ready for the end of Linsanity.

07/16/2012

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Starbucks Decides To Stop Using ‘Crushed Bug’ Dye In Its Drinks

The Seattle-based coffee chain said in a blog post on its website Thursday that it made the decision to reformulate its drinks after feedback from consumers prompted a “thorough” evaluation.

04/19/2012

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Starbucks Or Starbugs? Petition Urges Coffee Giant To Stop Using Insects As Coloring

An online petition is being circulated urging the coffee giant to stop using a red dye — said to be made from dried, female cochineal insects — in its strawberries & crème frappuccino as well as it strawberry smoothies.

03/27/2012

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Sesame Street: Bert and Ernie Are ‘Just Friends’ In Response To Online Marriage Petition

Sesame Street responds to those who think that puppet roommates Bert and Ernie should get married.

08/11/2011

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Apple Pulls Exodus Group’s ‘Gay-Cure’ App From iTunes Store

Apple has dumped a controversial “gay-cure” iPhone app launched by Exodus International after thousands of people signed an online petition demanding the company remove it.

03/23/2011

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Gay Rights Group Starts Online Petition Demanding Apple Remove ‘Hateful’ App

A gay rights group has started an online petition demanding that Apple remove an iPhone app by a religious organization that seeks to help homosexuals become straight.

03/21/2011