Morning Jolt: Chick-fil-A gay marriage stance draws ire

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Mount Shasta Herald

In the news:Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy's statements about gay marriage have drawn the ire - and praise - of many people on social media, with the company trending this morning in Twitter, Facebook and search engines. Cathy told the Baptist Press, "We are very much supportive of the family - the biblical definition of the family unit. We are a family-owned business, a family-led business, and we are married to our first wives. We give God thanks for that."

Happening today: A controversial Arizona sheriff will go on trial today. Joe Arpaio, who has made the news for a variety of reasons, including wanting proof of President Barack Obama’s birth certificate, is facing charges of racial profiling, unlawful searches and more.

Opening bell: The Dow Jones opened at 12,908.70, up 103.16 points Wednesday.

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