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Billboard
Hot 100's Hottest Weeks, Aug. '66: Beatles, Beach Boys & Birth of the Song of Summerrecording acts opted to make larger statements on albums rather than rely on si
Hot 100's Hottest Weeks, Aug. '66: Beatles, Beach Boys & Birth of the Song of Summer
Billboard / Posted 14 hours ago
recording acts opted to make larger statements on albums rather than rely on singles, FM stations began to embrace a format less restrictive than top 40, allowing for the play of songs not yet or never released as singles. Several of those... Read more
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The Morning Call
How you should behave if you're lucky enough to meet Pope FrancisBless me father, for I have Snapchat. When Pope Francis comes to Philadelphia
How you should behave if you're lucky enough to meet Pope Francis
The Morning Call / Posted 16 hours ago
Bless me father, for I have Snapchat. When Pope Francis comes to Philadelphia next month, will you bow to tradition and kiss the Fisherman's Ring, shake hands with the Holy Father, or attempt for a papal selfie? That question was put to dozens of... Read more
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Daily Press
Naming officers involved in shootings a balancing act for police agenciesNEWPORT NEWS — There's no settled convention around the country on whether poli
Naming officers involved in shootings a balancing act for police agencies
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
NEWPORT NEWS — There's no settled convention around the country on whether police officers involved in police shootings should be publicly named. Newport News Police Chief Richard W. Myers talked at recent news conference of "a national discussion... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Blackburn's Queen Victoria statue and brand new Premier Inn shining bright and whitebeds are being taken into the hotel’s 60 bedrooms as Blackburn’s £34 million Ca
Blackburn's Queen Victoria statue and brand new Premier Inn shining bright and white
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
beds are being taken into the hotel’s 60 bedrooms as Blackburn’s £34 million Cathedral Quarter takes shape. The six-storey office block is being cleaned and prepared for occupation as efforts to find tenants for the building are stepped up. The... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
PICTURES: Blackburn's Queen Victoria statue and brand new Premier Inn shining bright and whitebeds are being taken into the hotel’s 60 bedrooms as Blackburn’s £34 million Ca
PICTURES: Blackburn's Queen Victoria statue and brand new Premier Inn shining bright and white
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
beds are being taken into the hotel’s 60 bedrooms as Blackburn’s £34 million Cathedral Quarter takes shape. The six-storey office block is being cleaned and prepared for occupation as efforts to find tenants for the building are stepped up. The... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Visionary Arkansans 2015It's time again for our annual Visionaries issue, a celebration of Arkansans wi
Visionary Arkansans 2015
Arkansas Times / Posted 2 days ago
It's time again for our annual Visionaries issue, a celebration of Arkansans with ideas of transformative power. This year's class is filled with people who are devoted to enriching life here, from health care to social justice to good government.... Read more
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FOX 25 Boston
Community leaders split about if BPD confrontation video shows excessive forceconfrontation between police and a man under arrest. "Calmer heads have to pre
Community leaders split about if BPD confrontation video shows excessive force
FOX 25 Boston / Posted 2 days ago
confrontation between police and a man under arrest. "Calmer heads have to prevail. Whether you're talking about a police officer, a school teacher or a parent. If a parent had done this to their own child we'd be putting them up for charges right... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Vatican backs plan to name Rome square for Martin LutherThe Vatican has given its backing to a central Rome square being named after Ma
Vatican backs plan to name Rome square for Martin Luther
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
The Vatican has given its backing to a central Rome square being named after Martin Luther, a church reformer excommunicated by the pope nearly 500 years ago. A German Catholic priest and theologian, Luther was a key figure in the Protestant... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Putting love in the care equationto the panel in the past seven years. The independent service was set up as so
Putting love in the care equation
Otago Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
to the panel in the past seven years. The independent service was set up as something of a ''Truth and Reconciliation'' forum by the Government in 2008 to provide help for those who suffered abuse and neglect in state care before 1992. It wound... Read more
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City Pulse
Friends, frenemies and enemiesSupporters of full civil rights and equality for the community. Enemies are pe
Friends, frenemies and enemies
City Pulse / Posted 2 days ago
Supporters of full civil rights and equality for the community. Enemies are people and institutions actively working to deny the LGBT community access to full civil rights.Friends — A champion of the LGBT community since his first election, Hertel,... Read more
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Norwalk Reflector
21-month-old boy fatally shoots self with loaded gun, police sayby detectives but details would not be available until the case is presented to
21-month-old boy fatally shoots self with loaded gun, police say
Norwalk Reflector / Posted 2 days ago
by detectives but details would not be available until the case is presented to the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office on Wednesday morning. “After a thorough investigation, detectives believe the victim picked up a loaded handgun and... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Trooper death: Here's how you can helpIn the wake of the killing of Louisiana State Trooper Steven Vincent, many are
Trooper death: Here's how you can help
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
In the wake of the killing of Louisiana State Trooper Steven Vincent, many are looking for ways to help. Here are some ways you can show your support. Donate blood. LifeShare is currently accepting donations in honor of Trooper Vincent. McNeese... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Much Ado About Bayelsa DefectionSylva turned it to a media jamboree. Sylva has been trying to no avail, to rea
Much Ado About Bayelsa Defection
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Sylva turned it to a media jamboree. Sylva has been trying to no avail, to reap political capital from it, in preparation for the declaration of his vaulting ambition to return to power after over four years of his mis-adventure in the Creek... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
A city history book with a differenceout loud as it blends fact and fiction in a glorious way. To send a link to th
A city history book with a difference
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 4 days ago
out loud as it blends fact and fiction in a glorious way. To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in. Norwich author and illustrator Peter Kent, whose new book is a tongue-in-cheek look at the real - and imagined -... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Kelly: Call to newsroom by NYC shooter Kevin Downing gave no hint at violenceOn an otherwise ordinary Wednesday morning in April, my phone rang. Kevin Down
Kelly: Call to newsroom by NYC shooter Kevin Downing gave no hint at violence
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 5 days ago
On an otherwise ordinary Wednesday morning in April, my phone rang. Kevin Downing of Fort Lee was on the line with a cry for help and a story of hardship — a story I had no idea would take a deadly turn four months later. Without any apparent... Read more
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Salon.com
Hatred is weaponizing Jesus: How violent evangelicals, faith-based con artists & serial abusers are using religion for the purpose of evilof, a long-dead (earnest and wonderful, even if believing) penurious Italian fr
Hatred is weaponizing Jesus: How violent evangelicals, faith-based con artists & serial abusers are using religion for the purpose of evil
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
of, a long-dead (earnest and wonderful, even if believing) penurious Italian from Assisi, and wins plaudits from the public for creating a Vatican “tribunal” at which to try bishops accused of sheltering child-raping priests. (We are supposed to... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Protesters rally outside downtown Planned ParenthoodMore than 100 anti-abortion activists gathered outside Planned Parenthood in do
Protesters rally outside downtown Planned Parenthood
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
More than 100 anti-abortion activists gathered outside Planned Parenthood in downtown Scranton on Saturday to call for the organization’s defunding and closure. The rally was among the 300 planned across the country Saturday. Another protest was... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Kelly: Call to newsroom gave no hint at violenceOn an otherwise ordinary Wednesday morning in April, my phone rang. Kevin Down
Kelly: Call to newsroom gave no hint at violence
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 6 days ago
On an otherwise ordinary Wednesday morning in April, my phone rang. Kevin Downing of Fort Lee was on the line with a cry for help and a story of hardship — a story I had no idea would take a deadly turn four months later. Without any apparent... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Minorities’-woesState (IS) group had kidnapped dozens of Christians from a village on the outsk
Minorities’-woes
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 8 days ago
State (IS) group had kidnapped dozens of Christians from a village on the outskirts of Homs. The Christians were abducted for having allegedly “cooperated” with the regime of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad. The missing citizens were among the... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
TCS continues initiatives to improve student achievementDr. Maria Pitre-Martin, credits programs such as online credit recovery options
TCS continues initiatives to improve student achievement
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
Dr. Maria Pitre-Martin, credits programs such as online credit recovery options, the Bulldog Academy and parent meetings for helping achieve goals. The community benefits through more students staying in school and graduating and developing... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Second calling sometimes leads to clergy career, ministers say More Religion stories One of the Rev. Jay Anderson’s most vivid childhood me
Second calling sometimes leads to clergy career, ministers say
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
More Religion stories One of the Rev. Jay Anderson’s most vivid childhood memories involves lining up his stuffed animals on the family couch before tipping an ottoman on its side as a... Read more
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ESPN
Marvin Gaye's tryout with the NFL's Detroit LionsRobinson and The Temptations. Barney had heard Marvin Gaye, one of his favorit
Marvin Gaye's tryout with the NFL's Detroit Lions
ESPN / Posted 8 days ago
Robinson and The Temptations. Barney had heard Marvin Gaye, one of his favorite artists, lived nearby. With time to kill before heading back to training camp for afternoon practice, he figured why not? Gaye sang the score to Barney's high school... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The Right Reverend Ronald Gordonof Canterbury and the Church Assembly. Four years later he moved to the Univers
The Right Reverend Ronald Gordon
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
of Canterbury and the Church Assembly. Four years later he moved to the University church of St Mary the Virgin, Oxford, which he ran efficiently and with pastoral skill. In 1975 he was appointed Bishop of Portsmouth – one of the Church of... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Missouri pastor to gets 7 years for $3.3M investment schemebilking $3.3 million from at least 18 mostly elderly investors has been ordered
Missouri pastor to gets 7 years for $3.3M investment scheme
KOMU Columbia / Posted 8 days ago
bilking $3.3 million from at least 18 mostly elderly investors has been ordered to spend seven years in federal prison. Forty-year-old Jim Staley of Wentzville apologized to victims in the courtroom's standing-room-only gallery during his... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
National Chief Imam eulogizeda suburb of Tamale marking the 18th Anniversary of the society’s existence. He
National Chief Imam eulogized
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 8 days ago
a suburb of Tamale marking the 18th Anniversary of the society’s existence. He received a noble prize and other goodies for his exemplary leadership at local and international levels. Convener of the awards ceremony and spiritual leader of the... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Protestors gather with message for community, solicitorgroup of protesters gathered Wednesday behind the Oconee County Courthouse, whi
Protestors gather with message for community, solicitor
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 8 days ago
group of protesters gathered Wednesday behind the Oconee County Courthouse, which is also the location of the solicitor's office, at the corner of Main Street in Walhalla. Protesters chanted "Justice for Zachary!" and "Say no to Chrissy... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
China’s propanganda campaign against cross removals protest a PR disastertried to remove the cross atop Huzhen Church in Zhejiang province in May, the r
China’s propanganda campaign against cross removals protest a PR disaster
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 9 days ago
tried to remove the cross atop Huzhen Church in Zhejiang province in May, the result was a public relations disaster for the government. Angry Christians took to social media to post the same image over again: a cross burning as the culprits,... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Protestors gather with message for community, solicitorgroup of protesters gathered Wednesday behind the Oconee County Courthouse, whi
Protestors gather with message for community, solicitor
FOX Carolina / Posted 9 days ago
group of protesters gathered Wednesday behind the Oconee County Courthouse, which is also the location of the solicitor's office, at the corner of Main Street in Walhalla. Protesters chanted "Justice for Zachary!" and "Say no to Chrissy... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
KC diocese offers healing services to victims of sex abuseheld at St. Thomas More on Aug. 12. More than 100 people attended the service,
KC diocese offers healing services to victims of sex abuse
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 9 days ago
held at St. Thomas More on Aug. 12. More than 100 people attended the service, according to Cooper. The second is scheduled for Sept. 9 at St. Elizabeth Parish. Kenneth Orenick, of Kansas City, Mo., attended the service. He is a survivor of sexual... Read more
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The Moscow Times
New Policy on Commemorating Victims of Repression At Odds With Actionsat the order of President Vladimir Putin, the presidential administration and H
New Policy on Commemorating Victims of Repression At Odds With Actions
The Moscow Times / Posted 9 days ago
at the order of President Vladimir Putin, the presidential administration and Human Rights Council, who requested its formulation last October. The political terror orchestrated by Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin and his accomplices in the... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Jimmy Carter's Blood-Soaked LegacyPeace Treaty through diplomacy at the Camp David Accords; granting amnesty to V
Jimmy Carter's Blood-Soaked Legacy
Op-Ed News / Posted 9 days ago
Peace Treaty through diplomacy at the Camp David Accords; granting amnesty to Vietnam draft-dodgers, and presenting a plan for universal health care. However, the self-professed advocate for human rights demonstrated quite the penchant for... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Missouri pastor to be sentenced for wire fraudST. LOUIS (AP) - Federal sentencing was scheduled for a St. Louis-area pastor w
Missouri pastor to be sentenced for wire fraud
KOMU Columbia / Posted 9 days ago
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Federal sentencing was scheduled for a St. Louis-area pastor who admitted he bilked $3.3 million from more than a dozen mostly elderly investors. Forty-year-old Jim Staley of Wentzville was to be sentenced Wednesday in St. Louis.... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Missouri pastor to be sentenced for wire fraudST. LOUIS (AP) _ Federal sentencing is scheduled for a St. Louis-area pastor wh
Missouri pastor to be sentenced for wire fraud
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 9 days ago
ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Federal sentencing is scheduled for a St. Louis-area pastor who admits he bilked $3.3 million from more than a dozen mostly elderly investors. Forty-year-old Jim Staley of Wentzville is to be sentenced Wednesday in St. Louis. That’s... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Church Urged to Participate in Protecting Environmentand evangelisation is not just talking about God but actually participating in
Church Urged to Participate in Protecting Environment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
and evangelisation is not just talking about God but actually participating in protecting the great deeds that God has done for us... because you can only speak about God through his creation," he said. Fr Odira was speaking during a panel... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
We must protect public prayerTheir ideals eventually formed the basis of our Republic. Their steadfast desir
We must protect public prayer
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 10 days ago
Their ideals eventually formed the basis of our Republic. Their steadfast desire for religious freedom was embedded into the First Amendment of our Constitution, and still serves as a bedrock of our society today. In West Virginia, respect for... Read more
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NBC New York
Essex County Outfits 40 Cops With Body CamerasThe Essex County Sheriff's Office announced Tuesday that 40 deputies will be ou
Essex County Outfits 40 Cops With Body Cameras
NBC New York / Posted 10 days ago
The Essex County Sheriff's Office announced Tuesday that 40 deputies will be outfitted with body cameras to record traffic stops, arrests and encounters with the public in the county, where 40 percent of New Jersey's gun crime happens. The footage... Read more
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Philly.com
Montco coroner: 50 years of speaking for the dead2015, 1:09 AM In April, it was a chainsaw murder-suicide in Lower Moreland; in
Montco coroner: 50 years of speaking for the dead
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
2015, 1:09 AM In April, it was a chainsaw murder-suicide in Lower Moreland; in December, a predawn shooting rampage by a former Marine who killed his ex-wife and five of her relatives. In 2012, Hofman halted the rumor mill by ruling that... Read more
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WBOY Clarksburg
Despite judge's order, Rowan Co. clerk refuses to issue same-sex couples marriage licensesBy CLAIRE GALOFARO Associated Press MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky clerk's o
Despite judge's order, Rowan Co. clerk refuses to issue same-sex couples marriage licenses
WBOY Clarksburg / Posted 11 days ago
By CLAIRE GALOFARO Associated Press MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky clerk's office turned away two gay couples seeking marriage licenses on Thursday, defying a federal judge's order that dismissed her argument involving religious freedom. Rowan... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
A drier time Presentation highlights history of prohibition2 percent alcohol seemed a safer alternative. Drinking was accepted in all cir
A drier time Presentation highlights history of prohibition
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
2 percent alcohol seemed a safer alternative. Drinking was accepted in all circles: from our Founding Fathers to the clergy. But the growth of distilleries that bottled 80 proof whiskey changed behavior. Andrew Jackson’s inauguration party... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Osinbajo Urges Presbyterian Church to Be Worthy Ally in Drive Towards National Rebirththe Moderator of the Synod of the North of the Presbyterian Church of Nigeria,
Osinbajo Urges Presbyterian Church to Be Worthy Ally in Drive Towards National Rebirth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
the Moderator of the Synod of the North of the Presbyterian Church of Nigeria, Ini Ukpuho, paid him a courtesy visit in his office as part of activities to commemorate the 20th anniversary celebrations of the Synod. The Vice President acknowledged... Read more
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The Star
More resolute than restiveLIKE most young people, all Raheimu wants is to live a comfortable life, earnin
More resolute than restive
The Star / Posted 13 days ago
LIKE most young people, all Raheimu wants is to live a comfortable life, earning enough to pay off the mortgage for his apartment and other living expenses, and enjoy life with his wife without having to worry about anything else. He holds a... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
First glimpse of Blackburn’s fantastic new squarepartially-completed paving to Queen Victoria’s statue. The 110-year-old struct
First glimpse of Blackburn’s fantastic new square
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
partially-completed paving to Queen Victoria’s statue. The 110-year-old structure is now surrounded by scaffolding ready for her makeover, beginning on Monday. Already one of Her Majesty’s arms has been removed and sent to a specialist... Read more
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Washington Post
Jehovah’s Witnesses face child sexual-abuse investigation in Australiaproclaim the truth about God. Young girls were assaulted by neighbors. Teenage
Jehovah’s Witnesses face child sexual-abuse investigation in Australia
Washington Post / Posted 14 days ago
proclaim the truth about God. Young girls were assaulted by neighbors. Teenagers were raped by their fathers. Victims were forced to pray with their abusers. When the children reached out for help, the church’s obsession with secrecy and hostility... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Embattled Republican Breaks Silence After Sex Scandal, Says She Won't Quitthat an open and honest investigation will vindicate me," Gamrat said Friday du
Embattled Republican Breaks Silence After Sex Scandal, Says She Won't Quit
The Huffington Post / Posted 14 days ago
that an open and honest investigation will vindicate me," Gamrat said Friday during a press conference at her lawyer's office in East Lansing, in her first public comments about the scandal. "For now, I believe that the best path is for me to... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
Hooker Fights for Right to Die on His TermsKnown for his flamboyant character, elaborate costumes and a history of running
Hooker Fights for Right to Die on His Terms
The Memphis Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
Known for his flamboyant character, elaborate costumes and a history of running for public office in Tennessee (and never winning), Hooker has a reputation for fighting on and on. Whether it’s in the courtroom, the General Assembly or on the public... Read more
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Silver City Sun-News
Religion briefsMexican food. Son of Covenant missionaries, Reed was born in Ecuador, raised in
Religion briefs
Silver City Sun-News / Posted 15 days ago
Mexican food. Son of Covenant missionaries, Reed was born in Ecuador, raised in Mexico and studied and worked in Chicago before moving to Spain. For more than 20 years, he has served churches in Chicago, Spain and New Hampshire, the news release... Read more
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Silver City Sun-News
Religion briefs: Aug. 14Mexican food. Son of Covenant missionaries, Reed was born in Ecuador, raised in
Religion briefs: Aug. 14
Silver City Sun-News / Posted 15 days ago
Mexican food. Son of Covenant missionaries, Reed was born in Ecuador, raised in Mexico and studied and worked in Chicago before moving to Spain. For more than 20 years, he has served churches in Chicago, Spain and New Hampshire, the news release... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Religion briefs: Aug. 14Mexican food. Son of Covenant missionaries, Reed was born in Ecuador, raised in
Religion briefs: Aug. 14
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 15 days ago
Mexican food. Son of Covenant missionaries, Reed was born in Ecuador, raised in Mexico and studied and worked in Chicago before moving to Spain. For more than 20 years, he has served churches in Chicago, Spain and New Hampshire, the news release... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Clerk's office defies order; no same-sex marriage licensesMOREHEAD, Ky. | A clerk's office turned away gay couples who sought marriage li
Clerk's office defies order; no same-sex marriage licenses
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 15 days ago
MOREHEAD, Ky. | A clerk's office turned away gay couples who sought marriage licenses on Thursday, defying a federal judge's order that said deeply held Christian beliefs don't excuse officials from following the law. The fight in Rowan County began... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Clerk’s office defies order; no same-sex marriage licensesMOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — A clerk’s office turned away gay couples who sought marria
Clerk’s office defies order; no same-sex marriage licenses
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — A clerk’s office turned away gay couples who sought marriage licenses on Thursday, defying a federal judge’s order that said deeply held Christian beliefs don’t excuse officials from following the law. The fight in Rowan County... Read more
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