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Philly.com
A legion of lawyers with long memories prepares for DNC protestsSitting around a law office that's squeezed into a Center City rowhouse, a doze
A legion of lawyers with long memories prepares for DNC protests
Philly.com / Posted 10 hours ago
Sitting around a law office that's squeezed into a Center City rowhouse, a dozen lawyers pledged last week to defend any protesters arrested here during the Democratic National Convention. Larry Krasner, a civil rights lawyer for nearly 30 years,... Read more
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Deseret News
Catholic bishop apologizes for ‘betrayal’ of sexual abuseCity, a solemn echo to enduring pain. It was a simple, symbolic gesture but on
Catholic bishop apologizes for ‘betrayal’ of sexual abuse
Deseret News / Posted 12 hours ago
City, a solemn echo to enduring pain. It was a simple, symbolic gesture but one that had an almost inexpressible resonance for those who had been abused, and for many Catholics in a diocese so identified with clergy abuse that its last bishop was... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Kansas City bishop apologizes for 'betrayal' of sexual abuseCity, a solemn echo to enduring pain. It was a simple, symbolic gesture but on
Kansas City bishop apologizes for 'betrayal' of sexual abuse
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 14 hours ago
City, a solemn echo to enduring pain. It was a simple, symbolic gesture but one that had an almost inexpressible resonance for those who had been abused, and for many Catholics in a diocese so identified with clergy abuse that its last bishop was... Read more
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JTA
9 Jewish LGBTQ activists you should know(Courtesy of HBO), Rabbi Steven Greenberg in 2014 (Wikimedia Commons), Jazz Jen
9 Jewish LGBTQ activists you should know
JTA / Posted 15 hours ago
(Courtesy of HBO), Rabbi Steven Greenberg in 2014 (Wikimedia Commons), Jazz Jennings (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Trevor Project). Also, the parade brought out a new gun control group, Gays Against Guns, inspired by the shooting this... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Denton gay couples reflect on first anniversary of marriage rulinglandmark case. Local authorities pumped the brakes, though, when Texas Attorney
Denton gay couples reflect on first anniversary of marriage ruling
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
landmark case. Local authorities pumped the brakes, though, when Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton urged clerks to wait before issuing marriage licenses in Texas, citing questions about the religious liberties of court clerks and justices of the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Crossing outChurch. It now lies in the churchyard, wrapped in a red shroud. About 10 miles
Crossing out
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Church. It now lies in the churchyard, wrapped in a red shroud. About 10 miles to the east, in Mabu township, riot police officers blocked parishioners from entering the grounds of the Dachang Church while workers erected scaffolding and sawed off... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Downsizing the Roman Curia is not reformWith the election of Pope Francis, hopes were raised that the Vatican bureaucra
Downsizing the Roman Curia is not reform
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
With the election of Pope Francis, hopes were raised that the Vatican bureaucracy would finally be reformed. Sadly, that does not appear to be happening, except perhaps in the area of finances. Instead, the offices created after Vatican II are being... Read more
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News Mail
Raising questions over Anzac Daythe day April 25 really portray the day of ANZAC or should it be referred to as
Raising questions over Anzac Day
News Mail / Posted 4 days ago
the day April 25 really portray the day of ANZAC or should it be referred to as Gallipoli Day? The acronym ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps, and an alliance was formed between the two countries during the landing and battle... Read more
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The Age
26 top Australian lawyers back Baha'i call to free leaders jailed in Iranthe keynote address and launched the letter. Photo: Australian Baha'i Community
26 top Australian lawyers back Baha'i call to free leaders jailed in Iran
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
the keynote address and launched the letter. Photo: Australian Baha'i Community Twenty-six prominent Australian lawyers, a former human rights commissioner and the Australian Lawyers for Human Rights have written an open letter calling for the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
26 top Australian lawyers back Baha'i call to free leaders jailed in Iranthe keynote address and launched the letter. Photo: Australian Baha'i Community
26 top Australian lawyers back Baha'i call to free leaders jailed in Iran
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
the keynote address and launched the letter. Photo: Australian Baha'i Community Twenty-six prominent Australian lawyers, a former human rights commissioner and the Australian Lawyers for Human Rights have written an open letter calling for the... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Flint Water Crisis Fast Factspoverty line and the median household income is $24,679, according to the U.S.
Flint Water Crisis Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 4 days ago
poverty line and the median household income is $24,679, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The median household income for the rest of Michigan is $49,087. The city is 56.6% African-American. Flint once thrived as the home of the nation's... Read more
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The Morning Call
Statute of Limitations DevelopmentsAmid reports that the fix is in to gut House Bill 1947, the bill that would ref
Statute of Limitations Developments
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
Amid reports that the fix is in to gut House Bill 1947, the bill that would reform statute of limitations laws in cases of child sex abuse, a group of current and former Philadelphia district attorneys issued a press release supporting the bill in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Apostle Boateng Donates to Mark 55th Birthdayof ordination was also awarded to the Very Rev. Gladys Owusu Ansah of the Corne
Apostle Boateng Donates to Mark 55th Birthday
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
of ordination was also awarded to the Very Rev. Gladys Owusu Ansah of the Cornerstone Bible Church. The International Clergy Association also awarded a certificate to Apostle Godbless Boateng, authorising him to preach the Gospel, perform holy... Read more
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The Christian Post
Donald Trump Tells Evangelical Leaders He Will End Decades-Old Ban on Church PolitickingRepublican nominee Donald Trump promised that he would protect the political sp
Donald Trump Tells Evangelical Leaders He Will End Decades-Old Ban on Church Politicking
The Christian Post / Posted 5 days ago
Republican nominee Donald Trump promised that he would protect the political speech and religious freedom of pastors and clergy by repealing a longstanding ban on church and nonprofit politicking. As many evangelical leaders have remained... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
238 arrested in California child predator sting, 1,400 accused perverts busted nationwideHundreds of suspected child predators were busted in a two-month sting across S
238 arrested in California child predator sting, 1,400 accused perverts busted nationwide
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 6 days ago
Hundreds of suspected child predators were busted in a two-month sting across Southern California, police announced Monday. According to The Daily News, among the 238 people arrested in the “Operation Broken Heart III” sweep by the Los Angeles... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Sisters sue diocese, allege abuseagainst Bodziak, covering the time when she was 8 to 14 years old. She said Bod
Sisters sue diocese, allege abuse
Altoona Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
against Bodziak, covering the time when she was 8 to 14 years old. She said Bodziak gave her wine on several occasions before molesting her. Bodziak assaulted her in the rectory after summoning her from school and molested her while she practiced... Read more
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The Advocate
Study finds $1.6 billion in Louisiana industrial tax breaks too generousoversight and little return, according to a new study released Monday. Togethe
Study finds $1.6 billion in Louisiana industrial tax breaks too generous
The Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
oversight and little return, according to a new study released Monday. Together Louisiana, a statewide association of clergy and public interest groups that favors higher taxes on big corporations and the wealthy, reports Louisiana has the... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
13-foot alligator washes up on Texas beach, likely drownedwildfires burning in the West (all times local): The Latest on wildfires burni
13-foot alligator washes up on Texas beach, likely drowned
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 6 days ago
wildfires burning in the West (all times local): The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local): Backlog for New Mexico medical cannabis program worsensBacklog for New Mexico medical cannabis program worsens Medical marijuana... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Oklahoma AG sues Volkswagen over emissions scandalwildfires burning in the West (all times local): The Latest on wildfires burni
Oklahoma AG sues Volkswagen over emissions scandal
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 6 days ago
wildfires burning in the West (all times local): The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local): Backlog for New Mexico medical cannabis program worsensBacklog for New Mexico medical cannabis program worsens Medical marijuana... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Dallas takes action on loose dogs after pit bulls kill womanlocal): Abuse survivors approve Gallup Diocese settlementAbuse survivors appro
Dallas takes action on loose dogs after pit bulls kill woman
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 6 days ago
local): Abuse survivors approve Gallup Diocese settlementAbuse survivors approve Gallup Diocese settlement Victims of clergy sexual abuse have approved of a plan for the Gallup Diocese to dole out millions of dollars in compensation. Victims... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Abuse survivors approve Gallup Diocese settlementlocal): Victims of clergy sexual abuse have approved of a plan for the Gallu
Abuse survivors approve Gallup Diocese settlement
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 6 days ago
local): Victims of clergy sexual abuse have approved of a plan for the Gallup Diocese to dole out millions of dollars in compensation. Victims... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
North Carolina LGBT law protesters reunite for Orlando AP News | 06/20/16 04:35 PM RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Opponents of North Carolin
North Carolina LGBT law protesters reunite for Orlando
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 7 days ago
AP News | 06/20/16 04:35 PM RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Opponents of North Carolina's law limiting antidiscrimination protections for LGBT people have gathered to mourn 49 victims of the shooting at... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
North Carolina LGBT law protesters reunite for OrlandoRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Opponents of North Carolina's law limiting antidiscriminat
North Carolina LGBT law protesters reunite for Orlando
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 7 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Opponents of North Carolina's law limiting antidiscrimination protections for LGBT people have gathered to mourn 49 victims of the shooting at an Orlando gay nightclub and condemn state policies they say are responsible for... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
North Carolina LGBT law protesters reunite for OrlandoRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Opponents of North Carolina's law limiting antidiscriminat
North Carolina LGBT law protesters reunite for Orlando
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Opponents of North Carolina's law limiting antidiscrimination protections for LGBT people have gathered to mourn 49 victims of the shooting at an Orlando gay nightclub and condemn state policies they say are responsible for... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
North Carolina LGBT law protesters reunite for OrlandoRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Opponents of North Carolina's law limiting antidiscriminat
North Carolina LGBT law protesters reunite for Orlando
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Opponents of North Carolina's law limiting antidiscrimination protections for LGBT people have gathered to mourn 49 victims of the shooting at an Orlando gay nightclub and condemn state policies they say are responsible for... Read more
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ABC News
North Carolina LGBT Law Protesters Reunite for OrlandoOpponents of North Carolina's law limiting antidiscrimination protections for L
North Carolina LGBT Law Protesters Reunite for Orlando
ABC News / Posted 7 days ago
Opponents of North Carolina's law limiting antidiscrimination protections for LGBT people have gathered to mourn 49 victims of the shooting at an Orlando gay nightclub and condemn state policies they say are responsible for furthering bigotry. The... Read more
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The Herald News
Fall River's own residents are sick and dying from opiods so police are trying something newFall River's own residents are sick and dying from opioids so police are trying
Fall River's own residents are sick and dying from opiods so police are trying something new
The Herald News / Posted 7 days ago
Fall River's own residents are sick and dying from opioids so police are trying something new FALL RIVER — A police officer’s job used to be relatively simple when it came to heroin. Arrest an individual for possession or distribution, and seize the... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Orthodox Council opens with call for unityespecially in our time, and the arguments used by the deceivers are particularl
Orthodox Council opens with call for unity
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 7 days ago
especially in our time, and the arguments used by the deceivers are particularly sophisticated. This means a coordinated effort is required by shepherds of the Orthodox church to inform the faithful -- the religious factions attempting to lead the... Read more
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Coconuts Manila
Male nurse caught extorting cash from Sorsogon bishopis now facing extortion charges after he was caught entrapment operation set up
Male nurse caught extorting cash from Sorsogon bishop
Coconuts Manila / Posted 7 days ago
is now facing extortion charges after he was caught entrapment operation set up by the Sorsogon Provincial Police Office. "Initial investigation revealed that on May 3, 2016, Funtanares went to the office of Sorsogon Bishop Arturo Bastes.... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Church statements keep the door closed on gaysyou wouldn’t do any of that, because plants and animals are living and wonderfu
Church statements keep the door closed on gays
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 8 days ago
you wouldn’t do any of that, because plants and animals are living and wonderful things, and when you have affection for them, you make sure they get all the air and sun and space they need to remain healthy and to grow. You do all you can to... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Blackburn set to win National Lottery cash for £3million makeover‘t’s in advance of an announcement shortly after the European Union Referendum
Blackburn set to win National Lottery cash for £3million makeover
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
‘t’s in advance of an announcement shortly after the European Union Referendum on Thursday. “This grant the whole scheme for Northgate and Blakey Moor will be a tremendous boost to the town, its history and Victorian heritage.” It will put flesh... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Nurse arrested for extorting P10-M from Sorsogon bishop- A 26-year-old nurse identified as Leo Fajardo Funtanares from Gubat, Sorsogon
Nurse arrested for extorting P10-M from Sorsogon bishop
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
- A 26-year-old nurse identified as Leo Fajardo Funtanares from Gubat, Sorsogon was arrested in an entrapment operation for extorting money from Sorsogon Bishop Arturo Bastes. The arrest happened Friday morning at the Home for the Clergy in... Read more
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The Manila Times
CBCP prays for Duterte, other officialsJune 19, 2016 9:31 pm by WILLIAM B. DEPASUPIL, REPORTER MANILA Archbishop Lui
CBCP prays for Duterte, other officials
The Manila Times / Posted 8 days ago
June 19, 2016 9:31 pm by WILLIAM B. DEPASUPIL, REPORTER MANILA Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle has issued a special prayer for President-elect Rodrigo Duterte and his incoming government: to have the... Read more
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Orange County Register
'Open and affirming': Irvine church is a haven for LGBTtwo years leading up to this vote had been contentious. Plumer, backed by a ma
'Open and affirming': Irvine church is a haven for LGBT
Orange County Register / Posted 9 days ago
two years leading up to this vote had been contentious. Plumer, backed by a majority of his congregation, was the only clergy member in Irvine at the time who spoke out against the City Council’s decision to remove the words “sexual... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Emotions high as funerals for Orlando victims beginafter a gunman unleashed his firepower on unsuspecting carousers at a gay night
Emotions high as funerals for Orlando victims begin
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 9 days ago
after a gunman unleashed his firepower on unsuspecting carousers at a gay nightclub, leaving 49 dead. Now, the region’s clergy, florists, funeral directors and cemetery workers will face the equally exhausting, emotionally draining task of... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Emotions high as funerals for Orlando victims beginafter a gunman unleashed his firepower on unsuspecting carousers at a gay night
Emotions high as funerals for Orlando victims begin
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 9 days ago
after a gunman unleashed his firepower on unsuspecting carousers at a gay nightclub, leaving 49 dead. Now, the region’s clergy, florists, funeral directors and cemetery workers will face the equally exhausting, emotionally draining task of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Dead tiger cubs latest blow to Buddhismarrest, leaving police unable to peacefully conduct their search. The abbot ha
Dead tiger cubs latest blow to Buddhism
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
arrest, leaving police unable to peacefully conduct their search. The abbot has rejected police demands to report for questioning and barricaded himself inside his temple for over two months, ignoring three summonses and an arrest warrant.... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
LGBT support will it lastcommunity react to prayers and pledges in wake of Orlando massacre, writes Kati
LGBT support will it last
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
community react to prayers and pledges in wake of Orlando massacre, writes Katie Zezima. There have been shows of support for Orlando's LGBT community, including from Washington. Photo / AP In the wake of the massacre at a gay nightclub in... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
In Omar Mateen’s Florida community, violence and intolerance are hardly on the fringesFor people in this Florida town, he was a familiar sort of figure: a young man
In Omar Mateen’s Florida community, violence and intolerance are hardly on the fringes
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 days ago
For people in this Florida town, he was a familiar sort of figure: a young man with a troubled background and a short temper who held intolerant and hateful views, often spoke loudly of violent and vengeful plans, and made no secret of possessing an... Read more
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Philly.com
Reaction mostly favorable to SRC decision on transgender studentsseniors are fretting over test scores and class rank, Adrianna Branin's struggl
Reaction mostly favorable to SRC decision on transgender students
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
seniors are fretting over test scores and class rank, Adrianna Branin's struggle is to be called by the right pronoun. For Branin, 17, who was born female and appears feminine and attends Franklin Learning Center who will graduate Monday... Read more
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11 News Houston
Emotions high as funerals for Orlando victims beginafter a gunman unleashed his firepower on unsuspecting carousers at a gay night
Emotions high as funerals for Orlando victims begin
11 News Houston / Posted 10 days ago
after a gunman unleashed his firepower on unsuspecting carousers at a gay nightclub, leaving 49 dead. Now, the region’s clergy, florists, funeral directors and cemetery workers will face the equally exhausting, emotionally draining task of... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Emotions high as funerals for Orlando victims beginafter a gunman unleashed his firepower on unsuspecting carousers at a gay night
Emotions high as funerals for Orlando victims begin
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 10 days ago
after a gunman unleashed his firepower on unsuspecting carousers at a gay nightclub, leaving 49 dead. Now, the region’s clergy, florists, funeral directors and cemetery workers will face the equally exhausting, emotionally draining task of... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Emotions high as funerals for Orlando victims beginafter a gunman unleashed his firepower on unsuspecting carousers at a gay night
Emotions high as funerals for Orlando victims begin
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 10 days ago
after a gunman unleashed his firepower on unsuspecting carousers at a gay nightclub, leaving 49 dead. Now, the region’s clergy, florists, funeral directors and cemetery workers will face the equally exhausting, emotionally draining task of... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Emotions high as funerals for Orlando victims beginafter a gunman unleashed his firepower on unsuspecting carousers at a gay night
Emotions high as funerals for Orlando victims begin
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 10 days ago
after a gunman unleashed his firepower on unsuspecting carousers at a gay nightclub, leaving 49 dead. Now, the region’s clergy, florists, funeral directors and cemetery workers will face the equally exhausting, emotionally draining task of... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Emotions high as funerals for Orlando victims beginafter a gunman unleashed his firepower on unsuspecting carousers at a gay night
Emotions high as funerals for Orlando victims begin
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 10 days ago
after a gunman unleashed his firepower on unsuspecting carousers at a gay nightclub, leaving 49 dead. Now, the region’s clergy, florists, funeral directors and cemetery workers will face the equally exhausting, emotionally draining task of... Read more
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First Coast News
Emotions high as funerals for Orlando victims beginafter a gunman unleashed his firepower on unsuspecting carousers at a gay night
Emotions high as funerals for Orlando victims begin
First Coast News / Posted 10 days ago
after a gunman unleashed his firepower on unsuspecting carousers at a gay nightclub, leaving 49 dead. Now, the region’s clergy, florists, funeral directors and cemetery workers will face the equally exhausting, emotionally draining task of... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Emotions high as funerals for Orlando victims beginafter a gunman unleashed his firepower on unsuspecting carousers at a gay night
Emotions high as funerals for Orlando victims begin
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 10 days ago
after a gunman unleashed his firepower on unsuspecting carousers at a gay nightclub, leaving 49 dead. Now, the region’s clergy, florists, funeral directors and cemetery workers will face the equally exhausting, emotionally draining task of... Read more
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USA Today
Emotions high as funerals for Orlando victims beginafter a gunman unleashed his firepower on unsuspecting carousers at a gay night
Emotions high as funerals for Orlando victims begin
USA Today / Posted 10 days ago
after a gunman unleashed his firepower on unsuspecting carousers at a gay nightclub, leaving 49 dead. Now, the region’s clergy, florists, funeral directors and cemetery workers will face the equally exhausting, emotionally draining task of... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Emotions high as funerals for Orlando victims beginafter a gunman unleashed his firepower on unsuspecting carousers at a gay night
Emotions high as funerals for Orlando victims begin
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 10 days ago
after a gunman unleashed his firepower on unsuspecting carousers at a gay nightclub, leaving 49 dead. Now, the region’s clergy, florists, funeral directors and cemetery workers will face the equally exhausting, emotionally draining task of... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Emotions high as funerals for Orlando victims beginafter a gunman unleashed his firepower on unsuspecting carousers at a gay night
Emotions high as funerals for Orlando victims begin
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 10 days ago
after a gunman unleashed his firepower on unsuspecting carousers at a gay nightclub, leaving 49 dead. Now, the region’s clergy, florists, funeral directors and cemetery workers will face the equally exhausting, emotionally draining task of... Read more
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