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  • Red Cross offers flooding tips as Isaac's remnants soak the region

    Red Cross offers flooding tips as Isaac's remnants soak the region
    The remnants of Isaac are still causing heavy rainfall in our area and flash flood warnings have been issued. The Red Crossoffers the following flood safety tips: • - People should listen to weather reports for updates and stay alert for extended...
  • Historic Southern Baptist Convention May Elect 1st African American President

    Historic Southern Baptist Convention May Elect 1st African American President
    On Tuesday, history could be made at the annual Southern Baptist Convention in New Orleans, as it may be electing the first African American president, and he's from New Orleans. Pastor Fred Luter of Franklin Avenue Baptist church is the man of the...
  • Mailbag: Residents take fire rings for granted

    I've read with much amusement about the 1% who has complained the loudest about the fire rings in Corona del Mar State Beach and at the Balboa Pier. From my long experience living on the Gold Coast for more than 50 years, as well as having been a...
  • Circumcision Ritual Under Fire Due to Risk of Herpes Infection

    Circumcision Ritual Under Fire Due to Risk of Herpes Infection
    NEW YORK -- A controversial Jewish circumcision ritual is under fire after allegedly causing the deaths of two infants and exposing potentially thousands more to the risk of herpes infections. New York City health officials are pushing a proposed...
  • 'The Reason For Reason' At Charter Oak Cultural Center

    'The Reason For Reason' At Charter Oak Cultural Center
    “The Reason for Reason”, an exhibit of paintings by Beena Azeem, will open at Charter Oak Cultural Center, 21 Charter Oak Ave. in Hartford, with a reception on Thursday, Sept. 13 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The exhibit will run until Friday, Oct....
  • Check It Out: Lies on the bookshelf

    Numerous novels and nonfiction books depict aspects of deception, trickery and illusion. Here are a few samples of books that debunk the idea that "what you see is what you get." "Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil" by Tom...
  • Baptist groups call on church to reject racism

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Southern Baptist groups are calling on a Mississippi church that blocked a black couple from getting married under its roof to reject racism. Leaders of the Mississippi Baptist Convention and the Southern Baptist Convention...
  • Rejoicing at Petoskey Bayfront Park Sunday

    Wish you could have joined us!  I was at the Bayfront Park Sunday worshipping with the New Hope Community Church, one of the more newly formed churches, to a large crowd worshipping with their eight piece praise band. Led by pastor Mark Manzer, giving a...
  • American Indians in Chicago struggle to preserve identity, culture and history

    American Indians in Chicago struggle to preserve identity, culture and history
    Susan Kelly Power was 17 when she boarded a train to Chicago, a place that seemed a world away from the Indian reservation she grew up on in North and South Dakota. In the 70 years since she left her family's home on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation,...
  • Philippines bishops urgel Catholics to give up self-crucifixion and flagellation for Easter

    Philippines bishops urgel Catholics to give up self-crucifixion and flagellation for Easter
    The CatholicHerald website has a story about the Catholic bishop of the Philippines trying to discourage the faithful from whipping and nailing themselves to the cross on Good Friday: Authorities in the Philippines have announced that at least 24...
  • The Vatican knows how to put on a show

    The Vatican knows how to put on a show
    Since Pope Francis, seemingly a warm, likable man, began his papacy with a little self-deprecating joke about how the cardinals had to look "to the ends of the Earth" to find the new Bishop of Rome, it's reasonable to assume that the first non-European to...
  • Church steps up opposition to ban against gays in Boy Scouts

    Church steps up opposition to ban against gays in Boy Scouts
    A northwest suburban church is stepping up its opposition to a ban against gay members and leaders in the Boy Scouts of America as the organization meets this week to reconsider the longtime policy. At the Congregational United Church of Christ of...