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Pentecost

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  • Measure up, word nerds

    I’d like to go to church this morning, Pentecost and all that, but there are all those people circling the house, pounding feebly at the door, and pleading for the answers to yesterday’s quiz on word nerdiness. Here you are: the original ten...
  • In 1965, it was a bee - not texting - that caused traffic accident [History Matters]

    May 1965 Bad buzz "Bee Causes Accident: Electric Cut 2 Hours: "While Stanley Randolf Moore of Guildord Road, was driving down Oakland Mill Road near Guilford last Sunday, a bee flew into his car distracting him according to police reports, and...
  • Faith, hope, and tolerance

    What with provisions of the Affordable Care Act and the Supreme Court's ruling that laws permitting gay marriage are constitutional, there has been a great deal of carrying on from various Christian groups and individuals claiming that their free exercise...
  • Suspect in city barricade incident identified

    A man who police say attacked his girlfriend and shot himself following a barricaded stand-off with police at his Northeast Baltimore home has been identified as Ansley Turner, 28. Turner was was found dead in the basement of his home in the 5700 block...
  • Whit Sunday and gooseberry tarts

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS: Today is Whit Sunday for many Christians. Also called Whitsunday, Whitsuntide or just Whitsun, it marks seven weeks, or 50 days (Pentecost in Greek) from Easter Sunday, and the day when the Holy Spirit descended on......
  • Naper Settlement selects new leader

    Naper Settlement selects new leader
    Naper Settlement's new leader will be a longtime Naperville resident with legal and management experience, museum officials announced today. The boards of the Naperville Heritage Society and Naper Settlement chose Macarena (Rena) Tamayo-Calabrese from...
  • Naperville museum to add farm history center

     Naperville museum to add farm history center
    Those who have been around Naperville long enough may still remember the days farm animals seemed to outnumber residents. Newcomers and younger generations eventually will get a glimpse of what those farming days were like as Naper Settlement moves...
  • ‘Pacific Rim 2′: Guillermo del Toro to direct sequel for 2017 release

     
    It's official: “Pacific Rim 2″ is a go. In the wake of director Guillermo del Toro's comments earlier this month that […]...
  • Encarnacion's blast sends Jays past Brewers

    The Sports Xchange By Larry Millson, The Sports Xchange Encarnacion's blast sends Jays past Brewers TORONTO -- It was a different -- and rewarding day -- for Edwin Encarnacion. Sort of a walkoff in the park. He made his third career start in left...
  • Blue Jays 7, Brewers 4

    The Sports Xchange By Larry Millson, The Sports Xchange Blue Jays 7, Brewers 4 TORONTO -- Edwin Encarnacion hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth as the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 7-4 on Wednesday to sweep...
  • Justice Elena Kagan's wonderful dissent in Greece v. Galloway

    Justice Elena Kagan's wonderful dissent in Greece v. Galloway
    Also appended, Stephen Breyer's concurring dissent. As I do from time to time, I generated a plain-text version of this opinion for ease of cutting, pasting and reading, and attempted to insert extra reader-friendly paragraph breaks. For the whole...
  • Celebrating Pentecost

    Christ Reformed Church in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, a congregation of the United Church of Christ dating from 1747, and Emmanuel Baust Reformed Church in Tyrone, a parish founded in 1765, will join together for the celebration of Pentecost this year...