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The Road to Philadelphia – Aug 2014
During the summer of 1774, the Colonies agreed to send delegates to Philadelphia to form the first Continental Congress.   “There is a new, and a grand Scene open before me—a Congress…  I will keep...
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Movie review - Hercules
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Article Five
The U.S. Constitution holds the key for saving our nation. For the past 100 years the leaders of our country seem to think the citizens are better off when there is someone to tell them what to do ...
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Sideglances
Watching a 1941 vintage movie recently I was surprised to see a woman who was apparently wearing a skirt leap onto a horse astride. Then it dawned on me that she was wearing culottes, a fashion tha...
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The View from Writers Roost
Every time I see a news story about movie theaters in a newspaper, it resurrects memories. Small town theaters in particular evoke tales of yesteryear. For a period of time, the theater business wa...
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Jiminy Cricket!
In American culture, there is only one cricket, and his name is Jiminy Cricket. Try to think of a single cricket who even has a place in American culture. Jiminy stands alone, a giant of a cartoon ...
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Are you Passionate?
by MALU BRADFORD BEYONCE
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I am not a very passionate person. I don’t fight for causes, I don’t do volunteer work, and I don’t get too involved in politics. My life may be too busy for me to get involved in such things. I re...
Curious or Converted?
by STEVE ELLISON
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Curious or Converted? Pastor Steve Ellison   One day after the writing of this column, I will be heading to Sturgis, South Dakota for a week.  I will be helping to staff an evangelism tent at the m...
Journalism under fire
by HEATHER DIGBY PARTON
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A new report highlights the increasing hostility that investigative reporters face Read more: Journalism under fire
Rutherford Institute Asks Court to Hold Public School Superintendent and ‘Bullying Specialist’ Accountable for Free Speech Violations
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NEWARK, N.J. — Attorneys for The Rutherford Institute have asked a federal court to hold a New Jersey school superintendent and “Bullying Specialist” accountable for unreasonably enforcing the stat...
TSCRA Supports the Red River Private Property Protection Act
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  Fort Worth, Texas –  The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) today announced their support of H.R. 4979, the Red River Private Property Protection Act, authored by Rep. Mac ...
Soaring Divorce Rates: Are Americans Becoming Indifferent to "Separation?"
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  Asia, Europe and the Middle Eastern countries have seen rising trends of divorce in the last decade. Over the past decade, the United Arab Emirates has recorded the highest divorce rate in the re...
national news
Tunisian guards shot into the air and fired tear gas on Friday to stop a group of Egyptians from storming across the border with Libya after fleeing violence in Tripoli, a Reuters reporter said. Around 350 Egyptians were allowed to cross into Tunisia on Wednesday, TAP said.
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Job seekers check out opportunities at a job fair in Chicago, Illinois, on June 12, 2014The US economy generated 209,000 new jobs in July, down from June but maintaining a solid 200,000-plus monthly streak since February, the Commerce Department said Friday. The unemployment rate, rose a mere 0.1 point to 6.2 percent, still near its lowest level since October 2008 and well down from the 7.9 percent at the start of 2013. The new jobs were well-spread between the construction, manufacturing, professional service and retail sectors, and got a boost as well from 11,000 new jobs in the government sector.


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