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  • Families of faith: An answer to foster children's prayers

    Families of faith: An answer to foster children's prayers
    Two years ago, Bill and Margaret Coyle opened the door to a social worker and opened their Orlando home to Conner. The 2-1/2 year-old blond-haired Energizer bunny with brown eyes was in desperate need of a safe place to crash. And the Coyles were...
  • Guns for Jesus: Churches fill their pews with weapons giveaways

    What would Jesus shoot? Some churches in Kentucky and in upstate New York are doing what it takes to get people into the pews to hear the word of God — and in their neck of the woods, that means giving away guns. The flier for the raffle at...
  • Baltimore ministers' organization endorses Gansler for governor

    Baltimore ministers' organization endorses Gansler for governor
    A coalition of Baltimore ministers endorsed Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler for governor Thursday, saying he was an experienced leader with a strong track record on civil rights issues. At a news conference at Friendship Baptist Church, Rev. Alvin...
  • Baltimore ministers group endorses Gansler for governor

    Baltimore ministers group endorses Gansler for governor
    An influential coalition of Baltimore ministers endorsed Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler for governor Thursday, saying he's an experienced leader with a strong record on civil rights issues. At a news conference at Friendship Baptist Church, the Rev....
  • Janet M. Hamlett, NSA intelligence analyst

    Janet M. Hamlett, NSA intelligence analyst
    Janet M. Hamlett, a retired National Security Agency analyst and active church member, died Tuesday of cancer at Northwest Hospital. She was 63. The daughter of Olion Craig, a Bethlehem Steel Corp. steelworker, and Allie Mae Craig, a homemaker, the...
  • For Orthodox Christians, red eggs embody the meaning of Easter

    For Orthodox Christians, red eggs embody the meaning of Easter
    On Sunday morning, as Christians in the region and around the world take part in the Easter traditions they enjoy, an observer might be tempted to ask: How do the ways they celebrate the holiday reflect its meaning? Children pet bunnies and gobble jelly...
  • Tuesday's high school roundup: Salsberry, Warwick girls shut out Menchville in softball

    Softball: Emily Salsberry pitched a three-hitter as Warwick shut out Menchville 1-0, with Madison Lane’s single bringing home Dalika Wallace in the bottom of the fifth. ... Morgan Haywood pitched a one-hitter in Gloucester’s 25-0, five-...
  • Review: 'Steal the North' by Heather Brittain Bergstrom

    Review: 'Steal the North' by Heather Brittain Bergstrom
    Love has a surprising way of changing us. It puts another's happiness over our own. It causes us to question our past and rethink our future. It can shift the course of our lives. In "Steal the North," Heather Brittain Bergstrom's strong debut novel, a...
  • Church job fair didn't violate members' beliefs [Letter]

    Church job fair didn't violate members' beliefs [Letter]
    Regarding your article about our church working with a casino to promote jobs for city residents, the story may have conveyed the wrong impression about our view of the Sabbath ("Casino, church team up to promote jobs to city residents," Feb. 23). Our...
  • Softball teams looking to continue success this season

    Softball teams looking to continue success this season
    It was a banner year in 2013 for the local softball teams. Leading the way was Bellarmine-Jefferson High, which won the program's first-ever CIF Southern Section championship after nailing down its fourth straight Santa Cruz League title. Burbank also...
  • Boys' basketball: Southern Section playoff pairings

    Boys' basketball: Southern Section playoff pairings
    BOYS' BASKETBALL SOUTHERN SECTION PLAYOFFS OPEN DIVISION First round, Friday, 7 p.m. #16 Cantwell-Sacred Heart at #1 Mater Dei #9 Chaminade at #8 Mayfair #12 Riverside North at #5 Sierra Canyon #13 Gardena Serra at #4 Corona Centennial #14...