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  • Greg Schwem: Church saving time is an idea worth praying for

    I must wait until March 9 before timepieces in my part of the hemisphere are pushed forward one hour, signaling the return of daylight saving time. Until then, I would like to propose an additional clock shift: Church saving time. I'm calling on all...
  • Conservative Pundit Brent Bozell Mocks GLAAD's TV, Film Surveys

    Media Research Center president Brent Bozell is taking the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) to task for its focus on tracking the number of LGBT characters in TV. In a blog post for TownHall.com, the conservative pundit chides GLAAD...
  • Kneeling and prostration are elements of prayer in many religions

    Q: Why is it Jews don't kneel to pray? I'm Jewish myself, and sometimes I feel the need to pray in this position, but I feel awkward, as I was taught not to do this. -- L., via godsquadquestion@aol.com A: The Hebrew Bible has evidence of kneeling in...
  • Hunting for horta

    Hunting for horta
    "We lived in Greece when I was little, and my grandmother was boiling this green stuff. It had a very strong smell and did not look appealing ..." -- Irene Filippou Arvanitis You might call the lovely Irene Arvanitis a bag lady. Wherever the...
  • Stolen scooter brings challenges for non-profit organization

    Stolen scooter brings challenges for non-profit organization
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- A Springfield monk, who used his scooter to help others, now has to scale back his charitable efforts. Father Joseph McCormack says the scooter was taken from right outside his Springfield apartment. The two wheeled red scooter was...
  • Tech-savvy pastor with Illinois ties reaches masses with Bible app

    Tech-savvy pastor with Illinois ties reaches masses with Bible app
    Standing in a security line at O'Hare International Airport seven years ago, the Rev. Bobby Gruenewald wished he had a Bible in his pocket to pass the time. Then the tech-savvy pastor raised in central Illinois had a thought: Wouldn't it be grand if...
  • History of Eklutna: Spirit Houses Attract Thousands of Visitors

    History of Eklutna: Spirit Houses Attract Thousands of Visitors
    Eklutna, a Dena'ina Athabascan village and one of the largest villages in Southcentral Alaska, sits about 25 miles northeast of Anchorage and is rich with history and a colorful culture. The village of Eklutna is believed to have been first settled...
  • Man, 27, charged after mother fatally shot in church parking lot

     Man, 27, charged after mother fatally shot in church parking lot
    A 27-year-old Downers Grove man faces first-degree murder charges after his mother was fatally shot and found in the parking lot of a Burr Ridge church, law enforcement officials said Thursday. Michael Zaky Bassaly of Downers Grove is scheduled to...
  • News of the Weird: Painting With the Vomit of Houseflies

    News of the Weird: Painting With the Vomit of Houseflies
    The conflicted double life of Israeli Orthodox Jew Shadar Hadar, 34, might be as formidable to manage as that of an international spy. Though deeply and defiantly religious, he typically around midnight "trades his knitted white yarmulke" for a "wavy...
  • UPDATED Fall festival guide: Hampton Roads autumn celebrations

    UPDATED Fall festival guide: Hampton Roads autumn celebrations
    Outdoor festivals return to Hampton Roads with a vengeance when autumn leaves start to fall. You'll find a celebration for most every inclination. Seafood, peanuts, sophisticated sculpture, homey crafts, Egyptian culture, indie music, gospel — all...
  • Lou Panos, longtime political reporter, columnist for Evening Sun, AP, dies

    Lou Panos, longtime political reporter, columnist for Evening Sun, AP, dies
    Lou Panos, a heralded journalist and author who covered state and national politics during a career that spanned 67 years, died of complications from heart disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital early Sunday. He was 87. His daughter, Melanie Panos-Ortel,...