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Easter

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  • Minnesota teen's alleged plot to bomb and open fire at school foiled

    When Chelsie Shellhas saw the young man fumbling with the lock at a Waseca, Minn., storage facility then enter and quickly shut the door, she became suspicious and called police. “He shut the door, and I thought it looked funny,” Shellhas...
  • Review: High-def recording of L.A. Phil's 'The Other Mary' is otherworldly.

     Review: High-def recording of L.A. Phil's 'The Other Mary' is otherworldly.
    In a perfect colossally Minimalist world, where resources and rehearsal time are no object, the Los Angeles Philharmonic might have concluded its Minimalist Jukebox festival Sunday with a revival of John Adams' "The Gospel According to the Other Mary." It...
  • Review: 'Heaven Is for Real' soars best when grounded in earthly life

    Conviction is the word that keeps coming to mind in watching "Heaven Is for Real," the latest faith-based film to debut this Passover-Easter season. It is there in Todd Burpo's story of his 4-year-old son's near-death experience, which the Nebraska...
  • Hard-boiled eggs: OK, we tried it your way. But my way wins again.

    Hard-boiled eggs: OK, we tried it your way. But my way wins again.
    Call it the Great Easter Egg Smackdown of 2014. Every time I write about hard-boiled eggs, I seem to get a flood of mail telling me, essentially, "You're an idiot, and you're doing it all wrong." So this year I threw down the gauntlet. On our Daily Dish...
  • After Supreme Court prayer decision, Satanist offers his own prayer

    After Supreme Court prayer decision, Satanist offers his own prayer
    Today, in a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the right of a town board in upstate New York, and by extension, governmental bodies everywhere, to begin official meetings with a Christian prayer. "Ceremonial prayer," the court said, is not...
  • The Supreme Court got it wrong on prayer at public meetings

    Local governments should not invite members of the clergy to pray at public meetings. Why not? Because people of all religious beliefs — and people with no religious beliefs — come to such meetings to seek the aid of their elected...
  • Political ramifications to Chelsea Clinton's pregnancy? Oh come on.

    Political ramifications to Chelsea Clinton's pregnancy? Oh come on.
    So, what are the political ramifications of Hillary Clinton’s impending grandmotherhood? No, seriously. Stop snorting. New York Times financial columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin put it out there Friday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” In...
  • Religion brief

    Easter egg hunt  Gethsemane Baptist Church holds its annual Easter Egg Hunt beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 19, for children through grade five at 14135 Burntwoods Road in Glenwood. The event will be held rain or shine and will include arts and...
  • Green "swaps" will make for a cleaner, healthier home this spring

    After what could arguably be called the "winter from hell," it will be nice to open the windows again and welcome the light and warmth of spring. To get into the swing of things, why not make some green swaps around your home? They're not hard and don't...
  • Obama: Religious intolerance has 'no place in our society'

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama on Monday called on Americans to stand up against religious bigotry as he offered his support to the families of those killed in shootings at two Jewish community centers in the Kansas City area. “Nobody should have...
  • Boynton Beach city meeting rescheduled

    Boynton Beach city meeting rescheduled
    The Boynton Beach City Commission meeting, normally held on the first and third Tuesday of every month, will be rescheduled to Wednesday April 16. The meeting is rescheduled in honor of Passover – a Jewish holiday. On Wednesday, the city will...