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Good Friday

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  • King's Easter epistle on civil disobedience

    King's Easter epistle on civil disobedience
    This year is the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s decision to violate an injunction forbidding him to pray, sing or march in public in Birmingham, Ala. On Good Friday 1963 (which fell on April 12 that year), King led a march from...
  • Commentary: On Easter, we should ask what we've sacrificed

    I spent the first two weeks of Lent in Antigua, Guatemala, where during the "Cuaresma" (Lent) everything changes. Purple banners hang on the outside of churches, shops and even homes. On Fridays, the people flock from all over to fill the churches eager...
  • Touching Lincoln: 16th president spent most of his adult life in Springfield, Ill.

    Touching Lincoln: 16th president spent most of his adult life in Springfield, Ill.
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - "Be sure to use the handrail," national park guide Ronnie van Nostrand said as he led a small tour group upstairs in the only home Abraham Lincoln ever owned. "It's the same railing Mr. Lincoln used." We had all come to Springfield...
  • Commentary: Peace, justice through tighter gun laws

    Commentary: Peace, justice through tighter gun laws
    Most people remember the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in January for his birthday. We certainly do at Fairview Community Church. We always hold a special service in honor of his legacy. But remembering his birth and remembering his death are two...
  • Joyce Elaine Brace January 1, 1930 - March 29, 2013

    Joyce Elaine Beaumont Brace died in the early morning of Good Friday, March 29, 2013. She suffered a broken pelvis on Christmas Eve followed by a broken hip on March 11th which necessitated surgery. Unfortunately the surgery resulted in a paralyzing...
  • News of the Weird: Electric Chastity Belt

    News of the Weird: Electric Chastity Belt
    To counter the now-well-publicized culture of rape in India, three engineers in Chennai said in March that they are about to send to the market women's anti-rape lingerie, which will provide both a stun-gun-sized blast of electricity against an...
  • Rethinking the two-state solution

    Rethinking the two-state solution
    In the 2012 elections, J Street, the relatively new pro-Israel lobby whose stated purpose is to promote a progressive peace agenda in the Middle East, says its PAC disbursed more than $1.8 million to candidates from 26 states, thus helping eight Senate...
  • Polasek Museum's 2013-14 season

    Polasek Museum's 2013-14 season
    The Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens is, of course, the great repository of the work of the great Czech-American sculptor. But its gallery hosts rotating exhibitions of work by other artists. There are also special events scheduled all year, a...
  • The Week in Pictures | March 25 – March 31, 2013

     
    The Week in Pictures from around the world....
  • Pictures in the News | March 29, 2013

     
    Pictures in the News | March 29, 2013...
  • Easter events at Windermere Union Church

     
    Windermere Union Church, United Church of Christ, 10710 Park Ridge-Gotha Road, has several services and events scheduled for the Easter season.  On Palm Sunday, March 24 at 10 a.m., the service will include both, contemporary and traditional music, and...