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Washington Attorney Advises Elementary School to Approve ‘After School Satan’ Club

By Garrett Haley SEATTLE, Wash. – An attorney is advising an elementary school in Washington to approve an “After School Satan” club, warning that the school district may incur expensive litigation if they turn down the Satanic group. The Satanic Temple of Seattle recently approached the Mount Vernon School District, asking if the group could start an after-school Satanic… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Federal Judge Rules Wisconsin School District Must Allow Girl in Boys’ Restroom While Lawsuit Proceeds

By Heather Clark MILWAUKEE, Wisc. — A federal judge has issued a temporary injunction against a Wisconsin school district, ordering officials to allow a female student who identifies as a boy to use the boys’ restroom while her case moves forward in court. “There’s no question that Ash has already suffered harm and has had physical repercussions from the policy as well as… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Broward agrees to promote twins who opted out of state test

By Scott Travis Two Broward County students who were held back in June after they didn’t take a third grade standardized test will finally get to be fourth graders, their mom said.Brandy Paternoster has been home schooling her 9-year-old twins Dylan and Jadyn after officials at Manatee Bay Elementary in Weston… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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This week in traffic: repaving in Davie, ramp closed in Weston and bridge demolition in Dania

By Wayne K. Roustan Major road repaving will close lanes this week in Davie, the Weston stretch of Alligator Alley is about to get a little brighter, and drivers and boaters will face long detours around a bridge demolition in Dania Beach. In Davie, Flamingo Road and its intersections with 15 side streets between… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Museum of African American History Opens, Telling Story of Sinful Slavery, Segregation in Nation’s Past

By Heather Clark WASHINGTON — The Smithsonian Museum of African American History opened its doors to the public on Saturday, taking visitors on a journey through America’s past from its struggles with the national sin of slavery and segregation to the days when blacks were finally recognized as being equal to whites. The 400,000 square foot museum was first proposed in 1915 by… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Judge Dismisses Suit Challenging Law Allowing Magistrates to Opt-Out of Officiating ‘Gay Weddings’

By Heather Clark RALEIGH, N.C. — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit challenging a North Carolina law that allows judges to opt out of officiating “gay weddings” because of their religious convictions. U.S. District Judge Max Coburn, nominated to the bench by Barack Obama, ruled on Tuesday that the plaintiffs in the case lacked standing, as well as proof that they… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Text of Leviticus Found on 1,700-Year-Old Scroll Inside Ancient Israeli Ark

By Heather Clark JERUSALEM — Researchers in Israel expressed excitement this past week after successfully using technology to decipher a 1,700-year-old scroll that was discovered in an ark inside of a Jewish synagogue. “You can’t imagine the joy in the lab,” Pnina Shor of the Israel Antiquities Authority told the Associated Press on Wednesday. As previously reported, the… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Suspect in Washington Mall Shooting ‘Zombie-Like’ When Arrested

By Editor (Associated Press) — The 20-year-old suspect in the deadly Washington state mall shooting said nothing and appeared “zombie-like” when he was arrested by authorities nearly 24 hours into an intense manhunt, authorities said. Island County Sheriff’s Lt. Mike Hawley said he spotted Arcan Cetin from a patrol car Saturday evening in Oak Harbor, Washington, and… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Plantation vs. Christmas display trial to begin Tuesday

By Lisa J. Huriash A grandiose Christmas display featuring 200,000 lights in the front yard of a Plantation home could be smaller this year, if a Broward circuit judge agrees with the city that it’s a public nuisance. The case of the city of Plantation vs. Mark and Kathy Hyatt over their interactive Christmas display… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Three bodies found 23 miles southeast of Islamorada

By Anne Geggis MIAMI The Coast Guard and local agencies found three bodies — two men and a woman — 23 miles southeast of Islamorada after a fisherman’s report Saturday. The first body was found floating near a raft, according to the fisherman’s report. Later, at around 2:30 p.m., aircraft from the Florida Fish… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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U.S. Education Secretary Concerned Homeschoolers Aren’t Getting ‘Rapid Instructional Experience’

By Heather Clark WASHINGTON — U.S. Education Secretary John King told reporters this week that he is concerned that some homeschoolers aren’t receiving the “rapid instructional experience” that they would normally obtain in the public school environment. King was speaking at a breakfast hosted by The Christian Science Monitor on Wednesday. During his remarks, he said that he was… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Authorities seek to identify jogger struck, killed by car on State Road 84

By Erika Pesantes A jogger struck and killed by a car in the Davie area early Saturday remains unidentified, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The accident happened at about 6:30 a.m. along the westbound lanes of State Road 84 west of Hiatus Road, according to an FHP report. A 2008 Volkswagen Jetta heading… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Man accused of Sunrise sex assault released from jail after DNA results come in

By Erika Pesantes The case of a 25-year-old man accused of sexually accosting a woman in Sunrise is being re-evaluated thanks to DNA evidence that appears to clear him, his public defenders say. Anthony Quintal was jailed for seven days before being released Friday after police charged him with sexual battery, robbery,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Man shot dead outside Hollywood drive-in restaurant

By Anne Geggis A 21-year-old Hollywood man was shot to death early Saturday in the parking lot of a Checkers Drive-In restaurant at 6171 Hollywood Blvd. Tyshawn Marshall was taken to Memorial Regional Hospital at 12:20 a.m. He was pronounced dead there. Detectives are looking for a man in his 20s who was driving… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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House Panel Votes to Hold Former Planned Parenthood Baby Body Parts Partner in Contempt

By Heather Clark WASHINGTON — A panel with the U.S. House of Representatives has voted to hold a “fetal tissue” procurement company that once partnered with the abortion giant Planned Parenthood in contempt of a Congressional subpoena. “A subpoena is not a suggestion,” said Select Panel on Infant Lives Chairman Rep. Marsha Blackburn, according to The Hill. “It is a lawful order… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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K-9 deputy returns to duty after 15-month paid suspension

By Tonya Alanez A Broward sheriff’s K-9 deputy, the subject of repeated claims of police brutality, is back on the street after spending half of the past four years suspended. Spotlighted on reality TV with his police dog Bali, Deputy Jerry Wengert has been a lightning rod on the force since becoming a deputy in… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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