April 4, 2014
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Culture Friday, a Christian rock album is added to National Recording Registry, Singing in the Shower, Doris Day’s 90th birthday

Today’s news and Culture Friday with John Stonestreet, a discussion of three items of cultural interest, plus: an album from the ‘father of Christian rock’ is added to National Recording Registry, Bob Case continues his Singing in the Shower series profiling improvisation, recognizing the 90th birthday of Doris Day, and more

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Friday news

Employer mandate: Former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs believes the employer mandate of the Affordable Care Act will never go into effect. 

Voter fraud: A new report points to possible voter fraud in North Carolina. Jay DeLancy of North Carolina’s Voter Integrity Project says a report from the Interstate Crosscheck Program found that more than 35 thousand voters with the same first and last name and date of birth potentially voted in North Carolina and at least one other state in the 2012 elections. 

Transgender bill: TW&E’s Steve Jordahl reports that Maryland lawmakers have passed a transgender bill that has family groups worried. 

Replacing Obamacare: One of the most vocal critics of the president’s healthcare law has been Louisiana governor and presidential maybe Bobby Jindal, who says Republicans need to be more specific about how they would replace Obamacare. 

Business/economy: WORLD News Group’s Warren Cole Smith reports that stocks trended downward Thursday, despite good economic news.

Culture Friday: Three different items of importance in the culture

John Stonestreet of the Colson Center for Christian Worldview discusses the story of a Mozilla employee who resigned after supporting traditional marriage, the introduction of generic versions of Plan-B, and the possibility of a Kermit Gosnell movie. 

Album by ‘father of Christian rock’ added to National Recording Registry

Larry Norman’s Only Visiting This Planet, released in 1972, has been marked for preservation by the Library of Congress. Read the related news release.

‘Singing in the Shower’: God’s gift of improvisation

Bob Case is the former director of the WORLD Journalism Institute. His “Singing in the Shower” feature airs twice each month.

Happy 90th birthday to Doris Day

DorisDay.com chronicles Day’s career in music, film and TV.

April 4, 2014


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