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Midday Roundup: Laundry pods a significant risk for small children

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Health hazard. Thousands of children per year are harmed by biting into laundry pods, the colorful, single-use plastic bubbles filled with concentrated…

Is Houston still targeting pastors’ sermons?

By Andrew Branch
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Religious Liberty | Houston Mayor Annise Parker officially rescinded controversial subpoenas for five pastors who supported a lawsuit challenging an anti-bias ordinance she…

All Saints’ Day

By Marvin Olasky
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Cities | Forty-one years ago today, God took away my blindness to Marxist evil and proceeded to change my life. There’s nothing exceptional in that. Every Christian…

Houston to withdraw pastor subpoenas

By Andrew Branch
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Religious Liberty | Mayor Annise Parker decided to drop the demands after meeting with a group of religious leaders

Houston strikes sermons from subpoena

By Andrew Branch
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Religious Liberty | But other demands remain in place, making the revision meaningless, pastors’ lawyers say

Midday Roundup: Pot candy puts the ‘trick’ in ‘trick-or-treat’

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | A bad boo. With Halloween just around the corner, Denver police are warning parents to beware of candy infused with marijuana. Reuters reports that many…

Texas AG: Sermon subpoena is unconstitutional

By Andrew Branch
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Religious Liberty | State officials join evangelical leaders to call on Houston mayor to withdraw subpoena demanding pastors’ sermons and emails

Web Reads: What happens when pigs really do fly?

Web Reads: What happens when pigs really do fly?

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Inappropriate pets. Writer Patricia Marx kept seeing pets in restaurants and other inappropriate places. A little research led her to the concept of emotional…

Redeemer’s church planting organization to open NYC seminary in 2015

By Emily Belz
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Religion | NEW YORK–Redeemer City to City, the church-planting offshoot of Redeemer Presbyterian Church, announced it will open a seminary in New York in…

Wait for answers threatens fragile calm in Ferguson

By Lynde Langdon
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Police | The conflict in Ferguson, Mo., might have simmered for a time, but the heat is rising again as residents lose patience with the government’s response to the…

Midday Roundup: Eastern Ukraine to get more freedom, but not a divorce

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Ukraine united. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko plans to present a bill to Parliament next week that will allow more autonomy in the eastern regions of…

Chicago tries to take the danger out of walking to school

By Emily Scheie
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Education | In 2009, 16-year-old Derrion Albert was on his way home from school in Chicago when he was caught in a brawl and beaten to death. A cell phone video of the…

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