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Matchmaker, matchmaker, make me a (Hindu) match

Kamna Mittal and her husband moved to the Bay Area soon after they were married in India in 2000. In addition to being in a new country, the couple were new to each other. Their marriage had been arranged.

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Spokane’s religion wrap-up: kissing, Earth Day and Desmond Tutu

Five days later, Monday’s marathon city council meeting remains the talk of the town. Residents shared strong opinions, some supporting and some opposing same-sex marriage, and the council ultimately decided to table the issue indefinitely. No one left happy.

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Evangelicals say it’s time for frank talk about sex

The statistics, some evangelicals say, can no longer be ignored.

Eighty percent of young evangelicals have engaged in premarital sex, according to a new video from the National Association of Evangelicals. and almost a third of evangelicals’ unplanned pregnancies end in abortion.

 

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Community urged to remember, teach the Holocaust

It ended almost seven decades ago and remaining survivors are few, which is why on Thursday the Spokane community paused to remember the horrors of the Holocaust and reflect upon the importance of educating students about it.

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