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Wednesday’s Religion News Roundup: Romney wins, Shariah ban loses, a rooftop “sexperiment”

 Is it all over now but the counting? As you probably already know,Mitt Romney crushed it in New Hampshire yesterday, becoming the first non-incumbent to win Iowa and the Granite State since our modern primary process began in 1976.  Ron Paul finished second with about 23 percent of the vote. The …

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MLK events in Spokane

Spokane's Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration Committee has announced the following MLK events: Jan. 14, 6 to 8 p.m.—Hear the Dream, Feel the Hope: A Musical Celebration, Calvary Baptist Church, 203 E. Third Ave. Jan. 15, 4 to 6 p.m.—Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Celebrationwith guest speaker Rev. Dr. …

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Police taking extra cautions at this year’s MLK parade

News Release This year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade in downtown Spokane will feature more safety precautions to ensure the safety of people attending the parade as well as those in nearby areas. In addition to the usual enhanced security for events in downtown Spokane, this year’s MLK Day …

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Catching up with Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter was president for four years, but his new book is based on a role that he's held for nearly 70 years: Sunday school teacher. “Through the Year with Jimmy Carter: 366 Daily Meditations from the 39th President,” offers advice for Christians and provides insights into his life as …

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Wednesday’s Religion News Roundup: Romney’ Iowa; Pat Robertson’s secret; Bishop Zavala’s kids

Admit it: You skipped the Iowa caucuses last night and watched Ted Haggard on “Wife Swap.” That's okay, we have your back. Here's what you missed. Mitt Romneybeat Rick Santorum by less than half a Duggar family. If only they had 8 more kids! By 2016 Santorum should be golden. Sorry, Rick, you're still …

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Vatican launches Catholic home for U.S. Episcopalians

American Episcopalians upset with their denomination's acceptance of gay and female clergy can now convert to the Roman Catholic Church while keeping many cherished traditions in a special new U.S. diocese that was established on Sunday (Jan. 1) by Pope Benedict XVI.   The Houston-based diocese, called the Personal Ordinariate …

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