Commentary

A night with the homeless

A group of us recently participated in an “Urban Plunge”, where we slept the night in a homeless shelter. We stood in the food line, ate and talked with Spokane’s homeless.

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Comic-Con and the resurrection

Every year around this time, I wistfully think that at some point in my life, I might want to attend Comic-Con, the extravaganza of all things geek, from comics and graphic novels to television, movies, and beyond. There are presentations, panels, exhibit halls, and costumes, costumes everywhere!

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Counter-protesters targeting Westboro Baptist Church

Thousands of people wearing red shirts gathered in this city's downtown Saturday (July 21) to honor an Army solider killed recently in Afghanistan — and to fend off Westboro Baptist Church.
The controversial church, which is based in Topeka, Kan., had posted fliers around Columbia in advance of the funeral of Army Spc. Sterling Wyatt, who was killed July 11 by an improvised explosive device.

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