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LDS volunteers celebrate Humanitarian Day

Last month more than 200 Mormon volunteers spent the day serving the Spokane community. On Humanitarian Day (Feb. 25) members of The Spokane East Stake Relief Society created “wish list” items for 15 area organizations, including toys, pictures books and quilts. “I love the origin of this day. Instead of …

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Porn business not something to be proud of

Rick Santorum is concerned about pornography and its affects on Americans. His website states he, “believes that federal obscenity laws should be vigorously enforced,” and, if he is elected president,  he vows to appoint an attorney general who will do just that. According to Chris Moody, in an article on …

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BRIEF: Symposium to focus on poetry and scriptures

On March 23 and 24 Dr. Willis Barnstone will speak on “Poetry as the Voice of the Divine in the Gospels and Gnostic Scriptures” as part of the Roger Williams Symposium at Washington State University in Pullman. Barnstone is a translator and poet, a Guggenheim Fellow, Pulitzer Prize finalist in …

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Evangelicals voting in record numbers in GOP primaries

Making up half of Republican primary voters, evangelicals appear to be turning out to support Rick Santorum's resurgent campaign in record numbers and are increasingly influencing the shape of the party. Perhaps just as important, conservative Christians are increasing their crucial financial support and volunteer hours as Santorum tries to …

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