BRIEF: Spokane Alliance unhappy with council’s budget decision

The Spokane Alliance released a statement this week expressing its disappointment in the Spokane City Council's 2013 budget decision.

After three consecutive weeks of Alliance members asking the council to pass a budget that saves jobs and services, the council voted 4 to 3 to close a $10 million deficit by eliminating 92 jobs.

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Poll: More than one-third of Americans see signs of end times in extreme weather

More than a third of Americans believe the severity of recent natural disasters is evidence that we are in the “end times” described in the New Testament -- a period of turmoil preceding Jesus' Second Coming and the end of the world.
“There is a significant proportion of Americans who see these phenomena through a theological lens,” said Daniel Cox, research director at the Public Religion Research Institute

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