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Tag Archives: Social Issues

There’s room at the Big Table

He grew up in meat and potatoes country, a small town off of Flathead Lake in Western Montana. The only fine dining restaurant there was The Ranch, which was half eatery, half bowling alley. Everything came out of the fryer. “It was a green bean casserole kind of town,” Kevin …

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Sound Off: Was Komen right or wrong?

The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation caused quite a stir this week when the organization announced it would no longer fund Planned Parenthood. Today that announcement wasreversedand founder Nancy Brinker apologized, noting that people were presuming the charity pulled its funding for political reasons. The issue got SpokaneFAVS …

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Audio Slideshow: Remembering MLK with Annual Unity March

Check back for article. Tracy SimmonsTracy Simmons is an award winning journalist specializing in religion reporting, digital entrepreneurship and social journalism. In her 15 years on the religion beat, Simmons has tucked a notepad in her pocket and found some of her favorite stories aboard cargo ships in New Jersey, …

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Unity March Photos

Check out photos of today’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity March. View many more photos on our Flickr album. Check back later for an audio slideshow of this event. Tracy SimmonsTracy Simmons is an award winning journalist specializing in religion reporting, digital entrepreneurship and social journalism. In her 15 …

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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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