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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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WA one step closer to legalizing gay marriage

Washington could be the seventh state (including Washington D.C.) to approve same-sex marriage if the House, and possibly the voters, backs the bill that passed 28 to 21 in the state Senate Wednesday night. “There's still a lot of work to be done. We have to be diligent, but we're …

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Finding community with strangers

By Contributor Ernesto Tinajero I sit down and the vehicle begins to move forward, fast. This fact doesn’t move me. Being on a bus is just the way I get home. The bus allows my mind to roam and wonder. There are seven people on the bus. The youngest is …

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Physical, spiritual healing go hand in hand

By Contributor Dr. Prabu David Healing at the pool (John 5: 1-14) Jesus’ second miracle is in stark contrast to his first one. While the previous healing was sought by a royal official, Jesus took aim at the dregs of society in this miracle (I wrote about the first healing …

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