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Why we will no longer be a welcoming church
We’ve decided to quit being a welcoming church. No kidding. We’re giving it up. Like so many congregations, we’ve sunk an amazing amount of time and energy into becoming a welcoming church. We changed worship styles, trained greeters and ushers, wore name tags, brewed coffee, went to workshops on hospitality and put our friendliest people …
Judge: IDOC staff must be trained on transgender issues
SPRINGFIELD — A federal judge has ordered state corrections officers to undergo training on transgender issues, stemming from a lawsuit filed by an inmate who wants to be transferred to
How to more safely stay at hotels, motels amid pandemic
There's no place like home. But with care, you can reduce the risks that come with spending a night in a hotel or motel. Half of the battle occurs before
Workers and wages: Finding qualified workforce a top challenge...
BEMIDJI—While wages are on the rise, challenges remain for Minnesota's manufacturers when it comes to hiring a qualified workforce.In its annual State of Manufacturing survey, Enterprise Minnesota found 71 percent of respondents say the inability to hire qualified candidates has made company growth...
What kind of snake is this? How to identify common snakes in Texas
April showers poured down on San Antonio and its time for locals to enjoy the May flowers, but sometimes slithering snakes can interrupt the enjoyment of the outdoors.
101 Things that Play in Peoria: Peoria Players Theatre marquee
Peoria Players Theatre is known for longevity — and its marquee. Peoria Players Theatre is the nation’s fourth-longest consecutively running
Money Money Money: Top investment mantras for women
Being a woman is a wonderful thing. We have more choices and more opportunities to realise our potential in today's world. The only thing that can perhaps limit a woman today is her own imagination and of course her financial reality...
Money, money, money: What does it mean in 2020?
Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Beto O'Rourke, Pete Buttigieg and other 2020 candidates have been flaunting their fundraising numbers. CNN's Chris Cillizza explains why cash is king in political campaigns.
Money Money: How to Keep Your Business Operating Smoothly
Healthy cash flow equals a healthy business. It allows you to modernize your marketing, offer stellar customer service, and keep inventory on hand
What are codes for, really? Research and quality, or money, money, and more money?
Codes and coding are back in the headlines. A recent in-depth New York Times article examines the labyrinth of coding and billing, and asserts that coding is one reason for …
Guns, drugs and advice
Obviously, Council President Mike Nelson is out of touch with the majority of voters I certainly hope that the citizens/taxpayers in Edmonds will not have to pay a dime for the defense of this irresponsible and social engineering gun-storage ordinance that these current City Council members are proposing Councilmember Kristiana Johnson is the only one who understands the consequences of the City Council’s stance. The Council…
Puffy jackets, pocket knifes part of outdoor gift guide
Whether you are a day-hiker, casual camper or an outright gearhead, it’s always fun to poke around the local outfitters to see what gear is new or has been updated
Upsets the name of the game at last weekend’s Top Gun Raceway
The leaderboard in many of the racing divisions at Top Gun Raceway tightened some what after Saturday’s full-day of racing.Steve Melson of Reno and Fallon’s Tami Phillips breezed through
Police seek tips in burglary of guns, ammo in Sycamore
Police are seeking information on a recent home burglary in Sycamore, according to a news release from the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office.
Peoria woman reports false teeth stolen after 10 days of searching
PEORIA — After searching for 10 days without success, a 72-year-old Peoria woman on Tuesday reported her missing false teeth stolen.The woman told
Two Peoria men charged with stealing nearly 100 guns
PEORIA — Two Peoria men are being sought on federal charges announced Friday relating to the theft of nearly 100 guns from two stores in
3 Nabbed With Loaded Guns, Knives, Armor on Way to NYC
Three people were arrested with multiple loaded guns, knives and rounds of ammo at the Holland Tunnel Tuesday when police stopped them for driving with a cracked windshield, authorities tell NBC 4 New York.
Dick’s Sporting Goods Sales Continue to Decline After New Gun Rules
Dick’s sales fell 3.9 percent from August to November, due largely to poor performance in their technology and hunting departments.
Guns, slime and yetis: The 10 worst toys of 2019, according to consumer watchdog group
A pull-along caterpillar and cute stuffed yeti may seem innocent, but potential dangers lurk. See how these and others made the worst-toy list.