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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...
Suspect who allegedly killed McHenry County Sheriff's deputy had threatened to shoot police before
Suspect who allegedly killed deputy had threatened to shoot police before
Lions have no answer for 'little things' hurting team
Detroit Lions defensive back Quandre Diggs is tired of answering questions about arbitrary moral victories.
Why Are We Suddenly So Bad at Disagreeing?
Maybe I was younger, maybe those were simpler times, maybe I was socially oblivious, and everyone was actually rolling their eyes at me, but it sure seems like it was way easier to have sane, reasonable conversations about what was going on in the world back in the day.
Why was flooding so bad near the Susquehanna? There's a geological explanation
When I saw the photographs from Wildcat Falls and Accomac, I was overwhelmed. How could the stream at Accomac raise so high to do all that damage?
If you're wondering why downtown Houston smells so bad...
Amid the torrential downpours plaguing the Houston area over the last 48 hours, a smellier hazard struck downtown Friday morning: A sewage spill.
Being a gardener in Kentucky isn't so bad. Here's why
Gardeners have an age old tendency to forever 'pine' for the luxurious gardening conditions just over the border.
Eight reasons why Raiders' 3-4 record isn't so bad
ALAMEDA — Finally, it’s over. The Raiders are coming home, and will face the Detroit Lions Nov. 2 at the Coliseum. Five of the next seven games are at home. “This has been the most ridiculous road trip I’ve ever been on,” coach Jon Gruden told reporters in the aftermath of a 27-24 loss road loss to
How bad is the rain? So bad that Jim Cantore is in Naples
The Weather Channel's Jim Cantore is in Naples. That's how bad the rain is in Southwest Florida.
Horseshoe crabs help save human lives, so why do we treat them so bad?
As horseshoe crabs recover from overfishing, the biomedical industry is moving slowly to find an alternative to using their blood in medical testing.
Why are Idaho drivers so BAD? Blame transplants. Natives. And ‘insanely stupid’ racers.
If Idaho motorists are bad, awful, terrible — who’s to blame? Boise newcomers? Natives? City and state police share stories and statistics about crashes, speeding, tickets, road rage, traffic and street racing.
Experts explain why Hurricane Matthew was so bad, and why more storms like it are possible
Matthew was a 1-in-1,000 event, National Weather Service meteorologist Bill Sammler said. But with changing environmental conditions and rising seas, similar flooding issues could become prevalent.
Amazing Teacher series: 'Success in the little things'
Patience might be Renata Sargent’s most important job skill. Sargent, a special education teacher, teaches six older teenage students at Upstate
What Will Happen On Season 2 Of ‘A Million Little Things?’
Here’s what fans can expect on Season 2 of “A Million Little Things.”
Why are we so bad at prosecuting sexual assault?
Rape is the easiest violent crime to get away with in the United States. On average, less than 1% of sexual assaults ever lead to conviction. Let...
Should Md. re-elect Gov. Not-so-bad?
Gov. Larry Hogan’s leadership is un-inspiring, akin to the record of a college senior who squeaks by with a 2.0 average, not that of a Rhodes Scholar. While some routinely say “it could be worse,” by the same token, we could and should expect much better.