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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.
Fire in Long Branch home destroys top floor
A two-alarm fire in Long Branch Sunday afternoon destroyed an attic.
Man caught on security camera before Corpus Christi home destroyed by fire
A man was seen walking toward the home on West Cornelia Circle just before the home was destroyed by a fire.
Home destroyed — Now what?: Couple shares how they're recovering from devastating loss
Words alone can’t fully describe what Joe and Kathy Hull have gone through in the last month. The couple moved to the Prescott area about a year ago from Washington to enjoy their retirement. They had purchased a 5,500 square-foot-home in the Granite Oaks subdivision just north of Prescott and filled it with all the belongings they had acquired throughout their lives.
Latest Santa Barbara numbers: 17 dead and 59 homes destroyed; Highway 101 closed until Monday
Santa Barbara County officials said 17 people have been killed and 59 homes destroyed by the rain and mudslides that hit area Monday and Tuesday.
100 homes destroyed in California floods
California authorities say 100 single-family homes were destroyed in the flash-floods that struck the coastal enclave of Montecito and adjacent areas of Santa Barbara County.
Two Monterey Homes Destroyed by Fire
Vacation home destroyed by fire before holiday weekend
The family was at the home for the holiday weekend when the fire started.
2 killed, 100 homes destroyed by Calif. wildfire
The fire has led hundreds of residents to evacuate and the Kern County Fire Department said on Friday afternoon two people had died, though it did not identify the people or release further details.
WALDO CANYON FIRE: Fire 100 percent contained
The Waldo Canyon fire, the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history, was 100 percent contained Tuesday evening, according to an incident command website.
Man Finds Wife's Wedding Ring At Home Destroyed By Camp Fire in Paradise
A California game warden finds the wedding ring, right where his wife said it would be-near the kitchen sink.
10 mobile homes destroyed after fire at propane warehouse in Sebring
Firefighters battled a "significant fire" at a propane warehouse in Highlands County.
UPDATED: 5 Homes Destroyed, 10 Damaged By Fairfield Grass Fire
Some homeowners in Fairfield are waking up to charred ruins after a grass fire engulfed a neighborhood Tuesday.
Fire threat reduced after almost 20 homes destroyed in NSW blazes
Bushfires across northern NSW are all downgraded after blazes destroyed homes in the towns of Tingha, Tabulam and Wallangarra.
Montecito flooding death toll rises to 17; 100 homes destroyed
The death toll in weather-related incidents in Santa Barbara County has risen to 17 by Wednesday afternoon, with 100 homes destroyed.