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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
Bach says IOC must abide by any Russian doping sanctions
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Any sanctions imposed on Russia in the latest fallout of a years-long doping scandal must be observed by the IOC, the Olympic body president Thomas Bach
Should you snap up a post-scandal Volkswagen diesel?
As outrage over the Volkswagen emissions-cheating scandal fades, the refurbished diesel vehicles are trickling back into the marketplace, and bargain hunters may want to snap them up In 2015, Volkswagen was forced to either buy back or fix some 590,000 diesels after it was discovered they had been rigged to pass emissions tests. The diesels, made by Volkswagen, Porsche and Audi between model years 2009 and…
Scandal, What Scandal? Jared Kushner Seeks To Shrug Off Russia Probe
Scandal, schm-andal. That’s how Jared Kushner was dealing with rising questions about his ties to Russia on his first day back at the White House.
Why the Roman Catholic Church still struggles with sexual abuse scandals
Sixteen years after The Boston Globe published its landmark investigation into clergy sexual abuse, dioceses continue to embrace a cover-up culture.
Yahoo data hack: How to claim your cash settlement
If your Yahoo account was hacked between 2012 and 2016, you could get money for your time and losses as a result of a breach.
How Russian agents allegedly directed massive Yahoo cyber attack
Getty Images/Lisa Werner(NEW YORK) — Two officers with Russia’s intelligence service (at least one who works in a unit designed to fight cybercrime) directed a far-reaching hacking and espionage scheme that targeted Yahoo users, swiping personal information from hundreds of millions of people, including accounts belonging to Russian and U.S. government officials, the U.S. Department of Justice announced this morning This marks the first time Russian…
How to take advantage of 5 money hacks hiding in your wallet
Why Russia Is Concerned About Ukraine Joining NATO
Moscow is worried about the development because if Ukraine in inducted into NATO, Russia would lose control over Crimea.
Why many Ukrainians think it's time to give up on Russian-occupied region
The region of Donbass is under Russian control, even though Ukrainian politicians are unwilling to legally recognize the region as occupied by Russia.
Roll Call: How local legislators voted on key issues last week
WASHINGTON — Here's how area members of Congress voted on major issues during the legislative week ending June 7.HOUSE Legal Status for
Why the Russia-Ukraine dispute is raising new tensions
A dispute between Russia and Ukraine in the waters off the Crimean Peninsula has raised the prospect of a larger military confrontation between the two neighbors.
Why doubts still cloud Russian hacking allegations
Evidence that the government has presented so far linking Russian operatives to the DNC hack is questionable, fueling skepticism and doubt about Moscow's role.
Why the Russians might hack the Boy Scouts next
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How to elude Russian hackers with decent password security
NEW YORK — Details from the Department of Justice indictment of Russian hackers on Wednesday show that many people are still not taking routine precautions to safeguard their email accounts