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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 …
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
Guilt By Association: Why Franklin Graham is Bad for My Church
As a Baptist minister, I wish to state that Mr. Graham does not speak for me, nor for a large, and rapidly growing segment in the broad stream of Christianity.
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...
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
A guide to the best spots for a cold drink on Lake George
An ex-flight attendant told us how to get free drinks on a flight. And it worked.
Plus revealed something unsettling about the state of humanity at 35,000ft Grant Marek, SFGATE 5:21 pm PDT, Monday, September 30, 2019 An Air Berlin steward serves drinks on a flight to Berlin, Germany in October of 2017 An Air Berlin steward serves drinks on a flight to Berlin, Germany in October of 2017. Photo: Gregor Fischer/picture Alliance Via Getty Images Photo: Gregor Fischer/picture Alliance Via Getty Images Image 1 of / 47 Image 1 of 47 An Air Berlin steward serves drinks on…
How Safe Is Your Drinking Water?
Lead in the water in Flint and elsewhere has prompted concerns about the safety of drinking water. Here's how to test your water from the experts at Consumer Reports.
How Clean Is Your Drinking Water?
It may not be as pure as it looks. Find out what might be coming out of your faucet and what you can do about it.
What's In Your Drinking Water
Calcium, Chlorine, and Fluoride, oh my! Here’s a quick look at the pros and cons of what you can expect to find in different types of water.
How safe is your drinking water?
The drinking water section of the state Department of Public Health, which has a staff of 48 people, is in charge of overseeing the monitoring of the thousands of water companies. "The majority of public water systems with violations are small systems serving populations of less than 1,000 people," the department's report stated. [...] Richard Stein, the owner, said he's looked at the state statutes on…
Drugs in Drinking Water
80% of US drinking water supplies are contaminated with drug residues. Thankfully, there are effective water filters that can protect you.
Tips for Emergency Water Purification of Drinking Water
When disaster hits, we're not always prepared. We feel like we won't ever be in an emergency situation. Although you should have a stored supply of clean drinking water, there's always a possibility that you can run out. Knowing safe methods for emergency water purification can be the key to survival.
Top 10 Causes of Drinking Water Outbreaks!
Your drinking water might not be as clean you expect. Take a look at the Top 10 Causes of Drinking Water Outbreaks, then protect your family with a water filter today!
California says this chemical causes cancer. So why is it being sprayed into drinking water?
Since 2010, California officials have sprayed more than 14,000 gallons of Roundup onto invasive weeds in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, which supplies drinking water to more than 25 million people.
What residents need to know about lead in drinking water
The Portland Water Bureau reports our community's source water meets or surpasses federal standards.
How Much Water Should My Dog or Cat Drink?
Worried that your pet isn't drinking enough water? Our expert explains how to determine how much she consumes and what you can do to increase her water intake.
Bottled water overtakes soda as America’s No. 1 drink — why you should avoid both
U.S. consumers spent $21 billion on bottled water last year.
Here's What Happened When an Alaskan City Took Fluoride Out of Their Drinking Water
Despite what dentists keep telling us about the protective effects of fluoride on people's teeth, virulent myths insisting otherwise somehow manage to persist.