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California's plastic-bag ban suspended by ballot referendum - Lynchburg News and Advance

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California's plastic-bag ban suspended by ballot referendum
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The secretary of state's office says a referendum seeking to repeal California's statewide ban on plastic bags has qualified for the November 2016 ballot. Bill Mabie, chief deputy in the secretary of state's office, said ...

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Fighting the Master Cult of Jihad - Huffington Post

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Fighting the Master Cult of Jihad
Huffington Post
If the gurus, scientologists, Hare Krishnas, skinheads and the other cults of recent decades were frightening -- and led to enormous pain in families of those absorbed by the cults -- these jihadis are seeking to inspire a global religious war between ...

2 Turkish reconnaissance planes crash; 4 pilots killed - Lynchburg News and Advance

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2 Turkish reconnaissance planes crash; 4 pilots killed
Lynchburg News and Advance
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's military says two of its RF-4E reconnaissance planes have crashed in central Turkey, killing all four pilots on board. The military says the aircraft disappeared off the radar Tuesday evening about an hour after taking ...

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US troops heading to Ukraine to give medical training - Lynchburg News and Advance

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US troops heading to Ukraine to give medical training
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. military official says the Pentagon will be deploying a small number of troops to Ukraine to provide medical training to forces there who have been battling Russian-backed separatists. Between five and 10 service members will ...

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Defense: Police knew suspect in Vegas mom's killing was high - Lynchburg News and Advance

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Defense: Police knew suspect in Vegas mom's killing was high
Lynchburg News and Advance
Erich Nowsch Jr. appears in a Las Vegas courtroom for his initial court appearance Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, in Las Vegas. Nowsch remains jailed following his arrest Friday on murder, attempted murder and other charges in the Feb. 12 shooting that fatally ...

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In Theory: Should church leaders abstain from alcohol? - Burbank Leader

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In Theory: Should church leaders abstain from alcohol?
Burbank Leader
So what is a Christian to do? Wine is not a bad thing… but what if my consumption of it causes another to consume it, and the result is something tragic? In Genesis, Cain asks God if he is his brother's keeper. The unanswered question's answer seems ...

Historic snows causing headaches for real estate industry - Lynchburg News and Advance

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Historic snows causing headaches for real estate industry
Lynchburg News and Advance
A "For Sale" sign pokes out of about 4 feet of snow in the front yard of a home listed in Derry, N.H., Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. Real estate agents say purchase closings are being held up because of the heavy snow: Septic system inspectors can't find ...

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How 'Islamic' Is the Islamic State? - The Nation. (blog)

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The Nation. (blog)

How 'Islamic' Is the Islamic State?
The Nation. (blog)
Some sociologists object that “cult” has taken on a pejorative connotation, so they prefer a euphemism like “new religious movement.” But academic criminologists speak of harmful criminal organizations all the time, so why should destructive cults not ...

How 'Islamic' Is the Islamic State? - The Nation. (blog)

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How 'Islamic' Is the Islamic State?
The Nation. (blog)
Some sociologists object that “cult” has taken on a pejorative connotation, so they prefer a euphemism like New Religious Movement. But academic criminologists speak of harmful criminal organizations all the time, so why should destructive cults not be ...

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Alaska stems confusion over legal pot but still has missteps - Lynchburg News and Advance

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Alaska stems confusion over legal pot but still has missteps
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JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska has cleared up some confusion in the rush to legalize marijuana, but even that process had its missteps Tuesday. A voter initiative made Alaska the third U.S. state to legalize pot, and the ballot measure prohibited ...

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IRS: Your chances of getting audited lowest in a decade - Lynchburg News and Advance

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IRS: Your chances of getting audited lowest in a decade
Lynchburg News and Advance
WASHINGTON (AP) — The IRS says budget cuts forced the agency to reduce the number of tax audits last year to the lowest level in a decade. In 2014, fewer than 1 percent of individual tax returns were audited, the lowest rate since 2004. IRS ...

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Defense attorney urges jury to give Jodi Arias a life term - Lynchburg News and Advance

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Defense attorney urges jury to give Jodi Arias a life term
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Jodi Arias listens during her sentencing retrial at Maricopa County Superior Court, Wednesday, Feb 18, 2015, in Phoenix. Arias was convicted of first-degree murder in May 2013 in the 2008 killing of former boyfriend Travis Alexander. However, jurors ...

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Reasons Why President Obama Must Reject Keystone XL, Part 2 - Indian Country Today Media Network

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Reasons Why President Obama Must Reject Keystone XL, Part 2
Indian Country Today Media Network
The opposition includes the Cowboy Indian Alliance, a coalition of ranchers, farmers, Indian tribes, and individual tribal members in Nebraska, South Dakota, and Montana. Many of these folks are worried about the prospects of leaks and spills from the ...

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Body And Soul - The Jewish Week

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The Jewish Week

Body And Soul
The Jewish Week
The Choshein displayed twelve precious stones, each inscribed with the names of one of the Tribes of Israel, and functioning as the Urim Ve'Tumim, a mystical communication system through which the High Priest received messages from God in a manner ...

Johnnie W. Summers - Southwest Times

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Johnnie W. Summers
Southwest Times
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25, at Horne Funeral Home. The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. in the chapel, with Rev. Everett Shepherd officiating. Interment will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Christiansburg, Va.

XXX,XXX Humans can't be wrong. Like us on Facebook - GOOD Magazine

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GOOD Magazine

XXX,XXX Humans can't be wrong. Like us on Facebook
GOOD Magazine
As flag changes are incredibly rare, and major overhauls usually coincide with a regime shift, revolution, or emerging cults of personality, Bainimarama's decision may seem like a warning sign to some observers. But the PM, who's been floating a change ...

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Truck driver questioned in California train crash - Lynchburg News and Advance

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Truck driver questioned in California train crash
Lynchburg News and Advance
This image from video provided by KABC-TV Los Angeles shows wreckage of a Metrolink commuter train after it crashed into a truck and derailed early on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015 in Oxnard, Calif. Three cars of a Southern California Metrolink commuter train ...

Mayor: At least 8 dead in Czech restaurant shooting - Lynchburg News and Advance

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Lynchburg News and Advance

Mayor: At least 8 dead in Czech restaurant shooting
Lynchburg News and Advance
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at 2 p.m. at the chapel of Miller Funeral Home by the Rev. Walter J. Coles. ... He was a member of New Chapel Baptist Church and a self-employed carpenter. Ardie was an .... He loved his ...

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Kerry defends Iran negotiations before Congress - Lynchburg News and Advance

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Kerry defends Iran negotiations before Congress
Lynchburg News and Advance
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is defending the Obama administration's nuclear negotiations with Iran, saying the U.S. policy is to prevent the Iranians from getting atomic weapons. Kerry told Congress on Tuesday that the ...

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Judge: Tsarnaev supporters can demonstrate near court entry - Lynchburg News and Advance

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Judge: Tsarnaev supporters can demonstrate near court entry
Lynchburg News and Advance
FILE -- In this Jan. 5, 2015 file photo, members of the legal defense team for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, including Miriam Conrad, far left, Timothy Watkins, second from left, William Fick, second from right, and Judy Clarke ...

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