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Dr. Ben Carson says Michael Brown and Ferguson is an opportunity for dialogue

WASHINGTON, August 18, 2014 — Dr. Ben Carson, former Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon and Fox News commentator said on Monday that the debacle in Ferguson, Missouri, could provide an opportunity to open a dialogue about “what is going on in Detroit and Chicago and New Orleans and Washington DC.” Carson told Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom” ...

In the Capital reports: McAuliffe (D-VA) restores voting rights to convicted felons

VIRGINIA, April 19, 2014 – Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe of Virginia announced Friday that he would reduce the waiting period for convicted felons seeking restoration of their voting rights. He will also remove drug offenses from the list of violent felonies, thereby allowing non-violent offenders to be eligible for voting rights immediately after serving their ...

The resurrection and what really happened in the Garden of Gethsamane

Honest portrayal of Jesus’ closest associates is indeed one of the most striking features of the gospels. Even though it may have been an embarrassment to them during their lifetime, it is this unflinching honesty that makes the gospel accounts so powerfully self-authenticating

Disney My Magic bracelet: Leave your wallet behind with smart technology

by Lark Gould, special to Communities Digital News WASHINGTON, February 5, 2013 – Preparing for a day at Walt Disney World or Disneyland Resorts with kids can be like preparing for a day at the races – if you’re a horse. You have to get it right: the distances between e-ticket rides, times and velocities, ...