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  • Colorado Springs survivor of domestic abuse can relate to wife of Ray Rice

    By Eric Singer, eric.singer@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    A video of former Baltimore Ravens star Ray Rice apparently decking his fiancee with a strong left in an elevator and then dragging her outside into the hall is shining a new light on the often hidden family secret of domestic violence. Janay Rice, who married Rice after the...

  • Group in Illinois cares for those facing deportation

    CHELSEA McDOUGALL, The (Crystal Lake) Northwest Herald
    Updated: Mon, Sep 8, 2014

    MCHENRY, Ill. (AP) â?? She's warm and affable, and speaks in slow, soft, measured tones. But when you listen to her describe the battle to provide pastoral care to immigrant detainees inside the McHenry County Jail, you know Sister JoAnn Persch is one nun you don't want to mess with....

  • New CC professor part of $1.7 million project to attract, retain women in geosciences

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Sep 9, 2014

    Not many women are working in science and engineering jobs - in the United States men outnumber women by nearly three to one. In some fields, such as geosciences, the gap is even larger. A new nationwide project aimed at recruiting and retaining women in the geosciences has a local...

  • Judge won't disband polygamous sect police

    Updated: Mon, Sep 8, 2014

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The police agency that oversees Warren Jeffs' polygamous sect on the Utah-Arizona border will remain intact after a federal judge rejected the latest request from the Arizona attorney general to disband the department. U.S. District Judge James Teilborg...

  • At a glance: Idaho, Nevada, Hawaii gay marriage

    Updated: Mon, Sep 8, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Judges have been striking down gay marriage bans at a rapid rate since a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling last year invalidated the core of a federal law that defined marriage as only between a man and a woman for determining federal benefits. Three more state...

  • Public gets first look at priceless Mormon artifacts

    By BRADY McCOMBS The Associated Press -
    Published: Sun, Sep 7, 2014

    SALT LAKE CITY - In one glass case sits a weathered page from the original Book of Mormon manuscript that Latter-day Saints believe was translated from ancient Egyptian and dictated to scribes by founder Joseph Smith 185 years ago with help from God. In other nearby cases are Smith's...

  • When military and matrimony don't mix

    The (Baltimore) Daily Record -
    Published: Sun, Sep 7, 2014

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. - For those in the armed forces, divorce can be a whole new battleground. "It's ironic because these are trained fighters and they can find themselves in a battle they are not prepared for," said attorney Cynthia Hawkins Clark. Although military family law cases go...

  • Religion calendar Sept. 7, 2014

    By CARLOTTA OLSON -
    Published: Sun, Sep 7, 2014

    Music/Drama SEPT. 20 Charles Holt - 7 p.m. Center for Spiritual Living Colorado Springs, 3685 Jeannine Drive, $10; cslcs.org/product/charles-holt-concert.
 Nov. 13 Beethoven Sonata Concert - 7 p.m., High View Baptist Church, 1151 Rampart Range Road, Woodland Park, $20;...

  • Cardinal to lead St. Pat parade with 1st gay group

    RACHEL ZOLL, AP Religion Writer
    Updated: Sat, Sep 6, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — There is no more natural spot for Roman Catholic Cardinal Timothy Dolan — a proud, ebullient Irish-American — than grand marshal of the city's historic St. Patrick's Day Parade. But the honor now has an added significance: Parade organizers said Wednesday they will...

  • Dalai Lama again refused S. Africa visa, no trip

    CARLEY PETESCH, Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Sep 6, 2014

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Dalai Lama has again been refused entry into South Africa where he was going to attend the 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, his South African representative said. Concern about angering China has been cited for a visa refusal in the past. Nangsa...

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