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Praise FM welcomes new management

December 6, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Praise FM Radio, with its offices in Osakis, has strong listenership of about 50,000 people in the Central Minnesota-South Dakota area, and now the station once again has a resident station director and an office manager. Continue Reading

Conservative group at center of Lowe’s ad flap has protest track record

December 13, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The conservative group that got Lowe’s to pull its ads from a reality TV show about American Muslims has been fighting for more than two decades against gay rights, strip clubs and most anything else that offends evangelical Christians.
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GOP candidates attack Obama administration on Israel, Middle East policies

September 20, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Both Rick Perry and Mitt Romney said the U.S. should reconsider funding for the U.N. itself if the global body recognizes a Palestinian state. These and other Republican candidates are intent on showing they stand strongly behind Israel, an effort to appeal to Jewish voters and donors who play a pivotal role in presidential elections. They are also appealing to evangelical Christians, who play a key role in the Republican primary process and who support Israel for theological reasons. Continue Reading

Minnesota religious leaders plan 9/11 ceremony at state Capitol

August 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesotans will gather at the state Capitol Sept. 11 to remember terrorist attacks 10 years ago and to prove people from diverse backgrounds can work together. Continue Reading

Today’s the End of Days? Camping’s Christian movement prepares

May 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Across the globe, followers of a California preacher’s long-publicized message that Judgment Day would arrive today turned to the Bible, the book they believe predicts the beginning of Earth’s destruction on May 21. They believe it will likely start as it becomes 6 p.m. in the world’s various time zones. Continue Reading

Minnesota state senator: Keep prayers nondenominational

March 15, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A member of the Minnesota Senate says she wants to make sure that chaplains who pray in the Senate chamber avoid overt mentions of Jesus Christ and Christianity, or other faith-specific references. Continue Reading

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Zaleski: ‘War on Christmas’ really a skirmish

December 18, 2010 in INFORUM

If you’re one of those folks who believes a “war on Christmas” is under way, you’ve been slurping too much holiday eggnog. Continue Reading

Al-Qaida in Iraq threatens attacks on Christians

November 3, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Al-Qaida’s front group in Iraq has threatened more attacks on Christians following a bloody siege at a Baghdad church that left 58 people dead, saying that the “killing sword will not be lifted” from their necks.
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White House says Obama is Christian, prays daily

August 19, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

The White House insisted today that President Barack Obama is a Christian who prays daily as it looked to tamp down growing doubts among Americans about the president’s religion.
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