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SD panel kills bill on teaching intelligent design

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Chet Brokaw

PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota senator on Thursday killed his proposal that would have allowed teachers to discuss whether a higher power played a role in creation, saying it was too poorly written to pass.

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LETTER: Evolution is a false religion being taught

February 16, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The theory of evolution makes me so angry. I was wondering if anybody thinks about the first two syllables of the word and sees what it sounds like: Evil.
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Study: Our ancestors used fire a million years ago

April 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

When did our ancestors first use fire? That’s been a long-running debate, and now a new study concludes the earliest firm evidence comes from about 1 million years ago in a South African cave. The ash and burnt bone samples found there suggest fires frequently burned in that spot, researchers said Monday. Continue Reading

Ancient bison skulls unearthed by flood show evolution story

November 18, 2011 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) More than 100 bison skulls unearthed by the 2011 Missouri River flood are giving scientists more information about how the modern bison evolved. Continue Reading

Texas Ed Board compromises on evolution materials

July 22, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Texas State Board of Education has given its final approval to supplemental high school science materials after a brief flare-up over some lessons teaching the principles of evolution. Continue Reading