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Some See God’s Will in Obama Win

November 30, 2008

barack-obama102.jpgThe day after Barack Obama was elected president, Larry Younginer knelt in front of the congregants at his suburban Atlanta church and offered a prayer of thanks. “Lord, we have again come to you in prayer, and you have heard our cries from heaven, and you have sent us again from the state called Illinois, a man called Barack to heal our land,” said Younginer, a 62-year-old retired information systems worker at Coca Cola in Atlanta. 

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Ted Haggard’s Return May be Too Early, Some Say

November 25, 2008

Earlier this month, a guest took the pulpit at Open Bible Fellowship in Morrison, Ill., a 350-member church surrounded by cornfields. The speaker was an insurance salesman from Colorado named Ted Haggard.

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Some Abortion Opponents Shift Focus From Ban to Reduction

November 19, 2008

Frustrated by the failure to overturn Roe v. Wade, a growing
number of antiabortion pastors, conservative academics and activists
are setting aside efforts to outlaw abortion and instead are focusing
on building social programs and developing other assistance for
pregnant women to reduce the number of abortions.

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Some in Africa Expect Miracles from Obama

November 10, 2008

barack-michelle-obama-7.jpgTwo years ago, Barack and Michelle Obama were tested for AIDS before an
audience of thousands here in an effort to remove the public stigma
from the disease.

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Some Churches Cut Outreach As They Fall On Hard Times

November 4, 2008

On a recent Sunday, the Rev. Richard Mahan scrapped a sermon on
forgiveness. He felt compelled instead to address the economic turmoil
battering the nation.

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University of Illinois Homecoming Under Racial Divide: Some Black Students Say They Don’t Feel Welcome by Mainstream

November 4, 2008

u-illinois.jpgThe homecoming football game had just ended, and students clad in orange T-shirts were swarming the quad in search of post-tailgating festivities, but the nearly 1,700 African-American students packed in a nearby auditorium at the Downstate campus barely noticed.

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