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Christians United for Israel founder heads to OKC


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Greg Horton
John Hagee, the senior pastor of Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, Texas, and founder of Christians United for Israel, will be in Oklahoma City on June 29 as the keynote speaker in a CUFI event, "Nig...
 
Thursday, June 5, 2008

Clergy tax exemption garners increasing scrutiny


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Greg Horton
Nonprofit charities control $2 trillion in assets in the United States. These charities fall under the Internal Revenue Service's tax code category 501(c)(3), a provision that allows charities and oth...
 
Thursday, May 29, 2008

American Indian activists cross Oklahoma to raise environmental, sacred-site awareness


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Greg Horton
American Indian activists will be in Oklahoma through Tuesday participating in The Longest Walk 2, a commemoration of the original Longest Walk in 1978. Participants left Berkeley, Calif., on Feb. 10 ...
 
Thursday, May 8, 2008

Holocaust survivor to speak at public remembrance


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Greg Horton
Eliezer Ayalon is the only member of his family to have survived the Holocaust. Because he had a work permit when the Nazis liquidated the Radom, Poland, ghetto in 1942, he was not sent to die in Treb...
 
Thursday, May 1, 2008

Assumptions about Islam violence to be addressed at conference


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Greg Horton
The Institute of Interfaith Dialog and Wimberly School of Religion at Oklahoma City University are sponsoring "Denouncing Violence in the Name of God: The Case of Islam," an all-day conference Saturda...
 
Thursday, April 3, 2008

Churches, student organization present 'Sexual Identity and Spirituality Conference'


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Greg Horton
Several area churches and organizations are sponsoring the "Sexual Identity and Spirituality Conference" at the University of Central Oklahoma Friday and Saturday.   A UCO student organization...
 
Thursday, March 6, 2008

Two Buddhist nuns from Britain bringing enlightenment to metro


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Greg Horton
Two Western Theravadan Buddhist nuns will be visiting Oklahoma City and Norman on Thursday through Saturday for informal gatherings and a one-day spiritual retreat. The nuns are from Amaravati Buddhis...
 
Thursday, February 14, 2008

Sales of Plan B pill not slowed by debate


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Greg Horton
The controversy surrounding the Food and Drug Administration's approval of the so-called "morning-after pill" for nonprescription distribution has not slowed the rate of use of the emergency contracep...
 
Thursday, February 14, 2008

Metro group works for sexual orientation issues in absence of city commission


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Greg Horton
Oklahoma City remains without a municipal human rights commission. Members of the Central Oklahoma Humans Rights Alliance are trying to fill the gap left when the Oklahoma City Council defunded and di...
 
Thursday, January 31, 2008

Conservative churchgoers torn on presidential primary choices


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Greg Horton
Super Tuesday is less than two weeks away, but Oklahoma Republicans, reflecting a national trend, are still divided over GOP candidates Mike Huckabee, John McCain and Mitt Romney. The rift in the Re...
 
Thursday, January 24, 2008

Polls suggest Mormonism may be moving in from the fringes, public opinion


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Greg Horton
  Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney finally addressed his Mormon faith in a speech at the George Bush Presidential Library on Dec. 6. In front of a hand-selected crowd, Romney called...
 
Thursday, December 13, 2007

Baptist pastor in Enid censured for blogging about board


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Greg Horton
Enid pastor Wade Burleson has been censured by the trustees of the Southern Baptist Convention's International Mission Board. Burleson has been at odds with the trustees since November of 2005 whe...
 
Thursday, November 22, 2007

Bicycle club members meet to ride from bar to bar


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Greg Horton
Drinking and driving is safer than it used to be for members of two Oklahoma City bike clubs, which meet at Red Rooster Bar & Grill on Saturdays to begin their "Booze Cruise" on bikes, which the...
 
Thursday, November 15, 2007

Festival celebrates contributions of Hispanic residents


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Greg Horton
One good celebración deserves another. Capitol Hill Main Street, a nonprofit community development agency, hosts the second annual Fiestas de Las Americas on Saturday. The festival, livening up Comme...
 
Thursday, September 27, 2007

One of nation's few Taiwanese Buddhist monasteries calls OKC home


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Greg Horton
The Buddha Mind Monastery is located in an unlikely place for a Buddhist monastery " an old Pentecostal church on S. Anderson Road between Interstates 40 and 240. Two Taiwanese nuns live and work th...
 
Thursday, September 13, 2007
 
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