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Baseball and Religion
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SEXTON: The similarities between baseball and religion abound. The ballpark as cathedral; saints and sinners; the curses and blessings. But then what I'm arguing is beyond that surface level, there's a fundamental similarity between baseball and …

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The New Hate: Does religion cause hatred, heal it, or both?
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“Religion is often a motivating factor,” Potok said. “That's not to say religion is wicked or violence-promoting. People of all faiths use religion to focus their violence when they feel their worldview is threatened. They may say the world is changing …

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Egyptian Activists Say Their Religion Isn't Your Business
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Since Egypt's revolution began, tensions among Egypt's Muslims and Christians have only increased. Earlier this month, it once again turned deadly. Tit-for-tat killings left three Muslims and at least six Christians dead. That and other religious …

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Democrats Invoke Boston, West To Defend Government's Role
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"The point is, government actually does something, and this makes it very concrete," says Dean Baker, who directs the Center for Economic and Policy Research, a left-leaning think tank in Washington. "It's the job of government inspectors to look into, …

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Is just losing weight enough? – Quad-City Times
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There is no dissent regarding the benefits from weight loss, but the discussion can become heated when it comes to the "how"of losing weight. Some programs tout the "eat whatever you want" approach and some encourage liquid meals several times a day.

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7 Stages to Permanent Weight Loss
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Weight loss is a process. In my book Foodaholic: The Seven Stages to Permanent Weight Loss, I have identified what I think are the psychological stages one must go through, not only to lose weight but to keep it off. I have done for weight loss what …

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Weight loss helps mom battle cancer
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(CNN) — The hike to the bottom of the Grand Canyon — and out again — was symbolic for Melissa Schaaf. It was a sign of how far she had come, a sign that the middle-aged mom of two was active, adventurous and alive. She had lost 80 pounds over the …

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US Rep. Courtney to speak on student debt crisis
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, a Democrat from Connecticut, is speaking outside the U.S. Capitol about ways Congress can address the nation's student debt crisis. Courtney is set to appear on Thursday with Rep. Karen Bass, of …

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