Monthly Archives: August 2011

New Sermon Series from FBC Dallas: Are We Witnessing America’s Last Days?

Are We Witnessing America’s Last Days? from First Dallas on Vimeo.

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100 years of East London style in 100 seconds

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New body ‘liquefaction’ unit unveiled in Florida funeral home

A Glasgow-based company has installed its first commercial “alkaline hydrolysis” unit at a Florida funeral home. The unit by Resomation Ltd is billed as a green alternative to cremation and works by dissolving the body in heated alkaline water. The … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness

Yup, yesterday was my birthday.  I thought no one in my tiny office new, but while walking back from a restroom break I noticed a card in one of the girls’ hands, who tried to hide it.  I could have … Continue reading

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Brother and Sister Try to Sue Mom

Last week, an Illinois appeals court judge disagreed with that assessment, dismissing the two-year-old lawsuit in which Steven Miner II, now 23, and his sister, Kathryn, 20, sought more than $50,000 from their mother, Kimberly Garrity, for “emotional distress’’ from … Continue reading

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Public service an honor but not a cushy job

U.S. Rep. Steve Southerland told retirees Wednesday that serving in Congress is a great honor and privilege, but not cushy job with lavish insurance and pension benefits that many disgruntled taxpayers seem to think it is. He said his $174,000 … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness

In theory, it shouldn’t take more than two hours to install a baby gate. Peter King in his MMQB column estimates that Jerry Jones makes around $17 million off stadium tours alone.  Let’s just say you take away expenses like … Continue reading

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School superintendent gives up $800,000 in pay

Some people give back to their community. Then there’s Fresno County School Superintendent Larry Powell, who’s really giving back. As in $800,000 — what would have been his compensation for the next three years. Until his term expires in 2015, … Continue reading

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