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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

07/02/2014

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Bus Driver Fired For Praying With Student Passengers

A local pastor who worked as a bus driver said he was fired because he prayed with students on his bus. George Nathaniel III said children aboard his bus had a choice to engage in prayer or not. However, after a warning from the company that hired him, he was terminated last week.

11/06/2013

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MN Native, Comedic Catholic Author Is A ‘Saint’ In New Book

St. Paul native and popular author Lino Rulli – who’s also a former WCCO-TV reporter – has a new book out. It’s called “Saint” and it’s another serving of Rulli’s humorous and irreverent take on religion and the Catholic Church. Rulli’s ability to make people laugh while talking about God has taken him far. He went from having a cable show in the Twin Cities, to reporting at WCCO, to his current job for the past seven years hosting a national daily Sirius radio show.

09/26/2013

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Appeals Court: Man Can Distribute Bibles At Pride Fest

An appeals court decision could allow a man who was barred from distributing Bibles at Twin Cities Pride to resume doing so unrestricted in Loring Park next year. Brian Johnson said he had been distributing Bibles at the event since 1995 without issue.

09/11/2013

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Cambridge Pastor Sentenced For Sexual Assault

A 55-year-old pastor from Cambridge, Minn., was sentenced Wednesday to 160 days in jail and 10 years of probation for sexually assaulting a mentee. Ryan Jay Muehlhauser had pleaded guilty in February to two felony counts of criminal sexual conduct.

06/05/2013

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Minnesotans Speak Out As House Prepares For Marriage Vote

Minnesota could be on the verge of becoming the 12th state in the country to allow two men or two women to marry each other. On Thursday, the full Minnesota House will take up the same-sex marriage bill.

05/09/2013

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Gay Marriage Supporters Back Change To Bill

The leader of the group lobbying for gay marriage at Minnesota’s Capitol said Wednesday he supports a proposed change to the bill that could make it easier for Republicans to support.

05/08/2013

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John Williams Talks With The Minnesota Man Behind The Joel Osteen Hoax.

The Interview John Williams Can’t Stop Talking About! Listen to both parts here….

04/10/2013

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John Williams Show Preview-4-10!

John Williams visits with the man behind the JOEL OSTEEN hoax, today at 4:35 on WCCO RADIO!

04/10/2013

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Good Question: Why Not A Pope From The U.S.?

There are more Roman Catholics in the Americas than in any other part of the world. There are about 74 million Catholics in the United States, the fourth largest Catholic population in the world.

02/11/2013

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Minn. Archbishop ‘Saddened’ By Pope’s Resignation

The archbishop of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis says he is surprised and saddened by Pope Benedict’s resignation.

02/11/2013

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Minn. Man Recalls The Hanukkah Story As Holiday Begins At Sundown

Mark Rotenberg will celebrate the beginning of Hanukkah tonight, along with thousands of other people of the Jewish faith in Minnesota. He recalls the story behind the Jewish Holiday.

12/08/2012

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Cadet Quits, Cites Overt Religion At West Point, Plans Move To Minn.

A cadet quitting West Point less than six months before graduation says he could no longer be part of a culture that promotes prayers and religious activities and disrespects nonreligious cadets.

12/05/2012

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Lawyers To Ask Wis. Court To Rule In Prayer Death

A couple who prayed while their daughter slowly died of diabetes will try Tuesday to persuade the state Supreme Court to overturn their homicide convictions, arguing state law protects them from prosecution.

12/04/2012

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Opinion: Jamie Foxx’s Obama Is Our Lord And Savior Remark Is Ridiculous And Disturbing

No one can equate to God. And, it’s about time someone stood up to Jamie Foxx and his ilk to teach them that – or at least try to teach them that.

11/27/2012

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