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RI gov renames ‘Christmas’ tree

By   /  November 28, 2012  /  Featured  /  No Comments

PROVIDENCE, R.I.(WordNews.org) Nov.28, 2012 — Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee will not use “Christmas” to describe the evergreen tree decorated to celebrate Dec. 25. It’s the second year in a row the governor has avoided the term “Christmas.” “Governor, what do you call a green, pointed, prickly tree we decorate in December? Everyone except for […]

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Minister says he faces arrest for reading Christmas story at Capitol tree

By   /  December 22, 2011  /  Law  /  No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WordNews.org) Dec. 21, 2011 — A pastor with a national profile is planning to read the Christmas story and sing carols at the Capitol Tree at the West Lawn of the United States Capitol Building on Thursday at noon. The Rev. Patrick Mahoney told the Capitol police about his plans, which also include […]

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A week with Erica Lane: How ‘A Merry Little Christmas’ came about

By   /  December 5, 2011  /  Music  /  No Comments

NASHVILLE (WordNews.org) Dec. 5, 2011 — Erica Lane tells how her first Christmas album sort of evolved out of necessity. “The album came about last year. We did a live Christmas concert in Nashville. I had an orchestra and choir backing me,” the Christian recording artist recalled. “The original plan was to record and make […]

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Which companies are on the ‘naughty’ list?

By   /  November 26, 2011  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

TUPELO, Miss. (WordNews.org) Nov. 26, 2011 — A number of ministries have begun issuing what they call “naughty” and “nice” lists, noting which companies are Christmas-friendly and which ones they believe are not Christmas friendly. The American Family Association sent out an email-blast to supports saying Walgreens moved back to the “nice” list after apologizing […]

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Merry Christmas yard signs?

By   /  October 15, 2011  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

(WordNews.org) Oct. 14, 2011 — It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. At least to the folks at the American Family Association. They’re already promoting Christmas yard signs. “Be among the first to wish everyone in your neighborhood ‘Merry Christmas’ with these Christmas yard signs,” AFA said. “Make a witness for Christmas.

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