Tuesday, November 19, 2013


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* Cheney sisters feud over gay marriage -- "Liz Cheney, daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney and a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate in Wyoming, said on 'Fox News Sunday' that she opposes same-sex marriage."
* Children Caregivers Face Difficult Challenges -- "There are approximately 1.4 million young people in the country between the ages of 8 and 18 caring for an ailing parent or relative."
* From getting rid of facial moles to pinning back big ears, how bullied children are now resorting to plastic surgery -- "Being bullied over physical looks, while not new, continues to be a common part of childhood. But children - and their protective parents - are now going to extreme lengths to avoid it altogether."
* Macon pastor Teddy Parker Jr reportedly commits suicide following service -- "He entered the ministry when he was 22 and was ordained at Fellowship Bible Baptist Church, 431 Dunbar Road, Warner Robins, where he also taught Sunday school and served as a youth pastor, the church's website states."
* Minivan Stop Turns to Wild Chase for Mom, Kids -- "As back-up arrives, Ferrell and her family are locked inside. The officer takes his baton and starts to break the windows of the van as he tries to get the family out of the car."
* Pennsylvania pastor pleads not guilty in church trial -- "A United Methodist minister who officiated at his son's same-sex wedding has pleaded not guilty to charges that he broke his pastoral vows."
* Scholastic Says Sorry for Leaving Israel Off Kids' Book Map -- "While Sudan, Libya and Saudi Arabia appear clearly on the map, the location of Israel is completely covered by Jordan..."
* South Dakota mom's blog about bullying draws praise, ire -- "Metz said she doesn't condone violence but also doesn't think parents should let their kids shut down when someone's mean to them. It's a philosophy she said she and her husband, Matt Metz, learned from their parents and are using on their own boys."

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