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Why Obama May Be Good News for Christian Higher Education

December 26, 2008

barack-obama92.jpgLeaders in Christian higher education could be in for an easier time under Barack Obama’s administration than they had under George Bush. Under Bush’s administration, the federal government became increasingly involved in accreditation for higher education, said Paul Corts, president of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. Corts and others in Christian higher education are hopeful that the Obama administration will back off from further involvement.

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For New Christians, Christmas has New Meaning

December 26, 2008

It’s not that Christmases past weren’t meaningful for Tracey Keim. But today, the 41-year-old Metuchen resident expects to have her most spiritually important Christmas yet, one revolving more around a manger than a tree.

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Donor Fatigue, Contribution Limits Creating Hurdles For Obama Inauguration Planning

December 26, 2008

lincoln-Bible-596.jpgFrom the announcement of Barack Obama’s longshot candidacy to the management of his presidential transition, his organization — including the biggest fundraising operation in U.S. political history — has rolled forward with seemingly flawless precision.

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Homeland Security Forecasts 5-Year Terror Threats for U.S.

December 26, 2008

michael-chertoff-592.jpgThe terrorism threat to the United States over the next five years will be driven by instability in the Middle East and Africa, persistent challenges to border security and increasing Internet savvy, says a new intelligence assessment obtained by The Associated Press.

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Israel Set for Gaza Invasion after Rocket Barrage

December 26, 2008

Israel moved closer to invading Gaza, saying Thursday it had wrapped up preparations for a broad offensive after Palestinian militants fired about 100 rockets and mortar shells across the border in two days.

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Dwayne Wade Gives Family New Home for Christmas

December 26, 2008

dewayne-wade-597.jpgWhen Dwyane Wade heard the plight of a South Florida woman whose nephew accidentally burned down her home — and ruined all the family’s possessions — the Miami Heat star knew he had to do something.

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Blagojevich’s Lawyers Seek Subpoenaes for Rahm Emanuel and Jesse Jackson Jr.

December 25, 2008

blagojevish-emanuel-588.jpgLawyers for embattled Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich want two key aides to President-elect Barack Obama and U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. subpoenaed, according to Chicago media reports. 

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