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Religious convictions drive state legislation

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — When Tennessee lawmakers approved making the Bible the state book, Kira Marshall could only shrug. She was chagrined, yes — surprised, no.Faced with a changing state, a changing nation — men can marry men, and women can marry women — Tennessee lawmakers decided to make a stand, she said.”They feel that all this is an attack on their assumptions,” said Marshall, 29, a store clerk taking a recent lunch break in downtown Nashville. […]

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The boundaries of love

The first Sunday in May has been historically known as “Rogation Sunday.” Rooted in an agricultural society, it commemorates a time when the priest and the people would process (walk) the borders of the parish boundaries and, sometimes, “settle land disputes” (Fr. B. Rebholtz). This was called “beating the boundaries,” and was critical to having and enjoying good neighbors and productive relationships.Although we are no longer an agricultural […]

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Newport Beach home once seen in Architectural Digest has a new look and price tag: $25 million

Fannie Mae to offer no-credit-score mortgages

Elderly Windsor Square Victorian mansion was no wallflower

Homes for sale around SoCal’s median price of $449,000

Massive memories live in a Borg’s great room

Downtown L.A.: The hot spot moves, but the rise continues

Still standing: L.A.-area homes that have survived crimes’ infamy

New Lead Risk Reduction Credit

The EPA that the United States Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Pilot Credit program has announced a newly available “Lead Risk Reduction Pilot Credit.”  Its intent is to reduce adverse health impacts and environmental pollution in buildings through the implementation of improved maintenance and lead-safe work practices, and to provide staff with the necessary information they need to promote lead-safe practices.  It specifically focuses on lead paint in dust, soil, and water.  In order to qualify for the… Read More

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