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  • In Theory: Should religious institutions that receive public money have hiring practices open to all?

    State lawmakers in Indiana are considering a bill that would allow religious institutions that receive government contracts to make hiring decisions based on religion, according to the Indianapolis Star.
  • Around Town: It's time for the NFL to pay taxes

    Now that the Super Bowl is behind us, it's time to take on the tax code. Let's begin with my personal football credentials. Our son played four years of high school football. I religiously watch the USC-UCLA game (Go Bruins!), unless it conflicts with...

    President proposes $5 million for earthquake warning system backed by Schiff, Feinstein

    President proposes $5 million for earthquake warning system backed by Schiff, Feinstein
    President Obama has proposed spending $5 million in the upcoming federal budget on the West Coast’s earthquake early warning network, which would be a significant boost to the fledgling system if Congress approves the funding, according to the Los...

    In Theory: Can secularism stem 'dangerous' ties between politics and religion?

    In an interview with the Huffington Post, Rabbi David Rosen, the international director of interreligious affairs at the American Jewish Committee, said the greatest threat to religion in the world is when it is closely tied to politics. “The most...

    Letter: An answer to a rhetorical question

    Re: “The president's veto power is alarming,” Mailbag, Jan 24. I was under the impression our local paper would no longer print this kind of politically biased rant about a national issue. Perhaps it agrees with the complainer, or wishes to...