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Oklahoma City twirler has her eye on the sky

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Haylee Chiariello, of Oklahoma City, overcame a life-threatening illness to continue her dream of becoming a collegiate twirler.

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AP Exclusive: Ex-congregants reveal years of ungodly abuse
SPINDALE, N.C. (AP) — From all over the world, they flocked to this tiny town in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, lured by promises of inner peace and eternal life. What many found instead: years of terror — waged in the name of the Lord. Congregants of the Word of Faith Fellowship were regularly... Read More
AP Exclusive: Ex-congregants reveal years of ungodly abuse
SPINDALE, N.C. (AP) — From all over the world, they flocked to this tiny town in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, lured by promises of inner peace and eternal life. What many found instead: years of terror — waged in the name of the Lord. Congregants of the Word of Faith Fellowship were regularly... Read More
Muslims prepare for third 'day at the Capitol'
The third annual "Muslim Day at the Capitol" will be on March 2 at St. Luke's United Methodist Church and the state Capitol. Read More
Bible lesson for Feb. 25
Bible lesson for Feb. 25 Read More
Religion briefs for Feb. 25
Religion briefs for Feb. 25 Read More
Churches prepare for Ash Wednesday, Lenten season
Churches across the metro area are preparing for Ash Wednesday and the 2017 Lenten season. Read More
Israeli-Palestinian hopes for peace
Key terms and tidbits of information helpful in discussing the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict are offered. Read More
The wall between us: A Palestinian refugee camp and the Separation Wall
An Oklahoma Religions United interfaith group toured a Palestinian refugee camp near Bethlehem and got a close-up glimpse of the Separation Wall as part of a trip to Israel and the Palestinian territories. Read More
Muhammad Ali Jr. detained by immigration officials at Fla. airport
Muhammad Ali Jr., 44, and his mother, Khalilah Camacho-Ali, were pulled aside while going through customs because of their Arabic-sounding names, according to family friend and lawyer Chris Mancini. Read More
The monk who saves manuscripts from ISIS
Why does a Christian wants to rescue Islamic artifacts? Matteo Fagotto has the story for The Atlantic.  Read More
These conservative Christians are retreating from public life
Rod Dreher makes a powerful argument for communal religious life in his book, "The Benedict Option." But he has not wrestled with how to live side by side with people unlike him, writes Emma Green for The Atlantic.  Read More
Monologue about enslavement to be presented Wednesday
Educator Sylvia Kirk will present a Black History Month program at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday at St. John Missionary Baptist Church. Read More
Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School to host Irish Family Bingo Night
Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School will hold its annual Irish Family Bingo Night on March 5. Read More
Dove Science Academy surpasses goal during Charity Week
Lesly Morales participated in Charity Week by dressing as her favorite "Toy Story" character and reminding the community that it has a friend in Dove Science Academy. Read More
Tickets on sale for Mustang’s district-wide musical
For the third time, Mustang Public Schools will present a districtwide musical, including students from second grade through seniors, as well as faculty. Read More
Tulsa Jewish Center among 11 facilities across nation targeted by bomb threat
The Tulsa Jewish Federation was one of 11 Jewish community centers across the nation that received a bomb threat Monday, said Drew Diamond, executive director. “It caused no disruptions in our operations at all. Beyond that, we don’t discuss our security protocols,” said Diamond, who is a former Tulsa police... Read More
France's Le Pen cancels meet with Lebanon grand mufti over headscarf
French far-right National Front presidential candidate Marine Le Pen canceled a meeting on Tuesday with Lebanon's grand mufti, its top cleric for Sunni Muslims, after refusing to wear a headscarf for the encounter. Le Pen, among the frontrunners for the presidency, is using a two-day visit to Lebanon to bolster... Read More
St. Philip Neri celebrates Catholic school week
National Catholic Schools Week, the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States, was observed at St. Philip Neri Catholic School. Read More
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Achievers for Feb. 21 Read More

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