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Religion calendar, June 24-July 1, 2016

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Studio Visit: Stephen Buzard

Stephen Buzard, 27, formerly of Urbana, now of New York, chats with Melissa Merli. Buzard will become  the director of music at St. James Episcopal Cathedral in Chicago on Sept. 1. He is currently the acting organist and director of music at St. Thomas Church Fifth Avenue in New York.

Don Follis: In the river of grief, love is stronger than death

After the horrific killings in Orlando last weekend a man said to me, "I just can't imagine." That response reminded me of a reply I heard from a person earlier this spring. After watching Syrian refugees fleeing for their lives by crowding onto flimsy boats and taking out across the Mediterranean Sea, he said, "I just can't imagine. Besides, I try to keep my emotions out of the news."

Religion calendar, June 17-24, 2016

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Religion calendar, June 10-17, 2016

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Area update: Couple's attorneys argue decision should stand

SPRINGFIELD — Attorneys for a same-sex couple who were denied the opportunity to hold their civil union ceremony at a bed-and-breakfast west of Paxton say that an administrative law judge's finding that the B&B's owner discriminated against them should stand — plus the $80,000 in fines the judge has recommended be brought against the business.

Don Follis: Familiar voice comes from spending time together

A few years back on an overnight train from Shanghai to Beijing, I lay in my sleeper berth thinking about the quick-acting professor with whom I had spent the previous week.

Religion calendar, Jun 3-10, 2016

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Champaign church celebrates 150 years

CHAMPAIGN — Champaign's Salem Baptist Church celebrated its 150th anniversary on May 22.

The church held a variety of festivities leading up to Sunday's events, which featured Bishop Edward M. Clark, a son of Salem Baptist.

Clark is now affiliated with the Liveoak Baptist Church in College Park, Ga.

The celebration theme was "We've Come This Far By Faith."

Religion calendar, May 27-June 3, 2016

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