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2014-08-15 12:24:06

No this isn't H.P. Lovecraft, it's Austin Pagan Pride Day AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Austin's annual Pagan Pride Day will be celebrated Sunday, September 14 from 11am to 6pm at the Zilker Park Polo Tables Picnic Area in Austin Texas. The event benefits the Capital Area Food Bank and consequently, a voluntary contribution of $5 donation or equivalent in non-perishable food items is requested. It is a family friendly event filled with food vendors, incredible...

2014-02-06 23:00:59

Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi, cofounders of Civic Duty, hail three New Yorkers who came to the aid of a woman during an attempted rape and captured her attacker. The men were recognized by the City of New York for their heroism. (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 The proclamation from the city of New York reads: New York City is proud to pay tribute to three men — Michael Popowich, Anthony Howley, and John Gilday — for courageously thwarting an attempted rape in Flushing, Queens on...

2009-07-16 22:32:01

Pagan police officers in England and Wales can take time off on religious holidays like Halloween and the Summer Solstice, the Home Office said Thursday. The days off will be deducted from officers' annual vacation time, The Daily Telegraph reported. But practicing Wiccans and Druids will be guaranteed free time on their sacred days. Andy Pardy, a constable with the Hertfordshire Police, follows the Norse religion, worshipping Odin, Thor and Freya. He discussed more official recognition for...

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2006-12-03 00:00:00

By MARTIN GRIFFITH RENO, Nev. - The widow of a soldier killed in Afghanistan saw a Wiccan symbol placed on a memorial plaque for her husband Saturday, after fighting the federal government for more than a year over the emblem. Roberta Stewart, widow of Sgt. Patrick Stewart, and Wiccan leaders said it was the first government-issued memorial plaque with a Wiccan pentacle - a five-pointed star enclosed in a circle. More than 50 friends and family dedicated the plaque at Northern Nevada...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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