Minden Press-Herald

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Sep 03rd

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A Quran Laid Bare

A Quran Laid Bare

A Florida pastor, Terry Jones, caused a huge stir in 2010 when he threatened to burn a Quran.

He finally backed down, but in response, there were violent protests throughout the Middle East with great loss of life. This 9/11, Jones had planned to burn 2,998 Qurans to commemorate all the victims in the 9/11/01 attack. It was going to be a much louder protest this time but his plans were thwarted. Polk County sheriff's deputies arrested Jones and Marvin Sapp, Jr., his associate pastor, on felony charges before they could set those Qurans on fire.

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What I Know About Child Sexual Abuse

Beginning at age 7, a little boy was sexually abused by an across-the-street adult male neighbor. Before the abuse started, the perpetrator groomed him and his parents, o...

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Getting Ready for the Health Insurance Marketplace

Getting Ready for the Health Insurance Marketplace

Over the past several months, buzz words like "health reform" and "insurance marketplaces" have filled the media. But what exactly do they mean and how do they impact you...

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The Name Game

The Name Game

Interesting, isn't it, that a small thing like a sports team's nickname can become an issue of interest among some who can't tell you the difference between a halfback an...

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Higher Ed: One Heck of a Fix

Higher Ed: One Heck of a Fix

A friend recently observed that the financial bloodletting we've witnessed in higher education in Louisiana over the past five-plus years had become almost comical.

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