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March 7, 1998 | Reuters
A Florida school board agreed Wednesday not to teach a controversial Bible study class, ending what would have been the first court test of the course. According to the American Civil Liberties Union, which sued the district, the Lee County School Board has agreed as part of a settlement of the case to replace the course from the National Council on Bible Curriculum with one the ACLU described as "secular, objective and neutral."
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 7, 1998 | Reuters
A Florida school board agreed Wednesday not to teach a controversial Bible study class, ending what would have been the first court test of the course. According to the American Civil Liberties Union, which sued the district, the Lee County School Board has agreed as part of a settlement of the case to replace the course from the National Council on Bible Curriculum with one the ACLU described as "secular, objective and neutral."
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 31, 1998 | From Religion News Service
A controversial Bible history class based on the Old Testament has been introduced in Lee County, Fla., public high schools after a ruling by a federal judge that the course could begin. The course was a target of a suit by church-state separationists. Wayne Perry, public information officer for the school district, said 153 students are enrolled in the classes. The classes began after U.S. District Judge Elizabeth Kovachevich decided Jan.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 31, 1998 | From Religion News Service
A controversial Bible history class based on the Old Testament has been introduced in Lee County, Fla., public high schools after a ruling by a federal judge that the course could begin. The course was a target of a suit by church-state separationists. Wayne Perry, public information officer for the school district, said 153 students are enrolled in the classes. The classes began after U.S. District Judge Elizabeth Kovachevich decided Jan.
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August 24, 1997 | LEE ROMNEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
His hands were said to heal the defective heart of heavyweight champ Evander Holyfield. His silver hair and wild gestures inspired Steve Martin in his movie "Leap of Faith." Parents take their disabled children across state lines to see him. And some of those who closely watch television evangelists call him a manipulator who makes millions off the desperate and desperately ill. Benny Hinn is regarded as one of the fastest-rising televangelists in the country. And he's coming to Orange County.
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February 10, 2002 | ALAN COOPERMAN, WASHINGTON POST
As the Pentagon interns Taliban and Al Qaeda members in Cuba and the Bush administration considers what to do with them, an eminent historian of Islam is calling on fellow scholars to help draft an "Islamic indictment" of those responsible for the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Harvard University professor Roy P. Mottahedeh said he believes that if Osama bin Laden or other top Al Qaeda members are captured, they should be prosecuted in an international court for crimes against humanity.
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August 24, 1997 | LEE ROMNEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
His hands were said to heal the defective heart of heavyweight champ Evander Holyfield. His silver hair and wild gestures inspired Steve Martin in his movie "Leap of Faith." Parents take their disabled children across state lines to see him. And some of those who closely watch television evangelists call him a manipulator who makes millions off the desperate and desperately ill. Benny Hinn is regarded as one of the fastest-rising televangelists in the country. And he's coming to Orange County.
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