Thursday, January 15, 2009

January 15 is a Good News Day (posts from Mary Beth)

Judge won't order Obama not to use 'God' in oath

A federal judge on Thursday refused to order the words "so help me God" taken out of President-elect Barack Obama's oath of office next week or to prevent ministers from praying at the inauguration celebration.

Click here for the details of this decision.

At the Baker's Bench - an adventure in baking

For anyone who enjoys baking, a new resource is like a fine pastry - a tasty delight! At the Baker's Bench is celebrating Bake Your Own Bread as the 2009 theme. If you love the aroma of freshly baked goods or just get a kick out of reading about them, you'll enjoy At the Baker's Bench.

Under the Influence: TV and Teenage Sex

Approximately $60 billion is spent every year on television advertising. That’s $200 for every man, woman, and child. It is spent in the hopes that by seeing something on television, people will think or act in some desired fashion.

Click here to read more of Chuck Colson's commentary.

Chicago's new Web site aims to lure tourists

Mayor Richard Daley on Wednesday unveiled a new Web site to promote city tourism, an economic engine he said is even more crucial in these tough times.

The interactive site,, features audio tours, slide shows and video clips. It also highlights timely events, such as winter activities and local celebrations related to next week's inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama.

Click here for more.

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