Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Wednesday, February 4 is a Good News Day (posted by Mary Beth)

The Planet vs. the Poor?: A False Choice

"Yesterday, I told you that the science surrounding man-made global warming was hardly 'settled.' I noted the skepticism of respected scientists and said that, given these doubts, we ought to resist being panicked into taking drastic and costly measures."

Read more of Chuck Colson's commentary here.

What are you studying? - a devotion

"What are you studying? Where are you focused? Those are the things that will color your thinking and your actions."

Click here to learn what the apostle Paul suggests.

This devotion is part of a series. Click here for the entire series.

A mystery portrait of Obama as a young man?

"Sure, President Obama's busy trying to solve the nation's problems.

But Megan McCluer and her husband, Michael Heffner, would like just a minute of his time to settle a mystery: As a young man, did he sit for a portrait painted by an obscure Los Angeles artist? And what's up with the shirt?"

More on this Presidential mystery here.

Fresh breath or fish breath? Seal gets a brushing

"Thirteen-year-old Chuck’s breath may not be exactly minty fresh, but he is a little more pleasant to be around because of his daily toothbrushing."

Check out the video of Chuck's daily adventure here.

Ghost town’s final days

"A little known ghost town slated for demolition and development will get one last public hurrah thanks to members of the town’s historical society."

Click here for more of Clarksville's legacy.

Ghost town hunters looking for next subject

"Don Chaddock, editor of the Folsom Telegraph, and photographer Philip Wood have investigated and reported on three California ghost towns. They are looking for other subjects."

Click here for more on their exploits or to suggest their next adventure.

Zatarain's starts its own petition to make Mardi Gras a national holiday

"To many New Orleanians, Mardi Gras is a much-deserved gift that eases the pain of living in a high-crime city with political shenanigans, mega-potholes and piles of trash. Local company Zatarain's Inc. wants everyone in the country to have this gift, so the Gretna-based food producer has launched a petition to make Mardi Gras a national holiday."

Click here to get the full story.

Have a Good News Day!

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