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Nordstrom Agrees to Stop Selling Sandals After Complaint About Secret Flask

Officials at retail giant Nordstrom have agreed to stop selling sandals with a built-in flask after receiving complaints from the Oregon Partnership. …

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Religiosity and Participation in Self-Help Groups

Respondents whose religious beliefs better matched those of their primary support groups showed greater levels of group participation, resulting in better outcomes as measured by increased number of days clean and sober, according to a recent survey. …

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Grants Focus on Relationship Between Spirituality, Risky Behaviors

Grants of up to $50,000 each will be awarded to researchers who study the relationship between religiosity/spirituality and risky behaviors among children and adolescents. …

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Indiana Lawmaker Urged by Churches to Back FDA Bill

A group of churches and faith-community leaders is pressing an Indiana lawmaker to support a bill that would give the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authority to regulate tobacco products. …

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Miller Brewing Co. Slammed by Catholic Group

The Catholic League is blasting Miller Brewing Co. for sponsoring what the group calls 'an incredibly outrageous and palpably anti-Christian event' -- a San Francisco street fair. …

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Most Protestants Say Drinking No Sin

Most Protestant pastors and lay people say that drinking alcohol is not a sin even through the Bible prohibits drunkenness. …

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$98 Million in Access to Recovery Grants Awarded

Two dozen new grants for Access to Recovery -- a treatment-voucher program for people with alcohol and other drug addictions -- have been awarded. …

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Selling Alcohol in Baghdad a Deadly Job

Murder and arson are among the deadly perils facing alcohol retailers in Baghdad. …

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Community Foundation Funding Rises Sharply

Giving by U.S. community foundation increased 13.2 percent in 2006, according to a new Foundation Center report. …

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Ramadan Stop-Smoking Campaign

The Council on American-Islamic Relations has launched a stop-smoking campaign to coincide with the start of the month-long Ramadan fast. …

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