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Popular pastor gets street named in his honor

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) –The City Council recently approved changing the name of a portion of LaSalle Street to Rev. John Raphael Jr. Way.  On Sunday, church members, family and friends celebrated the name change with Mayor Mitch Landrieu and City Council members in attendance. 397 more words

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'The bad side of normal'

On a freezing Friday afternoon in early January, Paula Green slipped out the side door of New Hope Baptist Church and stuck a paper notice to the front: Closed. 1,007 more words

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Celebrating the Life of Phoebe Gail Perry

 Celebrating the Life of Phoebe Gail Perry

affectionately known as Gail

Gail was born in Washington, D.C. In 2011, she moved to Canton, Ga., after residing in Newark, N.J., for 50 years. 127 more words

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Celebrating Jason Bernard Henderson

Celebrating Jason Bernard Henderson

Jason Bernard Henderson, 46, of Lubbock passed away on Nov. 30, 2012. Jason was born on June 17, 1966, to the parentage of John and Linda Henderson. 134 more words

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Church cancels funeral after learning deceased man was gay

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) –– In the midst of their grief and with just a day’s notice, loved ones were forced to scramble to make new arrangements after a Florida church canceled a funeral after the pastor and congregation learned the deceased man was gay. 363 more words

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