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Catholics Told Not To Donate To ALS Association

Catholics Told Not To Donate To ALS Association

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The Catholic Diocese of Richmond is asking parishes and schools that participate in the ice bucket challenge not to send money to the ALS Association. The diocese says it’s fine to send donations to other organizations that combat Lou Gehrig’s disease. It draws the line at the ALS Association because it uses embryonic stem cells for research. The Catholic Church compares the use of embryonic stem cells to abortion, which it says violates the sanctity of human life.

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Library Board Gets Complaints About Display

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Our area's library board hears complaints about a display at the Central Library.

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Lockdown At Gordonsville School

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UVA Investigates Racially Motivated Assault

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UVA Police are investigating a reported shoving incident involving racially-motivated words.

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CNU Poll: Bush Leading Clinton In Virginia

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