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Local high school student recognized as National Merit Finalist

The Good News Highlands Christian Academy is pleased to announce that Jenna Pirrie, a former student intern at The Good News of Florida, was recently named as a finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program (NMSP). As one of only 8,000 finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program, Jenna is in a very select group. […]

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Praise FM’s Sharathon starts March 18

The Good News Praise FM 89.5 (WSRX) Station Manager Arnie Coones is pleased to announce the dates for the radio station’s Sharathon 2009, a three-day event where callers make a pledge of financial support toward the station’s annual operating budget. The fundraiser is scheduled to start at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, March 18 and end […]

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Cross the Bridge expect 1,000’s

College students and young adults visiting Miami for Spring Break 2009 are invited to a free event at the Jackie Gleason Theater March 20, 21 and 22.   Cross the Bridge Miami is an evangelistic outreach featuring keynote speaker Pastor David McGee and musicians Sanctus Real, Two or More, Stellar Kart, The Katinas, Shacah and […]

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Teaching ‘Einstein learners’

At traditional schools, acting in a play or taking Taekwondo would be highly unlikely for special education students like Theresa Portwood.   But at the Christi Academy in Tamarac, Theresa was given all of these opportunities and more. “Kids are able to get the attention they need here,” says Theresa, 20, a recent graduate and […]

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Local millionaire responds to ‘The Tap’

The name Frank McKinney may ring a bell.   Perhaps you’ve seen him on TV showcasing one of the jaw-dropping oceanfront mansions he’s constructed, or maybe you’ve seen him around town in rocker clothing and long blonde tresses flowing in the wind and wondered, “Who is that?” Most onlookers will be surprised to know this […]

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Harvard-educated paleontologist chooses the Bible over evolution

By Bob Allen ABP In his 2006 best-selling nonfiction book, “The God Delusion,” British biologist Richard Dawkins said he is hostile toward religion because of what it did to Kurt Wise. <!–break–>  Wise, a Harvard graduate who studied under paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould, gave up his dream of teaching at a major university because he […]

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Barbara McWilliams wins Florida Christian Teacher of the Year

“When you get awarded for something you love so much, it’s doubly amazing,” claims teacher Barbara McWilliams of Naples Christian Academy, who was recently named the Florida Teacher of the Year by the Association of Christian Schools. When Principal Scott Jones asked her to represent the school, she thought, “What chance do I have? But, […]

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Texas science debate ends in split

By Tim McKeown BP News The Texas State Board of Education voted to remove language that required students to examine the strengths and weaknesses of scientific theories including evolution, but the board also added amendments calling for students to evaluate key components of the theory. Darwinists had assailed the 20-year-old “strengths and weaknesses” clause as […]

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SCHIP passage to add 4 million

On his 16th day in office, President Barack Obama signed a bill expanding the State Children’s Health Insurance Program by $32 billion, providing coverage to an additional 4 million children in families with incomes too high to receive Medicaid but who cannot afford to buy health insurance. “Today marks a tremendous victory,” said Katie Paris […]

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Darwin ‘turns’ 200

By Bob Allen ABP Two hundred years after his birth in 1809, British naturalist Charles Darwin remains controversial. His theory of evolution became the linchpin of modern science, but a majority of Americans believe God created humans in their present form. And church-state battles continue to rage over whether teaching about evolution ought to be […]

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