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by The Editors
Posted 11/07/19, 03:06 pm

Walking a tightrope

[ Oct. 12 ] The issue is not just opening the door to state regulation but the Church’s failure to stand against a therapy industry that defines addiction as chronic disease and addicts as victims. Teen Challenge has done for years what Christians should do: remove the teen from the old environment, add Scripture and physical labor, and help them move forward in life. —Carol Almy / Long Grove, Ill.

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Quick Takes

News
by The Editors
Posted 11/07/19, 12:44 pm

Carbon equation

It’s probably not what climate change activists had in mind. Saying the company was focused on making “low-carbon investments,” Houston-based Occidental Petroleum proudly announced in October that it had opened its first solar farm. Energy collected at the 120-acre solar farm near Odessa, Texas, will power the company’s high-carbon investments like oil and gas drilling operations in West Texas. The company also said it plans on purchasing solar power to energize other drilling efforts in the Permian Basin.


 

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Quotables

News
by The Editors
Posted 11/07/19, 12:22 pm

‘Tell your people to stop everything.’

A masked soldier to Ovidio Guzmán, son of drug lord El Chapo, in a video released by the Mexican government. As Mexican soldiers attempted to arrest Guzmán, the Sinaloa drug cartel began a string of attacks against military families across the city, and the soldiers were forced to release Guzmán several hours later.


 

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