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Organizer David Kilmnick contended the group merely wants to be another advocate fighting bullying and intimidation of homosexuals in school. The group holds its first meeting Wednesday night in Garden City.


Decades of Billy Graham audio files now online

CHARLOTTE — Six decades’ worth of recordings from America’s most famous evangelist are now available in a searchable online database.

The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association said Wednesday that visitors to can find nearly 1,700 audio files from his six decades of public ministry. Mr. Graham is 92.

The files range from sermons at Mr. Graham’s famous crusades to radio broadcasts and remarks at President Lyndon B. Johnson’s funeral.

The Billy Graham Audio Archives can be searched by location, date and topic, with topics ranging from divorce to Christians’ relationship with the world. The association says the archive is unique in sharing, making such a large amount of data public in a single location.


Officers cleared in pepper-spraying of dancers

SALT LAKE CITY — Police in a small town say officers who pepper-sprayed a group performing a traditional Polynesian haka dance after a high school football game last month followed departmental policy and did not violate state law.

A report released Wednesday says that while the two Roosevelt, Utah, officers could have chosen other ways to maintain security, spraying the dancers and using batons was not inappropriate. The officers said the dancers were blocking an exit as players and game officials were trying to leave.

The report says the dancers should have alerted police about their plans before going onto the field.


Woman pleads insanity in fetal abduction

MILWAUKEE — An insanity plea has been entered on behalf of a Milwaukee woman accused of killing a pregnant woman and trying to steal her full-term fetus.

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