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Visionaries: Mark Burnett and Roma Downey say they had already started working on "Son of God" when their TV miniseries "The Bible" was bringing millions of TV viewers to the History Channel. Their film is slated to be released Feb. 28. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Hollywood films a testament to renewed interest in Bible stories

By Meredith Somers - The Washington Times

In the beginning, there was "The Bible," the most-watched cable TV show of 2013. Following its flood of faith-inspiring success are three Bible-based movies set to open in theaters this year. Published February 9, 2014

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Alzheimer's: Reagan's long goodbye

- The Washington Times

While other famous people had succumbed to the irreversible, progressive neurological disease — including such figures as actress Rita Hayworth, writer E.B. White and British Prime Minister Harold Wilson — the Reagans' admission took the prominence and public awareness of Alzheimer's to a new level.

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Alaska appeals court hears subsistence case

Associated Press

The Alaska Court of Appeals is considering a case involving western Alaska subsistence fishermen who are appealing their convictions of illegal king salmon fishing on the Kuskokwim River during a weak run in 2012.

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Feds provide $3 million to address tribal violence

Associated Press

Federal authorities have named recipients of $3 million in grants to address violence against women in rural and tribal communities in the oil patch of North Dakota and Montana.

McCrory asked not to defend NC gay marriage ban

Associated Press

Same-sex couples who want Gov. Pat McCrory to keep out of pending litigation challenging North Carolina's gay marriage ban say it's past time for them to have the same privileges as traditional married couples.