A national atheist group said Monday that it will donate its literature for use in cabins and lodges in Georgia's state parks after the governor's recent decision to allow Bibles there. David Silverman, president of the Cranford, N.J.-based...Show More Summary
Read about the long and complicated path the Northwest Straits Chapter has followed to discover, investigate and help solve water pollution problems at Larrabee State Park in Bellingham, Washington. Written in the Chapter Chair, Eleanor Hines' own words.
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy warned that highways in the state’s southwest could turn into a giant “parking lot” at rush hour Monday if 30,000 commuters who normally take the train to New York City try to drive instead. Malloy said he expected the commute …
First lady Michelle Obama just keeps us guessing with her indelible fashion sense. New York magazine duly notes that on Friday she sported a new look for her commencement address at Bowie State University in College Park, Md.: side-swept...Show More Summary
The American Atheists of Cranford, N.J., announced Friday they will be sending books on atheism to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources to be placed next to Gideon Bibles inside every cabin and lodge at the state's parks.
It's one thing to find a Bible in your hotel room since hotels are privately-owned businesses. But why would there be one in a rented cabin at a state park? That's what Ed Buckner, the former American Atheists president, wanted to know after finding one at Amicalola Falls State Park in Georgia. Show More Summary
Jets running back Mike Goodson was just the passenger this morning, but he’s far from off the hook. Goodson was charged with five gun and drug counts Friday morning, after New Jersey State Police found the car he was riding in parked in the middle of Route 80 in Denville, N.J. According to the release…
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It looks like a happy ending after all, for the 17 abandoned puppies found near Indiana Dunes State Park, last Friday. All 17 puppies have already found homes, with their applications in the final stages of adoption, according to the Lakeshore PAWS nonprofit organization. The puppies were found by concerned local resident, Karen Reader, who saw [...]Show More Summary
This week, Dan Small Outdoors Radio features Wisconsin state game farm superintendent Bob Nack, Petenwell County Park superintendent Darrin Tolley, outdoor blogger Carrie Zylka and Madison tackle dealer Gene Dellinger. Jeff continues to hammer the carp...
A Kansas State University veterinarian says a few precautions can make trips to dog parks even more fun and safer for dogs and dog owners.
When you think of wintery weather, Oregon might not be the first state that comes to mind. It certainly wasn't for me until I visited snowed-under Crater Lake National Park and other snowy, high altitude spots in the Beaver State last week. Show More Summary
1. Governor Nathan Deal said bibles will return "rather quickly" to bedsides in cabins and lodge rooms in Georgia state parks.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
ATLANTA (Reuters) - A battle over Bibles is brewing in Georgia, where the governor said on Wednesday the books should be allowed to be placed in the bedside table drawers at state-owned vacation properties after an atheist's objection led to their remo...
Seventeen puppies were abandoned along State Park Road east of Indiana Highway 49 last Friday. Karen Read saw someone in a gold SUV dumped nine puppies and their mother along the road and speed off. She and other residents rounded up nine of the puppies, which had gone in all different directions. Read called her [...]
A mid-week Constitutional debate for everyone has begun with Paul Yates’ reporting at FOX5 Atlanta, that due to a “citizen’s concern,” Bibles were ordered removed from Georgia-owned lodges and guest houses at State parks. The Augusta Chronicle has additional details here. And Jim Galloway reports a that Governor Nathan Deal will seek to get those [...]
Don't assume that the grass is always greener, or the water bluer, a thousand miles away from home. No matter where you live, there are national and state parks, gorgeous lakes, vibrant cities, and idyllic summer resort towns within a day's drive.
A lawsuit in New Hampshire, a state where they take their slogan - Live Free or Die - seriously, is setting the city of Keene against a group of citizens fighting "the violent monopoly" by putting money in the about-to-expire parking meters of strangers. Show More Summary
Montana’s Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission is planning a major expansion to the state’s upcoming wolf season, and has recently opened the plan to public comment. The new regulations will lengthen the hunting season, allow taking of wolves near bait, and increase personal bag limits to five wolves, nearly twice the limit from the previous [...]Show More Summary