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Amid growing tension, Muslim convention aims to dispel 'destructive myths' about Islam

Amid a presidential campaign season that has seen increased anti-Muslim rhetoric, and in the wake of Islamic State-inspired attacks in California and abroad, a national Muslim-American organization is bringing its annual convention to Baltimore this weekend. It expects to draw tens of thousands for programs aimed at "dispelling destructive myths about the Islamic faith and about Muslim Americans."

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University of Miami gets $2.2 million donation for study of atheism

With an increasing number of Americans leaving religion behind, the University of Miami has received a $2.2 million donation from Louis Appignani, the former president and chairman of the modeling school Barbizon International, to endow what it says is the nation’s first academic chair “for the study of atheism, humanism and secular ethics.”

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Seniors don't let age get in the way of a good song

The McCrite Plaza at Briarcliff choir, under the direction of chaplain Tom Wideman, is preparing for a patriotic concert on June 30. The senior living facility is at 1201 N.W. Tullison Road in Kansas City, North.
Keith Myers kmyers@kcstar.com
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Seniors don't let age get in the way of a good song

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Effort continues to increase enrollment at St. Mary School in Montrose Mo.

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