By Scott Stenwick
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Has the spirit of the Arab Spring come to Wall Street, or are the protesters just anarchists looking for trouble? It started in Lower Manhattan. A handful of protesters descended on Wall Street calling themselves representatives of ‘the 99 per cent’ – the majority of Americans who feel unfairly treated by an economic system in . . . → Read More: ‘Occupy Wall Street’: A media blackout?
By Sasha Graham
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by David Lohr
Prosecutors in Everett, Wash., say a Gold Bar man murdered his former girlfriend last month because she broke a “Wiccan blood oath” to break off a relationship with another man.
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By Ben Parsons
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By Brittany Stack
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by Graham Keeley and Richard Owen
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By Eimear O’Hagan
Witches, covens, dancing around bonfires by the light of the moon and making offerings to goddesses – all the stuff of folklore and fairy tale, right? Wrong.
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Oh, Great Spirit of the Forest, hear this prayer.
Among us, the mortals, walk lonesome souls whose devotion to thee must be hidden. Centuries ago, they faced gruesome deaths at the burning stake that came with an audience. Today, their cubicle mates snicker.
Alas, the persecution!
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