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Bearden, Michelle

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Bearden, Michelle

Clearwater doctor unveils secrets of Shroud

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— In the mid-1970s, Wayne Phillips saw a television program telling the story of the Shroud of Turin, a centuries-old linen cloth that bears...

Tampa performer Skye has no limits

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Ken Whitten knew the moment he heard Skye Parrish’s voice inside his church sanctuary that her parents had given her the perfect name.

Volunteer veterans help other vets in need

- He served his country in World War II, enlisting in the Army at age 17 and fighting battles in France, Germany and Belgium. But that wasn't enough for Boris Stern.

Documentary on Hammond organ opens Tampa Bay Blues Fest

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TAMPA — It all started at a dive bar in Riverview.

Pinellas conference offers help for stressed caregivers

- The 10th annual Healing and Spirituality Conference shifts the emphasis from patients to the people who care for them so they can learn how to balance their own needs with the demands of caring for others.

Bible-based diet plan inspires healthier living

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At 6-foot-2 and 328 pounds, Chuck Altman knew it was time to buckle down and shed some weight.

Bible and a gun: Controversial minister coming to Tampa

- Trouble seems to follow him. And that's OK with Sam Childers, the former Outlaw biker turned gun-toting evangelist whose controversial ministry — rescuing orphans and pursuing warlords in Africa with his own paid mili...

Father, chef son work side-by-side at Trinity Cafe

- John Astl joined Trinity Café in Tampa, where his father, Alfred, has worked as the penny-pinching chef since the nonprofit began serving meals to the needy 13 years ago.

Overlooked Purim a time for celebration

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TAMPA — If holidays had human feelings, this one might have an inferiority complex.

Christians in the spirit for a sneak preview

- More than 500,000 tickets for the new movie, "Son of God," have been purchased in advance by religious groups, which are renting out theaters and multiplexes for private screenings.

Tampa Christian Supply vows to stay

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Chuck Milner acknowledges the big-box competition for religious items, and is getting ready to shift the strategy for his longtime store, Tampa Christian Supply.

Church helps families with challenges

- Eileen Hafer had an idea for Palma Ceia UMC and the proposal became the iMatter ministry, which focuses on individuals with special needs and their families.

Deepak Chopra in Tampa to share spiritual, health insights

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Deepak Chopra must be doing something right.

Rubio honors new citizen with flag flown over Capitol

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TAMPA — The day Lazaro Escobio became a United States citizen was a highlight of his life.