The Daily Populous

Monday June 10th, 2019 day edition

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In Alabama, a football coach for the Washington County Schools was baptizing players on the field.

The whole thing was videotaped and celebrated and broadcast to the public.

It is inappropriate for a public school district to proselytize students by organizing a team baptism.

By leading and participating in such events, coaches send a clear message that the athletic staff approves of these activities.

… “The involvement of a public school coach in baptisms is so over the top as to be ludicrous,” says FFRF Co-President Annie Laurie Gaylor.

Incidentally, Coach Roberts only became the team’s football coach after the previous one took a position with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

If any public school coach was helping students become Muslim, you know what the backlash would look like. »

Philadelphia's first openly gay deputy sheriff found dead at his desk in apparent suicide

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Philadelphia's first openly gay Deputy Sheriff committed suicide at his desk from an apparent gunshot wound on Friday, just before the city's weekend of pride celebrations were set to begin.

Dante Austin, 27, was found dead at his desk at the Philadelphia Sheriff's office.

He was our first openly gay deputy sheriff and we promoted him to become our first LGBTQ community liaison in May 2017.”. »

Game of Thrones hides secret Monty Python reference in new episode

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He's actually saying a Low Valyrian translation of the French guy's insults in Monty Python And The Holy Grail."

Nevertheless, sharp-eared fans noticed and managed to at least partially translate the Monty Python quotes the rider is actually shouting.

Peterson has created over 5000 words for the three languages on the show, Low Valyrian, High Valyrian and Dothraki. »

Twenty-one years of using insect resistant (GM) maize in Spain and Portugal: farm-level economic and environmental contributions

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1 ) so that since 2012, approximately 30%–35% of the total maize area in Spain has consistently used this seed technology.

doi:10.1080/21645698.2018.1464866., 2 Brookes G, Barfoot P. Environmental impacts of genetically modified (GM) crop use 1996-2016: impacts on pesticide use and carbon emissions.

The methodology used in the global impact of biotech crops covering the 1998–2016 period has also been applied to the years 2017 and 2018. »