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Joel Osteen’s megachurch received a $4.4 million PPP loan

Joel Osteen's megachurch received a $4.4 million PPP loan - Bent Corner

Smarmy TV and megachurch pastor Joel Osteen got a $4.4 million government Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan because of the coronavirus pandemic. From NBC News: Celebrity pastor Joel Osteen’s megachurch received a $4.4 million loan from the federal government’s Paycheck Protection Program, data released under FOIA shows. The Lakewood Church, based in Houston, Texas, received the loan …

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Card collector sues Panini America over redemption cards

Card collector sues Panini America over redemption cards - Bent Corner

One of the most ethically questionable things sports trading card companies do is insert special redemption cards into packs. Upon finding one of these cards in your pack, you can mail them in to redeem them for an actual card. Why not just insert the cards? Because they don’t exist yet. The card manufacturer has not created …

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Man kills 26 people while they attended Sunday church services

Devin Kelley killed 26 people Sunday. He went to the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas armed with a Ruger AR-556 assault rifle. He purchased the weapon at Academy Sports & Outdoors in San Antonio, Texas.   From USA Today: The 26-year-old gunman responsible for the deadly mass shooting at a Texas church had a long, troubled …

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Science fiction convention canceled the day after it began

Science fiction convention canceled the day after it began

FedconUSA organizer Tim Brazeal canceled the convention almost 24 hours after it began, leaving celebrity guests and fans — some dressed as Klingons — stranded in Dallas with nowhere to go. Personally, I don’t know what I would hate more – being dressed as a Klingon or being stuck in Dallas. Tim Brazeal posted a …

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