By heading straight to the homelands of Islam, Judaism and Christianity on his first presidential trip, Donald Trump took a major risk. The possibility of offending his hosts somewhere along the way with an ill-considered tweet or offhand remark loomed large. Saudi Arabia, Israel and the Vatican are places where appearances matter and words must be chosen carefully. "This was a kabuki dance through a minefield," said Chris Seiple, who has written extensively on religion and foreign policy. ...
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He's a singer songwriter and guitar player, and he's also known as the tour manager for the Dark Star Orchestra . The Dark Star Jubilee Music Festival is this weekend at Legend Valley in Thornville Ohio. Matt will play a few songs, and talk about this year's festival, which will include appearances from Railroad Earth, and Keller Williams Kwahtro and Hot Tuna. That's Matt Reynolds , live from studio A, on 90.5 FM and HD WCBE Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, online at wcbe.org, and on Apple Music.
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The Society of American Military Engineers continues its annual Joint Engineer Training Conference today in Columbus.
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When President Trump's budget director, Mick Mulvaney, unveiled the administration's budget blueprint earlier this week, which calls for significant cuts to food stamps, he noted that the aim of the budget was to get people working. "If you're on food stamps and you're able-bodied, we need you to go to work. If you're on disability insurance and you're not supposed to be — if you're not truly disabled, we need you to go back to work," Mulvaney said Tuesday. But the reality is, many people (44...