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Friday, April 18, 2014

Thirty days




* ‘Relic of True Cross’ on display at local church:

One of the most venerated objects in Roman Catholic tradition — a sliver of wood said to be from the cross on which Christ died on the first Good Friday — has been quietly on display since 1945 in St. Francis of Assisi Church east of Springfield.

* Photos: Just under 60,000 undocumented migrants were deposited in Tijuana, Mexico, from the US last year.

* 18 Scrumptious Polish Dishes That Will Rock Your World. No Babka, though.

* Check your typing speed.

* $100 to register for medical marijuana under state rules.

* Listen: Understanding hemp as a legal crop with “Organic Cowboy,” Doug Fine:

As the widely contested legalization of marijuana in the United States is increasingly making headlines, pot’s non-psychoactive cousin, hemp, became legal earlier this year. The Agricultural Act of 2014 allows for 13 states’ universities and state agricultural departments to study the growth, cultivation and marketing of industrial hemp, the first time in about 75 years.

* In the hole.

Posted by Marie at April 18, 2014 9:14 PM