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Principal dies saving the children she served

Special thank you video to our amazing Principal of Amy Beverland Elementary - Susan Jordan (Credit: AmyBeverland via Youtube)Susan Jordan was principal of an elementary school in Indianapolis for twenty-two years. Tuesday she was standing outside with her students when a stationary school bus inexplicably accelerated and jumped a curb. She pushed several students out of the way before the vehicle struck and killed her. A fire department spokeswoman said, "Up to the minute she was alive, she was helping the kids."

Her superintendent said of her, "Quite frankly, ladies and gentlemen, we are talking about a legend." He described Jordan as "a phenomenal individual that truly cared about children." Last May, dozens of students, faculty, and staff made a video about her. The students called her "friendly, focused, smart, organized, inspirational, dependable, determined, positive, and awesome." The district closed all schools yesterday in her memory.

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Group is 'much more dangerous' than ISIS

Al-Nusra Front seizes the town of Khal al- Sobol in Idlib Province in Syria (Credit: Syrian Observatory for Human Rights)A terrorist group you've probably never heard of may be the greatest threat America faces.

A new report on threats to America has been issued by the American Enterprise Institute and the Institute for the Study of War. It claims that Jabhat al-Nusra, the Syrian branch of al Qaeda, is "much more dangerous to the U.S. than the ISIS model in the long run." Why?

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The show 'Lucifer' makes the devil 'charming'

Lucifer'  trailer (Credit: Warner Brothers Television)Lucifer premiered last night on Fox. As you might expect, the devil is the lead character. He decides to take a vacation, so he abdicates his throne in hell and flees to Los Angeles. There he opens a nightclub and ends up fighting crime alongside a police detective.

It is appropriate that Lucifer's nightclub is named "Lux," which is Latin for "light," since "Satan disguises himself as an angel of light" (2 Corinthians 11:14). Not surprisingly, Lucifer is highly deceptive.

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Washington digging out from another Snowmageddon

A woman strolls along Campbell Avenue at First Street with her dog as snow falls Friday morning from winter storm Jonas, which promises to deliver blizzard conditions all along the east coast, Roanoke, Virginia, January 22, 2016 (Credit: The Roanoke Times via AP/Stephanie Klein-Davis)Winter Storm Jonas has dominated the news for days. Last week, the National Weather Service issued a winter storm watch for parts of Maryland, Washington, Virginia, and West Virginia. Residents were told to expect significant travel delays, closures, and threats to life and property. Airlines began cancelling flights and allowing passengers to reschedule flights without extra fees.

All this before Jonas dropped a single snowflake. If meteorologists were limited to what they could see, obviously no one could predict tomorrow's weather today.

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Patriots player rescues woman trapped in car

New England Patriots linebacker Darius Fleming (58) during New England Patriots training camp, August 15, 2015 (Credit: Icon Sportswire/Fred Kfoury III)Darius Fleming is a linebacker for the New England Patriots. As his team prepares to face the Denver Broncos this Sunday for the right to play in Super Bowl 50, Fleming's heroics off the field are making as much news as his play on it.

He was driving home from practice last week when he came upon a three-car collision. A woman was trapped in her car. "I saw her panic on her face," Fleming said later. He kicked in the passenger side window and pulled the woman to safety, cutting his leg in the process. He needed twenty-two stitches to close the wound.

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