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Franklin Graham book shares lessons from 'America's Pastor'

May 4, 2018   |  The New York Times

“Through My Father’s Eyes,” Franklin Graham recounts various lessons that he learned from his father, Billy Graham, that he could pass on to others. Bill Leonard, professor of Baptist Studies at Wake Forest University said, “The country, and the Christian community in the U.S., is so divided that there will be some who will read him and think he’s trying to put words in his father’s mouth. But then there will be others who say Franklin is standing in the footsteps of his father.”

Media Report for April 21-27, 2018

April 30, 2018   |  wfu_news_&_communications

The Wake Forest News Media Report for April 21-27, 2018 is now available online.

Jury hits pork giant for $50M for hog operation's nuisance

April 26, 2018   |  The New York Times

A federal jury on Thursday awarded more than $50 million in damages to neighbors of an industrial hog operation found responsible for intense smells, noise and other disturbances so bad people couldn’t enjoy their rural homes. Jurors decided “the defendant owed them (neighbors) a standard of care in terms of trying to minimize the odors and other undesirable fallout from their processes,” said Wake Forest University law professor Sidney Shapiro, who has followed the cases.

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