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Greeneville resists closure of institution for disabled

Greeneville resists closure of institution for disabled

April 27th, 2014 5:46 pm by Anita Wadhwani, The Tennessean

In small-town Greeneville, a 52-year-old facility for people with limited mental functioning continues to operate despite a nationwide civil rights movement to end such segregated institutions for people with disabilities.

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Community Sunday Stories Faith
Faith in Action: Indian Springs Baptist Church establishes partnerships in Nicaragua

Faith in Action: Indian Springs Baptist Church establishes partnerships in Nicaragua

April 27th, 2014 5:26 pm by Katherine Scoggins

"Our mission trips are for a short period of time, usually about a week," says Keith Bartley, coordinator for Nicaraguan missions at ISBC. "But, as we do that, we must always have the long-term view in mind. ..."

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Regional & National Health
Former Georgia technician falsified mammogram reports

Former Georgia technician falsified mammogram reports

April 27th, 2014 5:22 pm by KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press

At work one day as a high school custodian, Sharon Holmes' hand brushed up against her chest and she felt a knot sticking out. She was perplexed. Just three months earlier, she had been given an all-clear sign after a mammogram.

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Faith in Action Gallery: Indian Springs Baptist Church

Faith in Action Gallery: Indian Springs Baptist Church

April 27th, 2014 5:21 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

This month's Faith in Action gallery features photos submitted by Jim Carson, director of missions at Indian Springs Baptist Church. The photos highlight their church's involvement with First Baptist Church in Corinto, Nicaragua.

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Teen who stowed away aboard jetliner desperate to see mother

Teen who stowed away aboard jetliner desperate to see mother

April 27th, 2014 3:50 pm by MARTHA MENDOZA and OSKAR GARCIA, Associated Press

The 15-year-old Somali boy had been arguing at home, and in the kind of impulsive move that teenagers make, he hopped a fence at San Jose International Airport last Sunday and clambered into a wheel well of a Hawaii-bound jetliner.

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Hawkins couple contacted by bogus DEA agent seeking money

Hawkins couple contacted by bogus DEA agent seeking money

April 27th, 2014 2:17 pm by Jeff Bobo

If someone claiming to be an agent from the federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) calls you at home and demands you send money or face arrest, that is a scam which authorities say is being perpetrated from Nigeria.

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Unsung Heroes: Bob McConnell has established 'a living legacy'

Unsung Heroes: Bob McConnell has established 'a living legacy' - VIDEO

April 27th, 2014 2:00 pm by Katina Rose

What started out as a promotion for tourism has developed into a full-time volunteer career for Scott County's Bob McConnell.

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Regional & National
Plains, Deep South brace for possible severe weather

Plains, Deep South brace for possible severe weather

April 27th, 2014 1:40 pm by TIM TALLEY, Associated Press

The National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center said the risk of tornadoes will rise throughout the day, centered in an area stretching from Omaha, Neb., south to northern Louisiana.

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Francis presides over historic day of four popes

Francis presides over historic day of four popes

April 27th, 2014 1:18 pm by DANIELA PETROFF and NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press

Two 20th century popes who changed the course of the Catholic Church became saints Sunday when Pope Francis — joined by his predecessor, Benedict XVI — honored John XXIII and John Paul II.

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Entertainment Local Entertainment
Paramount to host Louise Mandrell

Paramount to host Louise Mandrell

April 27th, 2014 12:00 pm by Entertainment Staff

Mandrell is living proof that when you combine God-given talent with hard work, you get an entertainer who exemplifies the word "multi-talented."

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