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Pope Francis says he won't judge gay priests

Pope Francis says he won't judge gay priests

July 29th, 2013 11:26 am by NICOLE WINFIELD,Associated Press

Pope Francis reached out to gays, saying he won't judge priests for their sexual orientation in a remarkably open and wide-ranging news conference Monday as he returned from his first foreign trip.

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Sullivan County Imagination Library extends its 'imaginative' efforts

Sullivan County Imagination Library extends its 'imaginative' efforts

July 29th, 2013 11:03 am by Amanda J. Vicars

The Sullivan County Imagination Library (SCIL), the local division of Dolly Parton's Imagination Library, strives to ignite a passionate interest in reading in preschool aged children through the monthly distribution of books by mail.

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Undercover operation nets 45 in Greene County

Undercover operation nets 45 in Greene County

July 29th, 2013 11:02 am by NET News Service

Authorities rounded up 45 people Monday morning on drug and other charges from an undercover operation, Greene County Sheriff Steve Burns announced in a news release.

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Gunman robs Kingsport pharmacy

Gunman robs Kingsport pharmacy

July 29th, 2013 10:18 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — A man wielding a pistol reportedly entered a Kingsport pharmacy Sunday night and made away with medication.

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Highlands Festival back for 65th year

Highlands Festival back for 65th year

July 29th, 2013 9:37 am by Leigh Ann Laube

The theme of this year’s festival is “The Jewel of the Blue Ridge,” reflecting the festival’s long history of showcasing the rich tradition and culture of the region.

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Waverly Road Presbyterian keeps its focus on mission and outreach

Waverly Road Presbyterian keeps its focus on mission and outreach

July 29th, 2013 9:21 am by Leigh Ann Laube

Though the church has been continually growing — in both physical structure and membership — it hasn’t lost its focus of mission and outreach.

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

July 29th, 2013 8:14 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Amazon.com looks to fill 7,000 jobs in 13 states

Amazon.com looks to fill 7,000 jobs in 13 states

July 29th, 2013 8:06 am by Associated Press

Amazon.com Inc. says it is adding 7,000 jobs in 13 states, including Tennessee, beefing up staff at the warehouses where it fills orders, and in its customer service division.

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Sports
Munchak growing impatient for Warmack to join Titans

Munchak growing impatient for Warmack to join Titans

July 29th, 2013 5:00 am by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer

The Tennessee Titans have wrapped up their first five days of training camp with no sign of a deal yet with top draft selection Chance Warmack, and coach Mike Munchak’s patience is starting to wear a bit thinner.

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Student loan bill expected to get quick approval

Student loan bill expected to get quick approval

July 29th, 2013 1:33 am by Associated Press

If Congress approves the legislation and it is signed by President Obama before students start returning to campus, families would see better deals on some federal loans this year than they did in 2012.

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