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In midst of Syrian war, giant statue of Jesus arises

In midst of Syrian war, giant statue of Jesus arises

November 2nd, 2013 4:24 pm by DIAA HADID, Associated Press

In the midst of a conflict rife with sectarianism, a 40-foot-tall bronze statue of Jesus has gone up on a Syrian mountain, apparently under cover of a truce among three factions in the country's civil war.

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Church facing foreclosure sells to bank

Church facing foreclosure sells to bank

November 2nd, 2013 2:23 pm by Associated Press

A large eastern Tennessee church sold its 30-acre campus and state-of-the-art worship center to a bank rather than face foreclosure.

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Tenn. woman wanted for offering baby to 7 families

Tenn. woman wanted for offering baby to 7 families

November 2nd, 2013 2:22 pm by Associated Press

A Tennessee woman has been charged with seven counts of illegal payments in connection with the placement of a child after police say she offered her newborn for adoption to seven different families before fleeing.

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Sticker shock often follows insurance cancellation

Sticker shock often follows insurance cancellation

November 2nd, 2013 2:21 pm by KELLI KENNEDY, Associated Press

Dean Griffin liked the health insurance he purchased for himself and his wife three years ago and thought he'd be able to keep the plan even after the federal Affordable Care Act took effect.

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Gay rights legislation gains bipartisan support

Gay rights legislation gains bipartisan support

November 2nd, 2013 2:18 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

Gay rights advocates from both parties are newly upbeat about the prospects for Senate passage of legislation that would bar employers from discriminating against workers on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Baby overdoses, pharmacy robbery and more this week in crime

Baby overdoses, pharmacy robbery and more this week in crime

November 2nd, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

A look back at the most viewed crime stories from the Times-News staff, for the week of Oct. 25 through Nov. 1

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Crash kills two teens in Bristol, Va.

Crash kills two teens in Bristol, Va.

November 1st, 2013 7:15 pm by Wes Bunch

BRISTOL, Va. — Two teenagers were killed and a third was injured in a single-vehicle crash Friday afternoon.

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Reinstatement of abortion law closes Texas clinics

Reinstatement of abortion law closes Texas clinics

November 1st, 2013 5:12 pm by CHRIS TOMLINSON and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN, Associated Press

HARLINGEN, Texas (AP) — In a Texas abortion clinic, about a dozen women waited Friday to see the doctor, already aware that they would not be able to end their pregnancies there.

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Armed robbers handcuff Kingsport clerk, steal other employee's car

Armed robbers handcuff Kingsport clerk, steal other employee's car

November 1st, 2013 5:08 pm by Rain Smith

Police say two men brandishing handguns robbed a Kingsport check cashing business on Friday, handcuffing one clerk and fleeing in the other employee's car.

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Celebrate Recovery group geared to young adults

Celebrate Recovery group geared to young adults

November 1st, 2013 3:57 pm by Marci Gore

Jane Ann Carico has seen first-hand what Celebrate Recovery can do for those struggling with addictions, co-dependency and other life struggles, hurts and hang-ups.

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