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Pope opens big week with sex, gays, divorce on agenda

Pope opens big week with sex, gays, divorce on agenda

February 17th, 2014 1:57 pm by NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press

Francis scheduled the summit last year and took the unusual step of sending bishops around the world a questionnaire for ordinary Catholics to fill out about how they understand and practice church teaching on marriage, sex and other issues.

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3 men accused of raping woman in Georgia at gunpoint before setting her on fire

3 men accused of raping woman in Georgia at gunpoint before setting her on fire

February 17th, 2014 1:35 pm by Associated Press

The victim was hospitalized and underwent extensive treatment.

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After union defeat at Tennessee Volkswagen plant, can and will the GOP fulfill its jobs promise?

After union defeat at Tennessee Volkswagen plant, can and will the GOP fulfill its jobs promise?

February 17th, 2014 1:28 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG and TOM KRISHER, Associated Press

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker all but guaranteed the German automaker would announce within two weeks of a union rejection that it would build a new midsized sport utility vehicle at its only U.S. factory instead of sending the work to Mexico.

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Heritage
Confederate sub made history 150 years ago Monday

Confederate sub made history 150 years ago Monday

February 17th, 2014 1:20 pm by BRUCE SMITH, Associated Press

On a clear, moonlight night 150 years ago, the hand-cranked Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley glided out over glassy seas off South Carolina, sailing into history as the first submarine ever to sink an enemy warship.

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Gay-rights activist detained at Olympic Park in Russia

Gay-rights activist detained at Olympic Park in Russia

February 17th, 2014 1:13 pm by NATALIYA VASILYEVA, Associated Press

An Italian gay-rights activist has been detained by Russian police as she entered Shayba Arena at the Olympic Park to watch a hockey game.

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Meet Your Neighbors: Music lover has passion for helping youngsters

Meet Your Neighbors: Music lover has passion for helping youngsters

February 17th, 2014 11:00 am by Gary B. Gray

I don't think anybody here really has a title maybe number one goon. - Collin McHenry.

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Opinion
Opinion: Highway chief fiasco spotlights Godsey's incompetence

Opinion: Highway chief fiasco spotlights Godsey's incompetence

February 17th, 2014 10:46 am by NET News Service

The latest antics involving the Sullivan County mayor and the county's highway department demonstrate yet again why Tennessee counties should hire professional managers, rather than leave executive responsibilities to whoever wins a popularity contest.

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Your Turn: Did NBC's Christin Cooper go too far with skier Bode Miller?

Your Turn: Did NBC's Christin Cooper go too far with skier Bode Miller?

February 17th, 2014 10:39 am by staff and wire reports

Christin Cooper's interview, conducted after Miller won a bronze medal in the men's super-G ski race, turned to his emotions given the passing of his younger brother, Chelone, who died last year. A visibly emotional Miller began crying during the intervie

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NE Tennessee man facing attempted murder charges

NE Tennessee man facing attempted murder charges

February 17th, 2014 10:19 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

He's accused of bursting into his ex-girlfriends home early Sunday morning and shooting her once in the torso.

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
President Harrison visited Johnson City in spring 1891

President Harrison visited Johnson City in spring 1891

February 17th, 2014 9:47 am by Bob Cox

In April 1891, two years after being in office, President Benjamin Harrison had begun what was widely regarded as a perilous 9,000-mile journey by train.

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