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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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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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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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After workers reject union, Tennessee officials ready to talk SUV incentives with Volkswagen

After workers reject union, Tennessee officials ready to talk SUV incentives with Volkswagen

February 16th, 2014 8:44 pm by By Mike Pare and Andy Sher, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Gov. Bill Haslam said he hopes to start discussions as early as this week with Volkswagen about a new incentive package to help the manufacturer settle on the Chattanooga plant to produce a new line of SUVs.

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Bill Nye, Marsha Blackburn debate climate change on 'Meet the Press'

Bill Nye, Marsha Blackburn debate climate change on 'Meet the Press'

February 16th, 2014 6:17 pm by Maria Giordano, The Tennessean

Bill Nye the Science Guy said now was not the time to deny that there is climate change in a debate Sunday with U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn, who said there was no consensus on the issue among those in the scientific community.

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TennCare point system leaves some seniors fending for themselves

TennCare point system leaves some seniors fending for themselves

February 16th, 2014 5:15 pm by Tom Wilemon, The Tennessean

After more than a half century of marriage, Joost Koenig and Joann Koenig dont take care of each other as well as they used to.

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