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Arkansas lawmakers pass revised religious objections bill

Arkansas lawmakers pass revised religious objections bill

April 2nd, 2015 4:57 pm by ANDREW DeMILLO and TOM DAVIES, Associated Press

Opponents said they believed the measure still needs explicit anti-discrimination language similar to Indiana's proposal.

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Nuke deal: World powers, Iran reach crucial framework

Nuke deal: World powers, Iran reach crucial framework

April 2nd, 2015 4:00 pm by GEORGE JAHN and MATTHEW LEE, Associated Press

Speaking from the White House, President Barack Obama called it a "good deal" that would address concerns about Iran's nuclear ambitions.

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Robert Schuller turned drive-in movie ministry to megachurch

Robert Schuller turned drive-in movie ministry to megachurch

April 2nd, 2015 3:20 pm by GILLIAN FLACCUS and AMY TAXIN, Associated Press

The world-famous televangelist and author memorialized in decades of recorded sermons and books died early Thursday at a care facility in Artesia, daughter Carol Schuller Milner said. He was 88.

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Mom says baby born without nose 'perfect the way he is'

Mom says baby born without nose 'perfect the way he is'

April 2nd, 2015 2:31 pm by Staff Report

Eli Thompson began breathing through his mouth right away on March 4.

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NY Boy Scouts hire gay Eagle Scout despite national policy

NY Boy Scouts hire gay Eagle Scout despite national policy

April 2nd, 2015 1:49 pm by JENNIFER PELTZ and DAVID CRARY, Associated Press

The Boy Scouts of America didn't immediately respond to an inquiry about the hire.

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Indiana unveils changes to religion bill; Arkansas in flux

Indiana unveils changes to religion bill; Arkansas in flux

April 2nd, 2015 1:25 pm by TOM DAVIES and ANDREW DeMILLO, Associated Press

The Indiana amendment prohibits service providers from using the law as a legal defense for refusing to provide services, goods, facilities or accommodations.

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Obama signs disaster declaration for Tennessee counties affected by February winter storms

Obama signs disaster declaration for Tennessee counties affected by February winter storms

April 2nd, 2015 11:38 am by Associated Press

Hancock County in NE Tennessee is among the counties affected.

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Wellmont expected to announce health system merger plans today

Wellmont expected to announce health system merger plans today

April 2nd, 2015 8:48 am by Nathan Baker

Health care leaders are expected to announce a merger between the region's two hospital systems at a press conference scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday at Kingsport's MeadowView Conference Resort & Convention Center.

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New lighting in Mountain Home area reflects bid to increase safety

New lighting in Mountain Home area reflects bid to increase safety

April 2nd, 2015 8:41 am by Becky Campbell

Residents throughout Mountain Home neighborhoods are seeing things a little more brightly now, even as the day darkens into night, and it's all thanks to the city of Johnson City's commitment to making the area more safe after lighting deficiencies were i

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Arsonists escape down river in stolen kayak after setting fires at NE Tennessee campground

Arsonists escape down river in stolen kayak after setting fires at NE Tennessee campground

April 1st, 2015 3:47 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Three campers and a cabin were set on fire.

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