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Tennessee pastor arrested on sexual abuse charges

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KINGSTON, Tenn. (AP) — An assistant pastor of a Tennessee church has been charged with sexually assaulting two girls at his home and at the church. The Knoxville News Sentinel (http://bit.ly/2fetLuM ) reports that 62-year-old Jeremy Hugh McDowell was arrested Thursday on charges including sexual battery by an authority figure, aggravated sexual battery and rape […]
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