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European Union ambassadors are meeting to discuss a dramatic toughening of the trade bloc's sanctions against Russia.Full Story >
Frustrated by the apparent ineffectiveness of previous sanctions and outraged by the deaths of 298 people aboard the Malaysia Airlines plane downed over eastern Ukraine, the European Union adopted tough new economic...Full Story >
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A flight headed for Dayton had to make an emergency landing Monday night. Delta Flight 6093 left from LaGuardia Airport (LGA) around 9 a.m., according to Flight Aware. It was originally supposed to takeFull Story >
A flight headed for Dayton had to make an emergency landing Monday night.Full Story >
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Two people are dead this morning after a man shot and killed his wife and another man, and then turned the gun on himself. According to Grant County Sheriff Chuck Dills, Shaun Hiles of Dry Ridge wasFull Story >
Two people are dead Tuesday after a man shot and killed his wife and another man, and then turned the gun on himself.Full Story >
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -
Billboards showing Jesus covered in tattoos have popped up all around the Hub City.
"I really didn't know what to think," said Lubbock resident Zachary Martinez. "I've never heard of the organization...but it really did wow me."
"It's just different," said Lubbock resident Jared Pharr. "I hadn't seen anything like that before so I just need to go online and see what it's about."
If you look closely at the tattoos, all of the words are different. Outcast, addiction and faithless are displayed among others. If you go to the organization's website you are greeted by a video that shows Jesus changing the tattoos of people who come in with those same words.
"People find out that they have scars and they have things in their past that they haven't let go of," said Jesus Tattoo volunteer Jay Corner. "Christ says that he'll take that from us and so through tattoos...we use imagery to show that."
In total there are 59 billboards bringing the message of Jesus to a new audience.
"The idea behind it is to reach maybe the people that don't have an idea of what church is or are not involved in a church," Jay said. "A lot of times the language and things that are used, people that aren't within the four walls of a church don't always get that and are maybe even kind of turned off by that. This way we can show that Christ is real."
Some people may consider the billboards controversial, but Jays says it's something Jesus himself would have faced.
"There was controversy when our lord and savior was on this earth from the things that he said and the things that he did. I know that some people see this even as a little bit of controversy," he said. "What's really cool about this is that it really is a love story and as you get involved in it and as you look at it and watch the video it draws you into the story."
Jay said, God willing, this will only be the beginning.
"We're hoping that by the end of the 30-day campaign we see this kind of blow up all over the world. That would be awesome."
Monday, July 28 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:12:32 GMT
Damage was reported in several areas of Highland County Sunday night after a strong storm went through the area. According to the National Weather Service, numerous trees and power lines were blown downFull Story >
Damage was reported in several areas of Highland County Sunday night after a strong storm went through the area.Full Story >