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State Baptists To Take Special Offering For Union

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Nearly 3,000 Tennessee Baptist churches are being asked to take a special offering to help Union University recover from damage sustained in the Feb. 5 tornado.

Tennessee Baptist Convention president Tom McCoy called for the offering, which will be taken April 6.

The TBC-affiliated university in Jackson received an estimated $40 million in damage in the storm, including destruction of two dorms.

Across the state, 33 people died in the tornado.

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