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What is The Scratch?

The Scratch is a weekly news aggregator, summarizing global SDA news into an easy-to-consume format. We are dedicated to making Adventist news more accessible to you. Each week our team scours Adventist news, finding and compressing headlines into two sections: “Need to Know” and “Ought to Know.
Need to Know scratches the surface of the week’s main story, giving you everything you need to know in a fraction of the normal reading time. Within each article are links and resources to "deep dive" on topics - directing to their full-length articles.
Ought to Know covers other smaller stories in a paragraph-per-story rundown.

Each week’s brief is sent out via email on Friday and posted to the site on Sabbath morning. 

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