Kingsport Times News Sunday, July 5, 2015
Sports NASCAR/Racing
Comeback kid: Kyle Busch grabs first win of season

Comeback kid: Kyle Busch grabs first win of season

June 28th, 2015 7:16 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Kyle Busch's comeback from serious injuries suffered a day before the season opener now includes a victory. Busch won Sunday on the road course at Sonoma, just his fifth race since returning after breaking his right leg and left foot in a crash.

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Crime Regional & National
Second escaped murderer shot, captured near Canadian border

Second escaped murderer shot, captured near Canadian border

June 28th, 2015 5:31 pm by MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press

The second of two convicted murderers who staged a brazen escape three weeks ago from a maximum-security prison in northern New York was shot and captured near the Canadian border on Sunday.

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Summer activities continue at Warriors Path

Summer activities continue at Warriors Path

June 28th, 2015 4:00 pm by Holly Nelms

Events offered this week include hikes, nature walks and family-fun games. Nature rubbings and a sunset hike will kick off the events on Monday.

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Opinion
Letters: South High needs to change its image

Letters: South High needs to change its image

June 28th, 2015 2:00 pm by Letters to the Editor

In 2015 flying the Confederate flag is about hate and encouraging hate, consciously or not. It is past time for South High School to change its image and to educate its student body about the ramifications of their acts of intolerance.

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News Business & Technology
SpaceX launch ends in failure when rocket erupts

SpaceX launch ends in failure when rocket erupts

June 28th, 2015 1:55 pm by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

An unmanned SpaceX rocket carrying supplies and a first-of-its-kind docking port to the International Space Station broke apart Sunday shortly after liftoff. It was a severe blow to NASA, still reeling from previous failed shipments.

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Report: 'Severe shortage' of affordable Tenn. rental housing

Report: 'Severe shortage' of affordable Tenn. rental housing

June 28th, 2015 12:01 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT - Developers are shying away from using Low Income Housing Tax Credits to build housing for lower income people in Tennessee's rural areas and small towns, according to Tennessee Housing Development Agency.

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Sports Live

Times-News - K-Mets Fan of the Game: June 27 vs Bluefield

June 28th, 2015 11:00 am by Staff Report

The Times-News and Kingsport Mets are teaming up for the 2015 Fan of the Game contest - and every home game presents another opportunity for you to cash in on some grand slammin' summer fun.

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News Regional & National
States struggle with 'hidden' rural homelessness

States struggle with 'hidden' rural homelessness

June 28th, 2015 10:45 am by Teresa Wiltz, Stateline.org (TNS)

In small towns, suburbs and rural corners of the country, the homeless are often hidden, hard to reach and hard to help. A handful of states are making strides toward tackling the issue, although most of the work is done by nonprofits.

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News Regional & National
New questions about why more women than men have Alzheimer's

New questions about why more women than men have Alzheimer's

June 28th, 2015 10:35 am by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that it's just because they tend to live longer than men.

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Stories you may have missed

Stories you may have missed

June 28th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff reports

Stories this week include three Hawkins men killing a big snake, the not-so-secret Devil's Bathtub, a mission group leaving an elderly woman with a new home and photos of the Kingsport carousel, among others.

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