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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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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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Local News
SBK Animal Shelter scratches post to trim budget

SBK Animal Shelter scratches post to trim budget

June 27th, 2015 11:53 pm by Matthew Lane

Donations and adoptions are down by 50 percent and the city and county have had to pitch in additional funding to help the facility balance its books this year.

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Sports Sports Live
K-Mets rally in bottom of ninth to edge Bluefield 5-4

K-Mets rally in bottom of ninth to edge Bluefield 5-4

June 27th, 2015 11:38 pm by Staff Report

Raphael Ramirez hit a three-run, walk-off triple to lift the Kingsport Mets to a 5-4 Appy League win over Bluefield on Saturday at Hunter Wright Stadium.

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Woman removes Confederate flag in front of South Carolina statehouse

Woman removes Confederate flag in front of South Carolina statehouse

June 27th, 2015 8:20 pm by Associated Press

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The two people arrested for removing the Confederate flag from the front of the South Carolina Statehouse have been released from jail in the state capital.

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