Kingsport Times News Sunday, April 19, 2015
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Pope, thousands brave rain for Easter in St. Peter's Square

Pope, thousands brave rain for Easter in St. Peter's Square

April 5th, 2015 6:03 pm by FRANCES D'EMILIO, Associated Press

VATICAN CITY - In an Easter peace wish, Pope Francis on Sunday praised the framework nuclear agreement with Iran as an opportunity to make the world safer.

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Kingsport official: Brickyard Park has 'a good shot' at opening by May

Kingsport official: Brickyard Park has 'a good shot' at opening by May

April 5th, 2015 5:58 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - Sod is going down at Brickyard Park. As is the concrete. And, weather permitting of course, the four-field facility should be ready for ball come May, a city official said this week.

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Wellmont, MSHA  try to turn the page after competing hard against each other for more than a decade

Wellmont, MSHA try to turn the page after competing hard against each other for more than a decade

April 5th, 2015 5:48 pm by Hank Hayes

Wellmont Health System's planned merger with Mountain States Health Alliance (MSHA) ends more than a decade of on-and-off competitive acrimony between the region's two major health care providers.

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YWCA announces 2015 Tribute to Women honorees

YWCA announces 2015 Tribute to Women honorees

April 5th, 2015 5:00 pm by Sidney Burns, Community Contributor

Twelve women who actively better the quality of life for thousands of area residents are being honored by YWCA Bristol. Several of them have ties to Kingsport.

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Gunman in Kenyan massacre was government official's son

Gunman in Kenyan massacre was government official's son

April 5th, 2015 4:27 pm by TOM ODULA and CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA, Associated Press

One of the gunmen who slaughtered 148 people at a college in Kenya was identified Sunday as the law school-educated son of a Kenyan government official.

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Massive choir being organized for Hawkins Christian events

Massive choir being organized for Hawkins Christian events

April 5th, 2015 3:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Rogersville based Christian organization "Expecting God's Help" invites all of Hawkins County to join in the singing, or volunteer to help a new massive choir being organized for an upcoming special event.

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Haslam not among army of speakers at NRA event in Nashville

Haslam not among army of speakers at NRA event in Nashville

April 5th, 2015 2:05 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

When more than 70,000 gun enthusiasts descend on Nashville for the National Rifle Association's annual meeting this week, they won't be hearing from one prominent Tennessean: Republican Gov. Bill Haslam.

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UK's Andrew Harrison apologizes for obscenity, slur

UK's Andrew Harrison apologizes for obscenity, slur

April 5th, 2015 1:50 pm by Associated Press

Kentucky guard Andrew Harrison apologized Sunday for directing an obscenity and a racial slur at Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky during a postgame news conference at the Final Four.

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Parent volunteers helping upgrade playground areas for Shoemaker Head Start students

Parent volunteers helping upgrade playground areas for Shoemaker Head Start students

April 5th, 2015 12:00 pm by Marci Gore

The playground upgrades were made possible through funds provided by Head Start's five-year federal grant. Besides the addition of some new equipment at the playground areas, the Head Start dads built a ramp that leads up to a bicycle storage building.

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Medical merger, elk restoration, cannabis bill and more stories you may have missed

Medical merger, elk restoration, cannabis bill and more stories you may have missed

April 5th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at some of the important and interesting articles from the past week on TimesNews.net.

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