Kingsport Times News Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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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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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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KNETIC donates final dollars to PEAK, carousel

KNETIC donates final dollars to PEAK, carousel

June 27th, 2015 7:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Kingsport's original young professionals group has wrapped up its last remaining business, dissolved its non-profit status with the state and closed its account at the bank.

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Cosby fighting AP bid to open court documents

Cosby fighting AP bid to open court documents

June 27th, 2015 6:19 pm by Associated Press

A lawyer for Bill Cosby argued Friday that it would be "terribly embarrassing" for the comedian if documents from a 2005 sex-assault lawsuit were unsealed.

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French terror suspect took selfie with beheaded victim

French terror suspect took selfie with beheaded victim

June 27th, 2015 5:37 pm by Associated Press

The revelation added a macabre twist to an investigation that has not turned up a solid link to radical or foreign groups, but has revived concerns about terrorism in France less than six months after deadly attacks in the Paris area.

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Liberal justices prevail in high-profile Supreme Court cases

Liberal justices prevail in high-profile Supreme Court cases

June 27th, 2015 5:28 pm by Associated Press

"It looks like the ground under First Street is slightly tilted to the left," said Carrie Severino, a former law clerk to Justice Clarence Thomas and a conservative commentator, referring to the court's address.

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Scott County taxes unchanged under 2015-16 budget

Scott County taxes unchanged under 2015-16 budget

June 27th, 2015 5:00 pm by Marci Gore

GATE CITY - Adopted on a unanimous vote, the budget leaves rates at $.69 per $100 of value for real estate property taxes, while personal property will be taxed at $1.40 per $100.

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Opinion: Politicians rush to exploit Charleston tragedy

Opinion: Politicians rush to exploit Charleston tragedy

June 27th, 2015 2:00 pm by Editorial Board

Especially with the Internet, which spreads information immediately to most citizens, politicians quickly learned that they don't have to be truthful to gain points in the eyes of the uniformed - which comprises much of the body politic.

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