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Hacking case belies profitable U.S. links with China

Hacking case belies profitable U.S. links with China

May 27th, 2014 12:35 am by Associated Press

China may be trying to steal trade secrets from U.S. businesses, as federal prosecutors allege. Yet for many U.S. companies, China's vast market remains an irresistible source of business.

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String of legal wins bolsters same-sex marriage

String of legal wins bolsters same-sex marriage

May 27th, 2014 12:29 am by Associated Press

One after another and in sometimes evocative language, judges appointed by Republican and Democratic presidents are declaring it's too late to turn back on the topic of same-sex marriage.

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Kingsport ceremony pays homage to heroes: 'We can  never thank them enough'

Kingsport ceremony pays homage to heroes: 'We can never thank them enough'

May 26th, 2014 11:55 pm by J. H. Osborne

Mayor Dennis Phillips gave the keynote address Monday morning at a Memorial Day observance at the Veterans Memorial in front of J. Fred Johnson Park.

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Shortt named UVa-Wise police chief

Shortt named UVa-Wise police chief

May 26th, 2014 2:05 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — Ronnie L. Shortt, a longtime police officer with many years on the campus police force of the University of Virginia's College at Wise is the new campus police chief, the college has announced.

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Health care overhaul may control big insurance rate hikes

Health care overhaul may control big insurance rate hikes

May 26th, 2014 2:00 pm by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer

The wild hikes in health insurance rates that blindsided many Americans in recent years may become less frequent because of the health care overhaul, some nonpartisan industry watchers say.

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Kingsport Memorial Day Ceremony Photo Gallery

May 26th, 2014 1:38 pm by David Grace

Kingsport area residents commemorate the men and women who died while serving in the military at a service Monday.

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Pistorius arrives at psychiatric hospital

Pistorius arrives at psychiatric hospital

May 26th, 2014 8:00 am by Associated Press

South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius arrived Monday morning at a government psychiatric hospital to begin the period of mental evaluation as ordered by the judge at his murder trial.

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Sullivan County building official retiring

Sullivan County building official retiring

May 25th, 2014 10:01 pm by J. H. Osborne

Another change is coming to Sullivan County government this week. Claude Smith, the county's "building administrator," announced last week that he will retire effective this coming Friday.

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Missing man's body found in Watauga Lake

Missing man's body found in Watauga Lake

May 25th, 2014 9:18 pm by NET News Service

Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes said a man who was reported missing on Sunday was found dead from apparent drowning in Watauga Lake.

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Pope backs Palestinians' statehood aspirations

Pope backs Palestinians' statehood aspirations

May 25th, 2014 6:13 pm by JOSEF FEDERMAN, Associated Press

Pope Francis delivered a powerful boost of support to the Palestinians during a Holy Land pilgrimage Sunday, repeatedly backing their statehood aspirations.

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