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Officials recommend building four ball fields

Officials recommend building four ball fields

June 23rd, 2014 9:15 am by Matthew Lane

City officials are recommending Kingsport's new ball field complex have four fields, rather than five, but have the contractor grade enough of the property to add a fifth field at a future date.

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Witness to the mission: Fundraiser for local church projects in South Sudan to feature former child soldier, government official

Witness to the mission: Fundraiser for local church projects in South Sudan to feature former child soldier, government official

June 23rd, 2014 9:13 am by Nick Shepherd

In 2009, Mandela first encountered the city of Kingsport, meeting with the vice mayor at the time to explain the political situation in South Sudan. From there, a relationship developed between Mandela and members of the Holston United Methodist Church.

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ABA: Lawyers can scour jurors' social media sites

ABA: Lawyers can scour jurors' social media sites

June 22nd, 2014 6:33 pm by PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO — Lawyers have been given the green light to scan the social media sites of jurors.

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Analysis: VA falls short on female medical issues

Analysis: VA falls short on female medical issues

June 22nd, 2014 6:22 pm by GARANCE BURKE, Associated Press Writer

Already pilloried for long wait times for medical appointments, the beleaguered Department of Veterans Affairs has fallen short of another commitment: to attend to the needs of the rising ranks of female veterans.

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Iraqi militants seize two more border crossings

Iraqi militants seize two more border crossings

June 22nd, 2014 6:14 pm by SAMEER N. YACOUB, Associated Press

BAGHDAD — Sunni militants on Sunday captured two border crossings, one along the frontier with Jordan and the other with Syria, security and military officials said.

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Is it a frog? Is it a gorilla? No, it's Pig the dog

Is it a frog? Is it a gorilla? No, it's Pig the dog

June 22nd, 2014 6:06 pm by JAY REEVES, Associated Press

ALABASTER, Ala. — Born in Atlanta with severe deformities and adopted by Kim Dillenbeck, the 8-month-old mutt has gangly legs, a body that appears to have been chopped in half and no neck.

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Fun Fest details; higher gas tax proposed; major road work in Kingsport and more stories you may have missed

Fun Fest details; higher gas tax proposed; major road work in Kingsport and more stories you may have missed

June 22nd, 2014 10:15 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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Kingsport schools plan Educators Hall of Fame

Kingsport schools plan Educators Hall of Fame

June 22nd, 2014 10:00 am by Rick Wagner

If you had a teacher or other Kingsport City Schools employee who taught you well and made a difference in your life and those of others, you soon may have a chance to help give that person recognition.

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Presbyterians to sell stock  as protest against Israel

Presbyterians to sell stock as protest against Israel

June 22nd, 2014 12:21 am by JEFF KAROUB, Associated Press

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) on Friday became the most prominent religious group in the United States to endorse divestment as a protest against Israeli policies toward Palestinians.

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SW Va.  man denied sentence reduction for child porn convictions

SW Va. man denied sentence reduction for child porn convictions

June 21st, 2014 11:00 pm by Wes Bunch

Kyle Andrew Perkins, 26, of Rose Hill, was also charged with child pornography-related counts after entering plea agreements.

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