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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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County, cities get price break on new radio system

County, cities get price break on new radio system

June 21st, 2014 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Sullivan County and its cities are teaming up with the state of Tennessee on its statewide 800 MHz emergency radio system. The new digital, IP system will replace the decade-old analog system.

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Contractor cites cost changes in stadium renovation project

Contractor cites cost changes in stadium renovation project

June 21st, 2014 6:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The J. Fred Johnson Stadium renovation and expansion project calls for the addition of approximately 1,000 seats to the grandstand, a new two-story press box, new restrooms and other improvements.

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Photo Gallery: Warriors Path Park Summer Program

June 21st, 2014 2:15 pm by David Grace

Some of next week's activities include: night hikes, canoe rides, chalk sidewalk drawing, how to keep children safe in the woods.

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