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SpaceX launch ends in failure when rocket erupts

SpaceX launch ends in failure when rocket erupts

June 28th, 2015 1:55 pm by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

An unmanned SpaceX rocket carrying supplies and a first-of-its-kind docking port to the International Space Station broke apart Sunday shortly after liftoff. It was a severe blow to NASA, still reeling from previous failed shipments.

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Report: 'Severe shortage' of affordable Tenn. rental housing

Report: 'Severe shortage' of affordable Tenn. rental housing

June 28th, 2015 12:01 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT - Developers are shying away from using Low Income Housing Tax Credits to build housing for lower income people in Tennessee's rural areas and small towns, according to Tennessee Housing Development Agency.

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States struggle with 'hidden' rural homelessness

States struggle with 'hidden' rural homelessness

June 28th, 2015 10:45 am by Teresa Wiltz, Stateline.org (TNS)

In small towns, suburbs and rural corners of the country, the homeless are often hidden, hard to reach and hard to help. A handful of states are making strides toward tackling the issue, although most of the work is done by nonprofits.

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New questions about why more women than men have Alzheimer's

New questions about why more women than men have Alzheimer's

June 28th, 2015 10:35 am by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that it's just because they tend to live longer than men.

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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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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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