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Immigration bill knot: ‘Special’ citizenship path

Immigration bill knot: ‘Special’ citizenship path

September 1st, 2013 5:13 pm by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — As Congress wrestles with immigration legislation, a central question is whether the 11 million immigrants already in the United States illegally should get a path to citizenship.

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Festival brings home the bacon

Festival brings home the bacon

September 1st, 2013 5:00 pm by Jessica Fischer

Before the final piece of “meat candy” was gobbled up at last year’s inaugural Tri-Cities Baconfest at Bristol Motor Speedway, organizers already were discussing ways to make this year’s event an even more savory experience.

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Workers’ protests highlight fast-food economics

Workers’ protests highlight fast-food economics

September 1st, 2013 4:51 pm by CANDICE CHOI, AP Business Writer

NEW YORK — American fast-food workers often earn about $7.25 an hour to make the $3 chicken sandwiches and 99-cent tacos that generate billions of dollars in profit each year for McDonald’s and other chains.

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U.S., seeking to bolster case for Syria action, cites use of sarin gas

U.S., seeking to bolster case for Syria action, cites use of sarin gas

September 1st, 2013 1:53 pm by BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press

The Obama administration on Sunday confidently predicted congressional backing for limited military action in Syria and asserted that the Assad government used sarin gas in the deadly attack that threatens to draw the U.S. into another Mideast conflict.

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Mandela home after 3 months in hospital

Mandela home after 3 months in hospital

September 1st, 2013 1:42 pm by Associated Press

Nelson Mandela went home in an ambulance on Sunday after nearly three months in a hospital, but authorities said the health of the former South African president remained critical and sometimes unstable.

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UT defense awaits tougher tests after shutout

UT defense awaits tougher tests after shutout

September 1st, 2013 12:58 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee understands it will take more than a 45-0 shutout of Austin Peay to prove that its defense has regained respectability. The memories of last football season are too fresh.

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Frost, most known for post-Watergate interviews with Nixon, dies at 74

Frost, most known for post-Watergate interviews with Nixon, dies at 74

September 1st, 2013 12:56 pm by SYLVIA HUI, Associated Press

David Frost, who died Saturday at the age of 74, may be best remembered for his interviews with former President Richard Nixon, but the veteran British broadcaster was equally at ease as a satirist, game show host and serious political journalist.

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Stories you may have missed

Stories you may have missed

September 1st, 2013 10:05 am by Staff reports

This weeks top stories include two boys rescued from a burning home, a famous TV star set to visit the area and Eastman is planning to move from coal to gas, among many others.

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‘Reading with Ralph:’ Tutoring sessions turn into ministry, lead to book

‘Reading with Ralph:’ Tutoring sessions turn into ministry, lead to book

September 1st, 2013 8:14 am by Marci Gore

Leigh Anne W. Hoover says when an adult student named Ralph first came to the Literacy Council of Kingsport for tutoring, he was only reading at a first-grade level.

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Swimmers choose a cause, distance, and then just ... Swim For Them

Swimmers choose a cause, distance, and then just ... Swim For Them

September 1st, 2013 7:12 am by Leigh Ann Laube

Melanie Sheppard has finally found a way to thank Scott and Nikki Niswonger and the Niswonger Foundation for selecting her son Matthew as a Niswonger Scholar.

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