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Obama to renew push for paid leave for working parents

Obama to renew push for paid leave for working parents

January 15th, 2015 12:07 pm by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press

The president will also ask Congress for more than $2 billion in new spending to encourage states to create paid family and medical leave programs.

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Aldi opening brings out a crowd

Aldi opening brings out a crowd

January 15th, 2015 11:20 am by Matthew Lane

In Kingsport, more than 200 people showed up before the opening of the store, seeing the event as a chance to get great bargains and meet new people.

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Dollar General stands firm on store divestiture figure

Dollar General stands firm on store divestiture figure

January 15th, 2015 9:54 am by Associated Press

Matthews, North Carolina-based Family Dollar has rejected numerous approaches from Dollar General, the latest worth $9.1 billion in cash.

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FBI: Ohio man planned to bomb US Capitol, kill officials

FBI: Ohio man planned to bomb US Capitol, kill officials

January 15th, 2015 8:00 am by LISA CORNWELL, Associated Press

Cornell's arrest came only days after a grand jury indictment charged another Cincinnati-area resident with threatening to murder House Speaker John Boehner.

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'Horrifying' RCS roof project could cost more than $400K

'Horrifying' RCS roof project could cost more than $400K

January 14th, 2015 7:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

A roof evaluation completed at Rogersville City School last month recommended replacement of the roofs in three sections of the school including the additions completed in the 1950s, the 1970s and 2000.

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Two men reach top of Yosemite's El Capitan in historic climb

Two men reach top of Yosemite's El Capitan in historic climb

January 14th, 2015 7:04 pm by Associated Press

Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson used ropes and safety harnesses to catch themselves in case of a fall, but relied entirely on their own strength and dexterity to ascend by grasping cracks as thin as razor blades and as small as dimes.

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Police killings prompt array of bills in state legislatures

Police killings prompt array of bills in state legislatures

January 14th, 2015 6:15 pm by DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press

Many would place more scrutiny on interactions between law officers and the public, and aim to address concerns about perceived racial injustice, police tactics and civil unrest.

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Update: Missing Scott County woman found dead in quarry

Update: Missing Scott County woman found dead in quarry

January 14th, 2015 2:45 pm by Marci Gore

A friend reportedly found the door open at the 65-year-old woman's home, while her purse and cell phone were located inside the house.

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GOP leader says Tenn. lawmakers will approve VW incentives

GOP leader says Tenn. lawmakers will approve VW incentives

January 14th, 2015 1:00 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

House Republican leader Gerald McCormick of Chattanooga doesn't want to backtrack on deal struck by Gov. Bill Haslam last summer that is leading to a 2,000-job expansion at the factory.

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KPD: No motive forthcoming in teen's murder

KPD: No motive forthcoming in teen's murder

January 14th, 2015 12:08 pm by Rain Smith

"The investigation does not arbitrarily cease with the death of the offender," said Tom Patton, public information officer for the Kingsport Police Department.

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