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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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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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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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Tennessee attorney general: Annexation by ordinance  is constitutional

Tennessee attorney general: Annexation by ordinance is constitutional

August 31st, 2013 9:27 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Annexation by ordinance is constitutional, according to a recent opinion issued by State Attorney General Robert Cooper.

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Sullivan County eyes changes to health insurance as costs increase

Sullivan County eyes changes to health insurance as costs increase

August 31st, 2013 9:14 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Health insurance costs for Sullivan County government and its employees are expected to increase dramatically in January.

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Labor Day to affect schedules of some city, county offices

Labor Day to affect schedules of some city, county offices

August 31st, 2013 9:05 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport city offices will be closed Monday for the Labor Day holiday. Garbage pickup will be on a regular schedule Monday. The demolition landfill will be closed.

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KFD honors four firefighters who made ultimate sacrifice

KFD honors four firefighters who made ultimate sacrifice

August 31st, 2013 9:03 pm by Rick Wagner

“We want to honor them and look at their stories and try to do everything safe so it doesn’t happen again,” Fire Chief Craig Dye said.

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