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Seattle suburb to vote on $15 minimum wage for airport, hotel workers

Seattle suburb to vote on $15 minimum wage for airport, hotel workers

November 4th, 2013 9:04 am by By Maria L. La Ganga, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

SeaTac has become the latest battleground over “living wages” and income inequality, a fight being played out in fast-food restaurants and airport terminals nationwide and pitting organized labor against the airline and hospitality industries.

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Tenn. lawmakers to review textbook selection process

Tenn. lawmakers to review textbook selection process

November 4th, 2013 8:57 am by Associated Press

The commission recently came under fire by a group of parents for having adopted textbooks containing alleged inappropriate language and a controversial interpretation of historical facts.

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Official: Gunman told police he acted alone in LAX shooting

Official: Gunman told police he acted alone in LAX shooting

November 4th, 2013 12:34 am by TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press

LOS ANGELES — The gunman charged in the deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport lay bloodied after being gunned down by police, but he replied to critical questions that helped authorities lock down the scene.

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Federal prosecutors say Navy secrets bought with hookers, Gaga tickets

Federal prosecutors say Navy secrets bought with hookers, Gaga tickets

November 4th, 2013 12:26 am by JULIE WATSON, Associated Press Writer

SAN DIEGO — Nicknamed “Fat Leonard,” the gregarious Malaysian businessman is well known by U.S. Navy commanders in the Pacific, where his company has serviced warships for 25 years.

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Unicoi County sheriff talks to suspect, ends gun standoff

Unicoi County sheriff talks to suspect, ends gun standoff

November 4th, 2013 12:05 am by NET News Service

Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley helped calm a man down well enough to take his gun and arrest him Sunday night in the Sam’s Creek area of the county, the sheriff’s department said.

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Poll: Older Americans oppose Social Security changes

Poll: Older Americans oppose Social Security changes

November 3rd, 2013 8:36 pm by Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — Raise the age at which you can begin collecting full Social Security benefits? Older Americans say no. They also veto reductions in the cost-of-living increase.

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White House, lawmakers: No clemency for Snowden

White House, lawmakers: No clemency for Snowden

November 3rd, 2013 2:36 pm by KIMBERLY DOZIER, AP Intelligence Writer

The White House and the leaders of the intelligence committee in Congress are rejecting NSA contractor Edward Snowden's plea for clemency. Snowden made the plea in a letter given to a German politician and released Friday.

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50 years on, profiting from 'truth' in JFK case

50 years on, profiting from 'truth' in JFK case

November 3rd, 2013 1:53 pm by ALLEN G. BREED, AP National Writer

Conspiracy-touting books and movies have raked in massive profits since President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963. And now, with the 50th anniversary of that horrible day in Dallas looming, a new generation is set to cash in.

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School system's sexual harassment suit, tax dollars for 'elite' Kingsport housing and other stories you may have missed

School system's sexual harassment suit, tax dollars for 'elite' Kingsport housing and other stories you may have missed

November 3rd, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

A review of some of the past week's most interesting and important local topics..

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Eastman ground breaking, Zombie zenith, Toy Run and more stories you may have missed last week

November 3rd, 2013 9:15 am by Staff Report

The following are some interesting stories you may have missed last week on timesnews.net

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