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Fast-food workers protest, walk out in push for higher wages

Fast-food workers protest, walk out in push for higher wages

July 31st, 2013 2:52 pm by By Tammy Stables Battaglia, Detroit Free Press (MCT)

The protests are taking place this week in seven states and are affecting 89 sites in metro Detroit and Flint, Mich. Workers said they don’t make enough to support their families, as the average full-time fast-food worker makes $15,392 annually.

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HVMC president to retire

HVMC president to retire

July 31st, 2013 2:01 pm by Hank Hayes

Holston Valley Medical Center President Virginia Frank will retire after the completion of a national search for her successor, Wellmont Health System announced Wednesday.

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9-year-old saves mother's life

9-year-old saves mother's life

July 31st, 2013 1:36 pm by Nick Shepherd

When one local mother was in a medical emergency, she found a hero in an unlikely person: her daughter.

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O.J. wins small parole victory on some charges

O.J. wins small parole victory on some charges

July 31st, 2013 12:30 pm by Associated Press

O..J. Simpson won a small victory Wednesday in his bid for freedom as Nevada granted him parole on some of his convictions in a 2008 kidnapping and armed robbery.

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Sevier Co. jury convicts woman of trying to set baby seat afire

Sevier Co. jury convicts woman of trying to set baby seat afire

July 31st, 2013 12:29 pm by Associated Press

Becky Eury has been in jail since the May 2010 incident. Her five-week-old son was not injured, nor was her 3-year-old son, who was also in the car.

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Obama reassures Dems on health care, immigration

Obama reassures Dems on health care, immigration

July 31st, 2013 12:23 pm by JIM ABRAMS and JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

President Barack Obama sought Wednesday to reassure Democrats nervous about the impact of his health care law and the prospects for immigration legislation, telling them "You're on the right side of history."

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Sandusky scandal headed for another trial

Sandusky scandal headed for another trial

July 31st, 2013 8:13 am by MARC LEVY, Associated Press

Penn State's ex-president and two former top school administrators were ordered Tuesday to stand trial on charges accusing them of covering up their failure to tell police about a 2001 allegation that Sandusky molested a boy.

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Tenn. county bans paddling at school

Tenn. county bans paddling at school

July 31st, 2013 8:00 am by Associated Press

According to The Commercial Appeal, the school board spent minimal time debating the issue Tuesday before voting 13-2 to eliminate corporal punishment.

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Senate panel looking at limits on surveillance

Senate panel looking at limits on surveillance

July 31st, 2013 7:46 am by PETE YOST, Associated Press

Senators are questioning top Obama administration officials about the NSA's surveillance programs for the first time since the House narrowly rejected a proposal last week to effectively shut down the NSA's secret collection of phone records.

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Projector problem delays opening of Frank Theatres

Projector problem delays opening of Frank Theatres

July 30th, 2013 8:24 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Hold your popcorn, folks. Due to unforeseen circumstances, Frank Theatres will not be re-opening three screens at the Kingsport Town Center on Thursday as previously announced, but rather all 10 screens will come online Aug. 9.

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