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Jobs! Jobs! Jobs!; Senate votes on Trump's SEC pick; Fed talks rates

CNN: Business - Sun, 04/02/2017 - 8:03am
1. Jobs report: On Friday, the U.S. Labor Department will release its March jobs report. It's yet another glimpse at President Trump's key promise: "Jobs! Jobs! Jobs!" as it put it in a tweet last week.
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Why Justin Trudeau challenged Matthew Perry

CNN: Top Stories - Sun, 04/02/2017 - 6:15am
Justin Trudeau has three words for actor Matthew Perry: Bring it on.
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50 Years After Huge Oil Spill, a Record of Nature's Fight

MSNBC: Top Stories - Sun, 04/02/2017 - 4:10am
A wrecked U.S. tanker coated a coastline in oil 50 years ago, but one man's dedication has created a record of nature's remarkable comeback.
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Juneau on edge after series of avalanches

CNN: U.S. - Sun, 04/02/2017 - 2:09am
Alaska's capital city of Juneau is on alert after an avalanche sent a wall of snow and debris tumbling dangerously close to homes.
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Vintage base ball returns to Rocky Mount

TriCities.com - Sun, 04/02/2017 - 1:15am
PINEY FLATS, Tenn. — The strike of an apple, an occasional “hoozah,” and gentlemanly banter could be heard Saturday afternoon at Rocky Mount State Historic Site.
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UNC to meet Gonzaga in NCAA men's championship

CNN: U.S. - Sat, 04/01/2017 - 11:54pm
A year after losing the national title game on a buzzer-beater, North Carolina is back in the championship contest of the NCAA men's basketball tournament.
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Retiring Judge Beck reflects on legal career that spans five decades

TriCities.com - Sat, 04/01/2017 - 11:33pm
Sullivan County Criminal Court Judge Jerry Beck — whose hanging up his robe after a legal career that spans five decades — has heard hundreds of cases over the years, including two of the most notorious ever tried in the…
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CPC sets April 11 vote on OptiNet deal

TriCities.com - Sat, 04/01/2017 - 11:32pm
The Cumberland Plateau Company expects to vote on the proposed sale of BVU’s OptiNet division during a called meeting April 11.
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Officials and tax preparers work to combat tax fraud

TriCities.com - Sat, 04/01/2017 - 10:14pm
BRISTOL, Va. — If you recently submitted your tax return but haven’t received your state tax refund, it may be due to fraud.
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Field set for June primaries, November House lineup

TriCities.com - Sat, 04/01/2017 - 10:14pm
There will be 55 contested House of Delegate races across Virginia in November, but none locally as the entire Southwest delegation will run unopposed.
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William Coleman, Civil Rights Attorney Who Broke Racial Barriers, Dies

MSNBC: U.S. news - Sat, 04/01/2017 - 9:55pm
Coleman prevailed in several landmark Supreme Court cases and was the second African-American to lead a Cabinet-level department.
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Man Charged With Arson in Atlanta Highway Blaze

MSNBC: U.S. news - Sat, 04/01/2017 - 9:53pm
Eleby, 39, faces charges of first-degree arson and first-degree criminal damage to property in connection with Thursday's massive blaze.
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World War I changed Virginia forever

TriCities.com - Sat, 04/01/2017 - 9:40pm
At 3 o’clock in the morning on April 6, 1917, the U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to declare war on Germany.
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GE CEO on disagreeing with Trump: 'We're cowards if we don't'

CNN: Business - Sat, 04/01/2017 - 9:25pm
General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt says he tries to stay out of politics -- but he's found it necessary to speak out against some of President Trump's policies.
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