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Kennedy files national service bill

Committee chairman Edward M. Kennedy presided at a Senate confirmation hearing last week for Labor secretary. Committee chairman Edward M. Kennedy presided at a Senate confirmation hearing last week for Labor secretary. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)
January 17, 2009

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WASHINGTON - Senator Edward M. Kennedy, ailing from a brain tumor but determined to pass a series of pet legislative priorities, formally introduced a major national service bill yesterday, asking Congress to fund programs to draw another 175,000 Americans of all ages into volunteer programs. (Full article: 390 words)

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