WASHINGTON — Sweeping immigration legislation taking shape in the Senate will aim to overhaul the nation’s agriculture worker program to create a steady supply of labor for farmers and growers, who rely more than any other industry on workers who are living in the country illegally.
Tourism is booming in Batumi. Most tourists come from other former-Soviet nations like Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Armenia and Azerbaijan. But English, French and other languages are also heard.
The transformation of Batumi, an ancient city of 180,000, is the result of Georgia's drive to capitalize on its tourist potential.
BATUMI, Georgia - Georgia's Black Sea resort of Batumi was once a bleak site: Roads were dotted with potholes, the city was pitch dark at night, running water was scarce and the city's best hotel was infested with rats.
Georgia linebacker Alec Ogletree jumps for joy after tipping a Tennessee pass last week that was intercepted by a teammate. Bulldogs coach Mark Richt says his porous defense seems to come up with big plays when needed.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Georgia coach Mark Richt is not worried about his team's defense, no matter how many yards the Bulldogs have allowed this season.
COLUMBIA, Mo. - A new era has dawned at Missouri, which makes its Southeastern Conference debut on Saturday night against No. 7 Georgia, and there's no denying the excitement. Even coach Gary Pinkel failed to stick to his usual "it's the next game" script for more than a sentence or two on m…
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NEW YORK — Regulators shut nine banks Friday, including Los
Angeles-based California National, as the still-weak economy
produces a stream of loan defaults.
When the Catalina Foothills boys swimming and diving team suits
up for the final meet of the season at the Kino Aquatics Center in
Mesa today and Saturday, it will be going for its 10th straight 4A