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Iranian, Saudi leaders hold talks

March 5th, 2007 11:21 am by Associated Press

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Following their first official talks in Saudi Arabia, the Iranian and Saudi leaders on Saturday pledged to fight the spread of sectarian strife in the Middle East, which they said was the biggest danger facing the region.

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School caught between dangers of keeping, releasing students

March 5th, 2007 11:21 am by JAY REEVES

ENTERPRISE, Ala. - Charles Strickland looked at the parking lot outside Enterprise High School on Friday, pointing to where a tornado had thrown students' cars around and tossed some against the building.

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JC Commission OKsupgrade for press boxat Memorial Stadium

March 5th, 2007 11:21 am by COREY SHOUN

JOHNSON CITY - The Johnson City Commission on Thursday night approved funding renovations to the press box at Memorial Stadium but held off on a move to build new restroom facilities at the site.

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Dixon named president of anesthesiologists society

March 5th, 2007 11:21 am by Staff report

Two join Fort Henry Mall

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Bredesen: English-only license bill unnecessary

March 5th, 2007 11:21 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - Gov. Phil Bredesen says a bill aimed at fighting illegal immigration by requiring written driver's license examinations in Tennessee be given in English is "political posturing" and isn't needed.

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Study: Raising educationstandards best wayto reduce income gap

March 5th, 2007 11:21 am by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE - Improving education standards is the best way to close the income gap between Tennessee's poorest and richest residents, according to a study by the University of Tennessee.

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TEA: Higher salaries help retain teachers

March 5th, 2007 11:21 am by CHRISTAN M. THOMAS

Across the state, Tennessee loses 50 percent of new teachers in their first five years on the job.

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First Community Bank de-registering with SEC to cut its compliance costs

March 5th, 2007 11:21 am by Rick Wagner

ROGERSVILLE - A local bank is de-registering with the Securities and Exchange Commission to cut costs and work required to comply with the federal Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

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