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Dow hits another high on hiring surge last month

Dow hits another high on hiring surge last month

November 8th, 2013 5:18 pm by KEN SWEET and STEVE ROTHWELL, AP Markets Writers

NEW YORK (AP) — An unexpectedly strong jobs report gave stocks a lift on Friday, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average back to an all-time high.

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Vandals loot Sullivan Baptist Association retreat center

Vandals loot Sullivan Baptist Association retreat center

November 8th, 2013 3:21 pm by Rain Smith

The total was still being tallied Friday afternoon, but vandals are expected to have caused tens of thousands of dollars in damages to a church association's retreat center in Kingsport, while also making away with multiple appliances.

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Man dies in Stoney Creek home fire

Man dies in Stoney Creek home fire

November 8th, 2013 1:17 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

Jonathan Ray was found dead as firefighters extinguished the blaze at 1519 Delorean Private Drive on Friday morning.

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Photo gallery: Gov. Haslam visits Blountville school to thank teachers and students

Photo gallery: Gov. Haslam visits Blountville school to thank teachers and students

November 8th, 2013 12:05 pm by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE - Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and other top state officials thanked Holston Middle School teachers and students Friday for the state’s academic growth on the 2013 National Assessment of Educational Progress

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World's top diplomats to join Iran nuclear talks

World's top diplomats to join Iran nuclear talks

November 8th, 2013 7:26 am by GEORGE JAHN and JOHN HEILPRIN, Associated Press

Four world powers are dispatching their top diplomats to Geneva on Friday to add their weight to negotiations aimed at putting initial limits on Iran's ability to make atomic weapons.

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More lenient school lice policies bug some parents

More lenient school lice policies bug some parents

November 8th, 2013 7:09 am by JENNIFER C. KERR, Associated Press

Some schools in Tennessee and elsewhere now have policies that allow children with live bugs in their hair to return to class. Many nurses are no longer sending notes to other parents with kids in the classroom, alerting them to the possibility of lice.

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Tenn. town planning to change name to Rocky Top

Tenn. town planning to change name to Rocky Top

November 7th, 2013 10:28 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Reasoning the name Rocky Top has cachet, supporters are promising an impoverished town of 1,700 big things if the residents would be willing to change the town's name from Lake City to that of the song.

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Caller sics police on dog with leg fetish

Caller sics police on dog with leg fetish

November 7th, 2013 3:48 pm by Rain Smith

Dispatchers received a call from Big Stone Gap, with a woman saying she needed to speak with someone about leash laws. She relayed that a dog had run onto the porch and approached her aunt, age 76, then "hunched her leg."

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Taste the difference of no trans fat? Probably not

Taste the difference of no trans fat? Probably not

November 7th, 2013 3:44 pm by J.M. HIRSCH, AP Food Editor

Artificial trans fats — widely considered the most dangerous of the so-called bad fats in the American diet — were officially shown the door by the Food and Drug Administration this week

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GDP report indicates economy is losing momentum

GDP report indicates economy is losing momentum

November 7th, 2013 3:41 pm by By Don Lee, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

On the surface, the U.S. economy looked good in the third quarter, with the pace of growth improving to a surprisingly solid 2.8 percent annual rate, the fastest in a year.

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