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Oil falls below $95 as dollar strengthens

Oil falls below $95 as dollar strengthens

May 13th, 2013 7:39 am by PAMELA SAMPSON,AP Business Writer

BANGKOK (AP) — Oil prices fell Monday as the dollar strengthened against the yen and other major currencies.

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Review by newspaper turns up more DCS problems

May 13th, 2013 7:34 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Many of the recently released case files of children who died or nearly died after being under the supervision of the state Department of Children's Services were not filled out until months after a child's death or lacked required

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Memphis test fraud ringleader to be sentenced

May 13th, 2013 7:32 am by Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A longtime Memphis educator who pleaded guilty to leading a 15-year scheme that helped teachers cheat on qualification exams is scheduled to be sentenced.

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Tennessee schools instrumental in shaping Common Core

Tennessee schools instrumental in shaping Common Core

May 13th, 2013 12:15 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Local school systems along with those across Tennessee are headed toward implementation of Common Core standard for math and English/language arts in 2014-15.

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Sullivan official wants officeholders’ pay raise to go to all county employees premium content

May 13th, 2013 12:03 am by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — At least one Sullivan County officeholder thinks all the county’s employees should get the same pay increase he and others get automatically under state law.

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50 years ago, civil-rights pioneer’s arrest created iconic Knoxville image

May 13th, 2013 12:00 am by Kristi L. Nelson

She can still remember the dress, a black-and-white gingham her mother bought her. It wasn't her very favorite, but it was one she knew looked good. After all, she was representing her race.

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Rep. Harwell, Sen. Ramsey say they’re getting along well

May 12th, 2013 11:46 pm by Tom Humphrey

NASHVILLE — House Speaker Beth Harwell and Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey say they have put the end-of-session speaker spat behind them and are ready to collaborate in the future on issues.

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Mom says boy, 12,  accused of murder ‘could never’ hurt sister

Mom says boy, 12, accused of murder ‘could never’ hurt sister

May 12th, 2013 10:05 pm by Associated Press

VALLEY SPRINGS, Calif. — A day before a 12-year-old boy was arrested for the stabbing death of his 8-year-old sister, his mother described him as “protective” of his younger sibling.

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Rogersville Housing Authority moving forward with Church Hill tree cutting

Rogersville Housing Authority moving forward with Church Hill tree cutting

May 12th, 2013 9:48 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — Although the Rogersville Housing Authority has withdrawn plans to cut down all the trees at its Rogersville properties, the Church Hill cuttings are still moving forward.

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Review chairman: Clinton didn’t make Benghazi call

Review chairman: Clinton didn’t make Benghazi call

May 12th, 2013 8:05 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The diplomat who penned a highly critical report on security at a U.S. outpost in Benghazi, Libya, defended his scathing assessment but absolved then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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