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Democrats criticize Haslam for exploring more outsourcing

Democrats criticize Haslam for exploring more outsourcing

August 19th, 2015 2:00 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Democrats claimed on Tuesday that Republican Gov. Bill Haslam is displaying hostility toward state workers by looking to outsource the management of more government functions to the private sector, but Haslam dismissed the allegation as politics.

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Memphis City Council votes 11-1 to remove Confederate statue

Memphis City Council votes 11-1 to remove Confederate statue

August 19th, 2015 1:00 pm by Associated Press

The Memphis City Council has voted to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest from a public park.

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Border Patrol on hunt for more female agents

Border Patrol on hunt for more female agents

August 19th, 2015 12:00 pm by By Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Border Patrol Agent Erica Sanchez was stalking immigrants on the banks of the Rio Grande, her long brown hair pulled back in a knot, her foundation and eyeliner intact despite the sweat running down her face in the 100-degree heat.

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Gas station shooting in SW Va.

Gas station shooting in SW Va.

August 19th, 2015 11:18 am by Staff Report

An early Wednesday morning altercation in the parking lot of a Washington County, Va., convenience store has resulted in the shooting of one individual.

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Inconvenient mogul: Big oil's shadow war on billionaire Steyer

Inconvenient mogul: Big oil's shadow war on billionaire Steyer

August 19th, 2015 11:00 am by By James Nash, Bloomberg News (TNS)

Oil companies that bankrolled a $9.7 million effort in 2014 to block laws against fracking in California now are focusing their sights on Tom Steyer, the billionaire hedge- fund founder turned climate-change activist.

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Target is getting its groove back: Turnaround takes hold

Target is getting its groove back: Turnaround takes hold

August 19th, 2015 10:42 am by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer

Target isn't getting hurt by that shift away from clothing, showing that shoppers will still buy the right item at the right price.

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Fogle to plead guilty to sex acts with minors, child porn

Fogle to plead guilty to sex acts with minors, child porn

August 19th, 2015 10:36 am by RICK CALLAHAN, Associated Press

Longtime Subway pitchman Jared Fogle has agreed to plead guilty to allegations that he paid for sex acts with minors and received child pornography that he knew had been secretly produced by the former director of his charitable foundation

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Crews to seek 3 men believed killed in Alaska landslide

Crews to seek 3 men believed killed in Alaska landslide

August 19th, 2015 10:00 am by RACHEL D'ORO, Associated Press

Crews plan to search through a debris area Wednesday for three men believed killed when a landslide described as a sea of logs and mud swept through part of an Alaska coastal town.

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Clinton seeks distance from Obama on climate change issues

Clinton seeks distance from Obama on climate change issues

August 19th, 2015 8:16 am by JOSH LEDERMAN and KEN THOMAS, Associated Press

Hillary Rodham Clinton is voicing opposition to President Barack Obama's authorization for oil drilling in the Alaska Arctic and his delays on Keystone XL.

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TVA poised to change boathouse standards, enforcement

TVA poised to change boathouse standards, enforcement

August 19th, 2015 7:52 am by Sue Guinn Legg, NET News Service

While floating homes were the intended topic of Tuesday's Tennessee Valley Authority hearing in Johnson City, it didn't take long for Boone Lake's no-longer-floating houses to rise to the surface.

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