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3 local businesses raided, padlocked

Updated: 08/02/2012 - The Knox County DA raided three more businesses in an effort to rid the area of so-called nuisance establishments.

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Settlement reached in Tennessee health fraud case

Posted: 07/13/2011 - Federal prosecutors say they've reached a $220,000 settlement with a provider of mental health services whose former employee billed the state for therapy sessions that were never held or were very brief.

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New state website to encourage early reading

Posted: 07/13/2011 - ReadTennessee.org is designed to help teachers, parents and community members understand new curriculum standards and increased expectations for learning.

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47 more Memphis teachers let go

Posted: 07/13/2011 - The cuts bring to more than 250 the number of employees laid off this summer by the city school system. There were 95 vocational instructors let go in June and 127 managers and clerical workers dismissed.

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Arnold center cameras go digital

Posted: 07/13/2011 - The center, after six years of planning, has a new digital camera system at the hypervelocity ballistic range. Spokesmen said it was getting hard to find parts for their film-based camera equipment.

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Kentucky creates Early Childhood Advisory Council

Posted: 07/12/2011 - The council will try to create common strategies, standards, and goals for Kentucky's early childhood system and to improve the quality of its early childhood services and school readiness.

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Man gets 14 years for plea to robbery No. 14

Posted: 07/12/2011 - A Morristown man has been sent to prison for 14 years in his 14th robbery case. The 2009 stickup of a Dollar General Store turned out to involve a BB gun.

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Armed man wounded after shots fired at deputies

Posted: 07/12/2011 - An armed man wounded by Hamilton County deputies after gunshots were fired at them as they responded with firefighters to a burning car is charged with six counts of attempted first-degree murder, and Sheriff Jim Hammond commended the deputies.

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FEMA flood buyouts top $2B since 1993

Posted: 07/12/2011 - The Federal Emergency Management Agency has spent more than $2 billion to buy out land in flood-prone areas over a nearly two-decade period.

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New owners for East Tennessee Arch Chemicals plant

Posted: 07/12/2011 - Swiss specialty chemicals and biotechnology company Lonza Group Ltd. says it is buying the Norwalk, Conn.-based antibacterial products maker for $1.2 billion in cash.

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3 Memphis charter schools facing closure

Posted: 07/12/2011 - The superintendent of Memphis City Schools says he will likely recommend that three charter schools close because of poor academic performance.

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Shelby County bans sale of spray paint tor minors

Posted: 07/12/2011 - The Shelby County Commission voted 9-3 on Monday to bar stores from selling cans of pressurized paint and so-called "graffiti sticks to anyone under 18 years old.

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3 Humphreys County deputies placed on leave

Posted: 07/12/2011 - Humphreys County Sheriff Chris Davis has placed three deputies on administrative leave with pay while the alleged beating of a suspect is reviewed by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

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