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2014/08/22 20:52
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Want to Bring Together Congressional and College Leaders? Propose a College Rating System | Commentary It was a just a year ago that a hurricane hit higher education. It was formed in the Office of...
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2014/08/22 16:06
2014/08/22 16:06
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NASHVILLE — Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Gordon Ball has named the leadership of his campaign team for his challenge to Republican incumbent Lamar Alexander. Ball, who narrowly defeated fellow...
2014/08/21 21:51
2014/08/21 21:51
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GAO: Pentagon Broke Law in Bergdahl Case The Defense Department violated the law when it didn’t tell Congress before transferring five Taliban detainees from Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, to Qatar in return...
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2014/08/21 16:54
2014/08/21 16:54
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For years, the Obama administration has made tougher teacher evaluations a centerpiece of its education agenda, giving states incentives to grade educators partially in accordance with students'...
2014/08/20 20:44
2014/08/20 20:44
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WASHINGTON — Sarah Palin has lost the magic. The defeat of her choice Tuesday in a Republican Senate primary in her home state of Alaska capped a primary season in which her favored candidates across...
2014/08/20 13:45
2014/08/20 13:45
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Photo: Bettmann/Corbis There are many ways to think about the Republican Party's electoral predicament — in racial terms, in sectional terms, in ideological terms. One clarifying way to conceive the...
2014/08/20 04:06
2014/08/20 04:06
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A Houston company that plans to build a $2 billion transmission line from Oklahoma to Tennessee has gained approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to negotiate power rates and bilateral...
2014/08/20 02:45
2014/08/20 02:45
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Status: Running for re-election Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) speaks during the DC March for Jobs in Upper Senate Park near Capitol Hill, on July 15, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty...
2014/08/19 20:19
2014/08/19 20:19
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Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) views a tribute video honoring Lindy Boggs produced by Paul Bell, left, her digital media director and deputy press secretary. (Rex C. Curry for The Washington Post) Going...
2014/08/16 00:22
2014/08/16 00:22
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The tea party movement, which seems to date to the 2008 presidential campaign of Texas Congressman Ron Paul, is fueled by millions of dollars from the Koch brothers of Kansas and a sheer, unbridled...
2014/08/15 15:19
2014/08/15 15:19
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The mainstream media are convinced that it is the “libertarians’ moment” or that the GOP has turned libertarian. How do they know? Some pundits and a few pols say so. Hmm. But does it mean the...
2014/08/13 21:57
2014/08/13 21:57
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LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker said Wednesday he isn't ruling out joining the field of Republicans running for president in 2016, but any decision would wait until next...
2014/08/13 15:51
2014/08/13 15:51
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In an National Rifle Association-sponsored NBC Sports special aired last September, the nation watched, horrified, as lobbyist Tony Makris Most ivory comes from African elephants, and they are facing...
2014/08/13 13:51
2014/08/13 13:51
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The Spring Hill-based super PAC that failed in its effort to defeat U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander in last week’s Republican primary has a pair of new targets: U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Memphis, and U.S....
2014/08/13 10:39
2014/08/13 10:39
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TVA: Watts Bar more than 90 percent completeTVA: Watts Bar more than 90 percent complete The Tennessee Valley Authority says work on the Watts Bar Nuclear Plant is more than 90 percent complete.More...
2014/08/13 07:57
2014/08/13 07:57
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Published: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 12:01 a.m. Mainstream GOP upbeat after sweeping tea party By Donna Cassata, Associated Press WASHINGTON � Mainstream conservatives ran the table in Senate...
2014/08/13 04:39
2014/08/13 04:39
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Campbell Co. high schoolers attending STEM Academy in KnoxvilleCampbell Co. high schoolers attending STEM Academy in Knoxville Several students from Campbell County spent months petitioning the Knox...
2014/08/13 02:45
2014/08/13 02:45
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Status: Running for re-election Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) speaks during the DC March for Jobs in Upper Senate Park near Capitol Hill, on July 15, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty...
2014/08/12 19:23
2014/08/12 19:23
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The decision by Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont., not to seek election in November after a plagiarism scandal is the latest piece of good news for Republicans. Walsh's departure from the race came in the same...
2014/08/12 18:59
2014/08/12 18:59
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Elections in Tennessee last week returned three of the highest ranking state judges to the bench for another eight-year term. Chief Justice Gary Wade, Justice Connie Clark, and Justice Sharon Lee each...
2014/08/22 20:52
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