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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A jury has been selected in the trial of a Memphis man charged with fatally beating his 3-year-old son and dumping him into a trash bin two years ago. Maurice Brown Sr. has pleaded not guilty in the death of Maurice Brown Jr. The trial is expected to start today before a 12-person jury.

HOUSTON, Miss. (AP) - A group of teenagers from Calvary Church in Cordova, Tennessee, is spending a week in Houston, Mississippi, working for free. The teens are helping Fellowship Church of the Nazarene fulfill one of its dreams. Calvary Church youth pastor Daniel Medders says Fellowship didn't have a place for their kids to play so his church decided to partner with them to help fund and build a play area.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to its Top Ten Most Wanted list. Svante Hinton of Knoxville is wanted by the TBI and the Knox County Sheriff's Office. The 35-year-old is charged with attempted second-degree murder.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - Students from Middle Tennessee State University and Vanderbilt University are designing a solar-powered house that will one day become home to a low-income family. But first, they hope to win the U.S. Department of Energy's 2015 Solar Decathlon.

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