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Buescher wins XFS title as Larson wins finale

Kyle Larson passed Austin Dillon for his final lead of the day five laps from the finish and kept the Number-42 Chevrolet in front the rest of the way to win Saturday’s season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Roush Fenway Racing’s Chris Buescher finished eleventh, good enough for him to win …

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Crafton wins race, Jones takes CWTS title

Matt Crafton and rookie Erik Jones put Toyota in the spotlight Friday night at Homestead-Miami Speedway … with Crafton winning the season-ending race and Jones – just 19 years old – becoming the youngest champion in the twenty-one-year history of the series. Crafton led a race-high ninety-three laps, including the …

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HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL SCORES—NOVEMBER 19TH

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL SCORES—NOVEMBER 19TH Oak Ridge girls 64 CAK 42…Oak Ridge boys 93 CAK 61 Tellico Plains girls 71 Oliver Springs 55…Oliver Springs boys 64 Tellico Plains 62 William Blount girls 77 Powell 50…Powell boys 76 William Blount 50 Kingston girls 55 Wartburg 51…Wartburg boys 63 Kingston 54 Carter …

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OR woman pleads in TennCare fraud case

A woman charged earlier this year with eight counts of TennCare fraud and eight counts of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud pleaded guilty to nine of those charges Wednesday in an Anderson County courtroom and received a two-year, suspended sentence. 47-year-old Cathy E. Moore of Oak Ridge had been …

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AP: OR-bound truck overturns in Maryland

According to the Associated Press, a truck that overturned and temporarily shut down a section of Interstate 81 in Maryland was hauling “radioactive cleaning suits” from the Three Mile Island power plant in Pennsylvania and was bound for EnergySolutions’ waste-processing facility in Oak Ridge. Maryland State Police say that I-81 …

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State: Unemployment rate dropped in TN in October

(TDLWD)Tennessee Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced today the Tennessee preliminary unemployment rate for October was 5.6 percent, one-tenth of one percentage point lower than the September revised rate of 5.7 percent. The U.S. preliminary rate for October was 5.0 percent, one-tenth of one percentage point lower than …

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State excited about MPNHP

(ORNL) The historical tour venues available in Tennessee are receiving a boost with the recent creation of the new Manhattan Project National Historical Park in Oak Ridge, according to Kevin Triplett, Tennessee’s commissioner of tourism development. “This is another opportunity to tell the story of something really remarkable that occurred …

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OS woman pleads to beating sister-in-law

An Oliver Springs woman pleaded guilty Wednesday in Anderson County Criminal Court to charges that she had pistol-whipped a relative so severely in July that the victim began to have seizures. 45-year-old Barbara Ann Seiber pleaded guilty to reckless aggravated assault in connection to the July 4th incident and was …

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ACSD, ORPD SWAT take down fugitive

A man wanted by authorities in both Anderson and Knox counties was arrested Wednesday in Oak Ridge after a joint operation conducted by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office and the Oak Ridge Police Department. Deputies received information that 32-year-old Jesse Lee Shackleford, who was wanted on seven warrants in Anderson …

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Suspect nabbed in robbery

A Clinton man was arrested just a few hours after he allegedly robbed an acquaintance at gunpoint Wednesday afternoon. Anderson County Sheriff’s deputies were called to Bull Run Park on New Henderson Road at around 3:30 pm and when they arrived, were told by a Claxton woman that a man …

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