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ORNL researchers receive 6 R&D 100 Awards

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have received six R&D 100 awards, increasing the lab’s total to 193 since the award’s inception in 1963. The competition, sponsored by R&D Magazine, recognizes advances in the nation’s most impactful technologies and the scientists and engineers who led the …

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OR Christmas Parade Dec. 12th

The Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce is busy preparing for its annual Christmas Parade to be held on Saturday, December 12. This year’s theme is “Winter Wonderland” and promises to provide spectators with plenty of music, lights and beautiful floats. Almost 80 businesses and community organizations have already registered their …

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OR’s Higgins among Mr. Football finalists

Nashville, Tennessee, November 16, 2015 – The Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Awards will be presented to the top 16 backs and linemen in eight classifications of the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association on Monday, November 30, 2015, at Nissan Stadium in Nashville. For the fourteenth consecutive year, the top kicker …

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AC man sets self on fire

An Anderson County man was flown to a burn unit in Chattanooga after reportedly setting himself on fire with gasoline in Claxton on Sunday. The 36-year-old man poured gasoline on his head and set himself on fire Sunday morning, the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department said in a report. He was …

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Woman sentenced on child neglect charges

Last week, a woman was sentenced to 20 years in prison on her conviction earlier this year for aggravated child neglect. 38-year-old Melissa Lopez will have to serve 30 percent of that sentence before becoming eligible for parole. Lopez was convicted by an Anderson County jury in April on charges …

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High school football playoff scores, schedules

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYOFF SCORES 2ND ROUND FRIDAY NOVEMBER 13TH 5A: Ooltewah 26 Oak Ridge 17: For complete coverage, visit www.oakridgetoday.com Rhea County 40 Farragut 34…Morristown West 52 Knox West 7…Sevier County 52 Halls 20 6A: Maryville 49 Cookeville 10…Blackman 56 Siegel 28…Oakland 54 Riverdale 7…Smyrna 42 Science Hill 22 …

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Peters notches win in Truck Series

(CWTS) Timothy Peters grabbed his first – and only – lead of the race twenty-eight laps from the finish and remained there the rest of the night Friday, winning at Phoenix International Raceway for his second victory in the last four races. Title contenders Erik Jones and Matt Crafton were …

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Busch wins for 6th time this season on XFS

(MRN) Kyle Busch started first and finished first on Saturday at Phoenix International Raceway, leading all but ten laps in between while cruising to his sixth win of the season. Busch’s margin of victory was three seconds over runner-up Brad Keselowski. Erik Jones and rookie Daniel Suarez – Busch’s teammates …

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CCWF announces Coal Creek Scholars Day

(CCWF) The annual Coal Creek Scholars Day is set for Thursday December 17th. This is the day when the current and former Coal Creek Scholars who have received college scholarships from the Coal Creek Watershed Foundation visit with Briceville Elementary School’s 4th and 5th grade students and tell them about …

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