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ATLC, CNS reach accord

Monday, negotiators with Y-12’s managing contractor Consolidated Nuclear Security LLC—or CNS—and the Atomic Trades and Labor Council reached a tentative agreement on a new five-year labor contract for hourly workers at Y-12. The ATLC is the bargaining unit for 13 local unions representing approximately 1100 hourly workers at the national …

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CVMR-to-OR deal falls through

A deal announced earlier this year that would have brought as many as 620 new jobs to Oak Ridge will not move forward. Canadian powdered-metal maker CVMR—which stands for Chemical Vapor Metal Refining—announced in March that it would invest $313 million to move its global headquarters and primary operations to …

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Candlelight Christmas at Museum of Appalachia

On Saturday, December 12th the Museum of Appalachia will host A Candlelight Christmas from 5 pm until 8 pm. Stroll selected buildings in the Museum village, enjoy the Christmas story, sample sassafras tea and molasses cookies, sing carols in the Irwin Chapel, visit with Museum animals, and more. Children will be able to …

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Blue Cross Bowl games to be televised

The 2015 BlueCross Bowl Championships will stream live on the NFHS Network and air live on a Statewide Television Network. Locally, you will be able to watch all of this weekend’s championship games on MyVLT. Games will also be available (live and on-demand) on the NFHS Network at http://www.nfhsnetwork.com/associations/tssaa.  A …

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HS Hoops round-up Monday November 30th

Monday night, the Anderson County Lady Mavs picked up their first win of the season, downing Catholic 55-41, behind 18 points from Maddie Sickau. In the nightcap, though, the homestanding Mavericks were beaten by Catholic 72-51. Elsewhere, Kingston’s girls knocked off Sweetwater 56-42 and the Yellow Jacket boys completed the …

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RCSD captain rescues 80-year-old car wreck victim

For the second time this year, a Roane County Sheriff’s Department Captain was in the right place at the right time. Back in August, Captain Tim Hawn jumped into a creek and held on to a drowning man for almost an hour until rescuers could arrive on the scene, and …

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OR’s Higgins among Mr. Football winners

(TSSAA) Tennessee’s best high school football players for 2015 were recognized at the Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Awards luncheon hosted by the Tennessee. More than 400 people, including the honorees, their families, coaches, school administrators and members of the media from all parts of the state, attended the 2015 luncheon …

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