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Man shoots himself by side of OR Turnpike

A man shot himself during a standoff by the side of the Oak Ridge Turnpike Tuesday night and, according to the Oak Ridge Police Department, was listed in critical condition at UT Medical Center as of early this morning. According to a city press release, Tuesday night shortly before 10:30, …

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Y-12 gate crasher’s hearing rescheduled

The first scheduled court appearance for a 34-year-old Clinton man accused of violating security at the Y-12 nuclear weapons plant was rescheduled on Tuesday for November 10 in Anderson County General Sessions Court. Timothy Preston was to appear Tuesday before a judge, but that hearing was reset because some of …

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TBI locates missing OR girl

The TBI says a missing child from Oak Ridge believed to have been taken from her home by her noncustodial father has been located safe and sound. Further details about her alleged abduction and recovery have not yet been made available. Oak Ridge Police say that 2-year-old Chloe Michelle Sullivan …

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Access OR begins with laptop roll-out

Oak Ridge students received laptops Tuesday as Access Oak Ridge began. The Oak Ridge school system launched the pilot program by handing out laptops to seventh grade students at Robertsville Middle School. Each student got a a computer, case and charger. Sixth grade students at Jefferson Middle will receive their laptops …

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ORT: OR BOE OKs Preschool Committee recommendation

According to our partners at Oak Ridge Today, the Oak Ridge Board of Education on Monday endorsed a recommendation to build a new preschool at Elm Grove Park. A new preschool has been on the city’s wish list for years, but this particular proposal is still in the early stages. …

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OR grant aims to improve Turnpike safety

The city of Oak Ridge has been awarded a pedestrian safety grant to make improvements to major intersections along the Oak Ridge Turnpike. The grant totals $432,960 with a local match of $108,000 from the city and will be used to make improvements at the Turnpike’s intersections with Tulane Avenue, …

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