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Man pleads following incident in January

A man who allegedly threatened Oak Ridge Police officers with a rifle after they responded to a disturbance at a Norton Road home in January has pleaded guilty to charges in the case. The evening of January 12th, Oak Ridge Police responded to a call about a domestic disturbance and …

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Woman burned in fire at motel

Investigators in Campbell County are working to figure out what started a fire at a Caryville motel that left an elderly woman with serious burns. Early Monday morning, emergency responders were called to the Travel Lodge Motel in Caryville on a call of a fire in one of the rooms. …

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Youth substance abuse in state trending downward

According to a new report from the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration—or SAMHSA—youth substance abuse in Tennessee is declining. The recently-released “National Survey on Drug Use and Health” indicates that substance abuse among Tennessee youth declined between 2006 to 2014. Specifically, illicit drug use dropped to 3% of those …

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Monday high school baseball, softball results

Here is a look at Monday’s local high school baseball scoreboard: Clinton 14 Coalfield 1 Anderson County 4 Central 3 Karns 16 Oak Ridge 5 Powell 6 Campbell County 0 Greenback 18 Midway 0 Union County 10 Gatlinburg-Pittman 0 Oneida 6-10 Oakdale 0-0 Tellico Plains 1 Rockwood 0 Rockwood 4 …

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XFS: Allgaier wins for first time since 2012

(MRN) Justin Allgaier put the field in his rear-view mirror on the day’s final restart Saturday at Phoenix Raceway, darting away to the victory which ended a five-year winless streak. Allgaier started fifth in the Number-7 Junior Motorsports Chevrolet and led a race-high eighty-five laps, including the final nineteen trips …

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MENCS: Newman snaps 127-race winless streak

(MRN) Ryan Newman traded tires for track position late in Sunday’s race and the big payoff was a trip to Gatorade Victory Lane at Phoenix Raceway. While race leader Kyle Busch and others pitted for fresh rubber during the day’s final caution, Newman kept his Number-31 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet …

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ORPHA proposes two international events

The Oak Ridge Heritage and Preservation Association has proposed that the Department of Energy and the City of Oak Ridge host two international events during their 75th anniversary. The events are: (a) an exhibit on the international scientific progress made during the seven decades since WWII and (b) a remembrance …

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