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XFS: Larson wins duel with Logano

(MRN)  Kyle Larson and Joey Logano swapped the lead between them three times over the final fifteen laps Saturday at Auto Club Speedway, with Larson prevailing down the stretch to claim his sixth career X-finity victory and second on the two-mile Fontana, California, oval. Larson got the best of Logano …

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Weekend sports scoreboard

It was a busy weekend of high school baseball and softball. Here is a look at some of this weekend’s results: BASEBALL (Friday) Lenoir City 7 Clinton 5…Anderson County 6 Columbia Academy 1…Kingston 13 Harriman 2…Powell 13 Central 3…Halls 4 Gibbs 2…Rockwood 10 Oliver Springs 6…Scott 13 Jellico 6 (Saturday) …

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OR Council meets Monday

The Oak Ridge City Council will meet tonight (Monday March 27th) at 7 pm in the Municipal Building Courtroom to vote on the School Board’s recommendation that the city’s new preschool be built at Scarbro Park off of Carver Avenue. The Council had been set to vote on the recommendation …

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Secret City Wildbots headed to Houston

The Secret City Wildbots won the Engineering Inspiration Award in the Smoky Mountain Regional on Saturday, and the Wildbots, representing Oak Ridge High School, will advance to the FIRST Robotics Championship in Houston on April 19. The Wildbots lost in the finals to a team from Hardin Valley Academy in …

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BBB: Roane BOE to revisit consolidation decision

According to our partners at BBB-TV, the Roane County Board of Education met Thursday night and after several people in the near-capacity crowd addressed the panel, voted to revisit its previously-announced decision to consolidate all five of the county’s high schools into one large school. Last month, the Board had …

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THSO launches new “Stop Drugged Driving” campaign

(THSO) On Wednesday, March 22, the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) was joined by the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security, the Tennessee Highway Patrol, the Tennessee Department of Health, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI), the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, the Mothers Against …

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AC Commission Chair Emert announces mayoral bid

Anderson County Commission Chairman Steve Emert formally announced on Sunday that he will seek the Republican nomination to be Anderson County Mayor in the 2018 election. Emert has represented Commission District 3 for the past five years and is currently serving his second stint as Commission Chairman. In his announcement, …

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