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Local Sports Scoreboard

Here is a look at the high school spring sports scoreboard for Wednesday April 19th. BASEBALL: Oak Ridge 5 Clinton 1…Anderson County 10 Campbell County 0…Union County 16 Fulton 2…Gibbs 4 Powell 0…Kingston 2 Alcoa 1…Coalfield 15 Oakdale 3 SOFTBALL: Central 8 Oak Ridge 0…Coalfield 9 Oliver Springs 0…Scott County …

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IMPROVE Act OKed by General Assembly

The Tennessee General Assembly approved Gov. Bill Haslam’s plan to raise the tax on gas and diesel to help fund a $10 billion backlog in needed transportation projects. The approval of Haslam’s signature piece of legislation for the year moves the state one step closer to increasing the gas tax for …

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Man arrested after evading police with child in car

A Knoxville man was arrested on several charges Tuesday after he allegedly refused to pull over for an Anderson County Sheriff’s deputy in Briceville. Shortly before noon on Tuesday, Deputy James Presson reported that he had seen a white Toyota Camry traveling above the posted speed limit in Briceville Highway …

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Smokies blank Barons 3-0

(Tennessee Smokies)  Jen-Ho Tseng pitched six scoreless innings on Wednesday night to lead the Smokies to a 3-0 win over the Birmingham Barons, their second shutout win in a row. Tseng picked up his first win of the season, only allowing one hit and one walk. Tennessee jumped out to …

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Elsie Mae Duncan, age 91 of Briceville

Elsie Mae Duncan, age 91 of Briceville, TN passed away on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at her sons home in Rocky Top, TN. Elsie was a wonderful loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great – great grandmother, great – great – great grandmother, and mother in law. She was a …

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