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CWTS: Nemechek wins for second straight race

(MRN) John Hunter Nemechek led just six laps Friday night at Iowa Speedway, but they were the six that counted the most – at the end of the race. Nemechek drove past race leader Johnny Sauter following the final restart and then drove away to his second straight victory – …

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XFS: Byron tallies first career win at Iowa

(MRN) Two of NASCAR’s young, rising stars shone brightly in the Midwest this weekend including 19-year-old William Byron, who notched his first career victory Saturday night at Iowa Speedway. Just twenty-four hours earlier, John Hunter Nemechek – who celebrated his 20th birthday earlier this month – tamed Iowa’s seven-eighths-mile oval …

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AC Commission shows support for suing ‘Big Pharm’

(AC Mayor press release) Monday evening, Anderson County Mayor Terry Frank asked County Commission to pass a motion of support for the efforts of District Attorneys Barry Staubus, Tony Clark and Dan Armstrong in their suit against major pharmaceutical companies on behalf of nine East Tennessee counties. Part of the …

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Businesses opening at Main Street Oak Ridge

The first new store at Main Street Oak Ridge is now open. rue21, a retailer dealing in teen fashions, had its grand opening on Thursday. rue21 is near Belk at Main Street Oak Ridge. That’s the 58-acre project to redevelop the former Oak Ridge Mall. Seven other new stores are also …

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