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Smokies win second in row, return home Wednesday

(Tennessee Smokies) The second half of the season got off to a sour start for the Smokies, but their long bus ride home will have smiles after a 4-2 victory made it consecutive wins for Tennessee. The Smokies received a one run pitching gem from four pitchers last night, and …

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Patricia Ann Clayborne Stepp, age 70, of Kingston

Patricia Ann Clayborne Stepp, age 70, of Kingston, passed away Monday, June 26, 2017 at her home. She was born July 11, 1946 in Kingston and has been a lifelong resident of this area. She was a member of Union Chapel Baptist Church and attended Roane State Community College as well …

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James Edward Jeffers, age 53 of Clinton

James Edward Jeffers, age 53 of Clinton, TN, passed away on June 22, 2017 at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge, TN with surviving family and friends by his side.  James was born on December 1, 1963 in Lake, TN.  He was of the Baptist faith. Proceeded in death by …

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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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