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Speaker warns students of dangers of drinking, driving

(ASAP of Anderson County) When Blake McMeans speaks, his message is clear, “Don’t drink and drive or ride with those who do.” Blake has now added to his speech “don’t text and drive”. But his message has a far greater impact when the 40-year-old walks to the podium. McMeans tells …

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Five Tennessee DAs sue big pharma

The district attorneys general of Tennessee’s Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth and Tenth Judicial Districts have jointly filed a lawsuit against prescription opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma L.P. and its related companies, along with Mallinckrodt LLC, Endo Health Solutions Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc., and Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, …

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Electronic Express to hold grand “opening” celebration

According to the most recent Oak Ridge city newsletter, progress on Main Street Oak Ridge continues every day. Eight stores opened over the summer: Dick’s Sporting Goods, T.J.Maxx, Maurices, Rue 21, Rack Room Shoes, Ulta, PetSmart, and Electronic Express. While their doors have been open for shoppers, Electronic Express will have …

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“Dogs for the Dawgs” in Kingston

Second Chance K9 Rescue of Roane County is having its 18th annual “Dogs for the Dawgs” Saturday October 14th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Kingston City Park. For a donation of $5.00, you will get a grilled hot dog with all the trimmings, chips, drinks and desserts.

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