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One dies, another injured in Roane wreck

One person was killed and another injured in a single-vehicle accident Tuesday in Roane County. Preliminary reports indicate that a Mazda 3 had been headed north on Poplar Creek Road late Tuesday morning when it left the side of the roadway, went over an embankment and crashed into Poplar Creek, …

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Man accused of assaulting, robbing pregnant woman

According to our partners at Oak Ridge Today, an Oak Ridge man is in custody today, accused of breaking into an apartment on Utica Circle on Monday, threatening a pregnant woman with a pocket knife, and demanding prescriptions and cash. When the woman resisted, 31-year-old Jordan Lamar Young of Oak …

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ORT: Man indicted in 2016 bat attack

An Anderson County man was indicted on a charge of attempted murder after allegedly beating another man in the head, arms, and back with a baseball bat at a car wash in Oliver Springs in the summer of 2016, according to our partners at Oak Ridge Today. 53-year-old Clayton Perry …

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OR Blueprint Effort continues March 29

(Oak Ridge press release) The City of Oak Ridge’s Community Development Department is continuing the Oak Ridge City Blueprint effort with a discussion focused on the Jackson Square, Midtown/West Side Mixed Use and two additional subareas. An open house will be held from 5:30 pm to 7 pm on Thursday, March 29, …

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TDOT working to repair potholes

(TDOT press release) Winter weather extremes lead to an increase in potholes on state highways and bridges.  Potholes form when moisture seeps into cracks in the pavement, then freezes and thaws causing the cracks to expand.  The constant pounding of traffic loosens the pavement which causes it to crumble, creating …

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MENCS: Truex dominates at California

(MRN) Martin Truex Junior returned to his 2017 championship form on Sunday with a dominating victory at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. The Furniture Row Racing driver started from the pole, swept the first two stages and led a race-high 125 laps en route to his sixteenth Cup Series …

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