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Trial date set in toddler’s death

A February 13th trial date has been set for Joshua Adam Comer and Amber Leann Orton , who were indicted jointly on separate charges shortly after Orton’s 3-year-old daughter died at LaFollette Medical Center on June 10, 2014. Comer, who was Orton’s boyfriend, was charged with first-degree murder and accused …

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Harriman fire kills woman, unborn child

A Harriman woman and her unborn child were killed in a house fire Tuesday night. The Harriman Fire Department responded to a home on Clifty Street around 11:00 and first responders reported that the structure was already engulfed in flames. Crews worked through the night to extinguish the blaze. 23-year-old …

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Backyard chickens OKed in Oak Ridge

(Information from Oak Ridge Today) On Monday, the Oak Ridge City Council approved backyard chickens in the second and final vote. The ordinance change allows up to six female chickens at homes in the city, possibly as soon as August 1. Roosters will not be allowed. Council approved a few …

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