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Lawsuit over counseling law filed in Anderson

An activist for gay rights from Anderson County and another activist from Alexandria, Virginia have filed a lawsuit in Anderson County Chancery Court challenging a new state law that allows therapists in Tennessee to decline to see patients based upon religious beliefs or other”sincerely held principles.” Bleu Copas of Anderson …

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Lawsuit #3 filed against Cromwell

A third lawsuit has been filed against the Oak Ridge man accused of backing his pickup into a crowd of people and cars in the parking lot of the Midtown Community Center after last year’s 4th of July fireworks show in Oak Ridge. The incident left one man dead and …

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AC Commission to hold budget meeting

The Anderson County Commission will hold a special called meeting on Thursday June 23rd to discuss the county’s budget for the fiscal year that begins on July 1st. The budget as approved by the Budget Committee, keeps spending at this year’s levels and calls for a one-cent decrease in the …

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OR Council OKs budget on first reading

Monday night, the Oak Ridge City Council passed the budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1st on first reading. The budget keeps property tax rates at their current levels, but does include increases in trash fees and for water and sewer rates. If adopted on second and final …

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Y12 emergency drill Wednesday June 8th

Emergency response personnel from the National Nuclear Security Administration and Consolidated Nuclear Security, along with federal, state, and local emergency management personnel, will conduct an emergency management exercise June 8 in and around the Y 12 National Security Complex. During this exercise, people in the vicinity of Y-12 may observe personnel …

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