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ORPHA proposes two international events

The Oak Ridge Heritage and Preservation Association has proposed that the Department of Energy and the City of Oak Ridge host two international events during their 75th anniversary. The events are: (a) an exhibit on the international scientific progress made during the seven decades since WWII and (b) a remembrance …

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Roane fire kills one, authorities seek ID

Roane County authorities are asking for the public’s assistance in determining the identity of a body found Thursday after a Rockwood residential fire. The body was found after firefighters put out a blaze at a residence at 1147 Mountain View Road in Rockwood. The residents had vacated the home about …

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OR JC Penney not closing

The JCPenney in Oak Ridge is not among the 138 stores closing across the country, the company said. Three Tennessee stores are closing. One is at Knoxville Center, another is at Greeneville Commons, and the third is at County Market Place in Union City. JCPenney said the closures are “part …

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ON THE AIR: Double dip from Phoenix desert

This weekend brings us another NASCAR doubleheader from the desert as the Xfinity and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ both head to Phoenix International Raceway. Saturday at 3:30, the Xfinity Series runs the DC Solar 200 as Elliott Sadler enters the weekend with a four-point lead over Ryan Reed in …

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Manhattan Project park marketing underway

(Submitted)  The Waste Management Symposium is an annual event that hosts more than 2000 waste management professionals, engineers, entrepreneurs, and academics from all over the world. This year, they added one new participant – The Manhattan Project National Historical Park. The Manhattan Project National Historical Park (abbreviated MAPR by the …

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