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Trump, Clinton win Tennessee; local breakdowns

Tuesday was Tennessee’s Presidential primary Election Day. Statewide, 1,225,482 Tennesseeans hit the polls either during early voting or on election day itself, with 854,400 people voting in the Republican primary and 371,082 in the Democratic primary. In the state GOP primary, Donald Trump collected 38.9% of the vote, to Ted …

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Changes at MMC, Covenant

Mike Belbeck, the current president of Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge, will become the executive vice president of operations for Covenant Health, and a new president and chief administrative officer will succeed Belbeck at MMC on April 1. The leadership changes were announced by Covenant Health on Tuesday. Covenant …

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Truck overturns on I-75 in AC

All lanes of I-75 in Anderson County were reopened at around 11 am, about six hours after a tanker truck crashed Wednesday morning. The crash happened shortly after 5:00am on I-75 at the 120 mile marker.  The truck went into the median and was leaking fuel from the tanker.  The …

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OR girls win, advance to Region final

High school basketball region tournaments began semifinal play Monday night with ladies’ teams in action. In Region 2AAA at Bearden, Oak Ridge’s Lady Wildcats overcame an eight-point second-quarter deficit and beat William Blount 64-53 as Courtney Ellison scored 21 points. Next up for Oak Ridge will be a date with …

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Sitel seeking 500 new employees

Global customer service contractor Sitel announced Monday that it is expanding its call centers in Oak Ridge and Knoxville and will be hiring 500 new customer service representatives to handle an increased workload. The new positions will help provide customer support for a a client in the financial services industry …

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It’s official! RTTM, HoB issue joint settlement statement

(Submitted) House of Bryant Publications and Rocky Top Tennessee Marketing and Manufacturing Company, along with Tim Isbel, Brad Coriell, Mark Smith, and Michael Lovely, are pleased to announce they have reached an agreement to settle the litigation between them pending in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee.  The …

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Cedar Springs Homeschool wins Science Bowl

The team from Cedar Springs Homeschool took first place in the U.S. Department of Energy’s annual Tennessee Science Bowl this past weekend. Cedar Springs Homeschool competed against 58 other high school teams on Saturday, February 27, to place first in the annual competition. The schools edged out its competition by …

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TDOT awards I-75 cleanup contract

Monday, the Tennessee Department of Transportation awarded an emergency contract to repair a rockslide on Interstate 75 in Campbell County. The slide, which occurred Friday at mile marker 142, sent vehicle sized rocks falling onto both the north and southbound lanes of I-75. The $2.9 million contract was awarded to …

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