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Man shoots himself by side of OR Turnpike

A man shot himself during a standoff by the side of the Oak Ridge Turnpike Tuesday night and, according to the Oak Ridge Police Department, was listed in critical condition at UT Medical Center as of early this morning. According to a city press release, Tuesday night shortly before 10:30, …

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TBI locates missing OR girl

The TBI says a missing child from Oak Ridge believed to have been taken from her home by her noncustodial father has been located safe and sound. Further details about her alleged abduction and recovery have not yet been made available. Oak Ridge Police say that 2-year-old Chloe Michelle Sullivan …

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Access OR begins with laptop roll-out

Oak Ridge students received laptops Tuesday as Access Oak Ridge began. The Oak Ridge school system launched the pilot program by handing out laptops to seventh grade students at Robertsville Middle School. Each student got a a computer, case and charger. Sixth grade students at Jefferson Middle will receive their laptops …

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OR grant aims to improve Turnpike safety

The city of Oak Ridge has been awarded a pedestrian safety grant to make improvements to major intersections along the Oak Ridge Turnpike. The grant totals $432,960 with a local match of $108,000 from the city and will be used to make improvements at the Turnpike’s intersections with Tulane Avenue, …

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Whisenhunt fired as Titans coach

(TitansOnline) The Ken Whisenhunt era is over with the Tennessee Titans. Just 23 games into his tenure as head coach, Whisenhunt was informed on Tuesday morning the organization wants to go in a different direction. The final decision came just two days after the Titans lost their sixth straight game, …

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ORNL hopes to add second target station at SNS

(ORNL) The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory hopes to add a second target station at its Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) in the next 10 years in order to enhance capabilities of in-depth studies of the molecular structure of materials. Ken Herwig of Oak Ridge’s Neutron Sciences Directorate said …

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Playoff match-ups (First round, November 6th)

Playoff match-ups (First round, November 6th) 6A: Warren County at Maryville…Hardin Valley at Cookeville…Siegel at Bearden…Jefferson County at Smyrna…William Blount at Oakland 5A: Cleveland at Farragut…Campbell County at Rhea County…Soddy Daisy at Oak Ridge…Clinton at Ooltewah (WYSH)…Gibbs at Sevier County…Tennessee High at Halls…Heritage at Morristown West…Morristown East at Knox West …

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AC eliminated, OR claims 2nd

Carter 27 Anderson County 20: AC will miss the playoffs for the first time since 2005 as they fell on the road at Carter despite 2 touchdown passes by Tate Holmes, who also scored on the ground. Oak Ridge 45 Campbell County 6: This game was never in doubt, as …

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