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ORT: SUV rolls in Thursday wreck

(Oak Ridge Today)  A driver was taken to the hospital after his SUV overturned after colliding with another SUV on Oak Ridge Turnpike on Thursday afternoon. The crash was reported in the westbound lanes of Oak Ridge Turnpike just east of Illinois Avenue shortly after 1:30 pm Thursday. Authorities said …

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Navarro purchases Tech 2020 building

Navarro Research and Engineering Inc. acquired the Tech 2020 building in Oak Ridge late last week. The purchase of the building will allow the company’s corporate headquarters to remain in Oak Ridge, retaining more than 100 jobs in the community, a press release said. The Tech 2020 building was placed …

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Legal complaint amended to include Crowley

After the Anderson County Commission either rejected or took no action on several requests from Public Works Director David Crowley for the county to pick up the tab for his legal bills his case has now been added to a pending legal action asking the courts to decide issues of …

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Oily rags suspected in OR fire

Spontaneous combustion from oily rags discarded in a waste container appear to have started a Thursday morning fire at an Oak Ridge warehouse, according to the Oak Ridge Fire Department. Oak Ridge firefighters responded to the fire after a sprinkler system activated inside a warehouse at 342 Warehouse Road at …

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ORT: Fox Auto Salvage closing

(Oak Ridge Today) Fox Auto Salvage on Melton Lake Drive is shutting down, and the business could be replaced by a company that leases heavy equipment, the Oak Ridge Municipal Planning Commission learned Thursday. Owner Tom Fox of Fox Auto Salvage said the business has been open since 1981, and he’s …

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