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  1. Obituary: Dr. David M. DennyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Williamson Herald

    ... His father, Charles Morris Denny preceded him in death in 1966. His mother, Mrs. Dorothy Jack Denny, formerly of Oak Ridge, Tenn. currently resides in Nashville. Dr. Denny finished his pre-dental education at East Tennessee State University, ...


  2. New Nontoxic Process Promises Larger Ultrathin Sheets of 2D NanomaterialsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | Newswise

    OAK RIDGE, Tenn., July 25, 2016 - A team of scientists led by the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory has developed a novel way to produce two-dimensional nanosheets by separating bulk materials with nontoxic liquid nitrogen. The environmentally friendly process generates a 20-fold increase in surface area per sheet, which could expand the nanomaterials' commercial applications.


  3. ALMIGHTY by Dan ZakRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | KSCJ-AM Sioux City

    ON A TRANQUIL SUMMER NIGHT in July 2012, a trio of peace activists infiltrated the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Nicknamed the "Fort Knox of Uranium," Y-12 was supposedly one of the most secure sites in the world, a bastion of warhead parts and hundreds of tons of highly enriched uranium-enough to power thousands of nuclear bombs.


  4. Margaret Anne Yearwood FontenotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Daily Times

    ... first few years as one of "The Dam Kids" at Fontana Dam during the building of the dam. Then the family moved to Oak Ridge, TN during the early years of the Secret City. After graduation from Oak Ridge High School and the University of Tennessee, ...


  5. Program helps Oak Ridge residents make homes energy efficientRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Ten homes have been upgraded in Oak Ridge since April and there is enough money to upgrade about 200 more homes. TVA is funding the project, donating $2.9 million.


  6. Dangerously Aging US Nuke Plants Desperately Need RepairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Daily Caller

    Department of Energy officials put off $39.4 million worth of maintenance on aging facilities used for enriched uranium processing and storage, a government watchdog reported Tuesday. Making the situation even more dire at the historic Oak Ridge, Tenn., plant is the fact that a replacement facility won't be finished until four years after the existing building life-cycles are exhausted, according to the Energy Department's inspector general .


  7. Buffalo Mountain Grille's Cuban SandwichesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    July 19, 2016Live at Five at 4Buffalo Mountain Grille is located at 205 Oak Ridge Turnpike in Oak Ridge, 481-0515 or visit www.buffalogrille.com


  8. Oak Ridge Associated Universities: Recruiting For New Vice President Of Human ResourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | PR Log

    OAK RIDGE, Tenn. - July 18, 2016 - PRLog -- ORAU RECRUITING FOR NEW VICE PRESIDENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES ORAU has selected Concord Professional Services in Knoxville, TN to lead the independent and nationwide recruitment of their next Vice President of Human Resources.


  9. New ORNL Tool Probes for Genes Linked to Toxic MethylmercuryRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | Newswise

    OAK RIDGE, Tenn., July 18, 2016 - Environmental scientists can more efficiently detect genes required to convert mercury in the environment into more toxic methylmercury with molecular probes developed by researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. "We now have a quick and easy-to-use tool that we can employ in any environment to test for the presence of microorganisms capable of methylating mercury and determine how abundant they are," said ORNL's Geoff Christensen, a post-doc and lead author of a paper published in Applied and Environmental Microbiology.


  10. RMX Technologies to commercialize plasma surface treatment technologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Composites Technology

    The carbon fiber pilot production line at Oak Ridge National Laboratories has provided fertile ground for the development of technologies that are helping make carbon fiber manufacture more efficient and less expensive. RMX Technologies has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy to proceed with commercialization of its patented plasma surface treatment technology, working with ORNL and C. A. Litzler.


  11. Perfect pairing for Michael Devoe and Antwann JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Michael Devoe and Antwann Jones practice at Oak Ridge High School, in Orlando, Thursday, June 30, 2016. 2469927 Michael Devoe and Antwann Jones practice at Oak Ridge High School, in Orlando, Thursday, June 30, 2016.


  12. Texas Tech to lease part of new Pantex complex for national defense workRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... Tech has been awarded several contracts to meet research needs at Pantex and the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tenn., which CNS also operates. Guy Lonergan, Tech's interim vice president for research, said leasing the space at the new ...


  13. NAACP in Oak Ridge to discuss recent police shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The media conference will be held at Spurgeon Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church. The NAACP says the fatal shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile "underscore the need for policy and community interventions to halt the unwarranted killings of African Americans by law enforcement."


  14. Clemson lands big commitment from wide receiver Tee HigginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Post and Courier

    Higgins, a 6-5, 190-pound senior at Oak Ridge, Tenn., once was a Tennessee commitment. As recently as June he was publicly touting the Vols as his leader among his top five - Tennessee, Clemson, Ohio State, Florida State and Ole Miss.


  15. Recruiting: Georgia, Clemson surging while another ACC school takes hitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Sporting News

    ... 10 percent in the country. Okudah and Akers are top Ohio State targets and could join Dobbins in Columbus. School: Oak Ridge (Oak Ridge, Tenn.) Size: 6-4, 188 247Sports Composite: Five-star Position Ranking: No. 3 WR, No. 16 overall The July 4 ...


  16. Spring Hill census reveals city's growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Williamson Herald

    ... Spring Hill is ranked 18th, surpassing Columbia (19), Gallatin (20), Lebanon (21), LaVergne (22), Cookeville (23), Oak Ridge (24) and Morristown (25), since the last federal census, according to a report published July 1 by the TDECD Center for ...


  17. Federal contractors to start cleanup from Manhattan ProjectRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 5 | The Navajo Times

    ... bomb later dropped on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The program also involved facilities in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and Hanford, Washington. Some American Indian tribes near Los Alamos have long complained about contamination related ...


  18. ORNL Scientists Isolate, Culture Elusive Yellowstone MicrobeRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Newswise

    OAK RIDGE, Tenn., July 5, 2016 - A microbial partnership thriving in an acidic hot spring in Yellowstone National Park has surrendered some of its lifestyle secrets to researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Mircea Podar of ORNL's Biosciences Division led a team that isolated the archaeon Nanopusillus acidilobi, cultured these tiny microbes - just 100 to 300 billionths of a meter in size - and can now study how they interact with their host, another archaeon .


  19. Florida State football, recruiting news: What is Jimbo Fisher's biggest remaining challenge?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Tomahawk Nation

    ... best overall player in the nation according to 247 composite rankings and the country's No. 3 WR. He hails from Oak Ridge Tennessee, about a three hour drive from Clemson. The Opening, hosted by Nike, will be taking place beginning Tuesday and ...


  20. Oak Ridge focused on July 4 safety after last year's death, assaults Read Story Aaron WrightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    This Fourth of July marked a day of remembrance in Oak Ridge. Last July 4, an Oak Ridge man ran his car into a crowd killing one victim in a parking lot near Bissell Park, authorities say.


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