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  1. Oak Ridge star Higgins decommits from TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Oak Ridge junior wide receiver Tee Higgins, who is the top receiver in the state of Tennessee according to the Scout Network, decommited from the Vols on Thursday night. "I've been thinking for a long time about this and I've finally decided that I will be re-opening my recruitment for basketball and football" Higgins said in a post on Twitter.

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  2. Man crashes Volkswagen into Oak Ridge doughnut shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A man is now facing charges after crashing his Volkswagen Beetle into an Oak Ridge Dunkin Donuts on Wednesday. Two customers were injured, but they did not go to the hospital.

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  3. East Tennesseans brave the winter weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Students at the University of Tennessee enjoyed a rare snow day. Some students said they went back to bed when they got the alert, but others got out and braved the bitter temperatures.

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  4. oakridgebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A new book quoting dozens of people opens a window on day-to-day life inside the "Secret City" of Oak Ridge during the World War II days of the Manhattan Project. "Ignored Heroes of World War II: The Manhattan Project Workers of Oak Ridge, Tennessee" was written by Oak Ridge author Richard Cook.

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  5. Anderson County leaders pass zoning regulations for new pain clinicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Anderson County commissioners have adopted new zoning rules that will regulate where a pain clinic can open in the county. Officials hope these new rules will help cut down on prescription drug abuse, specifically at places that treat long-term pain prescribing medication like hydrocodone, oxycodone, and sometimes morphine.

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  6. Oak Ridge police arrest vehicle theft suspect after pursuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    More than two dozen officers helped track down a man in Oak Ridge suspected in the theft of a vehicle in Nashville. The search led to a brief lockdown of the Oak Ridge Schools Administration Building/Preschool and sent one officer to the hospital.

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  7. Oak Ridge police arrest man, find 70 lbs. of marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Nicholas Salpas, 30, is charged with three counts of manufacture, delivery, sale or possession of a controlled substance, with an enhancement for this activity occurring within a drug-free school zone; possession of drug paraphernalia; theft of property; and possession of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Officers with the Oak Ridge Police Department, Seventh District Judicial Task Force, Drug Enforcement Administration and Missouri Highway Patrol search a home on Carlisle Lane where they seized more than 70 pounds of marijuana in vacuum-sealed bags, as well as one vacuum-sealed bag of suspected concentrated THC resin. 2 comments

  8. Governor Bill Haslam welcomes CVMR to Tennessee and Oak RidgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Governor Bill Haslam, University of Tennessee President Joe DiePietro and Roane County Mayor Ron Woody all attended the announcement in March that CVMR Corporation, a company that engages in mining and metal refining and processing, would move their global headquarters to Oak Ridge from Toronto, Canada. Now Mayor Woody said CVMR Corporation is "no longer relocating as was previously announced," but they are still in conversation with about investments in the community.

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  9. Drug court helps change Oak Ridge womana s lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Drug addiction affects many lives in our area and for years there have efforts to counter the problem with special drug court programs. Drug court is an alternative to jail and offers treatment and accountability.

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  10. FBI investigates possible East Tennessee tie to Ohio bank robbery extortion plotRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The Knoxville FBI said they are working with the Cleveland division of the FBI to determine if there is a connection between a bank robbery in Ontario, Ohio and two hostage style bank robberies in East Tennessee. So far, the FBI said no connection has been established, but there are similarities between the three robberies.

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  11. Jesse ShackelfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A Man wanted on several felony charges was arrested Wednesday in a joint operation conducted by the Oak Ridge Police Department and the Anderson County Sheriff's Office. Jesse Lee Shackelford, 32, had several outstanding warrants that included felony charges and was reported to be armed with a handgun.

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  12. Tyler GullyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Tyler E. Gully, 22, and Sedrick D. Davis, 26, are each charged with two counts of aggravated assault for their alleged roles in the shooting. Oak Ridge police say two people were injured in a shooting Friday morning near the intersection of S. Dillard Avenue and S. Fisk Avenue.

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  13. Events set to commemorate establishment of historical park in Oak RidgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A community celebration is set for 2 p.m. at Oak Ridge High School's auditorium. Representatives from the National Park Service and the U.S. Energy Department are expected to be among federal, state and local officials participating.

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  14. Police: No evidence to charge Oak Ridge woman who admitted smothering dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The Oak Ridge Police Department says there's no evidence to file charges against the owner of a dog who admitted on social media she smothered it because it was very ill. However, police are forwarding the results of their investigation to the Anderson County District Attorney General's Office for further review.

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  15. Oak Ridge advances while Clinton falls in 5A playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The Oak Ridge Wildcats beat Soddy Daisy in the first round of the 5A State Playoffs on Thursday night 45-33. The Wildcats struck first on a bomb from quarterback Jordan Dunbar to Tennessee commit Tee Higgins.

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  16. Oak Ridge holds city-wide emergency management exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The city of Oak Ridge will conduct a city-wide full participation exercise of the emergency management system and emergency operations center on Thursday. The exercise will begin at 11:15 a.m. at the fire department headquarters, 200 South Tulane Avenue, and will end at 3:45 p.m. The drill is planned and administered by 10 instructors from across the United States and former FEMA emergency managers and trainers.

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  17. Oak Ridge man still waiting for Porsche to be repaired 3 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Classic sports cars can be a lot of fun, but maintaining them can be expensive. A man in Oak Ridge took his old Porsche to a mechanic more than three years ago, but he's still waiting for it to be repaired.

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  18. Man sent to the hospital after shooting himself in the face after a traffic stop in Oak RidgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A man was sent to the hospital after shooting himself in the face after a traffic stop in Oak Ridge. The 45-year-old man was stopped by Oak Ridge police on Louisiana Avenue, near the Oak Ridge Turnpike, on Tuesday around 10:30 p.m. for a speed violation.

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  19. Oak Ridge woman struck, killed by car Thursday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The Halloween weekend has turned tragic for one Tennessee family, after learning that their daughter was struck and killed by a car in Meadville. Police say Hannah Morris, 20, of Oak Ridge, TN was struck by a car driven by Jeffrey Freeman, 35, of Meadville.

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  20. Knoxville couplea s move goes badRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Whether moving across the country or across the street, the process of relocating can be stressful. It is made even worse if the move goes bad.

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