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  1. Crime 14 mins ago 12:48 p.m.Two recovering from assault during armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The Oak Ridge Police Department said Monday two people are recovering from an assault during an armed robbery at an Oak Ridge home.

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  2. Roast supports Blankenship Field face liftRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Oak Ridge High School's football team has played on Blankenship Field for more than 70 years. Now, the Wildcats are trying to give the stadium a facelift.

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  3. Crime 47 mins ago 4:51 p.m.Oak Ridge man indicted for fatal crash after July 4 fireworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 16 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    An Oak Ridge man accused of killing a man and injuring several others when he drove his truck into a crowd of people after a July 4 fireworks display has been indicted by an Anderson County Grand Jury. Lee Cromwell was indicted on a charge of criminally negligent homicide, vehicular homicide, reckless endangerment, reckless homicide, driving with a suspended or revoked license, 12-counts of aggravated assault.

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  4. TVA submits application for smaller nuclear reactor in Oak Ridge Read Story StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 13 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The Tennessee Valley Authority has taken the next step toward deciding whether to build a new, smaller nuclear reactor in Oak Ridge. TVA wants to build the small modular reactor in an area on the Clinch River near the southwest edge of Oak Ridge.

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  5. Cajun Chicken and Sausage GumboRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 10 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Live at Five at 4May 10, 2016Buffalo Mountain Grille is located at 205 Oak Ridge Turnpike in Oak Ridge, 481-0515 or visit www.buffalogrille.com

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  6. Crime 20 mins ago 2:12 p.m.Arrests made in Oak Ridge cocaine trafficking ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 9 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Anderson County District Attorney Dave Clark said the multi-county investigation began back in 2012 and led to the discovery of two separate drug trafficking conspiracies operating in the area. The Anderson County Grand Jury met on May 3 and handed down 119 indictments against 35 people.

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  7. Preps 1 mins ago 10:20 p.m.Powell's Peyton Alford fires no-hitter in district tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 6 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Powell's Peyton Alford threw a no-hitter against Oak Ridge in the District 3-AAA baseball tournament Friday night at Gibbs High School. The senior lefty struck out 14 Wildcats and walked just two.

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  8. International FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    February 17, 2016Live at Five at 4Children's Museum of Oak Ridge will host thier International Festival on Feb 20th starting at 10 am on West Outer Drive in Oak

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  9. News 30 mins ago 11:19 p.m.Anderson Co. groups ensure low-income families prepared for cold snapRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    As another round of wintry weather heads to East Tennessee, Downtown Hardware in Oak Ridge is helping low-income families drive down their utility bills. "We decided that if customers wanted to purchase these items, we'd sell them at a discounted price," Downtown Hardware Co-Owner Ann Bratton said.

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  10. Man crashes car into Dunkin Donuts Read Story WBIR StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Oak Ridge police arrested a man Wednesday after he drove a Volkswagen Beetle into the side of a Dunkin Donuts. Matthew Ketron, 32, of Knoxville is charged with one count of driving under the influence and two counts of reckless endangerment.

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  11. Protomet expansion to add 200 jobs Read Story Mike DonilaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Oak Ridge-based Protomet Corporation on Tuesday announced a multi-million expansion that will create an additional 200 jobs, company officials announced Tuesday. Oak Ridge-based Protomet Corporation on Tuesday announced a multi-million expansion designed to create an additional 200 jobs for the manufacturing company in the next five years, but one that could force them to leave the city and possibly the state.

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  12. News 1 hour ago 11:18 p.m.Anderson Co. opens first animal holding facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    After years in the making, Anderson County leaders and community members celebrated Friday the opening of the county's first animal holding facility. "We have contracted for years, so we've never had our own facility," Anderson County Mayor Terry Frank said.

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  13. Crime 1 hour ago 4:57 p.m.Oak Ridge man charged in road rage incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    An Oak Ridge man is charged with aggravated assault after police say he chased a driver, forced him off the road and then punched the driver after the driver crashed. According to a witness cited in a complaint, Welsh forced Anderson off the road while driving a Subaru.

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  14. Education 38 mins ago 10:56 p.m.East TN Stem receives $250k boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    LDA Engineering will commit $250,000 of financial donations and employee time over the next 10 years to school systems in East Tennessee communities. LDA Engineering announced it will commit a $250,000 in funding and employee volunteer time over the next 10 years.

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  15. Crime 2 hour ago 4:11 p.m.Grand jury to hear case against man in July 4 deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    An Anderson County grand jury will review whether an Oak Ridge man should be indicted in the death of a Knoxville man killed while trying to protect his daughter from a speeding pickup. Anderson County General Sessions Court Judge Roger Miller ruled Friday there was probable cause to believe Lee Cromwell struck and mortally wounded James Robinson, 37, of Knoxville in his Dodge Ram the night of July 4 in a parking lot after a public fireworks display concluded.

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  16. Crime 3 hour ago 6:52 p.m.Bank extortionists ordered back to Knox CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The men accused of extorting or trying to extort cash last year from several East Tennessee banks have been ordered to return to Knoxville to face federal prosecution. Witham is being ordered to appear in U.S. District Court in Knoxville on Jan. 26, records show.

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  17. New Anderson zoning deters "pill mills"Read Story Jim MathenyRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Prescription drug abuse is an epidemic in Tennessee and a top priority for state lawmakers heading into the start of the legislative session next week. But local governments are also adopting new rules to fight the abuse of opiate painkillers.

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  18. ET leaders split as omnibus bill passesRead Story Mike DonilaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Congress on Friday morning passed a sweeping $1.1 trilling spending plan to fund the government through late October the end of the current fiscal year with East Tennessee's federal lawmakers divided on how they voted. The spending plan often called the "omnibus bill" passed 316-113 in the House with 150 Republicans supporting it, and 95 against it.

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  19. Education 2 hour ago 12:02 a.m.UT devotes new land for bodies, forensic trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The University of Tennessee is devoting new ground in Morgan County to continue the school's ground-breaking reputation in crime scene forensic science. "It is not going to be another body farm," said Don Green, executive director of the UT Law Enforcement Innovation Center .

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  20. Police seize 70 pounds of pot, cash from OR houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Oak Ridge police have seized 70 pounds of marijuana, two vehicles and more than $23,000 in cash after executing a search warrant at a house on Carlisle Lane. Police seize 70 pounds of pot, cash from OR house Oak Ridge police have seized 70 pounds of marijuana, two vehicles and more than $23,000 in cash after executing a search warrant at a house on Carlisle Lane.

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