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  1. John Luke Robertson aims to end human traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KNOE-TV Monroe

    A piece of Oak Ridge history has found a new owner. You may remember last May we reported that Oak Ridge High School was up for grabs.

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  2. Trinity Test site opening to face protest from residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The secretive projects involved three research and production facilities at Los Alamos; Oak Ridge, Tennessee; and Hanford, Washington. FILE - In this July 16, 2005 file photo, visitors at the Trinity Site, where the first ...

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  3. ORNL Part of New Project to Study How Tropical Forests Worldwide Respond to Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Newswise

    OAK RIDGE, Tenn., April 1, 2015-Researchers from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory will play key roles in an expansive new project that aims to bring the future of tropical forests and the climate system into much clearer focus by coupling field research with the development of a new ecosystem model. The project is called the Next Generation Ecosystem Experiments-Tropics, or NGEE-Tropics.

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  4. Daughters of Hanford: Manhattan Project Secretary Locked Up Secret FilesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... remembers the yellow paper the message came on. So she took a different job at another Manhattan Project site -- Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Getting off the train in Knoxville, Olson said, "there was a nice lady from the personnel department who met me ...

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  5. Story Tips From the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory April 2015Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | Newswise

    By studying fish and invertebrates in a creek with known mercury contamination, researchers are gaining a better understanding of the relationship between the toxin in the stream and bioaccumulation in organisms. While mercury concentrations in East Fork Poplar Creek in Oak Ridge, Tenn., have decreased significantly over the last 30 years, levels in tissue from fish have remained the same or increased.

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  6. Oak Ridge duplex damaged in fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The Oak Ridge Fire Department says the fire was reported around 3 p.m. at Meco Lane and Melton Lake Drive.

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  7. LSU-bound Antonio Blakeney named Florida Mr. Basketball ahead of Ben SimmonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NOLA.com

    Antonio Blakeney of Oak Ridge High School competes in the 3-Point Contest in the Under Armour Elite 24 Skills Competition on Friday, August 22, 2014 in New York, NY. Here's one player of the year award Ben Simmons will not receive this season.

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  8. Oak Ridge's Antonio Blakeney Named Mr. Florida BasketballRead the original story

    Tuesday | Rivals.com

    Senior guard Antonio Blakeney of Oak Ridge High School in Orlando has been named the 2015 Florida Dairy Farmers Mr. Basketball following a final round of voting by a statewide panel of high school basketball coaches and media representatives. Blakeney, a McDonald's All-American and Louisiana State University commitment, was recently named Class 8A Player-of-the-Year after averaging 29.0 points, 6.9 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game in leading Oak Ridge to a 22-7 record and a spot in the regional finals.

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  9. UTC Soccer Adds McCollum TransferRead the original story

    Monday | Chattanoogan.com

    ... great student and an excellent person. She fits the mold of what we are looking for here at Chattanooga." The 2014 Oak Ridge graduate tallied 72 career goals in high school ranking sixth all-time for her alma mater and added 21 career assists. She ...

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  10. The 10th Cyber & Information Security Research (CISR) Conference at Oak Ridge Tn, 7-9 April 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Sys-Con Media

    The 10th Cyber & Information Security Research Conference, 7-9 April 2015, will be held at the Conference Center, 2nd Floor, Building 5200, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The conference brings together cyber security researchers, program managers, decision makers, security vendors, and practitioners to discuss many challenging tasks and novel solutions pertaining to cyber security.

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  11. Knox County parents to be surveyed on 'balanced calendar' preferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... Balanced calendars have been gaining favor among some area systems in recent years. For example, Maryville and Oak Ridge use it, and school officials there say they now favor it. Earlier this month, Roane County's school system decided to keep its ...

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  12. ECOBOND Selected to Protect School Children in Oak Ridge...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | PRWeb

    Lead presents a major hazard and risk to children, families and workers who come in contact with lead based paint. "We are passionate about restoring our environment and protecting people from the hazards of lead with our patented lead paint removal treatment technology" stated James Barthel, President and creator of ECOBONDA LBP, LLC. In an email sent to ECOBOND LBP, LLC, Matthew Widner in the City of Oak Ridge, TN Community Development Department, announced: "I specifically named Ecobond or equivalent as a bidding option to traditional LBP work".

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  13. A closer look at the remarkable history of building on proposed New Bedford casino siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... the Manhattan Project during World War II Stone & Webster built a complete secret city and uranium refining plant. Oak Ridge Tennessee produced materials for the first atomic bombs No one knew it existed until the war was over.  The firm ...

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  14. Florida football recruiting: 2016 athlete Tyrek Tisdale commits to GatorsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | WDBO-AM Orlando

    While spending last weekend at Florida - during which two other players pledged to the Gators - Tyrek Tisdale was expected to make a commitment. Tisdale, who attends Orlando's Oak Ridge High School, is listed at 6'1" and 199 pounds by 247Sports , and rates as a three-star prospect in the eyes of the 247Sports Composite rankings.

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  15. Oak Ridge ATH Tyrek Tisdale commits to Florida GatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Oak Ridge Pioneers QB Tyrek Tisdale attempts a pass during a High School Football Game game between East River High School and Oak Ridge High School on Oct. 17, 2014. Oak Ridge Pioneers QB Tyrek Tisdale attempts a pass during a High School Football Game game between East River High School and Oak Ridge High School on Oct. 17, 2014.

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  16. 10 About Town is busy this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... and run through Sunday. For showtimes and ticket prices check out www.knoxvillechildrenstheare.com. The city of Oak Ridge will host an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday. Over 15,000 candy and prize filled eggs will be hidden in Bissell Park starting at ...

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  17. Nuclear war could ignite 'global food crisis'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Asbury Park Press

    ... peace activists, including an 82-year-old nun, who easily broke into the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Y-12 is the nation's sole industrial complex where weapons-grade uranium is fabricated and stored, according to the ...

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  18. Letter: We all live under shadow of nuclear insecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Times-Standard

    ... nun. They used bolt cutters one night in 2012 to penetrate several perimeter fences surrounding a structure at Oak Ridge, Tennessee, that houses the bulk of our fissile uranium. In spite of a large security force, the three intruders spray-painted ...

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  19. Rowing shooting for 'the top' as spring season gains speedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Cavalier Daily

    The Varsity Eight was named ACC Crew of the Week following three decisive race wins at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational. The No.

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  20. Lenoir company Verdante to present to potential investorsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Lenoir News-Topic

    ... Horowitz. Verdante is a finalist in the New Energy and High Technology category, along with General Graphene of Oak Ridge, Tenn., EcoH20 Innovations of Charlotte, and Bluecell Energy of Research Triangle Park. Verdante bills itself as bringing ...

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