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Child Passenger Seat Checkpoints Reinforce Safety

Jan 13, 2017 - The Oak Ridge Police Department, Oak Ridge Fire Department and East Tennessee Children's Hospital Safe Kids program are hosting six Child Passenger Seat Checkpoints in 2017.
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Portion of Tuskegee Drive to Close for Repairs

Jan 13, 2017 - The City of Oak Ridge Public Works Department will be performing road repairs on the gravel section of Tuskegee Drive beginning January 18, and lasting until January 25. There will be no through traffic during the closure.
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Hostage Situation Ends Peacefully, Suspect in Custody and Child Rescued

Jan 12, 2017 - A hostage situation ended peacefully Thursday night after Oak Ridge Police negotiators and tactical personnel were able to rescue a child and take an armed suspect into custody.
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Oak Ridge Police Capture Armed Robbery Suspect

Jan 10, 2017 - An armed robbery suspect is in custody after holding employees of a business at gunpoint and leading Oak Ridge Police on a brief foot pursuit.
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Bicycle Helmet Safety Event for Preschool Students

Jan 10, 2017 - Oak Ridge Preschool, East Tennessee Children's Hospital Safe Kids and the Oak Ridge Police Department are teaming up to provide all students at Oak Ridge preschool a helmet for the remainder of the school year.
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Senior Center Moving to Civic Center

Jan 05, 2017 - During the week of January 23 to 28, the Oak Ridge Senior Center will be moving to the Civic Center Recreation Building. It will be closed during that time, but will reopen in its new location on January 30.
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Christmas Tree Recycling Available in Oak Ridge

Jan 04, 2017 - The City of Oak Ridge is offering two drop-off locations for citizens to recycle their Christmas trees after the holidays. Employees will be available to help unload trees on two Saturdays in January at the main drop off.
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