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These 15 babies will one day rule the world - OakRidger
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg just announced that he and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting their first child together. But they're not the only ones who will be welcoming a new baby this year. We found the most powerful babies who have either been ...
A CEO raised his company's minimum wage to $70,000 a year, and some employees quit because of it - OakRidger
When Dan Price, founder and CEO of the Seattle-based credit card payment processing firm Gravity Payments, announced he was raising the company's minimum salary to $70,000 a year, he was met with overwhelming enthusiasm. "Everyone start[ed] screaming and ...
Oh Baby! Mark Zuckerberg Announced He'll Be a Dad on Facebook - OakRidger
Mark Zuckerberg used a happy announcement to share some thoughts on a topic most people don't like to talk about. It sometimes feels like your newsfeed is an endless onslaught of people's happy family news: Engagements, weddings, and Pinterest-style ...
What do GOP voters want in their nominee? Electability or ideological purity? - OakRidger
Democrats have reason to be encouraged by evidence, scant though it may be, that rank-and-file Republicans are more interested in nominating a presidential candidate who hews to the right-wing line than one who might have a better chance of winning the ...
The UnREAL Cast Has the Perfect Response to Hater Chris Harrison - OakRidger
UnREAL clearly hit a nerve with Bachelor and Bachelorette host Chris Harrison. During an interview with Variety, Harrison slammed the Lifetime show - which tells the behind-the-scenes story of a thinly veiled version of The Bachelor. "It's complete fiction ...
Etta Teague Sutton - OakRidger
Etta Teague Sutton, 88, formerly of Oak Ridge, passed away peacefully in Concord, N.C., surrounded by her children, Jodie and Leslie. Etta enjoyed a full life. She has won beauty competitions, traveled much of the world, was a champion bowler, sorority ...
OR woman allegedly runs over grandmother - OakRidger
An Oak Ridge woman is in the Anderson County jail stemming from an aggravated assault arrest on July 24. According to court documents, Katherine H. Johnson, 30, of 173 Hendrix Drive, was charged with aggravated assault after allegedly running over her ...
Men arrested for firing shots on Utica Circle - OakRidger
Two 18-year-old men are in the Anderson County jail following a shooting on Utica Circle in Oak Ridge on Monday night. Miciah D. Bates, of 1081 Blairfield Drive, Antioch, Tenn., and Elijah M. McDowell, 809 Peal Lane, Dandridge, were arrested by Oak Ridge ...
Jackon Square IS open for business - OakRidger
Merchants and Oak Ridge city officials want Oak Ridgers to know that the Jackson Square businesses are open during the delayed construction project on the parking lot. Frustrated business owners have recently spoken out via the media about the delays and ...
Why Netflix was the perfect place to revitalize 'Wet Hot American Summer' - OakRidger
Since its release in just two theaters in 2001, "Wet Hot American Summer" went from box-office bomb to cult classic. For years to follow, director David Wain and co-writer Michael Showalter have discussed the possibility of reuniting the entire Camp ...
8 business lessons 50 Cent learned in the streets - OakRidger
Multi-platinum rapper Curtis Jackson, better known as 50 Cent, has established a reputation as one of the savviest business people in the music industry. It's why many were surprised when he filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in July. It came on ...
This guy built a YouTube following by destroying thousands of dollars of iPhones just for fun - OakRidger
You know that panicky feeling you get when you think you've wrecked your smartphone? Most of us try to avoid that. He's been deliberately destroying iPhones since 2011 in all kinds of creative and diabolical ways. And what he did to a $10,000 Apple Watch?
All aboard: 6 summer boating-safety tips - OakRidger
If you’re planning on spending a ton of time out on the water this summer as a family, we’re sure one of your main priorities is making sure everyone stays safe. Here are 10 things to keep in mind next time you’re out on a boating excursion.
Country singer Lynn Anderson dies - OakRidger
Lynn Anderson, whose strong, husky voice carried her to the top of the charts with “(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden,” has died. She was 67. A statement from the family said she passed away at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, on ...
Doctor Who's Steven Moffat Just Destroyed All Your Theories About Maisie Williams - OakRidger
One of the biggest questions surrounding Season 9 of Doctor Who is not necessarily whether we'll be subjected to the same poorly crafted stories of Season 8, but rather who Game of Thrones' Maisie Williams will be playing when the show returns in September.