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VOL. 35 | NO. 3 | Friday, January 21, 2011

Heir Bud

The Titans' next big personnel move likely involves handing the franchise to a 26-year-old Sewanee grad

As he turned 88 this month, Tennessee Titans owner K.S. “Bud” Adams Jr. didn’t mind letting players, coaches, fans and media know he s still in control of the organization.

Why Adams decided to keep Fisher

Jeff Fisher’s future may be more precarious in 2011 than any other point in his tenure as coach of the Tennessee Titans.

Boutique hotels find a home in Nashville

The mint on the pillow is only the beginning.

Sundance Film Festival rides into Belcourt

The Belcourt Theatre will become an outpost for the Sundance Film Festival 2011 on Thursday with the screening of “Letters from the Big Man.”

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EVENTS

Restaurant critic Jim Myers will discuss great Nashville restaurants tonight, 7:30-9, at the Gordon Jewish Community Center. Second of a three-part "Focus on Food" series. Information: meryl@nashvillejcc.org or call 356-7170.

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GREEN BUSINESS

Love of native plants leads to green rooftops

When Mike Berkley and wife Terri Barnes first toured the 126-acre Fairview property that is now GroWild Inc., they never had the intention of making it the largest, all-native nursery in the Mid-South.

GET A JOB!

Tell employers what they need to know

When selling an employer on your abilities and skills in a resume, cover letter or during an interview, don’t do it from your perspective. You need to focus on the employer’s point-of-view.

NEWSMAKERS

Bachrach joins Tennessee Neurology Specialists

Neurologist Dr. Alan F. Bachrach has joined Tennessee Neurology Specialists. He specializes in evaluating and treating headaches, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, dementia, seizures and other neurological conditions.

I SWEAR

Whatever happened to Horace?

Where is Horace Rumpole when you need him most?

KAY'S COOKING CORNER

Fun facts, short quiz on how to prepare chicken

Chicken is a staple of the American diet: chicken nuggets, fried chicken to go, chicken salad, General Tso’s Chicken (who is he anyway), chicken soup to eat, chicken soup to read, popcorn chicken, chicken pot pie – you name it, America has it!

STATEWIDE

Attorneys asked to increase pro bono work

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Cornelia A. Clark says attorneys need to do some free work as an obligation to their profession.

Development officials seek shield from records law

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Economic development officials in Memphis want to close records about businesses they're trying to bring to the city. Any documents filed with the city or Shelby County are subject to the open records law.

Haslam outspends McWherter 5-to-1 in gov's race

NASHVILLE (AP) — Republican Bill Haslam spent five times as much as his Democratic rival Mike McWherter in the Tennessee governor's race.

NATIONAL POLITICS

Many Chicago voters want say on Emanuel

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicagoans are having no trouble summing up their thoughts about the drama now before the Illinois Supreme Court over Rahm Emanuel's name appearing on next month's mayoral ballot. Some call it ridiculous and confusing. Others, just plain baloney.

Analysis: Obama, GOP, frame debate for 2012

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama took a significant step toward retooling his presidency with a challenge to lawmakers to rise above partisan differences to tackle economic and budget problems "decades in the making."

NATIONAL BUSINESS

Panel finds financial crisis was avoidable

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government-appointed panel investigating the roots of the financial crisis says the meltdown occurred because government officials and Wall Street executives ignored warning signs and failed to manage risks.

Durable goods orders outside of aircraft post gain

WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders to U.S. factories outside of aircraft posted a gain in December although the increase was more modest than in November.

Caterpillar's 4Q profit quadruples as sales soar

Caterpillar more than quadrupled its fourth-quarter profit over the previous year's weak results as stronger demand, especially in developing nations, helped increase global sales of mining and construction equipment.

Oil falls below $87

NEW YORK (AP) — Oil prices fell Thursday on a batch of disappointing economic news.

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