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VOL. 41 | NO. 17 | Friday, April 28, 2017

Knoxville’s commercial real estate dilemma

Supply trails Nashville, Chattanooga

There is an acute shortage of available industrial property in Knox County.

Dean’s hurdle: Winning over state’s rural voters

As mayor, Karl Dean helped usher in Nashville’s current boom of economic growth and development. Now, as candidate for governor of Tennessee, Dean wants to bring prosperity to other corners of the state.

SAM STOCKARD: VIEW FROM THE HILL

IMPROVE Act fight an insight into testy election ahead

In case anyone’s keeping stats, Senate leadership soundly defeated House leadership this session in the gas tax/tax cut battle.

Local Weather

Weather in Nashville, TN

EVENTS

State of the City. Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero will give an address and present her proposed 2017-18 budget to City Council and the public. Friday, Noon-2 p.m. Suttree Landing Park, 701 Langford Ave., Knoxville. Information: www.knoxvilletn.gov

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DAVE LINK: UT SPORTS

Spring lessons: Here’s who will start for Vols in fall

Tennessee football coach Butch Jones isn’t big on naming starters and divulging depth charts. Not until he has to.

DAVID CLIMER: OUT OF LEFT FIELD

Hits and misses in UT’s quest for junior college gold

Things were supposed to be so easy for Jonathan Kongbo. He arrived at the University of Tennessee last year as the No. 1-ranked junior college prospect in the nation. He had the combination of size and speed that everybody wants in a defensive lineman. The sky was the limit.

NEWSMAKERS

Baker Center welcomes new associate director

The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy has hired Katie Cahill as its new associate director.

BRIEFS

Chamber announces Pinnacle Award finalists

The Knoxville Chamber has announced the 2017 finalists for its 13th annual Pinnacle Business Awards.

BEHIND THE WHEEL

2017 Lancer: All-wheel drive at a bargain price

If you’re looking for a bargain on an all-wheel-drive car, the 2017 Mitsubishi Lancer might be the one for you.

GUERRILLA MARKETING

Influencer marketing to dominate in 2017

I am part of Generation X – the last generation that ever scheduled their childhood evenings around when a beloved TV program was set to air.

CAREER CORNER

You didn’t get the job. What’s the best path forward?

Being overlooked for a job is the worst. It’s especially bad after you’ve had a series of interviews. You took off work (multiple times), bought a new suit and updated your resume.