VOL. 39 | NO. 18 | Friday, May 01, 2015
The pain of getting almost everything
Why aren’t Tennessee Republicans happier? With the GOP so dominant in the Tennessee General Assembly and losses so rare – on the Hill or in elections – the party’s lawmakers should be jubilant with this year’s session. But it’s never enough.
Tennessee students without citizenship say they’ll continue the battle for in-state tuition in 2016 after a measure to help them overcome the financial hurdle of out-of-state tuition barely failed on the House floor.
A look at some of the winning and losing legislation during the 2015 session of the Tennessee General Assembly.
With more than six years of experience in the House of Representatives, Knoxville Republican Ryan Haynes is leaving the post to take on a new job: Tennessee Republican Party chairman.
As the NHL playoffs heat up, the Southern Professional Hockey League is done for another season.
The University of Tennessee announced Ann Robinson-Craig as recipient of its Notable UT Woman Award.
The Knoxville Department of Engineering has updated the status of several of the city’s design projects, according to its blog.
BEHIND THE WHEEL
Subaru’s all-wheel drive passion aside, the automaker crafts a fun, rear-wheel drive, sport coupe. The 2015 Subaru BRZ is surprisingly affordable, too, with a starting retail price of less than $26,500.
In the Internet search world, Google is clearly king, and marketing professionals across the globe give this tech giant the lion’s share of their attention.
THE WORLDLY INVESTOR
Last week, the Nasdaq, the S&P 500 and the New York Stock Exchange composite indexes all hit new historic highs, bolstered by falling rate hike expectations.
“When is the law that is the law not the law? And vice versa.” Yeah, I know, that was last week’s column. But it’s apropos of the rash of laws that have been bandied about, and passed in some states, recently. They’re called Religious Freedom Restoration Acts.
KAY'S COOKING CORNER
It just doesn’t pay for me to watch the Food Network. I get so inspired by the food the chefs prepare that I immediately go running to the store and buy all the ingredients.