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VOL. 45 | NO. 40 | Friday, October 1, 2021

‘Casey, he was seconds away from killing you’

Family Justice Center VP introduced to its services at scary moment

Casey Self had been dating a former University of Tennessee classmate for a couple of months when he began stalking her, acting possessively and threatening to hurt her roommates and even her dog. The physical violence soon followed.

JOE ROGERS: MY TAKE

Maybe it’s time for Texas to stop messing with us

The woman walking up the aisle at the Texas Rangers stadium in Arlington was attractive and apparently a baseball fan, two positive attributes in my book. But her T-shirt message was off-putting:

NEWSMAKERS

Actor Denson, broadcaster Lyle honored By UT

The University of Tennessee’s College of Communication has honored alumni James T. Denton (’86) and Courtney Lyle (’12).

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EVENTS

KAMA 2021 Legacy Gala: Starry Night. The Knoxville Academy of Medicine Alliance will hold a formal event that will feature hors d’oeuvres, beef or vegetarian dinner and cash bar. A silent auction will be held, as well as a “Raise the Paddle” for the New Hopewell Elementary School playground. The “Dogwood Strings Trio” will be playing a variety of styles of music. This will be KAMA’s only in-person fundraiser this year. KAMA has had a presence in the Knoxville community since 1928, supporting physicians and health care initiatives in our community. Proceeds from KAMA fundraising efforts are awarded each spring through the KAMA Philanthropic Fund in the form of medical and nursing scholarships, grants to local heath nonprofits, and support for local KAMA sponsored programs. Thursday, 7-10 p.m. $150 per person; $1,200, table of eight. The Press Room, 730 N. Broadway Knoxville. Information

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UT SPORTS

‘Thin’ Vols hit the road with uncertainty at quarterback

It was a long shot for Tennessee to secure the first SEC victory of the Josh Heupel era against Florida in The Swamp. The next two weekends, however, provide a chance for the Vols to break through.

TENNESSEE TITANS

Lewan: ‘I’ll never forget’ being booed

It can be hard for a 6-7, 310-pound man to be humbled. But that is exactly what happened to Titans left tackle Taylor Lewan as he recalls the debacle of the season opener when he gave up three sacks to Chandler Jones of Arizona.

With early control of AFC South, Titans can’t let down against 0-3 Jets

Mission accomplished as far as getting a leg up in the AFC South race. By virtue of their victory at home against the Colts Sunday, the Titans have established themselves as the clear early favorite in an AFC South that is severely lacking currently.

Titans at Jets: What to watch

The Titans head to New York with a 2-1 mark to face the lowly New York Jets, who are still looking for their first win of the season. Here are the keys to a Titans victory Sunday in the Big Apple.

BRIEFS

Pilot sells 40 convenience stores in $220M deal

Casey’s General Stores, Inc. has agreed to acquire 40 Pilot convenience stores from Pilot Corporation in an all-cash transaction for $220 million.

BEHIND THE WHEEL

2022 Corolla is good but it can’t top the Civic

The fully redesigned 2022 Honda Civic, which is now at dealerships, will certainly be of interest for many small-sedan shoppers. After all, the Civic has been one of the most popular cars sold in America for decades.

BUSINESS BOOK REVIEW

Maybe you can turn the world around with a smile

Now, lookit here. There’s something you need to know, eyes forward and listen, keep an open mind and a shut mouth and pay attention.

PERSONAL FINANCE

You want out, but is a new job the right financial move?

Whether you call it “The Great Resignation,” “The Great Reshuffle” or just high time for a change, millions of American workers are looking for new jobs – and some have already quit the ones they have. Better pay isn’t necessarily the motivator, labor experts say. Many people are seeking greater flexibility, the ability to work remotely or other nonfinancial benefits.

CAREER CORNER

Employers need to trust workers more, spy on them less

Working from an office used to be normal. But that time is so far in the past that it would be naive to think we will ever go back to our former state.

MILLENNIAL MONEY

Do you want that sweater or are you just sad?

When was the last time you made a sound decision while wiping away tears? Or shaking in fury? Or sweating with stress?

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