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VOL. 43 | NO. 41 | Friday, October 11, 2019

‘An innate sense of trying to make things better.’

Emotional case confirmed Knox D.A. Charme Allen was on right career path

Not long after Charme Allen became a full-time Knox County assistant district attorney, she answered a jolting call in the middle of the night about an 8-year-old girl who had been abducted from her bed in south Knoxville.

JOE ROGERS: MY TAKE

Tennessee Animal Hall of Fame a bit short on details

Everybody knows about the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. But Tennessee is awash in halls of fame.

NEWSMAKERS

Keaton, Howell named ‘Lawyers of Year’

Reggie E. Keaton and Donald D. Howell of the Frantz, McConnell & Seymour law firm in Knoxville have been named “Lawyers of the Year’’ in the 2020 Best Lawyers edition.

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EVENTS

KMA Clayton Award. The James L. Clayton award is presented at an annual luncheon to the individual, family, foundation or business whose support of the Knoxville Museum of Art has been both uncommonly generous and sustained. The 22nd annual award recipients will be announced; members of the Director’s Circle also will be honored. Those members include all individuals, businesses and foundations that give $1,000 or more annually to the museum. Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World’s Fair Park Drive, Knoxville. Information

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UT SPORTS

Harper embraces Lady Vols tradition she helped build

Kellie Harper hesitated before walking onto the court at Thompson-Boling Arena.

BRIEFS

East TN businesses earn AEF grants

Five East Tennessee-area businesses have been given Agriculture Enterprise Fund allocations by the state.

TENNESSEE TITANS

Titans fans need a reason for showing up

Which came first: The Titans’ continued lackluster play or their fans’ apathetic attitude?

Titans try for another road win, this one in the Mile High City

The up-and-down Titans head back out on the road, where they claimed both of their wins this season. The Titans must win in Denver to make it three, and the Mile High City is traditionally one of the toughest venues in the NFL. Here are their keys to victory:

Week 6 predictions

Broncos 21, Titans 20: The Titans can’t seem to solve their offensive problems. The key will be the offensive line, which must hold up so they can have a run/pass balance.

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Better used-car trim packages can provide more value

Americans tend to want all the “bells and whistles” on their new cars. Today’s shoppers are opting for higher trim levels and costlier option packages, an Edmunds’ analysis shows.

PERSONAL FINANCE

Wake up to the truth about ‘dream schools’

The college admissions scandal, which recently led to a 14-day prison sentence for actress Felicity Huffman, exposed a group of wealthy parents’ obsession with getting their students into the “right” school.

CAREER CORNER

Job search more taxing on the unemployed

Job searching is tough. But, what is really difficult job searching for a job when you’re unemployed.

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