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VOL. 43 | NO. 40 | Friday, October 4, 2019

Successes, a regret and goodbye

Rogero reflects on her 2 terms, shares hopes for next administration

When she took office, Knoxville’s first female mayor made history simply by virtue of her gender.

Mannic, Kincannon vie to replace Rogero

Indya Kincannon and Eddie Mannis are in a run-off to become Knoxville’s next mayor. Election Day is Nov. 5.

BRIEFS

East TN hospitals sue opioid industry

A group of 26 hospitals in Tennessee and seven hospitals in southwest Virginia have filed a lawsuit in Greene County Circuit Court against the manufacturers, distributors and retailers of opioid-based drugs.

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EVENTS

‘Talk and Toast’ with Ellen Reid. Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and native Oak Ridger Ellen Reid will share excerpts and discuss her award-winning opera “p r i s m,” which confronts the difficult topic of sexual and emotional abuse. Immediately following, YWCA Knoxville & the Tennessee Valley CEO Alizza Punzalan-Randle will moderate a panel discussion with YWCA staff and victim advocates on the topic of domestic violence. This Talk and Toast event is one of several events being hosted by YWCA in October for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The $35 ticket includes heavy hors d’oeuvres and drinks. All proceeds will benefit YWCA’s life-saving programs and services in Oak Ridge and Anderson County. Thursday, 5:30-7:30 p.m. The Grove Theater, 123 Randolph Road Oak Ridge. Information

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UT SPORTS

Late-blooming Touliatos’ story is ‘one of perseverance’

Preston Touliatos grew up dreaming about playing baseball at the University of Tennessee. Once he became more interested in tennis at age 14, his dream simply changed sports.

TENNESSEE TITANS

Undrafted UTC rookie Mack enjoying the moment

When Isaiah Mack survived final cuts a month ago, the Titans rookie from UT-Chattanooga joined a special fraternity of players with roster spots despite no draft pedigree.

‘Good Titans’ have clear path to win vs. Bills

About the only thing we know about the Tennessee Titans is that they are consistently inconsistent.

NEWSMAKERS

Johnson Architecture names Williamson partner

Jeff Williamson has been named a partner at Johnson Architecture, a Knoxville-based firm designing services for facilities of all types.

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Go big! Heavy-duty pickups get more style, power

Until recently, heavy-duty trucks have been the reserve of ranchers, horse owners and your neighbor who owns a paving company – tough trucks for people who do tough work.

BUSINESS BOOK REVIEW

Ready to shake things up at work? Be defiant, dangerous, different

Your knees were always scabby and hurt. Skinned elbows, bloody scratches, dirt, bruises, scuffs were hallmarks of your childhood, and you earned every one of them by playing hard and never ignoring a challenge.

PERSONAL FINANCE

Quit stalling: You have to complete your will

You know you should have a will, but you keep stalling.

CAREER CORNER

Sorry parents: Switching jobs is just the way it’s done now

I recently heard a saying that stuck with me: “Learning is the new loyalty.” Hearing this phrase, it felt like the record stopped. Everything was quiet for a moment while I contemplated just how much I agree.

MILLENNIAL MONEY

4 things you must do if your order arrives damaged

Consumers shop online for just about everything. So you’ve likely experienced the stinging disappointment when a TV, piece of furniture or something else you ordered finally arrives on your doorstep – damaged.

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