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VOL. 41 | NO. 45 | Friday, November 10, 2017

Try a new fitness plan this year

There are seemingly as many options as you have pounds to lose

Julie Kramer, 58, had what she calls her “epiphany moment” when she was 45 and had gotten a few bad blood test scores from her doctor. She was 40 pounds heavier than she is now, and it really hit her that she needed to make some serious changes.

Managing pain helps aging clients get/stay in shape

There comes a point in time where we all start to “feel our age,” when those aches, pains and sore joints become a bit more pronounced.

Fitness franchises offer varied routes to better health

Pace McCamy, 51, was at a crossroads in life. Her oldest of four boys was 19, and the stay-at-home mom decided it was time to do something for herself, if for no other reason than to stave off the sadness of her children leaving the nest one by one.

SAM STOCKARD: VIEW FROM THE HILL

Grab a gun, go see your state representative

When legislative leaders started to allow guns in the Legislative Plaza nearly two years ago, the Sierra Club’s Scott Banbury had his daughter take pictures of him wearing his holstered Ruger and lobbyist ID card to put on lawmakers’ desks with the question: “Is this what you want?”

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EVENTS

Executive of the Year. The annual award, previously called CFO of the Year and now called Financial Executive of the Year, recognizes contributions to company growth, leadership and community involvement by top financial executives in the Knoxville area. The awards are presented by The Knoxville Chapter of Financial Executives International and the Greater Knoxville Business Journal. Honorees are selected in three categories in 2017: large, medium and small business. Bios of each honoree will be featured in the November Greater Knoxville Business Journal. Thursday, 6-9 p.m. $50 person; $400, table of 10. Holiday Inn Downtown World’s Fair Park, 525 Henley St., Knoxville. Information: www.eventbrite.com

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DAVE LINK: UT SPORTS

Vols upset at Missouri is vital to bowl hopes

Tennessee’s football program remains in limbo as the Vols pursue bowl eligibility under fifth-year coach Butch Jones.

BRIEFS

Studio Four Design wins Solomon prize

A Studio Four Design team has won the Solomon Award for church design.

NEWSMAKERS

Knoxville architect honored by hometown

Johnson Architecture Inc., based in Knoxville, announces its founder and president Daryl Johnson has been named to the Jackson Alumni Hall of Fame in Jackson, New Jersey, in recognition of service to the community.

TERRY McCORMICK: TENNESSEE TITANS

Byard adding ‘smart’ to instinctual game

With five interceptions in two games, it’s tough not to notice what second-year safety is doing for the Tennessee Titans.

Bengals at Titans: What to watch

First down: Welcome back, Pac. Admit it, when he ended his shameful tenure in Tennessee with a year-long suspension in 2007, you never thought you’d see Adam Bernard Jones play another game in Nashville.

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Honda Fit or Kia Rio? Depends on what you need

Driving a small hatchback offers many advantages. They’re efficient, maneuverable, practical and, above all, affordable. Sometimes they’re even fun to drive.

GUERRILLA MARKETING

It’s not you, it’s us: Learning to stear clients elsewhere

When your business is young, you naturally welcome every new customer with open arms in an effort to generate cash flow and get on your feet.

CAREER CORNER

Increasing your executive presence

I recently had the honor of speaking on the topic of executive presence – not just once, but twice.

DAVE LINK: UT SPORTS

Vols upset at Missouri is vital to bowl hopes

Tennessee’s football program remains in limbo as the Vols pursue bowl eligibility under fifth-year coach Butch Jones.