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VOL. 41 | NO. 7 | Friday, February 17, 2017
SPECIAL EMPHASIS: HEALTH CARE

New hope for region’s most vulnerable

Inside Children's Hospital's new neonatal intensive care unit

The new state-of-the-art neonatal intensive care unit at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital in Knoxville was conceptualized for families just like Manuel and Wendy Toledo.

East Tennessee Children's Hospital through the years

-- September 1935: After more than a year of effort by Dr. Jarrell Penn, orthopedic surgeon, working with Henry Galbraith and Oscar Schwarzenburg, Sr., the Knox County Crippled Children’s Association was incorporated.

Johnson, Bonnyman fight for Tennesseans at risk of losing all simply by getting sick

If the Affordable Care Act stands, it will be partly due to the efforts of the Tennessee Justice Center.

Rural, low-income practices a hard sell for young doctors

There’s a great temptation for doctors completing their training to follow the money.

Local Weather

Weather in Nashville, TN

EVENTS

Masterworks. The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will continue its Moxley Carmichael Masterworks Series on Friday with Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1, for which the KSO will welcome guest conductor Mei-Ann Chen and pianist Lise de la Salle. 7:30 p.m. at the Tennessee Theatre. This program includes music by Russian composer Mikhail Glinka, African-American composer Florence Price and Ludwig van Beethoven in his First Piano Concerto. The program concludes with Russian composer Igor Stravinsky’s well-known ballet suite, the Firebird Suite. Patrons can attend pre-concert chats at 6:30 p.m. in the concert hall before each performance. Information: www.knoxvillesymphony.com

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SAM STOCKARD: VIEW FROM THE HILL

Outsourcing, rising rates worry park fans

Dunlap resident Kathy Gilbert opposes privatization of Fall Creek Falls on a number of fronts.

DAVE LINK: UT SPORTS

Helton providing priceless, free service to Vols

Todd Helton stands behind the batting cage at Tennessee’s Lindsey Nelson Stadium, eyeing swings and chatting with UT baseball players.

BRIEFS

KaTom expanding in Sevier County

KaTom Restaurant Supply, Inc., is expanding in Sevier County.

NEWSMAKERS

Summit doctors recognized for care

Primary care physicians who work for Summit Medical Group have been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance in heart and stroke care.

DAVID CLIMER: OUT OF LEFT FIELD

Free agent frenzy? That’s not Titans GM Robinson's style

Upon his arrival as the Tennessee Titans’ general manager in January 2016, Jon Robinson made an immediate impact with the trade for DeMarco Murray and his wheeling/dealing approach to the draft.

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Corolla turns 50, gets new styling, safety features

Toyota has marked 50 years of its stalwart and economical Corolla by giving it new styling and features and a nicer interior at less than $20,000.

GUERRILLA MARKETING

Business crisis is avoidable – if you have a plan

Natural disasters, bankruptcy, insider trading, bad social media reviews, product recalls and the like are certainly what initially comes to mind when you think of a crisis that could devastate your business.

CAREER CORNER

Dealing with opposing political views at work

2017 has certainly started off on an interesting foot. I don’t know about you, but social media used to be a relaxing activity where I learned about engagements, saw baby photos and watched cat videos.