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VOL. 44 | NO. 12 | Friday, March 20, 2020

Coping with COVID-19: From mild to critical

How you deal with COVID-19 depends primarily on how sick you are. Listen to your body talk, as the song goes.

Tips for taking care of virus patients

There’s a good chance you’ll come down with coronavirus or you’ll be taking care of someone who has.

Restaurants need our support amid outbreak

I went to a favorite local restaurant last weekend to get takeout.

Virus scare sparks discussions concerning workers’ rights

Strict parsing of the law – what it requires, what it permits – may not serve businesses or their employees well as they navigate huge uncertainties as the coronavirus pandemic unfolds. That’s one takeaway from employment lawyers evaluating the situation.

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EVENTS

People of Courage Luncheon (postponed to Oct. 6). Positively Living’s annual luncheon raises funds for the organization. Doors open Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. for networking with the luncheon and program to follow from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Contact Ernie Hoskins to serve as a table host or attend the luncheon. Positively Living, including the Choice Health Network and Project ACT, serves vulnerable groups struggling to survive the challenges created by HIV/AIDS, homelessness, mental illness, addiction and disabilities. The Foundry on the Fair Site, 747 World’s Fair Park Drive, Knoxville. Information

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UT SPORTS

Cancellations disappoint Vols pursuing championships

There will be no chance to win NCAA titles, no March Madness and likely no more games in baseball and softball or matches in tennis and golf.

JOE ROGERS: MY TAKE

Davy or Andy? Who is greatest Tennessean?

David Crockett, aka Davy: Great Tennessean or greatest Tennessean? Hold your fire, Andrew Jackson fans. I’ll explain later.

BRIEFS

Dogwood Arts cancels events through May 11

Following recommendations from the City of Knoxville and the Centers for Disease Control, Dogwood Arts is postponing all events through May 11.

NEWSMAKERS

NSSA selects 5 fellows from ORNL

Bryan Chakoumakos, Christina Hoffmann, Thomas Proffen and Lee Robertson of Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been named fellows of the Neutron Scattering Society of America.

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Edmunds recommends 5 extra-small crossover SUVs

Extra-small crossover SUVs make up the fastest-growing class in the automotive industry during the past five years, Edmunds data show. The segment surpassed the 1 million mark in number of vehicles sold for the first time in 2019.

PERSONAL FINANCE

How those nearing retirement can weather market downturn

A bad stock market is unsettling for any investor. For retirees and near-retirees, though, bad markets can be dangerous.

BUSINESS BOOK REVIEW

You might find a big idea in ‘Billion Dollar Brand Club’

So far, your business idea is going nowhere.

MILLENNIAL MONEY

Be the friend who isn’t shy about discussing finances

I know my friends’ joys and anxieties and Hogwarts houses. I can even identify their shoes from under a bathroom stall. (“Is that you, Lindsay?”) They know my family members and preferred pizza toppings.

CAREER CORNER

Don’t let what you can’t control control your life

One of the most frustrating feelings can be a loss of control. There are things you wish you could influence. You try. You go out of your way to plan for everything that could go wrong.

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