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VOL. 38 | NO. 34 | Friday, August 22, 2014

Kaaa-BOOM! 330,000 expected for Boomsday, kickoff to UT season

This Labor Day weekend, hundreds of Knoxvillians will be working harder than ever so hundreds of thousands can kick back and relax.

Boomsday more than fireworks, football

It’s hard to imagine a college freshman passing up her first opportunity to spend a weekend at home. But when Boomsday is on the schedule, laundry can wait.

SPORTS

Looks like 6-6 season, return to bowl game for Vols

Pull out your 2014 schedules, UT fans.

Mason: VU success more than defeating UT

Coach Derek Mason is determined to put his own mark of toughness on the Vanderbilt University football program as it continues its climb into the ranks of conference heavyweights.

Local Weather
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EVENTS

Nashville Comes to Knoxville. The Square Room hosts Women in the Round on tonight with Pam Tillis, Ashley Cleveland, Tricia Walker, and Karen Staley at 8 p.m., 4 Market Square. 865-544-4199865-544-4199

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Titans offense finally looking like an NFL product

Exciting. Now, there’s a word that hasn’t been associated much with the Tennessee Titans in recent years.

NEWSMAKERS

Reuters hails UT engineers as world’s best

Three University of Tennessee Engineer professors have been named to the “World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds 2014," selected by Thomson Reuters news service.

BRIEFS

East Tennessee sites added to national register

NASHVILLE (AP) — Five Tennessee sites have been added to the National Register of Historic Places.

GUERRILLA MARKETING

Interviewing sales staff? Ask these 6 questions

The new-hire failure rate is astonishing and expensive, and even worse for sales candidates, who can be among the toughest to properly vet.

CAREER CORNER

When interviewing for job, better keep it to yourself

Can you keep a secret? Benjamin Franklin famously said, “Three can keep a secret, if two of them are dead.”

THE WORLDLY INVESTOR

Interest rates likely to stay low until wages catch up

The central questions for this aging bull market involve the timing, pace and degree of interest rate increases.

FAMILY TRAVEL

Don’t let inconviences spoil your travel plans

What does travel mean?

I SWEAR

Finally on right track with origin of rail house

Structures, both residential and commercial – especially restaurants and bars – near train tracks are often dubbed rail houses by artists, architects, developers, entrepreneurs and owners.

KAY'S COOKING CORNER

Banoffee Pie is a cool, creamy summer dessert

This past Sunday evening, our church had a special choir program and dinner. This is always an enjoyable time because we get to sit back and listen to the beautiful music the choir has performed during the past year, then eat a wonderful meal afterward.

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