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VOL. 46 | NO. 33 | Friday, August 19, 2022

End of abortion in Tennessee prompts new questions

Will GOP maintain rigid stance or address centrist concerns? How will voters react?

Even though the Supreme Court has spoken on abortion in June in the Dobbs case – holding that there’s no U.S. constitutional right to abortion and it’s up to each state to regulate access to the procedure – the battle is far from over.

Tennessee abortion ban presents concerns for physicians

What happens in Tennessee Aug. 25, and how are women affected?

Duplicate Kansas? Won’t happen in Tennessee

Could enough Tennesseans rise up to demand a Kansas-like referendum to reverse the Legislature’s banning of all abortions? Highly unlikely.

JOE ROGERS: MY TAKE

Same old motives in this war on public education

Southern conservatives have long been fighting a war on public education.

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EVENTS

41st Greater Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony. The Greater Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame, established in 1982, celebrates sports and serves as a significant fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley. Individuals will be inducted into the Hall of Fame for achievements in athletics, media, coaching, sports administration and officiating. Chipper Jones, an eight-time All-Star for the Atlanta Braves, 1999 National League MVP, 2008 National League batting champion and National Baseball Hall of Fame inductee, will be the guest speaker. Voice of the Vols Bob Kesling will be the emcee. Tickets are limited. $200 per person. Thursday, 5-9 p.m. Knoxville Convention Center, 701 Henley Street, Knoxville. Information: info@bgctnv.org or www.bgctnv.org

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UT SPORTS

Feeling blue: Lady Vols further honor Summitt’s legacy

Kiki Milloy and her Tennessee softball teammates had been pleading to add a Lady Vols blue jersey to their uniform rotation since the senior first arrived on campus.

TENNESSEE TITANS

‘Full go’ as Weaver works past injury-shortened rookie year

When you glance at the Tennessee Titans roster and look at the years of experience beside Rashad Weaver’s name, it shows a “2,” indicating the outside linebacker is in his second year in the NFL.

MIA Brady dulls Bucs matchup

The joint practices the Titans have scheduled with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers ahead of the preseason game Aug. 20 took a bit of a hit this past week when news emerged that Tom Brady would not be in Nashville for the two practice sessions or the game.

NEWSMAKERS

KCDC’s McKee earns national service award

Terry McKee, the procurement director for Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation, has been named the recipient of the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing’s 2022 Distinguished Service Award.

BRIEFS

New Topgolf location opens in Farragut

Topgolf Entertainment Group, a global sports and golf entertainment company, has opened its 79th global venue in Knoxville.

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Edmunds: How to avoid crazy dealer markups

Throughout 2022, new-car shoppers have been paying an average of about $700 more than manufacturer’s suggested retail price, Edmunds data shows. Those in the market for a new vehicle today may experience sticker shock after seeing a dealership has priced the vehicle they want well at more than MSRP.

PERSONAL FINANCE

Just starting out? Learn from our financial mistakes

Those of us who write and talk about money for a living tend to have our financial acts together. But that wasn’t always the case. I invited some personal finance experts to share what they wish they could have told their younger selves about money.

MILLENNIAL MONEY

Scarcity mindset can adversely affect financial decisions

We all saw it at grocery stores in 2020. The shelves, once brimming with toilet paper and hand soap, were bare. We hid in our homes, deep-cleaning every surface, occasionally braving the threat of COVID-19 to hunt down the last remaining bottle of hand sanitizer in a 50-mile radius. We felt out of control, so we controlled what we could: the contents of our kitchens and bathroom cabinets.

BUSINESS BOOK REVIEW

All you need to know about working with the dead

Every day, you go to work and quietly do your job.

CAREER CORNER

Interviewing for another job? Keep it to yourself

Benjamin Franklin said, “Three can keep a secret, if two of them are dead.” It’s hard to overstate the importance of keeping your job search private from your work colleagues.

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