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VOL. 44 | NO. 34 | Friday, August 21, 2020

There to help, even during a pandemic

Nguyen continues her lifetime of service with Family Justice Center

Every half-hour before the Covid-19 pandemic hit, the Knoxville Family Justice Center was fielding an emergency call about domestic violence, sexual assault or child abuse.

NEWSMAKERS

Integriy picks Cekanova as CSO

Knoxville-based Integrity Laboratories has appointed Maria Cekanova, RNDr, Ph.D. to chief scientific officer.

BRIEFS

Horizon31 licenses drone software

Knoxville-based Horizon31 has exclusively licensed a novel ORNL-developed software system called the Multimodal Autonomous Vehicle Network or MAVNet, allowing users to reliably operate unmanned vehicles such as drones from anywhere in the world using only an internet connection.

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EVENTS

Survivor Virtual Soiree. The event will celebrate the accomplishments of Survivor Fitness Foundation participants and raise awareness of the importance of support for cancer survivors post-treatment. The 2020 soirée will be a virtual event with wine and food tasting. Survivor Fitness has locations in Knoxville and Nashville. A $75 individual ticket includes four-course wine tasting and food pairing and link to the virtual event. A $750 “house” ticket includes wine and food for 10 individuals. Thursday, 6:30 p.m. Information

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TENNESSEE TITANS

Humphries looking for better luck, more catches in 2010

Ankle sprain took 6 games away in 2019

Adam Humphries doesn’t look like your typical NFL player. Perhaps generously listed at 5-11, 195 pounds, Humphries said he is not often taken as an NFL player when he goes out in public.

Wilson gives team high marks for virus safety

First-round pick Isaiah Wilson knows the protocol regarding the coronavirus and the NFL. That’s because Wilson began his professional career on the Reserve/COVID-19 list after signing his rookie contract and reporting to training camp.

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Top picks for those who don’t want to stop for gas

Many Americans are wary of flying because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Driving is one alternative to minimize your exposure to large crowds and still get an opportunity to see some sights this summer. You can also reduce your social contact on a road trip by driving a vehicle with an exceptionally long range.

PERSONAL FINANCE

Why taking Social Security early costs too much

Starting Social Security early typically means getting a smaller benefit for the rest of your life. The penalty is steep: Someone who applies this year at age 62 would see their monthly benefit check reduced by nearly 30%.

BUSINESS BOOK REVIEW

‘Bee Fearless’ is a honey for young entrepreneurs

Sometimes, a thousand ideas buzz around in your head. You’re creative and like to come up with fun ideas.

CAREER CORNER

A site for every career: Use the right online tool

We’re facing record-breaking unemployment, up by 1.8 million for July with a rate of 10.2%, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. These staggering numbers mean many people are looking for new jobs.

MILLENNIAL MONEY

Add increased costs to grocery list if you use delivery

I haven’t set foot in a grocery store in nearly four months. With a 10-month-old baby to think about, my husband and I have kept trips to the store to a minimum out of an abundance of caution during the pandemic. We’re fortunate to have just about every grocery delivery service at our disposal, and we’ve taken advantage.

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