VOL. 40 | NO. 43 | Friday, October 21, 2016
Tennessee gets a B despite consecutive losses
Tennessee’s football team is spending this week’s open date trying to get healthy after a rugged four-game stretch of SEC football in which they defeated Florida and Georgia and lost to Texas A&M and Alabama.
Mornings in the home of Cynthia Moxley and her husband, Alan Carmichael, start like this – 5 a.m. alarm, cup of hot coffee, read the newspaper, walk to work and then a check on the day’s to-do list.
SAM STOCKARD: VIEW FROM THE HILL
Nashville resident Jennifer Murray is caught in the snare of uncertainty looming over Tennessee health insurance coverage. Self-employed as a health care consultant, the single 48-year-old bought individual coverage through BlueCross BlueShield Tennessee’s marketplace plans each year since the Affordable Care Act took effect in 2014. The company offered the widest range of physicians, and its insurance was accepted in most places.
Knox Heritage Fall Tour.
Knox Heritage will hold its fall “Behind the Scenes” tour” of the historic Farragut Hotel in downtown Knoxville. The event is free for Knox Heritage members and features the $22 million transformation of the building while it’s underway by Dover Development into a Hyatt Place that retains the historic character. Membership required. Beverages and snacks will be served. Call Knox Heritage at 865-523-8008 or email email@example.com to reserve a spot. 5-8 p.m. The Farragut Hotel, 530 Gay St., Knoxville. Information: www.knoxheritage.org/
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DAVID CLIMER: OUT OF LEFT FIELD
Based on the events last weekend at Neyland Stadium, I think it’s safe to say the rehabilitation process is almost complete for Lane Kiffin.
TERRY McCORMICK: TENNESSEE TITANS
A single two-point victory at home over the worst team the NFL has to offer this season might not sound like much of an accomplishment.
Don't let their Luck run out. The Titans pass rush, led by Brian Orakpo (seven sacks) has been tenacious with 12 sacks in the past two games. The Colts have had issues protecting Andrew Luck this season.
Bryan Daniels has been appointed vice chair of Southeast Board of Regents for the U.S. Chamber Foundation’s Institute for Organization Management.
The Big Ears Festival will return to downtown Knoxville March 23-26, 2017, expanding to four days and adding new venues.
BEHIND THE WHEEL
The refined 2017 Genesis G90 luxury sedan is Hyundai’s foray into the luxury brand market and the first new entry in the U.S. since Tesla in 2004.
Imagine you’re a football player and your coach shows you a new play by drawing it out on the white board. He asks you to execute the play in the next game without ever practicing it.
One of my I Swear Crossword test-solvers – a male musician from San Francisco by way of New York City – wrote, with regard to the current puzzle, “I don’t think I understand the quip.”
Whenever I meet a job seeker, I inevitably ask a question that makes them pretty uncomfortable.