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VOL. 39 | NO. 30 | Friday, July 24, 2015

Harrison Smith, Lee Smith forge new partnership with youth football camp

Sparring partners drop the gloves

The two Knoxville natives are friends, and they’d box at the Petrone Training Centre, a small gym in the Karns area, run by Charlie Petrone.

Businesses get chance to explore Oak Ridge National Laboratory opportunities

Partnering with Oak Ridge National Laboratory can pay big dividends for East Tennessee businesses and boost the regional economy.

Clinton company gets big boost from partnership

When he first got involved with Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tom Drye wasn’t sure partnering with a government lab would benefit the Clinton-based manufacturer.

VIEW FROM THE HILL

With no real rival, state Republicans attack their own

Republicans are sitting in Tennessee’s political catbird seat, but that doesn’t keep them from flying off in different directions.

Local Weather
Today
Knoxville, TN
76°F
Mostly Cloudy
Wind: 3 mph
Humidity: 91%

EVENTS

Community Development Corp. Public meeting of Knoxville’s Community Development Corp. Thursday, 11:30 a.m. 901 Broadway NE, Knoxville. Information: knoxvilletn.gov

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NEWSMAKERS

Alcoa Foundation sponsors teacher

The Alcoa Foundation is sponsoring Knox County teacher Matthew Pickwell to attend Key Issues Institute, a national teacher professional development program held in Silverthorne, Colo.

BRIEFS

Police Department hosts on-site review

An assessment team is headed to the city to review the Knoxville Police Department.

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Ford F-150 is newly refined, best on gas and hauling

America’s favorite truck, the Ford F-Series, was revamped from top to bottom for 2015, and the handsomely styled result shows how far pickups have come from their rough-riding and utilitarian past.

GUERRILLA MARKETING

Questions hold the answers to closing deals

Curiosity might have killed the cat, but it can almost always keep you from killing a deal.

CAREER CORNER

Job interruption? Some disruption is what you need

Being out of work in today’s economy can be daunting. Even as things continue to improve, finding a job can be tough.

FAMILY TRAVEL

No rest in exploring the family side of St. Louis

Waking on Sunday morning in the HoteLumiere in Downtown St. Louis, I was physically beat from a scorching hot Cardinals game the night before.

I SWEAR

Franklin’s Almanac was best-seller of its day

Two weeks ago we left the 17-year-old Ben Franklin in the process of fleeing Boston. That was where he and his employer/brother, James, had literally come to blows.

KAY'S COOKING CORNER

Need a healthy snack? Go for the cherries

One of the most beautiful signs of spring is a pink-flowering cherry tree promising succulent fruit in about two months. The only thing better is being able to enjoy the succulent fruit a few months later.