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VOL. 41 | NO. 29 | Friday, July 21, 2017

Building a deep bench at UT School of Law

School's dean takes pride in commitment to strength throughout faculty roster

When asked about the faculty at the University of Tennessee’s College of Law, Dean Melanie Wilson could have remarked on its many outstanding senior members, stars of the profession.

SAM STOCKARD: VIEW FROM THE HILL

Legislature’s end game on guns: No rules at all?

If you think the state Legislature is full of gun nuts, Rep. Micah Van Huss begs to differ. “No, not at all,” Van Huss says when asked if the General Assembly is too pro-gun. “I don’t think they’re pro-gun enough. In fact, … I think our laws in Tennessee infringe on our constitutional rights. There are now 16 states – we’ve added two or three this year – that allow constitutional carry. So, we’re falling behind.”

DAVID CLIMER: OUT OF LEFT FIELD

SEC hot seat index: From Saban to Sumlin

When it comes to Southeastern Conference football coaches, there are three kinds of seats – hot, hotter and hottest.

Local Weather

Weather in Nashville, TN

EVENTS

Second Harvest Food Bank dinner and celebration. Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Peter Cetera will appear at Habitat’s 35th annual dinner and concert. Thursday, 6-10 p.m. $150 per person, $1,500, table of 10. Knoxville Convention Center, 701 Henley St., Knoxville. Information: www.secondharvestetn.org/35thcelebration/

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DAVE LINK: UT SPORTS

Vol roster gets little respect from SEC media

It was no surprise last week when Tennessee’s football team was picked to finish third by the media in the East Division at 2017 SEC Media Days.

NEWSMAKERS

Ullrich Print’s Kelly to serve as KAMA president

Carol Kelly of Ullrich Print Plus is the new president of the Knoxville chapter of the American Marketing Association.

BRIEFS

Knoxville starts on 5 sidewalk upgrades

Mayor Madeline Rogero has announced work began July 1 on five major new sidewalk construction projects across Knoxville.

GUERRILLA MARKETING

The No. 1 business killer is complacency

While the actual activities take on different forms, I’ve ultimately come to the realization that I’m a change agent for companies dissatisfied with their current sales and marketing outcomes.

CAREER CORNER

After-school job vs. resume building: What's better for teens

A reader recently wrote me seeking advice on how his teenage daughter might find an after-school job for her high school years.