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VOL. 40 | NO. 6 | Friday, February 05, 2016

Finding the right romantic restaurant

Six can’t-miss selections for Valentine’s Day

For some couples, Valentine’s Day is the opportunity to revisit a favorite romantic memory, such as a first date or first anniversary dinner.

DAVE LINK: UT SPORTS

Confident Serrano playing for future at UT

Tennessee baseball coach Dave Serrano wasn’t setting the bar too high when he met with the media for his 2016 preseason press conference.

SAM STOCKARD: VIEW FROM THE HILL

Only so much Durham could blame on media

It’s little wonder state Rep. Jeremy Durham had to take a two-week break from the General Assembly. He was probably feeling faint from the evolution of his own devolution as a leader in the House Republican Caucus.

Local Weather
Today
Knoxville, TN
29°F
Partly Cloudy
Wind: 6 mph
Humidity: 67%

EVENTS

Beat the Winter Blues Wine & Cheese Party. This event is a popular benefit for the Ronald McDonald House and offers wine, cheese, live music and beautiful blooming flowers at Stanley’s Greenhouses and Plant Farm. Guests will receive a 10 percent discount on any purchase made that evening. Friday, 5:30-7:30 p.m. $35. Stanley’s Greenhouses and Plant Farm, 3029 Davenport Road, Knoxville. Information: knoxrmhc.org/events/beat-the-winter-blues

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LEGISLATIVE PROFILE

Minority leader Harris confident even on wrong side of supermajority

Lee Harris says he ran for state Senate because he felt Memphis could do better on Capitol Hill, defeating Ophelia Ford in 2014.

NEWSMAKERS

McFadden to lead Boys & Girls Clubs

Bart McFadden is the new president and CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley.

TERRY McCORMICK: TENNESSEE TITANS

Equality of partners a problem for Titan owners

It’s the question that won’t go away – will the Tennessee Titans be sold. On the day the Titans formally introduced Jon Robinson as general manager and Mike Mularkey as head coach, team president Steve Underwood admitted that the NFL is not happy with the team’s ownership structure, which is split evenly among Bud Adams’ heirs.

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Lexus IS gets its first turbocharged engine for 2016

The Lexus IS got its first turbocharged engine in 2016, making the luxury brand’s smallest and least expensive sedan more powerful and fuel efficient.

GUERRILLA MARKETING

Big risk, uncertain rewards in Super Bowl ads

History has already been made at this year’s Super Bowl of advertising, thanks to a record price tag of $5 million for a 30-second spot.

CAREER CORNER

Annual review is a chance to impress so be prepared

Reviews have become a standard way to communicate our satisfaction or displeasure with one another.

I SWEAR

Judge not remotely interested in $10M payout

Nine or 10 years ago, in a court I know well, something along the following lines was said between a judge and a somewhat aggrieved defendant in traffic court:

KAY'S COOKING CORNER

A Bronco dish for your Super Bowl Party

February is a month of fun. Other than being the “sweetest” month of the year, Super Bowl month, and sporting the famed groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, February holds many other surprises.