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VOL. 45 | NO. 12 | Friday, March 19, 2021

Just a little more time in orange

Fulkerson, Vol teammates look for better run in NCAA

John Fulkerson sat alone on the scorer’s table, right hand covering his reddened eyes, left hand gripping a Gatorade towel and a basketball tucked under his forearm.

JOE ROGERS: MY TAKE

What? No official state instrument? It has to be banjo

Tennessee lawmakers, for all their zeal to create official state whatevers, have somehow neglected an obvious category: A state musical instrument.

NEWSMAKERS

ORNL announces new appointments

Alan Icenhour has been named deputy for operations at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

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EVENTS

Night at the Museum. The East Tennessee Historical Society will host a virtual “Night at the Museum” in honor of retired Executive Director Cherel B. Henderson. Virtual guests will experience the stories of selected historical artifacts in the Museum of East Tennessee History, enjoy a sneak peak of the new children’s gallery and explore the “slightly spooky” artifacts storage areas on the museum’s underground floor. Thursday, 7-8 p.m. $100 per tickets, $75 for ETHS members. Information

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AUTO RACING

Over the Cumberland, around the world

Music City Grand Prix part of plan to tweak city’s brand, lure more international tourists

Josef Newgarden has a very simple explanation for why Nashville seemingly has become the center of the motor sports universe.

Is racing over water, well, safe?

The Music City Grand Prix will be unique in that the course will feature a 600-yard straightaway across the Korean Veterans Memorial Bridge and roughly 80 feet above the Cumberland River. That’s never been done in a grand prix race.

BRIEFS

Amazon, Haslams pledge $1.5M to UT

Amazon and the Haslam family have committed to donate a combined $1.5 million to support an endowed professorship at the University of Tennessee’s business school in Knoxville.

BEHIND THE WHEEL

How to sell a car safely during a pandemic

Selling a car privately has long been a way for people to potentially get more money for their vehicle compared to trading it in to a dealership. But it’s always been a laborious process.

PERSONAL FINANCE

Start early to get your house retirement-ready

Many people want to remain in their homes after they retire rather than move to a senior living facility or community. Unfortunately, most homes aren’t set up to help us age safely and affordably.

BUSINESS BOOK REVIEW

3 good books to help get back into office mode

For the last year in particular, you’ve been doing your best. You’ve been holding things together, taking care of customers and clients as much as possible, cheering on your team, keeping the bills paid and waiting for things to improve.

CAREER CORNER

Survey: Vaccinations should be required for coworkers

Many of us are champing at the bit for the COVID vaccine. It feels like a ticket to freedom.

MILLENNIAL MONEY

Save money by conquering your fear of phone calls

Sean McAuliffe’s business, International Key Supply, suffered financially when the pandemic began. So he set out to cut operating costs for the New York-based distribution company. He canceled a few services, and for more important ones, he contacted the providers to request deferred or lowered bills.

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