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VOL. 46 | NO. 24 | Friday, June 17, 2022

‘The place I should live and serve’

Best takes helm of Change Center for at-risk youth

The fact that Matthew Best grew up in a comfortable Memphis home with a judge as a mother and a dad who served as a senior master sergeant in the Air National Guard hasn’t stopped him from vowing to right the wrongs against low-income neighborhoods in East Knoxville.

NEWSMAKERS

Reed takes lead on new research center

Following a nationwide search, Deborah Reed has been selected to lead the new Reading360 Research Center, a center developed in collaboration with the TN Department of Education and the UT System.

BRIEFS

Big Ears Festival unveils economic impact study

A first-ever economic impact study of the Big Ears Festival found a boost of more than $36 million to the Knoxville and regional economy when the event returned in March.

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EVENTS

YWCA Impact Luncheon. YWCA Knoxville & the Tennessee Valley will hold its quarterly luncheon to celebrate the commitment to the organization’s mission and outline the work being done in the community and how YWCA programs are making an impact and changing lives. Seating for this event will be limited to 50 individuals on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration is required. Wednesday, noon. YWCA Downtown Knoxville, 420 W. Clinch Ave., Knoxville 37902. Information/registration: (865) 523-6126 or www.ywcaknox.com

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UT SPORTS

Vols losing key players from best team they’ve ever fielded

From being in the conversation as potentially the greatest college baseball team of all time to not even making it to the College World Series.

BEHIND THE WHEEL

High prices, low inventory the are new norm for car shoppers

Shopping for a new or used car over the last couple of years has become a more challenging endeavor. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic and its after-effects, we’ve had to deal with factory closures, supply chain issues, a worldwide shortage of semiconductor chips, vehicle shortages, price hikes on dealer lots and fewer discounts.

PERSONAL FINANCE

How to afford your medications, support your health

The cost of prescription drugs in the U.S. can be enough to make you sick. What you pay varies enormously depending on the drug, the pharmacy, your insurance plan and your deductible, among many other factors.

A summer job: Good for the teenage soul and wallet

It’s been a rough couple of years, especially for teenagers. Between the shutdowns and the shift to contactless everything – including education – adolescents got a pretty raw deal. They could use a break this summer. Actually, they could use a job.

MILLENNIAL MONEY

Play on! Hitting music festivals like Bonnaroo without going broke

Attendees of this year’s Coachella music festival have posted viral videos adding up their expenses from the weekend – with costs reaching the thousands for flights, hotels, food, drinks, outfits and rideshares. Plus, the ticket, which can start around $400 for a three-day pass to a popular festival like Lollapalooza or Coachella.

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