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VOL. 45 | NO. 33 | Friday, August 13, 2021

Rescuing ‘Someone like me’

Police, nonprofits work in tandem to save human trafficking victims

Margie Quin recalls the breakthrough with a bit of wonder lingering as she shared the memory: A handful of special agents listening intently to a newly rescued sex trafficking survivor who had just turned 18.

JOE ROGERS: MY TAKE

Judge, historian Haywood a little strange, even for his era

Some once-prominent historical figures are being eased into the background now, judged by contemporary standards as having been on the wrong side of history.

NEWSMAKERS

CCI students earn SEC Academic honors

The University of Tennessee’s College of Communication and Information has announced that 17 of its students were named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll during the 2020-21 academic year.

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EVENTS

Women’s Fund of East Tennessee Advocacy Forum IV. The organization will hold an advocacy forum to educate the community regarding issues affecting low-income women and girls in 25 counties of East Tennessee, specifically access to post-secondary education, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and issues relating to violence against women. The event will include wine and hors d’oeuvres; national, state and regional speakers; and an opportunity for audience Q&A. Attire is casual/business casual. Thursday, 5:45-7:30 p.m. Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World’s Fair Park Drive, Knoxville. Information

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TENNESSEE TITANS

Injury absence gave Titans' Lewan deeper appreciation for game

Taylor Lewan doesn’t come off as the sentimental type.

Titans also relying on Farley, Dupree comebacks

Taylor Lewan isn’t the only key Titan player coming off an injury to make his way back onto the practice field in this training camp.

Titans vs. Falcons: Four downs

Yes, it is preseason, but let’s look at four things to watch for when the Titans open with the Atlanta Falcons Friday in the Mercedes-Benz Dome. It will be interesting to see how the playing time is divvied up now with the preseason reduced from four games to three.

BRIEFS

36 Market Square named SPJ historic site

The Society of Professional Journalists has named 36 Market Square in Knoxville as an Historic Site in Journalism in honor of Adolph Ochs, founder of The New York Times.

BEHIND THE WHEEL

The five best hybrid SUVs you can buy

Buying a hybrid vehicle is typically a smart way to help save money on gas and reduce your carbon footprint compared to a conventional gasoline-only vehicle.

CAREER CORNER

Employers must also be on their best behavior

Job applicants have many social rules that are necessary to increase their chances of being taken seriously as a candidate. On the flip side, there also are rules companies should follow when interviewing candidates. These give the company the best chances of attracting the best candidates.

MILLENNIAL MONEY

Ready for results? Find a mentor, put in the work

As your financial and professional lives become more complex, going it alone will only get you so far.

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