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VOL. 45 | NO. 32 | Friday, August 6, 2021

‘I do feel compelled to give back’

Yunsan’s unlikely journey from Panama to citizenship to Tennessee Court of Appeals clerk

In the 27 years since he’d moved from Panama to East Tennessee, attorney Carlos Yunsan says he had never felt the sting of discrimination until Jan. 6, when he made a Facebook post condemning the rioters who attacked the U.S. Capitol.

JOE ROGERS: MY TAKE

Fast track to normal stuck in partisan mud

To quote the great philosopher and sage Yogi Berra, “It’s like de´ja` vu all over again.”

TENNESSEE TITANS

McMath fighting a numbers game with Titans

Old habits apparently die hard. The Tennessee Titans are now equipped with maybe the best wide receiver tandem in the NFL after adding Julio Jones to A.J. Brown.

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EVENTS

A Celebration at Lakeshore Park. East Tennessee Community Design Center will hold its annual fundraising event Wednesday at Marble Hall in Lakeshore Park. Cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres will begin at 6:30 p.m. with the program at 7:30 p.m. East Tennessee Community Design Center’s vision of Better Communities by Design is showcased in Lakeshore Park, and the event will celebrate the park’s revitalization and the community members involved. The art auction will be displayed in Marble Hall, and the gardens will host ample opportunities for games and gathering for all ages. Attire is business casual or dressy. Lakeshore Park, 6410 S. Northshore Drive, Knoxville. Information

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Bennett took proactive approach in longshot bid

Twenty years ago, when college quarterback Drew Bennett beat the odds to make the Titans roster as an undrafted receiver, the stars aligned perfectly.

NEWSMAKERS

ASM picks Oak Ridge scientists as fellows

Three researchers from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been elected as ASM International fellows.

BRIEFS

UT to participate in army equipment project

The University of Tennessee is joining the University of Kentucky and the U.S. Army on a new five-year, $50 million advanced manufacturing project aimed at developing the next generation of military equipment.

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Edmunds’ guide to vehicle history reports

Obtaining a vehicle history report is an integral part of any used-car purchase. It’s one of the best ways to learn about a given vehicle’s past and help make your search for a used car much easier.

BUSINESS BOOK REVIEW

Authors offer better way to write your final chapter

Imagine leaving work one night this week. For good.

PERSONAL FINANCE

Better options than these four cash-raising pitfalls

If you’ve got more bills than money, the usual advice is to trim expenses and find additional income. But some ways of raising cash can be a lot more expensive than others. Here are four that should be avoided, if possible, and what to consider instead.

MILLENNIAL MONEY

Chopping remodeling costs when wood prices are high

Wood costs have skyrocketed over the last year, leaving would-be home renovators to choose between waiting in price purgatory or moving forward and possibly overpaying.

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