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VOL. 40 | NO. 37 | Friday, September 9, 2016

Big stage, bigger risks for Vols at Bristol

Tennessee can’t afford another off night against an overmatched foe

Imagine if Tennessee running back Jalen Hurd hadn’t recovered the fumble by UT quarterback Joshua Dobbs in the end zone for a touchdown in overtime last Thursday night.

‘Breathtaking’ transformation in Bristol

This isn’t just any football game. It’s the Battle at Bristol.

Battle at Bristol pregame events schedule

Here’s a preview of what’s happening before the game:

SAM STOCKARD: VIEW FROM THE HILL

As long as you’re here, go ahead and kick Durham out

NASHVILLE — State lawmakers hit the snooze button in July when prospects were high for a special session to oust Rep. Jeremy Durham over a career of carousing.

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EVENTS

YWCA Tribute to Women. For the 32nd year, the YWCA will honor outstanding women in the community through its Tribute to Women celebration. A tented reception will be held outside Knoxville’s First Tennessee Plaza. The main event will follow across the street at the Bijou Theatre, 803 S. Gay St., with general seating and a cash bar starting at 6:30 p.m. The formal presentation and awards ceremony begin at 7 p.m. Free parking will be available at the First Tennessee Plaza garage. Ticket price includes heavy hors d’oeuvres and one complimentary drink. Thursday, 5-8 p.m. $85 per person. Information: www.ywcaknox.com

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NEWSMAKERS

Knoxville honors Bourne by renaming street for him

Beal Bourne, community advocate and businessman, has been recognized by the City of Knoxville with a street renamed in his honor.

BRIEFS

Auto supplier investing millions in Campbell

Telos Global, LLC, officials have announced the company will locate a new facility in Caryville in Campbell County.

DAVID CLIMER: OUT OF LEFT FIELD

8-8 mediocrity sounds good to many Titans fans

On an August morning in 1999, the Tennessee Titans coaching staff and front office personnel awoke to this headline in the local newspaper:

TERRY McCORMICK: TENNESSEE TITANS

Away 2 years, Mariani likes what he sees on return

The Tennessee Titans have spent the off-season distancing themselves from their not-so-glorious recent past.

Vikings at Titans: What to watch

The Titans new and improved running game: DeMarco Murray, check. Derrick Henry, check. Better offensive line, check. With all that said, there are no more excuses for the Titans’ running game. Tennessee last had a running back go over 100 yards in a game in 2013, but Mike Mularkey is promising that the run game will be a staple of the offense.

BEHIND THE WHEEL

$200K McLaren has race-worthy 562 horsepower

The luxurious, 562-horsepower McLaren 570GT can be used every day - assuming a driver is willing to take the $200,000 two-seater out daily and be besieged by gawkers, some of whom mistake the coupe, which has dihedral, swing-up-doors, for a DeLorean.

GUERRILLA MARKETING

Don’t let trade show prospects slip out of town

Does your company actually close sales on the trade show floor?

CAREER CORNER

A little confidence goes a long way when interviewing

When I meet with job seekers, there’s one quality that quickly separates those who are successful in their search from those who flounder.

I SWEAR

Random thoughts just begging to get out

This column will be a listicle of sorts: Stuff that has somehow just been floating through my mind of late.

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