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VOL. 43 | NO. 37 | Friday, September 13, 2019

Maryville’s Matlock ‘makes it look easy’

Black ending storied career as litigator

It didn’t seem funny at the time, but 50 years later the memory of one of his first cases elicits a chuckle from attorney David Black.

Higher power steered P.I. Wysocki to seek justice

An ‘otherworldly’ experience on an otherwise perfectly normal night 15 years ago changed Sheila Wysocki’s life.

JIM MYERS: CULINARITY

Of summer’s end, heat and the lackadaisical chef

The pawpaws ripen in the heat, fall to the ground and, in short order, sprint from soft to rot. This time of year they demand attention.

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EVENTS

Inaugural Seeds of Imagination Luncheon. A fall luncheon to recognize a legacy of readers and to benefit Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library of Knox County. This inaugural event will raise funds to cover the monthly cost of books and mailing for more than 20,000 Knox County children. The luncheon, which includes a plated lunch and silent auction, also will honor Jinx Watson, Ph.D., a retired University of Tennessee professor, for her outstanding work in the field of early literacy. Tuesday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Cherokee Country Club, 5138 Lyons View Pike, Knoxville. Information

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UT SPORTS

UT football more than a game to children with cancer

Stephanie Bible had just picked up her first set of hearing aids at a location near the University of Tennessee campus. She was only 4, suffered from partial hearing loss and had already gone through cancer treatment.

NEWSMAKERS

Health Physics Society taps ORNL’s Schwahn

Scott O. Schwahn, a neutron science facilities health physicist at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been named fellow of the Health Physics Society.

BRIEFS

UT expects more than 23,000 on campus

More than 6,700 new students are expected at the University of Tennessee’s Knoxville campus this year, including freshmen, transfer and Volunteer Bridge students.

TENNESSEE TITANS

Smith, Mariota's relationship could define Titans' season

Somewhere in all the excitement of Sunday’s season-opening 43-13 victory in Cleveland, a very important, but perhaps under-appreciated occurrence took place that, if it keeps up, could help the Tennessee Titans throughout the 2019 season.

Titans remember past champs, face old nemesis

The Titans stunned the Cleveland Browns in the season opener and now return home on a day that will be special even before the ball is kicked off against the visiting Indianapolis Colts.

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Best safe, used vehicles for college drivers

Many college-bound students, whether it be a freshman leaving home for the first time or a grad student needing more reliable transportation, require the purchase of a vehicle. To help out, Edmunds has identified five common requirements for college drivers and recommended a slightly used vehicle for each.

PERSONAL FINANCE

Moving to escape taxes? Make it a clean break

Breaking up can be hard to do if the other party doesn’t want to let you go. People who move out of high-tax states may learn this the hard way — through a residency audit.

CAREER CORNER

Take job rejection with maturity

Have you ever had a great job interview go south? If you were the job seeker, perhaps you weren’t picked right at the very end – after a lengthy interview process. Or, if you were the hiring manager, a candidate that you gave a great offer to turned you down.

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