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VOL. 44 | NO. 13 | Friday, March 27, 2020

Little virus could cripple an industry

Supply chain interruptions might derail building boom

Imagine building a big, brand-new house without hardwood floors for the dining room and den. Or no carpet for the bedrooms. Without ceramic tile in the kitchen or foyer.

Second Harvest providing meals for children out of school

BCBS, Publix, Walmart, Kroger, ORNL donate for effort

Sunnyview Primary principal Sydney Upton knows some of her students will go hungry when they are not in school. Their families rely on the meals provided each day just to make ends meet.

JOE ROGERS: MY TAKE

Ride it till the wheels fall off? We’re past that

As an early-warning coronavirus screening, Kayne tested our new temporal thermometer on my forehead for evidence of a fever. Initial results – 87.6 degrees – showed I was apparently freezing to death

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EVENTS

Salute for a Cure to Benefit. The June 19 event is an annual fundraiser for The Pat Summitt Foundation. The “Salute” part of the name is a tribute to the Salute to Excellence that benefited the Lady Vols for years beginning in 1988. The event includes a cocktail hour, live entertainment by Blue Moon Rising, dinner and silent and live auctions. Attire for the 2020 event is business casual; cowboy boots are encouraged. Table sponsorships are available. Email Sunny Biden at sbiden@patsummitt.org for information. 5:30-9 p.m. The Press Room, 730 N. Broadway, Knoxville. Information

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GUEST COLUMNIST

Access to public meetings must continue during crisis

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee issued an executive order Friday that gave much-needed relief and guidance on how governing bodies may conduct meetings electronically in light of a need to contain the spread of coronavirus.

UT SPORTS

UT’s message to its athletes: Be safe, stay in shape

Determination, diligence and resourcefulness are skills University of Tennessee athletes will have to put to the test during the next few weeks and possibly months.

Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame delays inductions

The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame has announced the 2020 induction ceremony, scheduled for June 13, has been postponed and will be rescheduled for June 12, 2021.

NEWSMAKERS

Business professor nominated for fellowship

Melissa Cardon has been nominated to the 21st Century Entrepreneurship Research Fellows, a select group of academics devoted to furthering the study of entrepreneurship.

BRIEFS

Leftover UT lab supplies donated to virus fight

The University of Tennessee staffers are donating materials from previous projects to health agencies in need.

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Wear isn’t the only reason to replace your car’s tires

Tires are of vital importance since they are the only part of the vehicle that makes contact with the road. Yet motorists often neglect their condition and age, and the results can be catastrophic.

PERSONAL FINANCE

Retirement paycheck that last through golden years

Saving and investing for retirement might actually be easier than deciding how to safely spend what you’ve accumulated.

CAREER CORNER

Ready to skip town? Here’s how to choose a new city

If you were to look for a new job, where would it be? Very often, when we’re searching for a new job, we look in our immediate area. We look for something within driving distance of our home.

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