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VOL. 43 | NO. 22 | Friday, May 31, 2019

Get out!

If summer in town is getting you down, relief is one tank of gas away

Need a change for the summer? Hit the road. Take what “Condé Nast Traveler’’ contributing editor Mark Ellwood described as a “microvacation” on a recent “CBS This Morning” appearance.

Outta-sight sites: You’ve seen the signs but never turned in. Now’s your chance

Nothing against Dolly and Elvis, but you can have Dollywood and Graceland. I’ll take paths less trampled, within a day’s round-trip drive of Nashville, Knoxville or Chattanooga.

JOE ROGERS: MY TAKE

All our Tennessee ex’s helped make Texas what it is today

Texans stand second to none in their (often vocal) appreciation for their home state, but if it weren’t for Tennesseans, they’d be bragging in Spanish.

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EVENTS

Variety Thursdays. Mike Snodgrass is featured this week in the free concert series at Market Square. 6 p.m. Ends June 27. Information Additional dates:

more events »

UT SPORTS

Stallings’ value to UT felt beyond the diamond

Garrett Stallings spotted the little boy in the orange Tennessee shirt as he was walking off the field.

VANDERBILT SPORTS

5 reasons why VU is on track for World Series

Vanderbilt baseball is sitting pretty for the postseason, ranked No. 2 in the nation, coming off the SEC regular season and tournament championships and hosting one of the 16 NCAA regionals beginning Friday.

NEWSMAKERS

UTMC promotes 3 to SVP

Joe Landsman, president and CEO of the University of Tennessee Medical Center, has promoted Kathy Boyd to senior vice president and chief development officer, Ben Cox to senior vice president and chief general counsel and Bruce Hartmann to senior vice president and chief community relations officer.

BRIEFS

UT campus construction heats up

The foundation is being laid for the new Engineering Services Facility on the east side of Neyland Stadium, and the building will soon begin to take shape on the campus of the University of Tennessee.

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Need a new car? This summer’s best car deals are used cars

Although summer doesn’t officially begin until late June, many people see Memorial Day weekend as the de facto start of summer. That’s certainly true of car dealers, who take the opportunity to kick off summer car shopping with plenty of promotions and American flags.

PERSONAL FINANCE

Want to work past 65? You’ve got some serious work to do

Many people plan to work past normal retirement age, by choice or necessity. But most aren’t taking the steps that could increase the odds they’ll be able to do so.

CAREER CORNER

Seeking digital natives. Really?

I’ve noticed on job postings lately that companies are seeking “digital natives.”

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