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VOL. 43 | NO. 38 | Friday, September 20, 2019

Navigating the Medicare maze

Missteps to avoid as open enrollment period looms

As 10,000 new beneficiaries each day age into a Medicare population that already supports 60 million, it is important to understand which plan to select when open enrollment begins Oct. 1.

We like 'Medicare-for-all,' dislike 'national health plan'

Medicare-for-all is getting increasing traction as a campaign issue in the run-up to the 2020 presidential elections.

Will block grant help cure what ails state’s TennCare program?

Gov. Bill Lee has released details of the state’s proposal to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for about half, or $7.9 billion, of the state’s Medicaid funding to come through a federal block grant.

UT SPORTS

Freshman To’o To’o gets a foot up on competition

Henry To’o To’o has given announcers a reason to grab the pronunciation guide because they know they will be calling his name multiple times.

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EVENTS

2019 Celebration of Philanthropy. The East Tennessee Foundation event is held every two years to host fundholders and professional advisers and recognize professional advisers who demonstrate extraordinary philanthropic leadership by presenting them with the Key to Philanthropy Award. The event is presented by The Trust Company of Tennessee. Thursday, 5-7 p.m. RSVP. Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World’s Fair Park Drive, Knoxville. Information

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TENNESSEE TITANS

Quessenberry’s TD caps years of struggle

David Quessenberry was in the spotlight for the Tennessee Titans in Sunday’s loss to the Indianapolis Colts after catching the Titans’ first TD of the game on a tackle eligible play.

Henry, Mariota among top concerns

Same old Titans – win when they are not expected to, lose when they are not expected to.

Week 3 predictions

Titans 21, Jaguars 20: Picking the Titans to win is like putting a game in the loss column, but given the Jaguars are playing backup Gardner Minshew at quarterback, the Titans should be favored to win on a short week, even on the road. But it will take a better effort than what they gave against the Colts.

NEWSMAKERS

Knoxville’s Ball named Trial Lawyer of the Year

Gordon Ball of Knoxville has been recognized as 2019 “Trial Lawyer of the Year” by Public Justice, the nation’s leading nonprofit legal advocacy organization.

BRIEFS

Chapman Highway report highlights 12 projects

The final report on ways to improve Chapman Highway, prepared on behalf of the city of Knoxville, includes 12 projects that are listed as highest priorities.

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Gas sippers: Honda Insight vs. Toyota Corolla Hybrid

Car shoppers seeking superior fuel economy have two particularly intriguing choices this year: the Honda Insight and the Toyota Corolla Hybrid.

BUSINESS BOOK REVIEW

Leaning in isn’t always enough in securing rightful place in company

Your seat is down there, right at the end.

PERSONAL FINANCE

The 6 biggest retirement mistakes – and 1 defense

One of the biggest retirement mistakes you can make is not realizing what you don’t know.

CAREER CORNER

Want to attract top candidates? Interview them like you want them

Years ago, job interviewing was an event. During my first job post-college search, I flew to companies across the U.S.

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