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Jul/Aug 2020

Curb appeal

After months at home, buyers are looking for sanctuary and enhanced outdoor space First impressions are everything. And when it comes to buying a home, a place that will ultimately become your sanctuary, those first impressions are
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Problem Solver

Small business owner draws values,determination from Air Force experience Michael Laverdure’s journey through life really accelerated with his first car, a 1975 Dodge Dart. But he found the direction he needed from his service in the
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Just Jokin’

Attorneys share laughs amid lawsuits I rarely accept public speaking engagements. I used to speak to a lot of civic clubs, lawyer groups, and as an invited guest to address students at the UT College of Law, but I discontinued that
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Good Deeds

Highway helper offered assistance on California roadways as a way to honor an earlier kindness On a winter day in 1966, a teenage driver was, to use his own words, “tom-catting around” in a remote area of Illinois. When a blizzard
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Coping with COVID

Pandemic’s far-reaching effects will linger over many aspects of life There is no question about the importance of social interaction. Many people who are doing their best to follow the safety guidelines surrounding COVID-19 are finding
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Bill Regas

Reflecting on more than 50 years of hospitality For decades, when a Knoxville resident was planning a special occasion, odds were the venue would be a longtime dining establishment on Gay Street: Regas Restaurant. Time has
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Neighborhood Spirit

Cazzy’s Corner Grill brings a lively take on classic American cuisine to Northshore Town Center Before the pandemic shutdown, Cazzy’s didn’t do much take-out. Rather, it made its name on relaxed business lunches, as an after-work
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The Law and ICE

Spangler protects citizens, enforces law by renewing agreement Some months ago, I was in a social media conversation with a then-city government official on the topic of illegal immigration. Liberal politically, he complained about
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