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September October 2020

Blessing Boxes

Give what you can -- take what you need One cold day in January I called a meeting to see what our law firm could do for the community in the coming year. Over my 40+ years in business I have learned that one of the most important
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Hang Tough

Arts organizations will emerge from pandemic stronger—with help from friends I’m grateful for this opportunity to write about the future of museums and cultural institutions in the age of COVID-19. Of course, I speak from my narrow
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Only a Pawn

Civil rights history lesson enforces tragedy of racism Medgar Evers, born on July 2, 1925, in Decatur, Mississippi, grew up on a small farm, attended a segregated school, and earned a high school diploma. At 18, he enlisted in the U.S.
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Steaks & Style

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar offers a premium dining experience The Prime Tomahawk specialty cut makes a bold statement when it appears at your table. Where other steakhouses may offer prime rib cuts with the bone in, this
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Strong Alley

A basic walking tour of downtown Knoxville is usually through Market Square to Gay Street, maybe skirting Krutch Park and, for the truly adventurous, down South Gay Street to the old Regas restaurant plaza and Knoxville Station. But you’ve
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Who’s in charge?

COVID highlights leadership challenges during health emergency The county mayor is responsible for the operations of Knox County government—unless a health emergency prioritizes the ideas of a group of unelected individuals responsible
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Irritating Allergies

Humans don’t have a lock on annoying symptoms Oh my! It’s allergy season again for Rugby, my toy poodle. It manifests as incessant licking of his paws, and I find saliva pools on furniture and bedding. My wife finds it quite
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