The Super-Sexy All-Singing All-Dancing Metro Pulse Guide to Pensions!!!
Pensions! They’re important! They’re expensive! But they’re boring! Admit it: When you see the word “pension” in a headline, your eyes start to glaze over. So as our local governments in both the city and county start to wrestle with the long-term implications of their bewildering cluster of retirement programs, we thought we’d try to explain the different systems with the assistance of our friends at Salomé Cabaret. Jesse Fox Mayshark does the writing and reporting part.
Police Blotter: Bit of Bonnaroo Comes to Knoxville
Weekly Plan-It: Highlights of the week ahead
Knox Found Online: Knoxville's Dog Poop Technology
Street Talk: Jason Moeller, who participated in a scientific survey of walleye pollock in the Gulf of Alaska
NEWS & VIEWS
Citybeat: Other People’s Money
Financial disclosure. It’s a phrase that makes a lot of people nervous. You’d be surprised at the number of people who don’t realize that their donations to campaigns are a matter of public record. Or that while candidates are not required to list the names of donors who give under $100, that doesn’t mean they won’t. You’d also be surprised at the shocked looks on some candidates’ faces when we asked them to disclose their tax returns—which is exactly what Cari Wade Gervin recently did.
Jack Neely considers the locations of the new Union Avenue Books and the soon-to-be beauty school at the S&W downtown.
Frank Cagle believes now that the shuttle program is retired, it’s the perfect opportunity to start exploring space.
Joe Sullivan wonders if County Mayor Tim Burchett will find enough buyers for his fire sale of county properties.
Soluble Solutions by The Pink Lady
All Foods Considered by Rose Kennedy
GAMUT: ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Music: On Tour
13 Assassins, Tetsuo: The Bullet Man
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2