Table of Contents: March 10-16, 2011

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Scene & Heard: industry
In our quarterly series of explorations beyond downtown’s borders, we head out in all four directions to examine different industries in Knoxville.
NORTH: Neon Service Co. by Jesse Fox Mayshark
EAST: Aqua-Chem by Mike Gibson
SOUTH: Marble City Glassworks by Jack Neely
WEST: Knoxville Glove Company by Cari Wade Gervin

Police Blotter: Perps who won't take no for an answer
Count on It: Flesh and the Devil
Meet Your City: Meet Your Health-Care Reform
Knoxville Googled: knoxville+millionaire
Street Talk: Holly Briggs, Metro Pulse Triage artist and art teacher at Mooreland Heights Elementary


Citybeat: Meet Mark Padgett
Late last year, Knoxville businessman Mark Padgett announced his candidacy for city mayor. While a newcomer to the political scene, the Democrat managed to collect the most campaign funds by Feb. 1 from both Democratic and Republican donors, surprising local pundits. But what are the issues that he sees as important goals for Knoxville’s next mayor? Cari Wade Gervin finds out, in this first in a series of local-candidate profiles.

Ear to the Ground
Saunders vs. Kuhlman 2.0, our new Commissioner of Education, Tim’s missed opportunity, and we go to the Wig Out.

Secret History
Jack Neely looks at the quest to clear Maurice Mays’ name.

Frank Talk
Frank Cagle dissects the legislative onslaught on Tennessee’s teachers.

Joe Sullivan looks at ORNL’s potential windfall—if the budget isn’t cut.

All Foods Considered by Rose Kennedy
Kodak Historical Cookbook

Urban Renewal by Matt Edens
Hillside battles


Music: On Tour
Sharon Jones

Eye on the Scene
Rhythm N’ Blooms Festival, Earth Quaker, Johnny Astro and the Big Bang


CD Reviews
Jessica Lea Mayfield, Psychic Paramount

Music: Classical
KSO’s “Opera Highlights”



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