Table of Contents: March 31-April 6, 2011

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MetroLeaks: IT’S ALL TRUE.
Every conspiracy theory you’ve ever heard about Knoxville is an absolute fact—and we have the documents to prove it. The 12 White Guys, the aquarium that went to Chattanooga, Cincinnati’s control over all media in Knoxville... and more!

Police Blotter: The perils of porch gambling
Count on It: UT grad schools ascend to top 10
Meet Your City: Edible Garden Seminar
Knoxville Googled: knoxville+marathon
Street Talk: Connie McMahan, professional-all occasion winner in Knox County Public Library Great Cake Bake contest


Citybeat: “A place where citizens feel engaged”
In the second installment of our ongoing series of mayoral profiles, Jesse Fox Mayshark talks with Marilyn Roddy about her past, present, and our future—and why she doesn’t want to be known as “the West Knoxville candidate.”

Ear to the Ground
County fee offices simmer with controversy! UT wants to fire Cuonzo! Gov. Bill Haslam isn’t rabidly right enough!

Secret History
Jack Neely relates the cliff-hanging tale of law-school-student-turned-parachutist Mamie Rhea.

Frank Talk
Frank Cagle thinks the location of a proposed intermodal train facility in New Market is nuts.

Joe Sullivan chastises state legislators for defying the U.S. Constitution.

Soluble Solutions by Pink Lady
Our new advice column!


Music: On Tour
Danny Barnes

Music: On Tour
Cage the Elephant

Eye on the Scene
Bill Scarlett, R.I.P., a benefit for Ed Corts, and Big Ears and Sundown updates

Chyna Brackeen

CD Reviews
DeVotchKa, the Mountain Goats

Music: Classical
The Two Trevors

Video Games


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