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  • Letter: Turkey Legs Published 4/30/2014 at 10:56 a.m. 0 comments

    Dodson: I was very saddened to see so many “fair food” vendors and almost no local restaurants.

  • Letter: Things That Matter Published 4/30/2014 at 10:53 a.m. 0 comments

    Raia: Since Rikki and his family had asked that the event proceeds go to our organization, we wanted to report back that the music tribute and subsequent donations in Rikki’s honor now amount to over $8,000.

  • Letter: Where's the Beef (Stroganoff)? Published 4/16/2014 at 11:03 a.m. 0 comments

    Siegel: Look, as I might, I cannot find one of my favorite dishes, beef stroganoff, listed on any listing/menu for either Knoxville or for that matter Sevierville/Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg.

  • Letter: Algebra Pays Off Published 4/16/2014 at 11:01 a.m. 0 comments

    Glanville: I suggest Mr. Brantley take a closer look at the needs of our society before he admits to his personal disdain for the value of science and mathematics in our future.

  • Letter: Upbeat Update Published 4/16/2014 at 11:00 a.m. 0 comments

    Pennington: There will be talk of budgets, public outcries, even some Bible reading. But the only people who are right in this issue are the ones who feel that doing something is the right thing to do.

  • Letter: Freedom's Dirge Published 4/9/2014 at 11:27 a.m. 0 comments

    Oaks: We are living under a system where the people we elected to represent us have forced us to buy something, whether we want it or not—even if it violates our conscience.

  • Letter: Lost Opportunity Published 4/9/2014 at 11:25 a.m. 0 comments

    Henighan: Where is the Department of Health? Unlike states with their own state-based marketplaces, there are few resources in Tennessee for paid media and public-interest campaigns, so many folks don’t have a clue about this opportunity at all.

  • Letter: Petros Love Published 4/2/2014 at 10:33 a.m. 0 comments

    Raxter: More importantly, it is definitely a Knoxville dish, available to most anyone, most any time. It already has a huge fan base so could easily be promoted as “the” must eat when in Knoxville.

  • Letter: No Party Infighting Here Published 4/2/2014 at 10:31 a.m. 0 comments

    Forrester: Setting the record straight: All I want is a strong, vibrant Democratic Party in Tennessee.

  • Letter: Preparing Students for College Published 3/26/2014 at 10:25 a.m. 0 comments

    Malgeri: This is not an either/or situation. Rather, it’s an “and” opportunity: the opportunity to prepare children early, when results are better and longer lasting; and, the opportunity to provide free educations for young people who are prepared for its ...

  • Letter: Pay to Visit Unfair Published 3/19/2014 at 11:01 a.m. 0 comments

    Irwin: I was horrified to discover that the Knox County Detention Facility (KCDF) is ending all face-to-face free visitation. Instead, they are going to a paid video service, which instead of being free will cost poor families $11 for 30 ...

  • Letter: Keep it Clean, People Published 3/12/2014 at 12:23 p.m. 0 comments

    Strong Wyman: "We might bring out the “big guns” and revive the “Tennessee Trash” press and television campaign that, in the lead-up to the 1982 World’s Fair, shamed us all into cleaning up our act and depositing our trash in ...

  • Letter: Park It, City "Leaders"! Published 3/12/2014 at 12:20 p.m. 1 comment

    Huff: A short-term windfall for the Knoxville Police Department ensues, at least until they and the city “leaders” are sufficiently cursed and all the dupes have gotten the new and improved message.

  • Letter: A Difficult Visionary Published 3/5/2014 at 10:59 a.m. 0 comments

    Johns: I always found it interesting that the McClung Warehouses issue was not immediately solved, especially with the resources that the former Mayor Haslam had and the experience his former community director and now current Mayor Rogero had during that ...

  • Letter: Brickmason Remembered Published 2/26/2014 at 10:51 a.m. 0 comments

    Hartman: I want to thank you for the article about the McClung warehouses. I was especially touched when I read about the oldest building which “boasts extremely clean and sharp brickwork.”