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    As I wrote elsewhere, I like the boulevard...

    As I wrote elsewhere, I like the boulevard concept, but there's no question the work will be hard on businesses. I still remember reading in the newspapers how business after business folded...
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    My unconvincing anecdotal evidence is that I...

    My unconvincing anecdotal evidence is that I avoid turning left on Cumberland if I can too, but it doesn't really address the owner's contention that 50% of his biz is impulse drive-ins (don't recall...
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    Businesses owners aren't mentioning safety. They...

    Businesses owners aren't mentioning safety. They are referencing their bottom line. Bean had some things to say on the piece elsewhere, BTW.
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    Betty Bean in the Shopper: Cumberland Avenue...

    Betty Bean in the Shopper:

    Cumberland Avenue Project worries property owners

    Mayor Madeline Rogero is moving forward with a plan to drastically alter Cumberland Avenue, even as the project...
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    TN House votes 'no' on promoting accidental guns...

    TN House votes 'no' on promoting accidental guns deaths where they work, 'yes' on encouraging them elsewhere

    From APB reports. NASHVILLE, Tennessee — The Tennessee House voted Monday to remove the...
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    Thanks.

    Thanks.
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    Also see this column by Betty Bean. ...

    Also see this column by Betty Bean.

    http://shoppernewsnow.com/betty-bean/clarence-eddie-pridemore-come-on-down/

    ...Last week’s meeting was supposed to break the stalemate, but the board...
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    Now there's a "rebuttal" that's a clear...

    Now there's a "rebuttal" that's a clear invitation to the media to stick their noses where the sun don't shine.

    Sunshine week, E911 and the Sheriff’s rebuttal to an editorialSee also
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    Nothing new to say, but here's a fairly weird,...

    Nothing new to say, but here's a fairly weird, 9-year-old Toxic Fumes - just because it can be done. Much head-scratching will be engendered by it, but it was written after Hurricane Katrina, if that...
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    If you haven't heard by now, the premiere issue...

    If you haven't heard by now, the premiere issue of the Knoxville Mercury is available at various fine locations around town, and chock full o' goodness to boot. Congrats to all those involved for all...
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    The Mocksville Reporter, via the Hard Knox...

    The Mocksville Reporter, via the Hard Knox Independent:

    State GOP legislators declare Tennessee a ‘right to die’ state
    “Those who can afford it can go on living if they want,” says Sen. Frank...
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    Knox County Sheriff Jimmy "JJ" "Die-No-Mite!"...

    Knox County Sheriff Jimmy "JJ" "Die-No-Mite!" Jones rails at politicians in the process, scoff, scoff.
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    The Mocksville Reporter, via the Hard Knox...

    The Mocksville Reporter, via the Hard Knox Independent:

    Area Scandal-makers Still Ply their Old-timey Craft

    KNOXVILLE, TN. Perhaps you heard that, after a process requiring 18 months, multiple...
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    From the Mocksville Reporter: Knoxville...

    From the Mocksville Reporter:

    Knoxville Reported to Have “No-Faux” Zones

    From Mocks New. KNOXVILLE, TN.

    This is a Mocks News Special Report. In response to Fox News’ dubious assertions of...
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    Thanks you few, you happy few, who yet remember...

    Thanks you few, you happy few, who yet remember Meanday.
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    The latest Mocksville Reporter from the Hard Knox...

    The latest Mocksville Reporter from the Hard Knox Independent:

    After Reelection, Haslam Mulls Operation to Reinsert Spine

    With a tidal wave reelection under his belt, Gov. Haslam is looking to...
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    FWIW, thanks to J.J. Stambaugh and the team at...

    FWIW, thanks to J.J. Stambaugh and the team at Hard Knox Independent, local political satire has a home again.

    The successor to "Snarls," "Toxic Fumes," "Funny, Ha-Ha," and "Snark Bites" is...
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    It appears my rumors of KnoxViews' demise were...

    It appears my rumors of KnoxViews' demise were greatly exaggerated. It has been restored, but the offending thread apparently has been locked. For the best, one would think.
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    I should make clear that it wasn't the people...

    I should make clear that it wasn't the people behind the papers who were doing the pissing and shoveling.

    Come to think of it, maybe only one of the instigators was even a "supporter" of one...
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    RIP KnoxViews

    Edit: Never mind, he did resurrect it.

    The popular local online discussion board KnoxViews expired today, apparently killed by the hardening of hearts, excessive production of bile and loss of...
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    After tonight's election returns, I must renew my...

    After tonight's election returns, I must renew my commitment to the discipline of futilism.
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    The screamer with a peppy piece on school...

    The screamer with a peppy piece on school officials blaming fired Roger Underwood for their inability to pay off their credit cards on time, and refusing to comment on the story because of the...
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    At my precinct, the voting machine I approached...

    At my precinct, the voting machine I approached was down. I'm not sure it registered the vote of the person ahead of me. Another machine, I believe a handicap accessible one, was also down, and a...
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    Forgot the obligatory 'go vote' post. Again, if...

    Forgot the obligatory 'go vote' post. Again, if you value a woman's right not to have the TN GOP tell her what she can do with her own body, go vote against Amendment 1 and vote for anybody on the...
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    Knox schools months behind on credit card bills...

    Knox schools months behind on credit card bills
    Does McIntyre even last the year? I suppose today's election is a hail mary for his hopes, given all the sacks he's taken lately. But perhaps...
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