Roger: Over and out

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It was vintage Roger Kane on Tuesday at the Knox County Commission workshop. And when Kane’s five-minute report to the commission ended, his boss, Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs, fired …

Peddling partnerships, running marathons

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The bane of the news business is paying for it. One can:

Win the lottery
Inherit from a rich relative
Get readers to pay (see Knoxville Compass)
Get good souls to donate (see Knoxville …

Kane lobbies in violation of state law

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Former state Rep. Roger Kane is lobbying state legislators despite a state prohibition against doing so within 12 months after leaving office. Kane served three two-year terms in the state …

Lamar weighs in on the wall

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Tennessee’s senior senator, Lamar Alexander, says President Trump did the right thing Friday by announcing a deal to reopen the federal government.
I’ve agreed and disagreed with Alexander over the years, …

Bob Thomas eyes city race

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Bob Thomas walked into Holly’s Gourmet Market, ordered a latte and started working the room, shaking hands with the close diners and waving to those farther away. You’d think this …

The fight over school vouchers

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In an op-ed that’s sure to annoy both sides of the school vouchers issue, former Knox County Schools Superintendent Dr. Jim McIntyre says, “Vouchers are coming; make them fair.”
(Frank Cagle, …