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Celeste Carruthers, a professor at the University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business who has extensively researched the state’s tuition-free programs, said Tennessee had done several things right. The first was keeping the program simple. “The crystal-clear message that college is free if you follow these steps and go to these places cuts through a lot of the clutter and opaqueness,” Dr. Carruthers said.
The New York Times
Downtown Knoxville's food and bar scene has a handful of entrepreneurs who have consolidated business in the city’s core. They maintain a large downtown footprint that is hard to ignore. ... "I don't think it's uncommon," said Donald Bruce, associate director for the Boyd Center for Business & Economic Research at the University of Tennessee. "What we're talking about are visible businesses. There are hundreds of businesses in Knoxville that just aren't as visible."
Knoxville News Sentinel
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