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Voyage to the Bottom of the River
Let's just say we drained the Tennessee River completely one day... What would we find on its suddenly exposed riverbed? [05-24-99]
— Jack Neely, METRO PULSE

Ring Masters
In the win-or-lose world of Golden Gloves boxing, two fighters train, dream, and struggle for a chance at the Olympics. [05-03-99]
— Joe Tarr, METRO PULSE

ARK at the Crossroads
AIDS Response Knoxville is considered the region's premier agency for AIDS assistance and education, but many clients paint a much different picture of ARK as an unfeeling bureaucracy mired in financial mismanagement. [04-26-99]
— Betty Bean, METRO PULSE

First Time for Everything
The musical Porgy and Bess is an undisputed George Gershwin classic. Even so, some of the work's racial overtones haven't aged well since its creation over 60 years ago. [04-19-99]
— Adrienne Martini, METRO PULSE

Roll 'Em!
Yes, the hair-pulling, elbow-hitting action is back! Roller Derby has returned from the pop culture graveyard to haunt your TV with TNN's "RollerJam." But can it truly recapture the spirit of the original? [02-01-99]
— Coury Turczyn, METRO PULSE

Not So Tall Tales
Jack Neely sets the record straight by debunking a good number of Knoxville, Tennessee's favorite local urban legends. [01-25-99]
— Jack Neely, METRO PULSE

The Way the Future Was
Everyone's gearing up their "vision of the future" rhetoric for the coming millennium. But what were people predicting for our current century in 1899? [12-20-98]
— Jack Neely, METRO PULSE

Deconstructing the Mall
During the holiday season, they're centers of both horror and delight. But for the rest of the year, we don't even think about them that much, despite their impact on American society. [12-14-98]
— Joe Tarr, METRO PULSE

Dangerous Practice
Since the sniper murder of Dr. Barnett Slepian, the terrorizing of abortion doctors has entered the national spotlight. How does it feel to be literally under the gun every day? [11-30-98]
— Jesse Fox Mayshark, METRO PULSE

Life According to Amber
You see the headlines all the time about inner-city youth succumbing to drugs or gangs or pregnancy. What's it really like to grow up in such an environment? [10-05-98]
— Betty Bean, METRO PULSE

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