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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Highlights from Thursday forum, fundraising update, Joe Brown's '09 Wharton spotGood morning from Memphis, where we’re 40 days from election day... So, wait:
Highlights from Thursday forum, fundraising update, Joe Brown's '09 Wharton spot
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
Good morning from Memphis, where we’re 40 days from election day... So, wait: Mayoral candidate Mike Williams wants to freeze economic development? That’s what the man said Thursday night -- and repeated in other forms, for good measure -- at a... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
Council Candidates Offer Advice, With Verbal Jabs, at NAACP ForumThere have been fewer forums this year for Memphis City Council contenders on t
Council Candidates Offer Advice, With Verbal Jabs, at NAACP Forum
The Memphis Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
There have been fewer forums this year for Memphis City Council contenders on the Oct. 8 ballot as the 2015 campaign season has focused on mayoral events. So when the Memphis branch NAACP held its regular forum for council candidates Sunday, Aug.... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Memphis Mayor’s Race: Light in AugustThere will be two more joint appearances by mayoral candidates this week. And,
Memphis Mayor’s Race: Light in August
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 11 days ago
There will be two more joint appearances by mayoral candidates this week. And, as if any more proof were needed that the mayoral race is a tight, tense affair, there was incumbent Mayor A C Wharton out there on Saturday, with the temperature in the... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Memphis City Council votes 11-1 to remove Confederate statue from parkMEMPHIS — The Memphis City Council has voted to remove a statue of Confederate
Memphis City Council votes 11-1 to remove Confederate statue from park
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
MEMPHIS — The Memphis City Council has voted to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest from a public park. Local news outlets report that council members voted 11-1 Tuesday to remove the statue of the rebel general, slave trader... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Memphis City Council votes 11-1 to remove Confederate statueCreated: 08/19/2015 6:21 AM MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis City Council has
Memphis City Council votes 11-1 to remove Confederate statue
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 12 days ago
Created: 08/19/2015 6:21 AM MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis City Council has voted to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest from a public park. Local news outlets report that council members voted 11-1 Tuesday to remove the... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Memphis City Council votes 11-1 to remove Confederate statueMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The Memphis City Council has voted to remove a statue of
Memphis City Council votes 11-1 to remove Confederate statue
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 12 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The Memphis City Council has voted to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest from a public park. Local news outlets report that council members voted 11-1 Tuesday to remove the statue of the rebel general,... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Memphis City Council votes 11-1 to remove Confederate statueMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis City Council has voted to remove a statue of
Memphis City Council votes 11-1 to remove Confederate statue
The Evening Sun / Posted 12 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis City Council has voted to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest from a public park. Local news outlets report that council members voted 11-1 Tuesday to remove the statue of the rebel general,... Read more
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York Daily Record
Memphis City Council votes 11-1 to remove Confederate statueMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis City Council has voted to remove a statue of
Memphis City Council votes 11-1 to remove Confederate statue
York Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis City Council has voted to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest from a public park. Local news outlets report that council members voted 11-1 Tuesday to remove the statue of the rebel general,... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
Memphis City Council votes 11-1 to remove Confederate statueMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The Memphis City Council has voted to remove a statue of
Memphis City Council votes 11-1 to remove Confederate statue
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 12 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The Memphis City Council has voted to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest from a public park. Local news outlets report that council members voted 11-1 Tuesday to remove the statue of the rebel general,... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
Memphis City Council votes 11-1 to remove Confederate statueMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis City Council has voted to remove a statue of
Memphis City Council votes 11-1 to remove Confederate statue
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis City Council has voted to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest from a public park. Local news outlets report that council members voted 11-1 Tuesday to remove the statue of the rebel general,... Read more
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Salon.com
Memphis City Council votes 11-1 to remove Confederate statueMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis City Council has voted to remove a statue of
Memphis City Council votes 11-1 to remove Confederate statue
Salon.com / Posted 12 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis City Council has voted to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest from a public park. Local news outlets report that council members voted 11-1 Tuesday to remove the statue of the rebel general,... Read more
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ABC News
Memphis City Council Votes 11-1 to Remove Confederate StatueThe Memphis City Council has voted to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Natha
Memphis City Council Votes 11-1 to Remove Confederate Statue
ABC News / Posted 12 days ago
The Memphis City Council has voted to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest from a public park. Local news outlets report that council members voted 11-1 Tuesday to remove the statue of the rebel general, slave trader and early... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
InforMemphis/U of M Debate: Four questions Wednesday may answerElection day in the Memphis mayor’s race is still 50 days away, as of Tuesday.
InforMemphis/U of M Debate: Four questions Wednesday may answer
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 12 days ago
Election day in the Memphis mayor’s race is still 50 days away, as of Tuesday. Early voting doesn’t start for another 30 days. Yet the second full-fledged debate of the election season is upon us. So what should attendees and viewers expect when... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
InforMemphis/U of M Debate: Four questions Wednesday may answerElection day in the Memphis mayor's race is still 50 days away. Early voting do
InforMemphis/U of M Debate: Four questions Wednesday may answer
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 12 days ago
Election day in the Memphis mayor's race is still 50 days away. Early voting doesn't start for another 30 days. Yet the second full-fledged debate of the election season is upon us. So what should attendees and viewers expect when Harold Collins,... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
Beale Board Looks at 3-Month Window to Set Up ShopThe Beale Street Tourism Development Authority is looking at a narrow three-mon
Beale Board Looks at 3-Month Window to Set Up Shop
The Memphis Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
The Beale Street Tourism Development Authority is looking at a narrow three-month window to get its lease agreement with City Hall signed and, in effect, begin its work for the city and hire some kind of day-to-day manager for the entertainment... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
Collins Knocks 'Puller, Pusher and Picker' Jobs In Whitehaven OpeningThe comment is part of Collins’ central campaign theme that the city should be
Collins Knocks 'Puller, Pusher and Picker' Jobs In Whitehaven Opening
The Memphis Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
The comment is part of Collins’ central campaign theme that the city should be seeking economic development opportunities that will be jobs for college educated young professionals instead of logistics and manufacturing jobs exclusively. “They are... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
Beale Authority Sets Timetable for Taking Lease To City HallThe Beale Street Tourism Development Authority is looking at a narrow three-mon
Beale Authority Sets Timetable for Taking Lease To City Hall
The Memphis Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
The Beale Street Tourism Development Authority is looking at a narrow three-month window to get its lease agreement with City Hall signed and in effect, begin its work for the city and hire some kind of day-to-day manager for the entertainment... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Grim prognosis for gas tax hike, Williams on CLERB, Cohen to HavanaGood morning from Memphis, where we’re 55 days from polls opening in the Oct. 8
Grim prognosis for gas tax hike, Williams on CLERB, Cohen to Havana
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 18 days ago
Good morning from Memphis, where we’re 55 days from polls opening in the Oct. 8 city election… He was talking about needed road projects in Memphis and Shelby County, and while he avoided the talk of a possible remedy -- a gas tax increase -- that... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Collins says Ford letter is 'race-baiting,' Wharton ad, debate thought, Springer videoGood morning from Memphis, where we’re 56 days from polls opening in the Oct. 8
Collins says Ford letter is 'race-baiting,' Wharton ad, debate thought, Springer video
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 19 days ago
Good morning from Memphis, where we’re 56 days from polls opening in the Oct. 8 city election… Edmund Ford Sr. -- yes, senior, not junior -- sent one last week to City Council member and mayoral candidate Harold Collins. “I see you and I’m not the... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
Campaign Strategies Shift As Mayoral Debates BeginIt’s been a scrap from the start. But with the first televised debate in the 2
Campaign Strategies Shift As Mayoral Debates Begin
The Memphis Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
It’s been a scrap from the start. But with the first televised debate in the 2015 race for Memphis Mayor Monday, Aug. 10, more citizens got a first-hand look at what the top contenders have agreed is a milestone political race. And he compared it... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Strategy for tonight's debate, Wharton makes TV buy, another debate addedGood morning from Memphis, where we’re 58 days from polls opening in the Oct. 8
Strategy for tonight's debate, Wharton makes TV buy, another debate added
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 21 days ago
Good morning from Memphis, where we’re 58 days from polls opening in the Oct. 8 city election… The first of a handful of Memphis mayoral debates is scheduled for tonight, a 7 p.m. affair hosted at the National Civil Rights Museum and broadcast by... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
The math that matters in following this year's Memphis mayoral electionGood morning from Memphis, where Saturday marks two months until election day.
The math that matters in following this year's Memphis mayoral election
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 24 days ago
Good morning from Memphis, where Saturday marks two months until election day. But before the issues-oriented, event-responsive coverage in the next 61 days starts to grab a larger spotlight, we take one big look at the numbers you should... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis City Council puts off vote on CLERB until November.The Memphis City Council voted on Tuesday to delay until November a final vote
Memphis City Council puts off vote on CLERB until November.
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 26 days ago
The Memphis City Council voted on Tuesday to delay until November a final vote on an ordinance that gives muscle to the city’s law enforcement review board at the request of Police Director Toney Armstrong, who told them this was not the time to... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
Convention Center Plan Includes Long-Term Move to RiversideThe short-term plan for a $54 million upgrade and renovation of the Memphis Coo
Convention Center Plan Includes Long-Term Move to Riverside
The Memphis Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
The short-term plan for a $54 million upgrade and renovation of the Memphis Cook Convention Center through a 1.8 percent increase in the hotel bed tax could be the start of a much larger expansion of the convention center in future years. Memphis... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
Wharton Opens Whitehaven Headquarters as Collins Intensifies ChallengeOn the broiling parking lot of his Whitehaven campaign headquarters this weeken
Wharton Opens Whitehaven Headquarters as Collins Intensifies Challenge
The Memphis Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
On the broiling parking lot of his Whitehaven campaign headquarters this weekend, Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. talked about “still water” after firing up a crowd of 150 supporters in a tent next to Elvis Presley Boulevard. “Still water runs deep... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Latest on officer's death, Wharton on the trail, Collins on fire endorsementGood morning from Memphis, where we mourn the loss of Officer Sean Bolton… Pol
Latest on officer's death, Wharton on the trail, Collins on fire endorsement
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 28 days ago
Good morning from Memphis, where we mourn the loss of Officer Sean Bolton… Political intel is to come, but how do we start with anything other than the weekend's news of the shooting death of Officer Sean Bolton? Here's what we know this morning: A... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
Wharton Opens In WhitehavenMemphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. opened his Whitehaven campaign headquarters Satur
Wharton Opens In Whitehaven
The Memphis Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. opened his Whitehaven campaign headquarters Saturday, Aug. 1, saying his job as the city’s chief executive is “not yet finished.” “Have you ever heard me speak a divisive word? Have you ever heard me pit one part of the... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Council to hear plans to raise hotel tax, create fee to benefit convention centerMemphis City Council member Edmund Ford Jr. will present ordinances at Tuesday’
Council to hear plans to raise hotel tax, create fee to benefit convention center
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 30 days ago
Memphis City Council member Edmund Ford Jr. will present ordinances at Tuesday’s meeting to raise taxes on hotel stays and create an overnight fee to raise money to replace or refurbish the Cook Convention Center. One of the ordinances would raise... Read more

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