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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Officer granted line-of-duty pension due to post-traumatic stress disorderPTSD, including nightmares, flashbacks and temper outbursts. Goodwin wasn't pr
Officer granted line-of-duty pension due to post-traumatic stress disorder
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
PTSD, including nightmares, flashbacks and temper outbursts. Goodwin wasn't present for the board meeting chaired by Mayor Jim Strickland. The TBI investigation wasn't brought up in the meeting. Ryan Poe is a politics and policy reporter for the... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Gimme Shelterthe impending demolition of the Foote homes, as well as the Warren and Tulane a
Gimme Shelter
The Memphis Flyer / Posted yesterday
the impending demolition of the Foote homes, as well as the Warren and Tulane apartments, H.O.P.E. members called on Mayor Jim Strickland to delay the process until all residents have been relocated and 448 units of replacement housing are online.... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
City unveils plan to help increase minority businessesroughly 65 percent African-American and we have to grow the wealth in our major
City unveils plan to help increase minority businesses
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted yesterday
roughly 65 percent African-American and we have to grow the wealth in our majority population." This year, Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said just 14 percent of all City contracts went to minority-owned businesses. While he said that number is... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis highlights business initiativesSeptember 28, 2016 - Mayor Jim Strickland talks Wednesday about four initiative
Memphis highlights business initiatives
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
September 28, 2016 - Mayor Jim Strickland talks Wednesday about four initiatives the city has made to help strengthen small, minority and women-owned businesses. (Brad Vest/The Commercial Appeal) A new city of Memphis website will help entrepreneurs... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Dallas Police leaders discuss problems, Memphis leaders warn possible Mid-South recruitsofficers were in the Mid-South a few weeks ago recruiting in Memphis and Millin
Dallas Police leaders discuss problems, Memphis leaders warn possible Mid-South recruits
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 2 days ago
officers were in the Mid-South a few weeks ago recruiting in Memphis and Millington. On Tuesday, Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland issued a warning as Dallas tries to tempt officers here in the Mid-South of what it calls greener... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Feds warn of solicitations aimed at small businessesof suspicious mailings aimed at small businesses. A Douglas County businessman
Feds warn of solicitations aimed at small businesses
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 3 days ago
of suspicious mailings aimed at small businesses. A Douglas County businessman got one and called consumer investigator Jim Strickland. "Somebody's making a lot of money," said Todd Cook, owner of Escape Spa in Villa Rica. He trademarked the... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Hundreds in Cobb County oppose plans for subdivisiona proposed subdivision that would build twice as many homes as the current zoni
Hundreds in Cobb County oppose plans for subdivision
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 3 days ago
a proposed subdivision that would build twice as many homes as the current zoning allows. Channel 2 Consumer Investigator Jim Strickland says the developer has heard the complaints before. Strickland covered a fight with a similar plan in which... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis city task force to study employee residency todayShelby County — would bolster the city's property taxes and get public employee
Memphis city task force to study employee residency today
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 8 days ago
Shelby County — would bolster the city's property taxes and get public employees invested in the city. But Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland and his administration strongly opposed residency requirements, which they said could make recruiting police... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Street Workspanhandling, establishing a network that spurs stable employment, and eliminati
Street Works
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 8 days ago
panhandling, establishing a network that spurs stable employment, and eliminating blight from the streets of Memphis. Mayor Jim Strickland said the program brings to fruition an imperative aspect of his administration's plans to bolster the... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Advocate applauds Cohen bill, says city shouldn’t wait on Congress to fix housing problemsnothing stopping that from happening today." In relation to what the city has
Advocate applauds Cohen bill, says city shouldn’t wait on Congress to fix housing problems
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 9 days ago
nothing stopping that from happening today." In relation to what the city has done to address problem landlords, Mayor Jim Strickland said in an emailed statement, "The city, through our code enforcement department, has been citing Global... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Q & A with Memphis Animal Services director Alexis Pugha little more than three months, Alexis Pugh has been the director of Memphis A
Q & A with Memphis Animal Services director Alexis Pugh
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 9 days ago
a little more than three months, Alexis Pugh has been the director of Memphis Animal Services. Pugh's appointment by Mayor Jim Strickland was seen as a step in the right direction in correcting the shelter's issues, which have included police raids... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis passes pot law on second reading; Nashville gives it final approvalthe gateway to homelessness. That's what's really going to be your gateway to i
Memphis passes pot law on second reading; Nashville gives it final approval
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 9 days ago
the gateway to homelessness. That's what's really going to be your gateway to increased drug use." Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said he wants to see more research and hear from drug courts before making a final decision on whether to... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis moves forward on Work Local program to employ panhandlersa 39-year-old veteran who served in the Middle East, rests outside the Hospital
Memphis moves forward on Work Local program to employ panhandlers
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 10 days ago
a 39-year-old veteran who served in the Middle East, rests outside the Hospitality HUB during a press conference with Mayor Jim Strickland. (Yalonda M. James/The Commercial Appeal) Memphis City Council members gave preliminary approval Tuesday to... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis city council mulls Airbnb rental regulations24 hours or more, and sets up a process where owners can appeal permitting issu
Memphis city council mulls Airbnb rental regulations
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 10 days ago
24 hours or more, and sets up a process where owners can appeal permitting issues to a five-member board appointed by Mayor Jim Strickland. A similar ordinance in Nashville is currently facing a legal challenge from short-term rental owners... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Council committee recommends freeze on DROP; primarily goal to retain RallingsFlanked by Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland (left) Interim MPD Director Michael Ral
Council committee recommends freeze on DROP; primarily goal to retain Rallings
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 10 days ago
Flanked by Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland (left) Interim MPD Director Michael Rallings talks during a July 11 press conference at City Hall about a Black Lives Matter protest in Memphis. (Jim Weber/The Commercial Appeal) A Memphis City Council... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Week in review14 and under. Markova Reed tells her story in this week's Bright Spot. Please
Week in review
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 12 days ago
14 and under. Markova Reed tells her story in this week's Bright Spot. Please enable Javascript to watch this video Mayor Jim Strickland talked about Memphis' homicide count after it reached 161 for this year. Please enable Javascript to watch... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Youth programs seen as key to changing city’s depressing homicide numberspassed the unfortunate milestone Thursday of 161 homicides this year — as many
Youth programs seen as key to changing city’s depressing homicide numbers
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 13 days ago
passed the unfortunate milestone Thursday of 161 homicides this year — as many as in all of 2015 — a somber Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland sat in a City Hall conference room, two notebooks with the names and information of the victims of the city's... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Proposed ordinance would freeze DROP to allow Rallings to stayFlanked by Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland (left) Interim MPD Director Michael Ral
Proposed ordinance would freeze DROP to allow Rallings to stay
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 14 days ago
Flanked by Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland (left) Interim MPD Director Michael Rallings talks during a July 11 press conference at City Hall about a Black Lives Matter protest in Memphis. (Jim Weber/The Commercial Appeal) Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland's... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Three things to know about Mud Island developmentsits feet on a redevelopment — possibly because of "undercutting" by the nearby
Three things to know about Mud Island developments
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 14 days ago
its feet on a redevelopment — possibly because of "undercutting" by the nearby Bass Pro Shops. He also took aim at Mayor Jim Strickland for not meeting with him, even though Cates was the only local developer still in the running to redevelop Mud... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Memphis hits 161 homicides so far this year, mayor says the count is more than statisticMEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said the city's homicide count i
Memphis hits 161 homicides so far this year, mayor says the count is more than statistic
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 14 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said the city's homicide count is not just a statistic. His message comes on a day when Memphis matched last year's total number of homicides. There's still three and a half months to go this year. The... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Cates withdraws plans for Mud Island redevelopmentover much of the northern end of Downtown for primary development. The petition
Cates withdraws plans for Mud Island redevelopment
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 14 days ago
over much of the northern end of Downtown for primary development. The petition is currently under legal review. Mayor Jim Strickland made clear earlier this year he didn't plan on spending any city dollars on the development, but would be open... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
The good, bad from Memphis Animal Services’ board meetingeveryone cheered when Pugh announced that MAS chief medical officer Dr. Rebecca
The good, bad from Memphis Animal Services’ board meeting
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 15 days ago
everyone cheered when Pugh announced that MAS chief medical officer Dr. Rebecca Coleman was no longer employed there. Mayor Jim Strickland did not reappoint Coleman. It was one of the few times everyone in the room seemed to be in agreement. *... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Grim milestone: Memphis' 2016 homicide count reaches total from 2015record for homicides in a year was in 1993 when 213 people were killed. "These
Grim milestone: Memphis' 2016 homicide count reaches total from 2015
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 15 days ago
record for homicides in a year was in 1993 when 213 people were killed. "These aren’t merely statistics," wrote Mayor Jim Strickland on Facebook. "This is a son who won’t come home, a mother who won’t be there for her children, a young person... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Program offers work to homeless, panhandlersfor the common good." "The challenges of Memphis are too big for city governme
Program offers work to homeless, panhandlers
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 16 days ago
for the common good." "The challenges of Memphis are too big for city government alone to be able to fix," said Mayor Jim Strickland. "While some people may look at this and say 'oh that not going to help the whole population.' Well, of... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis Animal Services meeting tonight could become livelyPugh has made about curtailing such measures solely for space reasons. Pugh to
Memphis Animal Services meeting tonight could become lively
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 16 days ago
Pugh has made about curtailing such measures solely for space reasons. Pugh took over MAS earlier this year after Mayor Jim Strickland chose not to reappoint former director James Rogers. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 6:15 p.m. in Room... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
New program to find paid work for Memphis panhandlersyear's funding" for the program, which arose out of two summits on homelessness
New program to find paid work for Memphis panhandlers
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 16 days ago
year's funding" for the program, which arose out of two summits on homelessness organized by Calvary and attended by Mayor Jim Strickland and other city officials in February. Participating businesses would cover the cost of lunch. The city's... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Prevent fires where families are trapped by burglar bars is not easybars on their windows. “I don't think we ever had an exhaustive look at our fi
Prevent fires where families are trapped by burglar bars is not easy
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 16 days ago
bars on their windows. “I don't think we ever had an exhaustive look at our fire codes and that sort of thing, said Mayor Jim Strickland. Strickland said now is likely the time to look at the codes on the book. Right now, if you put bars on new... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Mason Village aims to give struggling families affordable housingBrown told WREG. "Over 700 low-income families in this city have had to move f
Mason Village aims to give struggling families affordable housing
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 16 days ago
Brown told WREG. "Over 700 low-income families in this city have had to move from their existing residences," Mayor Jim Strickland said. The redevelopment of the Foote Homes projects and issues at Warren and Tulane apartments forced already... Read more
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Daily Mail
Officials: Power cord malfunction caused Memphis deadly firea home where an early morning fire killed multiple people Monday, September 12,
Officials: Power cord malfunction caused Memphis deadly fire
Daily Mail / Posted 17 days ago
a home where an early morning fire killed multiple people Monday, September 12, 2016, in Memphis, Tennessee Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland asked for prayers for family members of the dead. Some of the victims had signs of smoke inhalation, while... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Family, community gather for candlelight vigil for fire victimsplan for every room of the house. "Know how to get out of every room in your h
Family, community gather for candlelight vigil for fire victims
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 17 days ago
plan for every room of the house. "Know how to get out of every room in your home at least two ways," Cooke said. Mayor Jim Strickland was visibly moved by the tragedy. "Our whole city is in mourning for the loss of much of one family,"... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
77-unit rental townhome project next to COGIC HQ to be announcedon 6.3 acres adjacent to the historic Mason Temple. Charles E. Blake Sr., pres
77-unit rental townhome project next to COGIC HQ to be announced
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 17 days ago
on 6.3 acres adjacent to the historic Mason Temple. Charles E. Blake Sr., presiding bishop of COGIC, and Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland will be among the officials making the announcement today. Gary Robinson is managing editor of CA Media’s... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Officials: Power cord malfunction caused Memphis deadly fireshe said. "They could have been simply overcome by smoke and never had an oppo
Officials: Power cord malfunction caused Memphis deadly fire
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
she said. "They could have been simply overcome by smoke and never had an opportunity to escape," she said. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland asked for prayers for family members of the dead, who weren't identified Monday. Some of the victims had signs... Read more
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Boston Herald
Officials: Power cord malfunction caused Memphis deadly fireshe said. "They could have been simply overcome by smoke and never had an oppo
Officials: Power cord malfunction caused Memphis deadly fire
Boston Herald / Posted 17 days ago
she said. "They could have been simply overcome by smoke and never had an opportunity to escape," she said. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland asked for prayers for family members of the dead, who weren't identified Monday. Some of the victims had signs... Read more
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Times News
Fire director says 9 dead in Memphis house firein 2008, fire department spokesman Wayne Cooke said. The identities of the dea
Fire director says 9 dead in Memphis house fire
Times News / Posted 17 days ago
in 2008, fire department spokesman Wayne Cooke said. The identities of the dead have not been released. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland asked for prayers for family members of the dead. "It's a very sad day," Strickland said. "We are all in... Read more
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FOX News
Power cord malfunction caused Memphis deadly fireshe said. "They could have been simply overcome by smoke and never had an oppo
Power cord malfunction caused Memphis deadly fire
FOX News / Posted 17 days ago
she said. "They could have been simply overcome by smoke and never had an opportunity to escape," she said. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland asked for prayers for family members of the dead, who weren't identified Monday. Some of the victims had signs... Read more
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FOX News
Power cord malfunction caused Memphis deadly fire, officials sayshe said. "They could have been simply overcome by smoke and never had an oppo
Power cord malfunction caused Memphis deadly fire, officials say
FOX News / Posted 17 days ago
she said. "They could have been simply overcome by smoke and never had an opportunity to escape," she said. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland asked for prayers for family members of the dead, who weren't identified Monday. Some of the victims had signs... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Electrical fault in Memphis house fire kills six children, three adults deadshe said. "They could have been simply overcome by smoke and never had an oppo
Electrical fault in Memphis house fire kills six children, three adults dead
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 17 days ago
she said. "They could have been simply overcome by smoke and never had an opportunity to escape," she said. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland asked for prayers for family members of the dead, who weren't identified. Some of the victims had signs of... Read more
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Newser
A Malfunctioning Air-Con Cord Caused a Fire That Killed 6 Kids and 3 Adultspress conference Monday that the department urges people to install a quick-rel
A Malfunctioning Air-Con Cord Caused a Fire That Killed 6 Kids and 3 Adults
Newser / Posted 17 days ago
press conference Monday that the department urges people to install a quick-release device on windows that have security bars. "Our whole city is in mourning for the loss of much of one family," Mayor Jim Strickland said at the same press confere... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Officials: Power cord malfunction caused Memphis deadly fireshe said. "They could have been simply overcome by smoke and never had an oppo
Officials: Power cord malfunction caused Memphis deadly fire
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 17 days ago
she said. "They could have been simply overcome by smoke and never had an opportunity to escape," she said. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland asked for prayers for family members of the dead, who weren't identified Monday. Some of the victims had signs... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Power cord malfunction caused Memphis deadly fireshe said. "They could have been simply overcome by smoke and never had an oppo
Power cord malfunction caused Memphis deadly fire
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 17 days ago
she said. "They could have been simply overcome by smoke and never had an opportunity to escape," she said. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland asked for prayers for family members of the dead, who weren't identified Monday. Some of the victims had signs... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Officials: Power cord malfunction caused Memphis deadly fireshe said. "They could have been simply overcome by smoke and never had an oppo
Officials: Power cord malfunction caused Memphis deadly fire
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 17 days ago
she said. "They could have been simply overcome by smoke and never had an opportunity to escape," she said. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland asked for prayers for family members of the dead, who weren't identified Monday. Some of the victims had signs... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Power cord malfunction caused Memphis deadly fireshe said. "They could have been simply overcome by smoke and never had an oppo
Power cord malfunction caused Memphis deadly fire
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 17 days ago
she said. "They could have been simply overcome by smoke and never had an opportunity to escape," she said. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland asked for prayers for family members of the dead, who weren't identified Monday. Some of the victims had signs... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Officials: Power cord malfunction caused Memphis deadly fireshe said. "They could have been simply overcome by smoke and never had an oppo
Officials: Power cord malfunction caused Memphis deadly fire
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 17 days ago
she said. "They could have been simply overcome by smoke and never had an opportunity to escape," she said. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland asked for prayers for family members of the dead, who weren't identified Monday. Some of the victims had signs... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Officials: Power cord malfunction caused Memphis deadly fireshe said. "They could have been simply overcome by smoke and never had an oppo
Officials: Power cord malfunction caused Memphis deadly fire
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 17 days ago
she said. "They could have been simply overcome by smoke and never had an opportunity to escape," she said. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland asked for prayers for family members of the dead, who weren't identified Monday. Some of the victims had signs... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Power cord malfunction caused Memphis deadly fireshe said. "They could have been simply overcome by smoke and never had an oppo
Power cord malfunction caused Memphis deadly fire
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 17 days ago
she said. "They could have been simply overcome by smoke and never had an opportunity to escape," she said. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland asked for prayers for family members of the dead, who weren't identified Monday. Some of the victims had signs... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Power cord malfunction caused Memphis deadly fireshe said. "They could have been simply overcome by smoke and never had an oppo
Power cord malfunction caused Memphis deadly fire
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 17 days ago
she said. "They could have been simply overcome by smoke and never had an opportunity to escape," she said. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland asked for prayers for family members of the dead, who weren't identified Monday. Some of the victims had signs... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Power cord malfunction caused Memphis deadly fireshe said. "They could have been simply overcome by smoke and never had an oppo
Power cord malfunction caused Memphis deadly fire
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 17 days ago
she said. "They could have been simply overcome by smoke and never had an opportunity to escape," she said. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland asked for prayers for family members of the dead, who weren't identified Monday. Some of the victims had signs... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Power cord malfunction caused Memphis deadly fireshe said. "They could have been simply overcome by smoke and never had an oppo
Power cord malfunction caused Memphis deadly fire
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 17 days ago
she said. "They could have been simply overcome by smoke and never had an opportunity to escape," she said. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland asked for prayers for family members of the dead, who weren't identified Monday. Some of the victims had signs... Read more
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ABC Montana
Power cord malfunction caused Memphis deadly fireshe said. "They could have been simply overcome by smoke and never had an oppo
Power cord malfunction caused Memphis deadly fire
ABC Montana / Posted 17 days ago
she said. "They could have been simply overcome by smoke and never had an opportunity to escape," she said. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland asked for prayers for family members of the dead, who weren't identified Monday. Some of the victims had signs... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Power cord malfunction caused Memphis deadly fireshe said. "They could have been simply overcome by smoke and never had an oppo
Power cord malfunction caused Memphis deadly fire
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 17 days ago
she said. "They could have been simply overcome by smoke and never had an opportunity to escape," she said. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland asked for prayers for family members of the dead, who weren't identified Monday. Some of the victims had signs... Read more
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