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Knoxville News Sentinel
Democrats look to mayors to retake TennesseeChattanooga Mayor Andy Berke and Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan are all Tenness
Democrats look to mayors to retake Tennessee
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke and Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan are all Tennessee Democratic delegates. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland is a Democrat but isn't a delegate and is not expected to attend the convention. Barry, who introduced... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
What people want in a new police chieflaw, you can't be touched." These conversations are all being recorded, docume
What people want in a new police chief
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted yesterday
law, you can't be touched." These conversations are all being recorded, documented and will soon be turned over to Mayor Jim Strickland and whoever may be the city's new top cop to put a finger on the pulse of different parts of the community... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Memphis Urban League launches initiative to curb crime, help underprivilegedmen are endangered with incarceration and crime and the list goes on and on," s
Memphis Urban League launches initiative to curb crime, help underprivileged
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted yesterday
men are endangered with incarceration and crime and the list goes on and on," said Sesley-Baymon. It's an issue Mayor Jim Strickland agreed needs a spotlight. "We all know this issue exists and a lot of us are working on the issue, but this... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Summer work gives Frayser teens a second chance while helping communitynew. "We have to give our young people something productive to do when they're
Summer work gives Frayser teens a second chance while helping community
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 2 days ago
new. "We have to give our young people something productive to do when they're not in school," said Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland. The program wasn't just manual labor, but also taught them everything from how to tie a neck tie to managing... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Memphis Zoo President Chuck Brady talks about parking resolutionthe zoo and we hope to put that behind us." The City Council plan was modified
Memphis Zoo President Chuck Brady talks about parking resolution
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 2 days ago
the zoo and we hope to put that behind us." The City Council plan was modified a little from the one pushed by Mayor Jim Strickland. It will expand the Zoo's parking lot and Prentiss Place parking lot by 415 spaces. The Overton Park... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Teens learn skills, fight blight through city’s Operation Restart programJuly 20, 2016 - Mayor Jim Strickland smiles in front of television cameras as 2
Teens learn skills, fight blight through city’s Operation Restart program
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
July 20, 2016 - Mayor Jim Strickland smiles in front of television cameras as 20 youths, selected to work for Operation Restart, stand behind him during a press conference at Martin Luther King Prep High School on Wednesday. Operation Restart is a... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Meet the Police Director candidates— We are learning more about the men who are in the running to become Memphis’
Meet the Police Director candidates
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 3 days ago
— We are learning more about the men who are in the running to become Memphis’ top cop. On Friday, July 15, Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland released the final candidates to the public saying interviews would be conducted in August. Shortly after... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Resumes of finalists for Memphis Police director releasedof Memphis released the resumes Wednesday of the six finalists in the city's se
Resumes of finalists for Memphis Police director released
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
of Memphis released the resumes Wednesday of the six finalists in the city's search for its next police director. Mayor Jim Strickland released the following list of candidates for the position Friday: Michael Rallings, interim Memphis Police... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
City Council ‘strongly recommends’ Rallings for police director jobwas adamant Tuesday before the vote Rallings should be Memphis' top cop. He co
City Council ‘strongly recommends’ Rallings for police director job
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 4 days ago
was adamant Tuesday before the vote Rallings should be Memphis' top cop. He co-sponsored the resolution requesting Mayor Jim Strickland strongly consider appointing Rallings to the job. Ford said he respects Strickland's selection process but... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Council member on Rallings resolution: “I just can’t vote for anybody else”Commercial Appeal) A City Council committee voted Tuesday to recommend approva
Council member on Rallings resolution: “I just can’t vote for anybody else”
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 4 days ago
Commercial Appeal) A City Council committee voted Tuesday to recommend approval of a resolution requesting that Mayor Jim Strickland "strongly consider" hiring interim Police Director Michael Rallings immediately. Council member Edmund Ford... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Greensward vote to headline busy Memphis City Council dayof the Overton Park greensward for overflow parking. The Memphis City Council
Greensward vote to headline busy Memphis City Council day
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 5 days ago
of the Overton Park greensward for overflow parking. The Memphis City Council could decide then whether to side with Mayor Jim Strickland in the long-lasting controversy that in recent months spawned multiple lawsuits, Facebook groups and protests,... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
City won’t say where/when planned protests are this weekendgot in front of WREG cameras and pleaded for people to get permits before they
City won’t say where/when planned protests are this weekend
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 7 days ago
got in front of WREG cameras and pleaded for people to get permits before they protest, so the city can prepare. Mayor Jim Strickland, who ran on transparency, has yet to release where the approved protests are taking place even with the police... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
City of Memphis releases names of police director candidatesTenn. — The City of Memphis has released the list of potential candidates for t
City of Memphis releases names of police director candidates
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 8 days ago
Tenn. — The City of Memphis has released the list of potential candidates for the position of police director. Mayor Jim Strickland will be conducting interviews in August and will announce his pick shortly after that. The appointment is... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Rallings among six finalists for Memphis police director jobMemphis Police Department Interim Director Michael Rallings (left) (Yalonda M.
Rallings among six finalists for Memphis police director job
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 8 days ago
Memphis Police Department Interim Director Michael Rallings (left) (Yalonda M. James/The Commercial Appeal) Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland made public Friday a list of five finalists for police director that included interim director Michael... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Mike Conley joins the '10/1' club, BLM reverberationsto get its bearings after Sunday’s colossal bridge-closing Black Lives Matter p
Mike Conley joins the '10/1' club, BLM reverberations
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 8 days ago
to get its bearings after Sunday’s colossal bridge-closing Black Lives Matter protest. On the Talk, Memphis protest, Mayor Jim Strickland defended his choice to stay away from the bridge, embraced most of the initial demands that came out of the... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Tenn. police look to keep recent protests peacefulas possible," Anderson added. "Along the way, maybe we build some mutual respec
Tenn. police look to keep recent protests peaceful
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
as possible," Anderson added. "Along the way, maybe we build some mutual respect." According to Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, his city "set an example for the world" Sunday after police avoided arrests and violence when protesters... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Mike Rallings says MPD is prepared for possible Day of RageMEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland held a Town Hall meeting Thursday
Mike Rallings says MPD is prepared for possible Day of Rage
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 8 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland held a Town Hall meeting Thursday night in Cordova to discuss everything from crime to potholes, but it was the Interim Police Director who took the spotlight. Mike Rallings received a standing ovation... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Tenn. police take restrained approach to Black Lives Matter protestssteps to avoid arrests, maintain peace and build on sometimes tenuous relations
Tenn. police take restrained approach to Black Lives Matter protests
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 8 days ago
steps to avoid arrests, maintain peace and build on sometimes tenuous relationships in black communities. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said his city "set an example for the world" Sunday night after police there avoided arrests and violence when... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Tenn. police take restrained approach to Black Lives Matter protestssteps to avoid arrests, maintain peace and build on sometimes tenuous relations
Tenn. police take restrained approach to Black Lives Matter protests
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 8 days ago
steps to avoid arrests, maintain peace and build on sometimes tenuous relationships in black communities. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said his city "set an example for the world" Sunday night after police there avoided arrests and violence when... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Tenn. police take restrained approach to Black Lives Matter protestssteps to avoid arrests, maintain peace and build on sometimes tenuous relations
Tenn. police take restrained approach to Black Lives Matter protests
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 8 days ago
steps to avoid arrests, maintain peace and build on sometimes tenuous relationships in black communities. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said his city "set an example for the world" Sunday night after police there avoided arrests and violence when... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Tenn. police take restrained approach to Black Lives Matter protestssteps to avoid arrests, maintain peace and build on sometimes tenuous relations
Tenn. police take restrained approach to Black Lives Matter protests
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 8 days ago
steps to avoid arrests, maintain peace and build on sometimes tenuous relationships in black communities. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said his city "set an example for the world" Sunday night after police there avoided arrests and violence when... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Tenn. police take restrained approach to Black Lives Matter protestssteps to avoid arrests, maintain peace and build on sometimes tenuous relations
Tenn. police take restrained approach to Black Lives Matter protests
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 8 days ago
steps to avoid arrests, maintain peace and build on sometimes tenuous relationships in black communities. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said his city "set an example for the world" Sunday night after police there avoided arrests and violence when... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Tenn. police take restrained approach to Black Lives Matter protestssteps to avoid arrests, maintain peace and build on sometimes tenuous relations
Tenn. police take restrained approach to Black Lives Matter protests
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 8 days ago
steps to avoid arrests, maintain peace and build on sometimes tenuous relationships in black communities. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said his city "set an example for the world" Sunday night after police there avoided arrests and violence when... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Tenn. police take restrained approach to Black Lives Matter protestssteps to avoid arrests, maintain peace and build on sometimes tenuous relations
Tenn. police take restrained approach to Black Lives Matter protests
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 8 days ago
steps to avoid arrests, maintain peace and build on sometimes tenuous relationships in black communities. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said his city "set an example for the world" Sunday night after police there avoided arrests and violence when... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Tenn. police take restrained approach to Black Lives Matter protestssteps to avoid arrests, maintain peace and build on sometimes tenuous relations
Tenn. police take restrained approach to Black Lives Matter protests
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 8 days ago
steps to avoid arrests, maintain peace and build on sometimes tenuous relationships in black communities. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said his city "set an example for the world" Sunday night after police there avoided arrests and violence when... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Tenn. police take restrained approach to Black Lives Matter protestssteps to avoid arrests, maintain peace and build on sometimes tenuous relations
Tenn. police take restrained approach to Black Lives Matter protests
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 8 days ago
steps to avoid arrests, maintain peace and build on sometimes tenuous relationships in black communities. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said his city "set an example for the world" Sunday night after police there avoided arrests and violence when... Read more
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11 News Houston
Tenn. police take restrained approach to Black Lives Matter protestssteps to avoid arrests, maintain peace and build on sometimes tenuous relations
Tenn. police take restrained approach to Black Lives Matter protests
11 News Houston / Posted 8 days ago
steps to avoid arrests, maintain peace and build on sometimes tenuous relationships in black communities. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said his city "set an example for the world" Sunday night after police there avoided arrests and violence when... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Tenn. police take restrained approach to Black Lives Matter protestssteps to avoid arrests, maintain peace and build on sometimes tenuous relations
Tenn. police take restrained approach to Black Lives Matter protests
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 8 days ago
steps to avoid arrests, maintain peace and build on sometimes tenuous relationships in black communities. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said his city "set an example for the world" Sunday night after police there avoided arrests and violence when... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Citizens list requests, demand response from Memphis mayorearlier in the day. Many demands were originally requested at a town hall meeti
Citizens list requests, demand response from Memphis mayor
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 8 days ago
earlier in the day. Many demands were originally requested at a town hall meeting Monday night. In response, Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland released a statement: "We're looking forward to receiving the most recent list of requests presented by the... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
City Council resolution would recommend Rallings’ appointment to top police jobDirector Michael Rallings listens to a speaker from the audience during a Black
City Council resolution would recommend Rallings’ appointment to top police job
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 9 days ago
Director Michael Rallings listens to a speaker from the audience during a Black Lives Matter town hall meeting with Mayor Jim Strickland at Greater Imani Church on Monday. BLM organizers hoped the meeting would help usher in change to Memphis. The... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Cash flows to Memphis incumbents in state Senate, House racesincludes many attorneys, but also real estate developer Billy Orgel and HealthC
Cash flows to Memphis incumbents in state Senate, House races
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 9 days ago
includes many attorneys, but also real estate developer Billy Orgel and HealthChoice CEO Mitch Graves, who backed Mayor Jim Strickland in his upset win over incumbent mayor A C Wharton in 2015. Among Smith's $22,994 in expenses are three... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Virtual tours of Harahan boardwalk unveiled on 100th birthday of bridgeof Downtown Memphis. "For decades, some of the most iconic images of our city
Virtual tours of Harahan boardwalk unveiled on 100th birthday of bridge
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 9 days ago
of Downtown Memphis. "For decades, some of the most iconic images of our city have been our bridges," said Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland in a prepared statement this week. "This extraordinarily generous plan will make them even more iconic. The... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Woke: Was the Protest on the Bridge a Sign of Real Change to Come?allowing people to let off steam before returning to business as usual. Will Me
Woke: Was the Protest on the Bridge a Sign of Real Change to Come?
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 9 days ago
allowing people to let off steam before returning to business as usual. Will Memphis "stay woke"? Monday morning, Mayor Jim Strickland and Rallings held a press conference to assure Memphians that change would happen, or at least that... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Black Lives Matter protests peaceful in Tennessee; Memphis says city ‘set example for the world’peace and build on sometimes tenuous relationships in black communities. 'AN E
Black Lives Matter protests peaceful in Tennessee; Memphis says city ‘set example for the world’
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
peace and build on sometimes tenuous relationships in black communities. 'AN EXAMPLE FOR THE WORLD' Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said his city "set an example for the world" Sunday night after police there avoided arrests and violence when... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Mayor to reveal list of Police Director candidates by FridayMEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland made it clear on WREG's Live at
Mayor to reveal list of Police Director candidates by Friday
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 10 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland made it clear on WREG's Live at 9, he's sticking with his August date of having a police Director. "What I said the whole time is I will have a police director by August. I will live up to that promise.... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
In Tennessee, Black Lives Matter protests stay peacefulsteps to avoid arrests, maintain peace and build on sometimes tenuous relations
In Tennessee, Black Lives Matter protests stay peaceful
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 10 days ago
steps to avoid arrests, maintain peace and build on sometimes tenuous relationships in black communities. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said his city "set an example for the world" Sunday night after police there avoided arrests and violence when... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Channel 2 investigation finds loophole in Georgia's lemon lawChannel 2 Consumer Investigator Jim Strickland learned that people who prove th
Channel 2 investigation finds loophole in Georgia's lemon law
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 10 days ago
Channel 2 Consumer Investigator Jim Strickland learned that people who prove they have lemon cars can be sued by the manufacturer. Patrick Morse, of Cumming, was excited to move from a Buick to a Cadillac. But it wasn’t long before the trouble... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Strickland touts peaceful protest resolution as ‘Memphis model’ in interviewJuly 8, 2016 - Memphis Police Department interim director Michael Rallings, lef
Strickland touts peaceful protest resolution as ‘Memphis model’ in interview
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 10 days ago
July 8, 2016 - Memphis Police Department interim director Michael Rallings, left, and mayor Jim Strickland respond to the Dallas shooting at City Hall Friday. (Yalonda M. James/The Commercial Appeal) Commenting Policy: We welcome reader discussion... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Strickland touts peaceful protest resolution as ‘Memphis model’ in interviewJuly 11, 2016 - Mayor Jim Strickland listens to a speaker address an issue duri
Strickland touts peaceful protest resolution as ‘Memphis model’ in interview
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 10 days ago
July 11, 2016 - Mayor Jim Strickland listens to a speaker address an issue during a Black Lives Matter town hall meeting with Memphis Police Department Interim Director Michael Rallings and himself at Greater Imani Church on Monday. BLM organizers... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Faith leaders respond to community, city talks about race relationswas a panelist at Monday’s heated community meeting with city leaders. He said
Faith leaders respond to community, city talks about race relations
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 11 days ago
was a panelist at Monday’s heated community meeting with city leaders. He said he could not say with certainty what Mayor Jim Strickland or Interim Police Director Michael Rallings took away from it. “This mayor and his administration is working... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Protestors say Rallings broke deal with them “You are not a man of your word”we have data that you have proven to be less than praise worthy. We are disappo
Protestors say Rallings broke deal with them “You are not a man of your word”
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 11 days ago
we have data that you have proven to be less than praise worthy. We are disappointed.” Many at the meeting urged Mayor Jim Strickland to immediately hire Rallings, but Strickland said a process had to be followed. Now it sounds like those... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Sifting through the fallout and reaction from Sunday’s Black Lives Matter protestduring a Black Lives Matter town hall meeting with Memphis Police Department In
Sifting through the fallout and reaction from Sunday’s Black Lives Matter protest
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 11 days ago
during a Black Lives Matter town hall meeting with Memphis Police Department Interim Director Michael Rallings and Mayor Jim Strickland at Greater Imani Church on Monday. BLM organizers hoped the meeting would help usher in change to Memphis. The... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Sifting through the fallout and reaction from Sunday’s Black Lives Matter protestduring a Black Lives Matter town hall meeting with Memphis Police Department In
Sifting through the fallout and reaction from Sunday’s Black Lives Matter protest
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 11 days ago
during a Black Lives Matter town hall meeting with Memphis Police Department Interim Director Michael Rallings and Mayor Jim Strickland at Greater Imani Church on Monday. BLM organizers hoped the meeting would help usher in change to Memphis. The... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Latest: Protests in Baton Rouge calm after busy weekendthat blocked Interstate 40 on Sunday night, listed the group's demands during a
Latest: Protests in Baton Rouge calm after busy weekend
Bennington Banner / Posted 11 days ago
that blocked Interstate 40 on Sunday night, listed the group's demands during a community meeting with Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland and interim Police Director Michael Rallings at a church Monday. The gathering drew more than 1,200 people,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Army altered Dallas killer, family claimsof a protest that blocked Interstate 40 on Sunday night, listed the group's dem
Army altered Dallas killer, family claims
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
of a protest that blocked Interstate 40 on Sunday night, listed the group's demands during a community meeting with Mayor Jim Strickland and interim Police Director Michael Rallings at a church. The gathering drew more than 1,200 people. Topping... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
People across US gather to protest recent police shootingskey bridge over the Mississippi River Sunday night to attend a meeting where th
People across US gather to protest recent police shootings
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 11 days ago
key bridge over the Mississippi River Sunday night to attend a meeting where they can voice their concerns. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland and Interim Police Chief Michael Rallings said Monday morning that the meeting would be held at 4 p.m. at... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
People across US gather to protest recent police shootingskey bridge over the Mississippi River Sunday night to attend a meeting where th
People across US gather to protest recent police shootings
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 11 days ago
key bridge over the Mississippi River Sunday night to attend a meeting where they can voice their concerns. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland and Interim Police Chief Michael Rallings said Monday morning that the meeting would be held at 4 p.m. at... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
People across US gather to protest recent police shootingskey bridge over the Mississippi River Sunday night to attend a meeting where th
People across US gather to protest recent police shootings
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 11 days ago
key bridge over the Mississippi River Sunday night to attend a meeting where they can voice their concerns. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland and Interim Police Chief Michael Rallings said Monday morning that the meeting would be held at 4 p.m. at... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
People across US gather to protest recent police shootingskey bridge over the Mississippi River Sunday night to attend a meeting where th
People across US gather to protest recent police shootings
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 11 days ago
key bridge over the Mississippi River Sunday night to attend a meeting where they can voice their concerns. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland and Interim Police Chief Michael Rallings said Monday morning that the meeting would be held at 4 p.m. at... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
People across US gather to protest recent police shootingskey bridge over the Mississippi River Sunday night to attend a meeting where th
People across US gather to protest recent police shootings
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 11 days ago
key bridge over the Mississippi River Sunday night to attend a meeting where they can voice their concerns. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland and Interim Police Chief Michael Rallings said Monday morning that the meeting would be held at 4 p.m. at... Read more
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