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2014/12/18 21:48
2014/12/18 21:48
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A Newton County man is charged with multiple felonies in a stolen cell phone scam. Channel 2 consumer investigator Jim Strickland was there with agents from the insurance commissioner's office...
2014/12/18 21:48
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2014/12/18 17:51
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Shelby County Commission chairman Justin Ford said Thursday he is considering a run for mayor of Memphis in 2015. “I’ve had a number of people approach me about that opportunity,” Ford said. Ford,...
2014/12/17 22:51
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The Memphis City Council gave final approval Tuesday to an additional $1.25 million in funding to go toward testing the city’s thousands of backlogged rape kits, bringing the funding gap nearer to...
2014/12/16 23:54
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Memphis Mayor A C Wharton sent a letter to City Council members Tuesday telling them he is “authorizing the settlement” of the longstanding lawsuit over the city’s funding of the former Memphis City...
2014/12/16 21:51
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Memphis City Council members cast preliminary votes in committee Tuesday to pay up to $80,000 to consultants with the Segal Company to conduct a review of the city’s funds for employee and retiree...
2014/12/16 21:51
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The Memphis City Council will vote Jan. 20 to replace council member Lee Harris, who is resigning following his election to the state legislature. Harris’ last meeting will be Jan. 6, chairman Jim...
2014/12/16 00:51
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Memphis City Council members might cast final votes Tuesday to overhaul the city’s employee retirement plan. For many months, the retirement debate has focused on whom to include in the new plan. The...
2014/12/12 23:48
2014/12/12 23:48
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A Floyd County jury has ordered a local hospital to pay more than $8 million in damages after a gruesome 2012 crash. The victim told Channel 2's Jim Strickland he wishes he could give the money...
2014/12/11 10:50
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The Shelby County Commission conducted its last meeting of the year on Monday and, in the process, put off until mid-January any decisions relating to two vexing matters — that of Robert Lipscomb's...
2014/12/11 02:03
2014/12/11 02:03
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By spring, Shelby County Schools will be screening children for the 200 to 400 extra prekindergarten seats it will have by fall, thanks to a $70 million grant Memphis will split with Nashville over...
2014/12/08 23:51
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On a sunny day in July, Memphis Mayor A C Wharton summoned media members to the FedExForum plaza to unveil his latest program: Inspiring Young Men of Color. Working with partners the Memphis...
2014/12/08 22:48
2014/12/08 22:48
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Consumer investigator Jim Strickland found four locations where a major convenience store chain has ethanol-free gas but few takers. The fuel is ethanol-free, devoid of the alcohol additive that...
2014/12/06 00:48
2014/12/06 00:48
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A Sandy Springs woman says a Pyrex dish exploded violently as she was removing it from her oven. All that remains is a pile of jagged pieces that used to be her new Pyrex dish. "I took it out of the...
2014/12/04 23:48
2014/12/04 23:48
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Metro Atlanta finds itself pumping the cheapest gasoline in more than four years. Consumer investigator Jim Strickland learned wholesale prices at the Doraville terminals in DeKalb County opened at...
2014/12/03 05:00
2014/12/03 05:00
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis City Council voted to spend $2 million on summer jobs for teens hoping to curb youth violence. The program, created by councilwoman Wanda Halbert, will help fund jobs for...
2014/12/03 00:00
2014/12/03 00:00
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The State kicked in nearly half a million dollars Tuesday to process more rape kits, but the city council called the mayor out for not giving any money from his budget to pay for...
2014/12/02 01:00
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — When it comes to youth crime and how to fight the problem, it’s an issue that some city leaders don’t always see eye-to-eye on in Memphis. Appearing on WREG’s Live at 9, council...
2014/12/02 00:51
2014/12/02 00:51
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The Memphis City Council could close out a year of discord over employee benefits with the approval on Tuesday of an ordinance that moves new employees into a newly created pension plan. One of two...
2014/12/01 21:48
2014/12/01 21:48
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The Georgia Secretary of State's Office plans to issue a warning based on evidence obtained by Channel 2 consumer investigator Jim Strickland. It involves a suspicious mailing targeting local...
2014/11/27 00:00
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The hot topic in Memphis is youth crime. Mayor A C Wharton wants to give young people alternatives through summer jobs, midnight basketball, and juvenile safety centers. “I...
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