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The Memphis Flyer
Silver Liningcaution, Flinn's first response was to express optimism that, as a result of on
Silver Lining
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 5 days ago
caution, Flinn's first response was to express optimism that, as a result of ongoing mediation efforts initiated by Mayor Jim Strickland, there would soon be found "an adequate solution" to the controversy. He then went further, suggesting that... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
City Opens Up Mid-South Coliseum for Revieworganized community members and hosted special events around the building to sh
City Opens Up Mid-South Coliseum for Review
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 5 days ago
organized community members and hosted special events around the building to show its potential. On Friday, Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland announced he will allow citizen groups access to the Coliseum to evaluate the building's potential for... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Shelby County Schools makes cases to County Commission for funding increasenot supporting their child," Roland said after the meeting. Commissioner David
Shelby County Schools makes cases to County Commission for funding increase
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 6 days ago
not supporting their child," Roland said after the meeting. Commissioner David Reaves of Bartlett said while Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland touts being brilliant at the basics, education is part of the basics. And Hopson told commissioners he's... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
A crime that grips the community and its cultural backdropback. Where is the point at which culture stops reflecting, and instead becomes
A crime that grips the community and its cultural backdrop
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 7 days ago
back. Where is the point at which culture stops reflecting, and instead becomes a model to emulate? Related items: Mayor Jim Strickland put out a statement, calling public safety his administration’s top priority. In addition to lots of details... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Murder in Memphis: Slain teen was days away from graduationthe gun." The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was o
Murder in Memphis: Slain teen was days away from graduation
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 7 days ago
the gun." The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was on May 23, 2015. That is a fact that Mayor Jim Strickland said should outrage the community. "My heart breaks for the victims we've had to homicide," Strickland said.... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Mayor Strickland addresses crime concernsright now. We have more police officers on the street now then when we did when
Mayor Strickland addresses crime concerns
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 7 days ago
right now. We have more police officers on the street now then when we did when I took over on January 1," said Mayor Jim Strickland. He said reorganizing some units in MPD and teaming with the Shelby County Sherriff's Office on special... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Murder in Memphis: Slain teen was days away from graduationthe gun." The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was o
Murder in Memphis: Slain teen was days away from graduation
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 7 days ago
the gun." The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was on May 23, 2015. That is a fact that Mayor Jim Strickland said should outrage the community. "My heart breaks for the victims we've had to homicide," Strickland said.... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Murder in Memphis: Slain teen was days away from graduationthe gun." The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was o
Murder in Memphis: Slain teen was days away from graduation
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 7 days ago
the gun." The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was on May 23, 2015. That is a fact that Mayor Jim Strickland said should outrage the community. "My heart breaks for the victims we've had to homicide," Strickland said.... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diplomaother day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diploma
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 7 days ago
other day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was on May 23, 2015. That is a fact that Mayor Jim Strickland said should outrage the community. "My heart breaks for the victims we've had to homicide," Strickland said.... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diplomaother day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diploma
KXXV Waco / Posted 7 days ago
other day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was on May 23, 2015. That is a fact that Mayor Jim Strickland said should outrage the community. "My heart breaks for the victims we've had to homicide," Strickland said.... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diplomaother day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diploma
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 7 days ago
other day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was on May 23, 2015. That is a fact that Mayor Jim Strickland said should outrage the community. "My heart breaks for the victims we've had to homicide," Strickland said.... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diplomaother day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diploma
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 7 days ago
other day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was on May 23, 2015. That is a fact that Mayor Jim Strickland said should outrage the community. "My heart breaks for the victims we've had to homicide," Strickland said.... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diplomaother day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diploma
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 7 days ago
other day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was on May 23, 2015. That is a fact that Mayor Jim Strickland said should outrage the community. "My heart breaks for the victims we've had to homicide," Strickland said.... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diplomaother day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diploma
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 7 days ago
other day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was on May 23, 2015. That is a fact that Mayor Jim Strickland said should outrage the community. "My heart breaks for the victims we've had to homicide," Strickland said.... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diplomaother day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diploma
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 7 days ago
other day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was on May 23, 2015. That is a fact that Mayor Jim Strickland said should outrage the community. "My heart breaks for the victims we've had to homicide," Strickland said.... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diplomaother day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diploma
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 7 days ago
other day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was on May 23, 2015. That is a fact that Mayor Jim Strickland said should outrage the community. "My heart breaks for the victims we've had to homicide," Strickland said.... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diplomaother day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diploma
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 7 days ago
other day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was on May 23, 2015. That is a fact that Mayor Jim Strickland said should outrage the community. "My heart breaks for the victims we've had to homicide," Strickland said.... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diplomaother day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diploma
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 7 days ago
other day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was on May 23, 2015. That is a fact that Mayor Jim Strickland said should outrage the community. "My heart breaks for the victims we've had to homicide," Strickland said.... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diplomaother day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diploma
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 7 days ago
other day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was on May 23, 2015. That is a fact that Mayor Jim Strickland said should outrage the community. "My heart breaks for the victims we've had to homicide," Strickland said.... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diplomaother day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diploma
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
other day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was on May 23, 2015. That is a fact that Mayor Jim Strickland said should outrage the community. "My heart breaks for the victims we've had to homicide," Strickland said.... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diplomaother day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diploma
Hawaii News Now / Posted 7 days ago
other day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was on May 23, 2015. That is a fact that Mayor Jim Strickland said should outrage the community. "My heart breaks for the victims we've had to homicide," Strickland said.... Read more
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WALB Albany
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diplomaother day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diploma
WALB Albany / Posted 7 days ago
other day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was on May 23, 2015. That is a fact that Mayor Jim Strickland said should outrage the community. "My heart breaks for the victims we've had to homicide," Strickland said.... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diplomaother day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diploma
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 7 days ago
other day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was on May 23, 2015. That is a fact that Mayor Jim Strickland said should outrage the community. "My heart breaks for the victims we've had to homicide," Strickland said.... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diplomaother day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diploma
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 7 days ago
other day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was on May 23, 2015. That is a fact that Mayor Jim Strickland said should outrage the community. "My heart breaks for the victims we've had to homicide," Strickland said.... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diplomaother day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diploma
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 7 days ago
other day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was on May 23, 2015. That is a fact that Mayor Jim Strickland said should outrage the community. "My heart breaks for the victims we've had to homicide," Strickland said.... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diplomaother day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diploma
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 7 days ago
other day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was on May 23, 2015. That is a fact that Mayor Jim Strickland said should outrage the community. "My heart breaks for the victims we've had to homicide," Strickland said.... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diplomaother day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diploma
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 7 days ago
other day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was on May 23, 2015. That is a fact that Mayor Jim Strickland said should outrage the community. "My heart breaks for the victims we've had to homicide," Strickland said.... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diplomaother day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diploma
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 7 days ago
other day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was on May 23, 2015. That is a fact that Mayor Jim Strickland said should outrage the community. "My heart breaks for the victims we've had to homicide," Strickland said.... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diplomaother day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was
Slain teen's 1-old son will receive mother's high school diploma
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 7 days ago
other day. The homicide rate is 71 percent higher on May 23, 2016 than it was on May 23, 2015. That is a fact that Mayor Jim Strickland said should outrage the community. "My heart breaks for the victims we've had to homicide," Strickland said.... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Strickland: Crime fix won't happen 'overnight'/ The Commercial Appeal) With the city still reeling from three murders in an
Strickland: Crime fix won't happen 'overnight'
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 7 days ago
/ The Commercial Appeal) With the city still reeling from three murders in an eight-hour span Sunday, Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland took to Facebook on Monday to reassure citizens the "outrage" hadn't gone unnoticed. Strickland, who won... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Advocates: City tours signal ‘whole new day’ for Coliseum talksMcCarthy, head of the Coliseum Coalition. He said the four-hour tours for exper
Advocates: City tours signal ‘whole new day’ for Coliseum talks
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 7 days ago
McCarthy, head of the Coliseum Coalition. He said the four-hour tours for experts scheduled for June 6-10 show that Mayor Jim Strickland is open to new ideas for the area. "All doors are open," McCarthy said. "All options are open. The city's... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
A weekend of violence, past and present, Coliseum readies another close-up, and moreproposal last summer. But that future was put on hold after a change in mayoral
A weekend of violence, past and present, Coliseum readies another close-up, and more
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 8 days ago
proposal last summer. But that future was put on hold after a change in mayoral administrations, and new chief executive Jim Strickland signalling, understandably, that the Fairgrounds were not a high priority. But, surprisingly, the Coliseum is... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
St. Jude to add 10-story, $85M buildingas possible while continuing to meet and exceed Better Business Bureau guidelin
St. Jude to add 10-story, $85M building
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 8 days ago
as possible while continuing to meet and exceed Better Business Bureau guidelines for operating expenses.” Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland praised the expansion plans as being great not only for the children and their families but also for the... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
What’s the big deal? Informed Sources discuss largest city distinctionhas lost more than 700. The gap between the two cities is about 1,000 people.
What’s the big deal? Informed Sources discuss largest city distinction
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 9 days ago
has lost more than 700. The gap between the two cities is about 1,000 people. City Council member Berlin Boyd and Mayor Jim Strickland both said there are many reasons why people area leaving. Crime, high tax rate, even the fact the city... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
City of Memphis not ready to reveal pool safety changes three week before city pools openAT&T and its wi-fi failure to the City of Memphis. Last July, it was the heat
City of Memphis not ready to reveal pool safety changes three week before city pools open
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 10 days ago
AT&T and its wi-fi failure to the City of Memphis. Last July, it was the heat of the mayoral election and then candidate Jim Strickland said how the City of Memphis and Mayor A C Wharton handled the pool issue was unacceptable. "The city... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Pugh to become new animal services directorMemphis Mayor Jim Strickland today named Alexis Pugh, who heads Mid-South Spay
Pugh to become new animal services director
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 11 days ago
Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland today named Alexis Pugh, who heads Mid-South Spay & Neuter Services, the next director of the controversy-prone Memphis Animal Services. Pugh will take the position next month, filling a role that has been vacant since... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Could Nashville’s population become larger than the city of Memphis?states so we see a shift in population as well. We shift in people moving down
Could Nashville’s population become larger than the city of Memphis?
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 11 days ago
states so we see a shift in population as well. We shift in people moving down to North Mississippi," he said. Mayor Jim Strickland added that the high tax rate could be another reason people are moving. Strickland said if the city... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
MPD partners with NextDoor.com as newest crime-fighting toolsecure social media website launched in 2011. It is accessible only to resident
MPD partners with NextDoor.com as newest crime-fighting tool
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 11 days ago
secure social media website launched in 2011. It is accessible only to residents within a particular neighborhood. Mayor Jim Strickland said it's a cost-efficient way to quickly communicate with neighbors. The site allows neighbors to establish... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
The 9:01: Bass Pro revisited, public pressure on the Greensward and morearguably iconic building. But there’s a general satisfaction. A couple of weeks
The 9:01: Bass Pro revisited, public pressure on the Greensward and more
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 13 days ago
arguably iconic building. But there’s a general satisfaction. A couple of weeks ago, at the ULI RegionSmart Summit, Mayor Jim Strickland, who has publicly shifted away from the “big project” development pattern that culminated in Bass Pro,... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
City Council delays third reading of Memphis Zoo parking measureon-street parking on North Parkway. Memphis Zoo patrons have been parking on t
City Council delays third reading of Memphis Zoo parking measure
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 13 days ago
on-street parking on North Parkway. Memphis Zoo patrons have been parking on the Greensward for about 30 years, Mayor Jim Strickland said. Both sides were given until 2019 to find a solution, but were brought together in January to find... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Conrad: Greensward ordinance will be heard in JulyConservancy and the Memphis Zoo over the zoo’s use of the greensward for parkin
Conrad: Greensward ordinance will be heard in July
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 13 days ago
Conservancy and the Memphis Zoo over the zoo’s use of the greensward for parking on peak attendance days. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland has given the mediation until the end of June to produce results. At his direction, and with the OPC and zoo’s... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis seeks opinions on city data trackingAs Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland looks for ways to increase efficiency in govern
Memphis seeks opinions on city data tracking
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 13 days ago
As Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland looks for ways to increase efficiency in government, the city is holding a public meeting Wednesday to get citizen input on what kind of data the city should track. The city's Information Services division will... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Bass Pro asks mayor to take 'slow, methodical' approach on Mud Island revampof the south end of Mud Island (Yalonda M. James/The Commercial Appeal) Bass P
Bass Pro asks mayor to take 'slow, methodical' approach on Mud Island revamp
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 17 days ago
of the south end of Mud Island (Yalonda M. James/The Commercial Appeal) Bass Pro Shops executives have asked Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland to take a "slow, methodical approach" to redevelopment of the south end of Mud Island, even as one of the two... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Radio host's kids charity targeted by on-going scamnonprofits have been targeted recently, including Sunshine on a Rainy Day. Wei
Radio host's kids charity targeted by on-going scam
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 17 days ago
nonprofits have been targeted recently, including Sunshine on a Rainy Day. Weiss told Channel 2 Consumer Investigator Jim Strickland that if they would have fallen for it, the scam would have cost three ill children and their families trips to... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis officials give cool response to call for Shelby County Schools supportof Memphis might be willing to contribute operational funds to county schools,
Memphis officials give cool response to call for Shelby County Schools support
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 18 days ago
of Memphis might be willing to contribute operational funds to county schools, even on a one-time basis. But Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, along with several City Council members, indicated Thursday that would be, at minimum, an uphill... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
The Week That Was: Overton Park, Greensward, Michael Rimmercosts will only increase." OPC and Memphis Zoo officials entered into mediatio
The Week That Was: Overton Park, Greensward, Michael Rimmer
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 19 days ago
costs will only increase." OPC and Memphis Zoo officials entered into mediation talks in January at the urging of Mayor Jim Strickland. The content of those talks are private, but Strickland announced last month that the zoo and OPC had agreed... Read more
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examiner.com
‘Underground’ cast show love, appreciation to fans in Memphisand appearances across the country, with a special Black History Month presenta
‘Underground’ cast show love, appreciation to fans in Memphis
examiner.com / Posted 19 days ago
and appearances across the country, with a special Black History Month presentation at the White House. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland displayed the city’s love for the show and its cast by officially declaring Tuesday as “WGN America’s... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
New lawsuit may indicate major financial trouble for GMFmoney into its account. It's also unclear whether those units were ever repair
New lawsuit may indicate major financial trouble for GMF
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 19 days ago
money into its account. It's also unclear whether those units were ever repaired after the fire. We showed Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland a copy of the lawsuit. "My first, gut reaction is that may be good, because Global Ministries has obviously... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Strickland, city council focus on increasing Memphis’ spending with minority-owned firmsMemphis Mayor Jim Strickland flanked by members of an internal advisory board f
Strickland, city council focus on increasing Memphis’ spending with minority-owned firms
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 19 days ago
Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland flanked by members of an internal advisory board for the director of business diversity and compliance. Sheree Woodard, a black military veteran who owns her own construction firm, had all but given up on doing business... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Amid parking, bike lane changes are new sidewalks next for North Parkway?funding for better sidewalks along North Parkway. Changes on North Parkway hav
Amid parking, bike lane changes are new sidewalks next for North Parkway?
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 20 days ago
funding for better sidewalks along North Parkway. Changes on North Parkway have been in the works for awhile, but Mayor Jim Strickland announced the parking change recently, after mediation between the city, zoo, and conservancy agreed it could... Read more
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