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FOX 13 Memphis
Incentives offered to SCS students to combat truancy problemsTruancy is a big problem in Shelby County. Over the 2014-2015 school year, mor
Incentives offered to SCS students to combat truancy problems
FOX 13 Memphis / Posted 10 hours ago
Truancy is a big problem in Shelby County. Over the 2014-2015 school year, more than 20,000 students missed more than 10-percent of the school year; that's nearly one month of school. Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell has proclaimed September... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Politics or Government in Shelby County?Even as most political attention locally is trained on an ongoing city election
Politics or Government in Shelby County?
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 16 hours ago
Even as most political attention locally is trained on an ongoing city election season, Shelby County government has a political crisis on its hands in the form of an ongoing power struggle between branches of government. When the Shelby County... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
SCS to fight truancy with incentives for attendanceMEMPHIS, Tenn. — Shelby County Schools announced a new campaign to fight truanc
SCS to fight truancy with incentives for attendance
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted yesterday
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Shelby County Schools announced a new campaign to fight truancy through incentives. Its motto is “Represent Everyday.” “No, I won’t be late,” one Cherokee Elementary School student assured WREG. SCS said students at Cherokee... Read more
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FOX 13 Memphis
Shelby County Schools partners with Memphis Grizzlies to improve attendance ratesAs part of the Represent Everyday Initiative, Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell
Shelby County Schools partners with Memphis Grizzlies to improve attendance rates
FOX 13 Memphis / Posted yesterday
As part of the Represent Everyday Initiative, Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell declared September “Attendance Awareness Month.” Luttrell said poor attendance in schools causes a domino effect. “If you don't attend school then you don't learn, if... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
SCS initiative offers incentives for school attendanceAs winter raged last school year with multiple days of sub-freezing temperature
SCS initiative offers incentives for school attendance
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
As winter raged last school year with multiple days of sub-freezing temperatures, Cherokee Elementary School students were slogging to school in soaking wet clothes, sometimes without coats. “But they were here,” Principal Rodney Rowan said. “They... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Luttrell aligns in District 5, sign wars, more mayoral events to comeGood morning from Memphis, where we’re 42 days from election day... Coming tod
Luttrell aligns in District 5, sign wars, more mayoral events to come
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
Good morning from Memphis, where we’re 42 days from election day... Coming today: The Commercial Appeal’s Voter Guide should go live later this morning at commercialappeal.com/vote. It starts with mayoral candidates and their responses to issue... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell wants a summit; County Commissioners want answersA financial summit would better align the objectives of the Shelby County mayor
Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell wants a summit; County Commissioners want answers
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 2 days ago
A financial summit would better align the objectives of the Shelby County mayor’s administration and the County Commission as well as dispel beliefs some commissioners have that they are being deliberately misled about the county’s finances, Mayor... Read more
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FOX 13 Memphis
Grizzlies Partner With Shelby County SchoolsMemphis, Tenn. – The Memphis Grizzlies, Shelby County Schools, Achievement Scho
Grizzlies Partner With Shelby County Schools
FOX 13 Memphis / Posted 2 days ago
Memphis, Tenn. – The Memphis Grizzlies, Shelby County Schools, Achievement School District, Shelby County District Attorney and Seeding Success are partnering to launch a county-wide attendance awareness campaign to help improve school attendance in... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Shelby County Commission approves job training grantThe Shelby County Commission on Monday increased the county’s charitable donati
Shelby County Commission approves job training grant
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
The Shelby County Commission on Monday increased the county’s charitable donations with a $175,000 grant to national nonprofit Seedco, which will use the money for workplace development training and the opening of a Just-A-Buck dollar store. Seedco... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Some leaders taking action, others ignoring business emails leaked in Ashley Madison hackSHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. — WREG discovered city and county employees used the domai
Some leaders taking action, others ignoring business emails leaked in Ashley Madison hack
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 7 days ago
SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. — WREG discovered city and county employees used the domain’s linked to government agencies in order to sign up for Ashley Madison, a site that encourages married people to cheat on their spouses. Now, some are taking action... Read more
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Naperville Reporter
Ready, set, go: Woodridge Rotary hosts annual Mini TriathlonThe 16th annual event raised funds for the West Suburban Community Pantry, Fami
Ready, set, go: Woodridge Rotary hosts annual Mini Triathlon
Naperville Reporter / Posted 7 days ago
The 16th annual event raised funds for the West Suburban Community Pantry, Family Shelter Service, Metropolitan Family Services, Special Olympics Chicago and Hope’s Front Door through participants’ registration fees. The Mini Triathlon consisted of... Read more
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FOX 13 Memphis
Law enforcement, religious leaders look for a solution to crimeA solution to crime is always a topic of discussion in Memphis.? After a viole
Law enforcement, religious leaders look for a solution to crime
FOX 13 Memphis / Posted 10 days ago
A solution to crime is always a topic of discussion in Memphis.? After a violent weekend, Shelby County law enforcement and religious leaders came together to find an answer to change the generational curse of violence. "When you read about the... Read more
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The News & Observer
Elvis Presley 'Forever' stamp going on sale this week | News & Observer August 13, 2015 Priscilla Presley greets enthusiastic El
Elvis Presley 'Forever' stamp going on sale this week
The News & Observer / Posted 14 days ago
| News & Observer August 13, 2015 Priscilla Presley greets enthusiastic Elvis fans and newlyweds Dawn and Phillip Pratt after a dedication... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Elvis Presley 'Forever' stamp going on sale this weekPriscilla Presley greets enthusiastic Elvis fans and newlyweds Dawn and Phillip
Elvis Presley 'Forever' stamp going on sale this week
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 14 days ago
Priscilla Presley greets enthusiastic Elvis fans and newlyweds Dawn and Phillip Pratt after a dedication ceremony for the new Elvis Forever stamp, the second postal stamp for the music icon, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, in Memphis. Mayor AC Wharton,... Read more
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Alamogordo Daily News
Elvis Presley 'Forever' stamp going on sale this weekPriscilla Presley greets enthusiastic Elvis fans and newlyweds Dawn and Phillip
Elvis Presley 'Forever' stamp going on sale this week
Alamogordo Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
Priscilla Presley greets enthusiastic Elvis fans and newlyweds Dawn and Phillip Pratt after a dedication ceremony for the new Elvis Forever stamp, the second postal stamp for the music icon, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, in Memphis. Mayor AC Wharton,... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Elvis Presley 'Forever' stamp going on sale this weekPriscilla Presley greets enthusiastic Elvis fans and newlyweds Dawn and Phillip
Elvis Presley 'Forever' stamp going on sale this week
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 14 days ago
Priscilla Presley greets enthusiastic Elvis fans and newlyweds Dawn and Phillip Pratt after a dedication ceremony for the new Elvis Forever stamp, the second postal stamp for the music icon, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, in Memphis. Mayor AC Wharton,... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Elvis Presley 'Forever' stamp going on sale this weekPriscilla Presley greets enthusiastic Elvis fans and newlyweds Dawn and Phillip
Elvis Presley 'Forever' stamp going on sale this week
Lowell Sun / Posted 14 days ago
Priscilla Presley greets enthusiastic Elvis fans and newlyweds Dawn and Phillip Pratt after a dedication ceremony for the new Elvis Forever stamp, the second postal stamp for the music icon, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, in Memphis. Mayor AC Wharton,... Read more
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Carlsbad Current-Argus
Elvis Presley 'Forever' stamp going on sale this weekPriscilla Presley greets enthusiastic Elvis fans and newlyweds Dawn and Phillip
Elvis Presley 'Forever' stamp going on sale this week
Carlsbad Current-Argus / Posted 14 days ago
Priscilla Presley greets enthusiastic Elvis fans and newlyweds Dawn and Phillip Pratt after a dedication ceremony for the new Elvis Forever stamp, the second postal stamp for the music icon, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, in Memphis. Mayor AC Wharton,... Read more
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Silver City Sun-News
Elvis Presley 'Forever' stamp going on sale this weekPriscilla Presley greets enthusiastic Elvis fans and newlyweds Dawn and Phillip
Elvis Presley 'Forever' stamp going on sale this week
Silver City Sun-News / Posted 14 days ago
Priscilla Presley greets enthusiastic Elvis fans and newlyweds Dawn and Phillip Pratt after a dedication ceremony for the new Elvis Forever stamp, the second postal stamp for the music icon, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, in Memphis. Mayor AC Wharton,... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
Elvis Presley 'Forever' stamp going on sale this weekPriscilla Presley greets enthusiastic Elvis fans and newlyweds Dawn and Phillip
Elvis Presley 'Forever' stamp going on sale this week
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
Priscilla Presley greets enthusiastic Elvis fans and newlyweds Dawn and Phillip Pratt after a dedication ceremony for the new Elvis Forever stamp, the second postal stamp for the music icon, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, in Memphis. Mayor AC Wharton,... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Elvis Presley 'Forever' stamp going on sale this weekPriscilla Presley greets enthusiastic Elvis fans and newlyweds Dawn and Phillip
Elvis Presley 'Forever' stamp going on sale this week
Greenwich Time / Posted 14 days ago
Priscilla Presley greets enthusiastic Elvis fans and newlyweds Dawn and Phillip Pratt after a dedication ceremony for the new Elvis Forever stamp, the second postal stamp for the music icon, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, in Memphis. Mayor AC Wharton,... Read more
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The News-Times
Elvis Presley 'Forever' stamp going on sale this weekPriscilla Presley greets enthusiastic Elvis fans and newlyweds Dawn and Phillip
Elvis Presley 'Forever' stamp going on sale this week
The News-Times / Posted 14 days ago
Priscilla Presley greets enthusiastic Elvis fans and newlyweds Dawn and Phillip Pratt after a dedication ceremony for the new Elvis Forever stamp, the second postal stamp for the music icon, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, in Memphis. Mayor AC Wharton,... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Elvis Presley 'Forever' stamp going on sale this weekPriscilla Presley greets enthusiastic Elvis fans and newlyweds Dawn and Phillip
Elvis Presley 'Forever' stamp going on sale this week
Bennington Banner / Posted 14 days ago
Priscilla Presley greets enthusiastic Elvis fans and newlyweds Dawn and Phillip Pratt after a dedication ceremony for the new Elvis Forever stamp, the second postal stamp for the music icon, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, in Memphis. Mayor AC Wharton,... Read more
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The Farmington Daily Times
Elvis Presley 'Forever' stamp going on sale this weekPriscilla Presley greets enthusiastic Elvis fans and newlyweds Dawn and Phillip
Elvis Presley 'Forever' stamp going on sale this week
The Farmington Daily Times / Posted 14 days ago
Priscilla Presley greets enthusiastic Elvis fans and newlyweds Dawn and Phillip Pratt after a dedication ceremony for the new Elvis Forever stamp, the second postal stamp for the music icon, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, in Memphis. Mayor AC Wharton,... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Elvis Presley 'Forever' stamp going on sale this weekPriscilla Presley greets enthusiastic Elvis fans and newlyweds Dawn and Phillip
Elvis Presley 'Forever' stamp going on sale this week
The Evening Sun / Posted 14 days ago
Priscilla Presley greets enthusiastic Elvis fans and newlyweds Dawn and Phillip Pratt after a dedication ceremony for the new Elvis Forever stamp, the second postal stamp for the music icon, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, in Memphis. Mayor AC Wharton,... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Woman accused of killing her mother to stay in prisonMEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Tennessee Board of Parole denied parole for Noura Jackson
Woman accused of killing her mother to stay in prison
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 15 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Tennessee Board of Parole denied parole for Noura Jackson due to the seriousness of the offense. Jackson had been convicted in 2009 for the second-degree murder of her mother, whom she was accused of stabbing at least 50 times... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
County residents say fire station shift exposes themHundreds of families near Old Brownsville Road could face longer fire response
County residents say fire station shift exposes them
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 21 days ago
Hundreds of families near Old Brownsville Road could face longer fire response times as the county reallocates resources to help relieve fiscal issues in Millington. Shelby County plans to take over the fire station at 6457 Navy in Millington —... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Task force recommends longer prison stays for more serious offenders, ‘truth-in-sentencing'NASHVILLE — Faced with a Tennessee violent crime rate higher than the national
Task force recommends longer prison stays for more serious offenders, ‘truth-in-sentencing'
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
NASHVILLE — Faced with a Tennessee violent crime rate higher than the national average, a task force appointed by Gov. Bill Haslam has recommended longer prison stays for more serious offenders and for people convicted of repeated times for home... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Task force: Longer sentences for serious crimes, 'truth in sentencing,'NASHVILLE — Faced with a Tennessee violent crime rate higher than the national
Task force: Longer sentences for serious crimes, 'truth in sentencing,'
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 21 days ago
NASHVILLE — Faced with a Tennessee violent crime rate higher than the national average, a task force appointed by Gov. Bill Haslam has recommended longer prison stays for more serious offenders and for people convicted repeated times for home... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
County Commission Election Next WeekEven as candidates for city office gird for an October 8th election, which is s
County Commission Election Next Week
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 21 days ago
Even as candidates for city office gird for an October 8th election, which is still weeks away from its stretch drive, another election of some possible consequence is just around the corner. On Monday, the Shelby County Commission will elect a... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Memphis Police officer shot, killed during traffic stopA Memphis Police officer was killed after being shot during a traffic stop. It
Memphis Police officer shot, killed during traffic stop
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 24 days ago
A Memphis Police officer was killed after being shot during a traffic stop. It happened near Cottonwood and Perkins Roads Saturday night. The police officer has been identified as 33-year-old Sean Bolton. He was taken to Regional Medical Center in... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis police have person of interest in shooting death of officer Sean BoltonBarely 12 hours after losing one of their own, Memphis police officers surround
Memphis police have person of interest in shooting death of officer Sean Bolton
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 25 days ago
Barely 12 hours after losing one of their own, Memphis police officers surrounded an apartment complex in Hickory Hill early Sunday morning and arrested a person of interest in the shooting. Police don’t believe that person is the shooter, sources... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
‘Stop the Killing' rally encourages peace for start of schoolBarry Smith, a young Memphis man in a blue shirt, khaki pants and white hat, pl
‘Stop the Killing' rally encourages peace for start of school
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 26 days ago
Barry Smith, a young Memphis man in a blue shirt, khaki pants and white hat, pledged before a crowd of hundreds Saturday to improve his academic skills, increase his leadership ability and positively impact his community for himself, his family and... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
County Commission's summer youth jobs program ends with plans to continueFor the last eight weeks, Thomas Andrew Zeigler, a 16-year-old rising junior at
County Commission's summer youth jobs program ends with plans to continue
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 27 days ago
For the last eight weeks, Thomas Andrew Zeigler, a 16-year-old rising junior at Arlington High School, got up every morning for work at the Shelby County Assessor of Property's office, where he showed up on time to file or shred papers and do... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
WIN's Summer Youth Experience program graduates nineteenMEMPHIS, Tenn. — It may be summer, but for several Mid-South teens it was also
WIN's Summer Youth Experience program graduates nineteen
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 28 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — It may be summer, but for several Mid-South teens it was also a great day to celebrate. The Workforce Investment Network held its first Earn and Learn Summer Youth Experience graduation at the Teacher’s Learning Academy... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
District 5's intrigue, Wharton HQ opens in Whitehaven, tax collections increaseGood morning from Memphis, where we’re at 72 days until the polls open on Oct.
District 5's intrigue, Wharton HQ opens in Whitehaven, tax collections increase
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted a month ago
Good morning from Memphis, where we’re at 72 days until the polls open on Oct. 8… Sunday’s print Commercial Appeal was dominated by a photo panel of departing (and one already departed) Memphis City Council members, followed by my story on how, say,... Read more

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