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2014/07/22 21:56
2014/07/22 21:56
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Memphis economic development officials wasted little time launching an information campaign about Memphis and Shelby County’s primary business incentive program. On July 16, less than a month after...
2014/07/22 21:56
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2014/07/21 17:51
2014/07/21 17:51
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Our five-day series of questions to and answers from candidates for Shelby County mayor continues today with a common topic. The question came via email from reader James Fletcher: Q: In light of the...
2014/07/21 16:35
2014/07/21 16:35
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The Memphis City Council has scheduled a special meeting for tonight to discuss what to do with its chief of police. The meeting comes about a month after Chief Jessica Beels was involved in a...
2014/07/20 20:56
2014/07/20 20:56
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There is a unique and persistent part of the political process that gnaws at candidates, separating them from the voters they court and sometimes stalk. You might call it the day of the ballot. In...
2014/07/20 20:56
2014/07/20 20:56
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Shelby County Commissioners pick up Monday, July 21, where they left off earlier in the month about a way to fund prekindergarten programs. The commission faces dueling resolutions, with one setting...
2014/07/19 22:53
2014/07/19 22:53
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When St. James CME Church in Collierville decided to replace the carpet in the foyer and hallway with tile, the church’s minister was there on his hands and knees gluing and grouting the 12-inch...
2014/07/18 23:00
2014/07/18 23:00
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... As police and firefighters worry about benefits and pensions, we uncovered the city’s top dogs are giving back too. The Memphis City Council is now brown bagging it. After years of...
2014/07/18 20:56
2014/07/18 20:56
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Falls There was a better way for the city of Memphis to make needed changes to health insurance benefits for city employees and retirees. A lot more leadership from the mayor is at the top of the...
2014/07/18 20:56
2014/07/18 20:56
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For the second quarter of its 150th anniversary year, the Memphis-based parent company of First Tennessee Bank reported growth in profit as well as increases in loans, while continuing to reduce the...
2014/07/18 20:56
2014/07/18 20:56
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RedRover Tweaks Name, Refreshes Logo RedRover Sales & Market Strategy, an 8-year-old sales training and coaching, marketing and PR agency, has decided to update its brand and tweak its name. The new...
2014/07/18 15:09
2014/07/18 15:09
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Last month, Miami politicians approved a $19 million subsidy for the professional basketball arena. Six weeks later, they turned to a grimmer task: deciding how many police and librarians to fire. To...
2014/07/17 05:51
2014/07/17 05:51
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July 17 25 years ago: 1989 No one knew until this year that Memphis City schools contained exactly 1,100 water coolers and 2,149 drinking fountains. Not to speak of 904 kitchen faucets. 197 ice...
2014/07/16 20:56
2014/07/16 20:56
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The ad hoc committee that gathered municipal union leaders, city retirees and Memphis City Council members at the same table to talk about city health insurance meets Thursday, July 17, for the first...
2014/07/16 20:56
2014/07/16 20:56
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Knowledge Tree Buys Cordova Location Based in Memphis, Knowledge Tree operates five locations around the area that sell school supplies and equipment. The company is in Memphis, Germantown, Horn Lake...
2014/07/16 20:00
2014/07/16 20:00
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The city is looking for new recruits to join the shrinking Memphis Fire Department. This recruitment effort comes in the middle of chaos with many Memphians questioning the future of...
2014/07/16 19:51
2014/07/16 19:51
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Mayor A C Wharton on Wednesday announced a new initiative called Inspiring Young Men of Color, as part of President Obama’s larger initiative called “My Brother’s Keeper.” Quoting Obama, Wharton said...
2014/07/16 02:47
2014/07/16 02:47
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A 2 million dollar proposal for a health insurance safety net falls apart as council members learn none of that money will go toward helping retirees get coverage. The Memphis City Council was set to...
2014/07/16 01:51
2014/07/16 01:51
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Memphis Deputy Police Chief Jim Harvey said last year that when officials first started working to clear a backlog of thousands of rape kits, they found records in disarray. On Tuesday, Harvey told...
2014/07/15 23:10
2014/07/15 23:10
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... Tenn) – Tuesday morning’s public presentation meeting was called by the Memphis City Council for them to hear the public’s suggestions. It came as Memphis Mayor A C Wharton made it clear...
2014/07/15 21:56
2014/07/15 21:56
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But the number of high-priority or failing schools was growing in Memphis, even as some improved and others were just beginning to be restructured – or “fresh-started” – as a result. Still Johnson...
2014/07/22 21:56
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