Memphis Newswire (Page 8)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Memphis, TN. (Page 8)

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  1. Editorial: Memphis Elections About More Than CandidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | The Daily News

    When A C Wharton Jr. was elected Memphis mayor in 2009 from a record-setting field of 25 candidates, it was among other things a reaction to 17 years of Willie Herenton. So when he left, there was necessarily a transition.

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  2. Wharton's WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | The Daily News

    ... behind him to signify the citizens who, according to virtually every candidate, have been urging them to run. "Memphis is at a critical juncture. Violent crime is up and jobs are down," Strickland told the group of reporters assembled at the Falls ...

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  3. This week in Memphis history: April 10-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | The Daily News

    2010 : Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. tells City Council members that Bass Pro Shops at The Pyramid will open in November 2011. He also circulates a draft lease agreement between the city and the outdoors retailer, with more discussions to come on a ...

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  4. Services for Friday, April 10, 2015Read the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | Amarillo.com

    ... Burial will be in West Park Cemetery. Hereford Heritage Funeral Home, Hereford. Albert Leroy Blanks, 58, of Memphis. Services will be at 2 p.m. in Memphis Church of Christ. Burial will be in Rowe Cemetery in Hedley. Robertson Funeral Directors, ...

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  5. Brooks Gets Probation For False AddressRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | The Daily News

    ... to Brooks's comments to a Hispanic citizen last year whom she criticized for comparing the plight of Hispanics in Memphis to that of African-Americans. Brooks responded by telling the man, "You asked to come here. We didn't." She also said there is ...

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  6. Regency Homebuilders Buys Lakeland PropertyRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | The Daily News

    ... Bank of Bartlett. The purchase includes two parcels, the larger of which is 60 acres at the northeast corner of Memphis Arlington and Evergreen roads. The Shelby County Assessor, which lists a 928-square-foot house on the land, appraised the parcel ...

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  7. Collins Plots Different Course for Memphis Mayoral BidRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | The Daily News

    Backers of Memphis mayoral contender Harold Collins are referring to his campaign as a crusade in which incumbent Mayor A C Wharton Jr. and Collins' City Council colleague Jim Strickland may have claimed most of the contributions and support of business leaders. Memphis City Council member Harold Collins has launched his campaign for mayor, saying his challenge of incumbent Mayor A C Wharton Jr. will be a crusade.

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  8. Workforce Group Elects Downtown for OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | The Daily News

    The Greater Memphis Alliance for a Competitive Workforce has found a headquarters location Downtown, leasing 2,967 square feet at the One Commerce Square office tower. The alliance aims to produce a united regional workforce development system by generating extensive workforce data, creating a pipeline of ready-to-work employees, crafting career roadmaps for workers and students and helping meet the near-term employment needs of local employers.

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  9. Open SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | The Daily News

    ... along with a hotel and other attractions within the structure. "We're going to see a lot of tourists coming to Memphis and hopefully see some of that tourism come over here to Mud Island River Park," he said. Giuntini said the Wonders series, which ...

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  10. Staffing up for Main Event in MemphisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Business Journal

    Main Event Entertainment is opening a large location at 7219 Appling Way in East Memphis soon and is looking to fill positions next week. Main Event is hiring salary and hourly positions at its job fair at the Wingate in Cordova at 2270 N. Germantown Parkway.

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  11. Prosecutor: 'Snitches' shirt endangered slaying witnessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Home

    ... said he must not have contact with the witnesses in the case, essentially banning him from attending Voeun's trial. MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Two airplanes once owned by Elvis Presley, the Lisa Marie and the Hound Dog II, could be moved from Graceland ...

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  12. Salvatore J. "Sam" Caroniti, Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | The Medina Gazette

    ... Valley City. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude's Children Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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  13. High Noon in MemphisRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... this issue, of the moment in July 1968 when a trussed-up Ray, who had been apprehended in London and extradited to Memphis via an intercontinental air flight, arrived at the Shelby County jail in the company of then Sheriff William N. Morris. It was ...

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  14. The Beat Goes OnRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... Flinn's future plans remain unknown, although they are rumored to involve some sort of relationship with the Greater Memphis Chamber of Commerce. Another key councilman, Jim Strickland , announced back in January that he would not run for reelection ...

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  15. Team behind Crudo set to open new southern restaurant with Italian flare in central PhoenixRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Business Journal

    ... of Okra's co-owners, Cullen Campbell , grew up part-time on a cotton plantation in Arkansas and attended college of Memphis. Campbell, who is the group's head chef, is taking his experiences and memories of southern food and is putting them into the ...

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  16. 2,000 Job Seekers Expected At Multicultural Career ExpoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | The Daily News

    The second annual Multicultural Career Expo promises to bring together the communities and businesses of the Mid-South, with organizers expecting 2,000 jobseekers to visit with 50 companies across the health care, financial services, travel, logistics, higher education and nonprofit sectors. People from all backgrounds who are seeking internships and full-time positions will be able to speak with human resources professionals from Memphis' biggest companies.

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  17. South Main Property Fetches $1.5 MillionRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | The Daily News

    ... million. Riverside Drive between Beale Street and Georgia Avenue will return to four lanes of auto traffic in June, Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. announced Wednesday, April 1. But Wharton said the end of the yearlong trial period, which shifted the ...

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  18. Lowery Won't Seek Re-ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | The Daily News

    Memphis City Council chairman Myron Lowery , the longest-serving member of the council, won't be running for re-election on the October ballot. "I do however plan to remain involved in this community to serve it in whatever way that I can," Lowery said.

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  19. Mannatech Appoints Linda K. Ferrell, Ph.D. to Board of DirectorsRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | Business Wire

    ... University. She also received her Ph.D. in Business Administration, management concentration, from the University of Memphis. Prior to completing her doctorate, she worked in advertising for McDonald's advertising agency and Pizza Hut's advertising ...

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  20. Weekly Road Construction ReportRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... s Gresham (R-Somerville). Ms. Gresham also appointed Senator Ferrell Haile (R-Gallatin) and Senator Reginald Tate (D-Memphis) ... (click for more)

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