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  1. Last Word: MLK 50 Arrives, Heritage Trail and Medical Marijuana's ComebackRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2018 | The Daily News

    This will be a big week in the national spotlight for the city. But whenever someone with a megaphone like a newspaper or a television station says that in Memphis there is something that happens that gives me pause and I think gives a lot of other Memphians pause.

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  2. Ex-Tennessee Teacher Who Fled With Teen Wants to Change PleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2018 | The Daily News

    An ex-Tennessee teacher who fled with a 15-year-old student last year and set off a 39-day nationwide manhunt has asked to change his plea in federal court. A document filed by his lawyer Thursday in federal court in Nashville says 51-year-old Tad Cummins wants to change his previous not-guilty plea.

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  3. Last Word: Yoga's Return, Strickland on MLK50 and The Broad Water Tower MoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2018 | The Daily News

    The two parks where Confederate monuments were removed this past December will feature some new experiences now that spring is here both by the calendar and by all that flowers and clouds that are heavy with rain. Memphis Greenspace , the nonprofit that bought Health Sciences and Memphis Parks from the city at the end of 2017, will roll out its first programming for the two parks next week including a Truth Booth at Memphis Park along with the return of Downtown Yoga.

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  4. FedEx Acquires UK-Based E-Commerce CompanyRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2018 | The Daily News

    FedEx Corp . has acquired P2P Mailing Limited, an e-commerce transportation solutions provider based in the United Kingdom, for $130 million.

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  5. Davy Crockett's Fine, But Let's Not Get Carried AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2018 | The Daily News

    Not only is the Legislature prepared to put a statue of Tennessee folk hero Davy Crockett in front of the State Capitol, replacing obscure Nashville politician Edward Carmack, it's also likely to erect a monument, or memorial, to unborn children in the ongoing battle against abortion. At the same time, Republican legislators continue pushing legislation designed to retaliate against Memphis for the removal of Confederate statues from former city parks, including President Jefferson Davis and Nathan Bedford Forrest .

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  6. Lawmakers Seek to Ease Jack Daniel's Tax BurdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | The Daily News

    NASHVILLE Jack Daniel 's is over a barrel literally regarding a tax assessment, an attorney general's opinion and the potential impact of President Donald Trump's trade tariff. The whiskey distiller's ownership, Brown-Forman, is concerned the tariffs could lead to retaliation by the European Union, forcing the company to pay higher taxes abroad as it expands American manufacturing and sells whiskey brands in 165 countries.

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  7. North Carolina Hospital Wants Acquisition by Tennessee FirmRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | The Daily News

    A North Carolina hospital says it expects no significant job losses if it is taken over by a Tennessee company, as it hopes. The board at Mission Hospital in Asheville voted this week for acquisition by Nashville-based HCA Healthcare Inc ., local media outlets reported.

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  8. Tenn.'s Road, Infrastructure Systems Problem Shared Across StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | The Daily News

    An example of a small way potholes. Which don't seem like a small issue after they cause your tire to blow out.

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  9. Dean: 'It's Kind of Our Turn' in Governor's RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2018 | The Daily News

    Democratic contender for governor Karl Dean is pushing hard the idea that Democrats can win one of the two statewide races on the Tennessee ballot this year. Democratic contender for governor Karl Dean told a Memphis group last week that he believes Tennessee voters are more moderate politically than the Tennessee Legislature.

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  10. Small Cell Legislation Advancing, But Rural Options More LimitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2018 | The Daily News

    NASHVILLE Unable to get cell-phone service at a football game in Nashville or Knoxville? Can't send a text from a Broadway honky tonk or Beale Street blues bar? Wondering how autonomous cars will ever work? Legislation making its way through the Tennessee General Assembly is designed to set up the structure for investment in small cells, enabling the creation of a mobile broadband infrastructure that will take the state to the next generation of wireless communication: 5G. "It's going to transform the world as we currently know it.

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  11. Parkinson to Introduce Bill Phasing Out State's Achievement School DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | The Daily News

    NASHVILLE Rep. Antonio Parkinson is set to make a push to remove Memphis schools from the state's Achievement School District and dissolve the state district because of its failure to pull them out of Tennessee's bottom 5 percent for performance. Parkinson, a Memphis Democrat, contends $108 million would be sent to local school systems if 33 Memphis schools and two Nashville schools in the ASD are returned to Shelby County and Davidson County school systems.

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  12. In Tennessee, Music is Being Made Deep Below Earth's SurfaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | The Daily News

    By the time Nashville songwriter Travis Meadows took the stage on a recent Sunday afternoon, more than 500 music fans had found their way 333 feet below the ground, some taller guests ducking their heads just a bit. They took their seats in lounge chairs and on a handful of rock outcroppings beneath an antique chandelier that once adorned a New York City theater.

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  13. Triumph Adds Bankers, Expands Into NashvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | The Daily News

    As its annual meeting approaches, Triumph Bank finds itself in a protracted growth spurt, with activity encompassing everything from a pickup in mortgage activity to the addition of new bankers and an expansion into Nashville. The opening of a loan production office in Brentwood by the 12-year-old bank is Triumph's first venture outside of its Memphis-area footprint.

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  14. Country Singer Advocates for Tennessee Anti-Harassment BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | The Daily News

    A country music singer is speaking out in support of a proposed bill in Tennessee that would provide better protections against sexual harassment to those working in the music industry. Singer-songwriter Katie Armiger spoke Monday about her own experiences of harassment after coming to Nashville to start her career.

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  15. Nashville Mayor Resigns After Affair, Pleads Guilty to TheftRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | The Daily News

    Mayor Megan Barry , a one-time rising star in the Democratic Party with big plans to remake Nashville, resigned Tuesday after pleading guilty to cheating the city out of thousands of dollars as she carried on an affair with her bodyguard. The resignation marked a swift fall for Barry, who stunned the city in late January by confessing to an extramarital relationship with the former head of her security detail.

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  16. State Lawmakers Propose Ban on Child Marriages in TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | The Daily News

    During a news conference Monday, Sen. Jeff Yarbro of Nashville and Rep. Darren Jernigan of Old Hickory discussed legislation to require people getting married to be at least 18. Yarbro said Tennessee lets children under 18 get married, often to adults and in situations that could be characterized as statutory rape or rape of a child. He says some girls as young as 10 married adult men.

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  17. 3 Memphis Sites Included On US Civil Rights TrailRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2018 | The Daily News

    Clayborn Temple, Mason Temple Church of God in Christ and the National Civil Rights Museum are among 10 Tennessee sites included on a new U.S. civil rights trail. Gov. Bill Haslam, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander and Tennessee tourism commissioner Kevin Triplett announced the landmarks Wednesday, Feb. 21, at the National Civil Rights Museum.

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  18. Gibson Says Small Guitar Maker Copied Trademarked DesignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | The Daily News

    The Gibson guitar company has demanded that a small Maine company stop selling two of its models, claiming that they infringe on trademarked designs. Dallas Seger, owner of Bangor-based Seger Guitars, says he received a cease-and-desist letter late last year from Gibson Brands Inc .

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  19. The Week Ahead: Feb. 12-18, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | The Daily News

    Good morning, Memphis! The 50th anniversary of the historic sanitation workers' strike is remembered this week, a Pulitzer Prize winning author visits to speak about innovation and we get to hear the first declaration of "Play Ball" this year by an umpire at FedExPark. Oh, and don't forget the waffles.

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  20. Customer-Focused Government Not Always a PleaserRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | The Daily News

    Gov. Bill Haslam is fond of saying government should run more like a business, and during his eighth and final State of the State address he invoked the term "customer-focused" at least twice in a victory lap. Touting education improvements, budget reductions, tax cuts, low unemployment and a growing rainy day fund, the Republican governor says Tennessee made unprecedented strides during his two terms, largely because of newfound efficiency.

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