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  1. Nonprofit Exercise Looks Toward, Beyond TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | The Daily News

    At the end of Alvin Toffler's 1970 futurist manifesto "Future Shock," he wrote about a concept called "anticipatory democracy" as a cure of sorts for being overwhelmed by technological developments and other rapid fire changes. As Friday's inauguration nears, the changes that could follow it were among scenarios local service agencies considered last week in a daylong meeting.

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  2. The Week Ahead: January 17-23Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | The Daily News

    Good morning, Memphis! This is a good week to be inspired, as we honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his courage to motivate and inspire change. Plus, UrbanArt Commission celebrates its 20th anniversary and the Brooks Museum of Art unveils an exhibition sure to make you hoppy err, happy.

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  3. Savannah EOA hosts 45th annual MLK observanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | WTVM

    Tuesday, Savannah's Economic Opportunity Authority held its 45th annual Community Observance Program. It dates back to before the national holiday was even established.

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  4. Research explores social determinants of health disparities for obesity and related chronic diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | PhysOrg Weblog

    The Mid-South Transdisciplinary Collaborative Center for Health Disparities Research has adopted a novel conceptual framework that considers the social context in which people live in order to understand the pathways and mechanisms that generate different health outcomes in obesity and related chronic diseases for people in vulnerable populations. The Mid-South TCC published its findings to date in a special supplement to the American Journal of Preventive Medicine .

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  5. Basketball Talk Takes over the Bully BarkLine with Special Guest Brandon WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | For Whom The Cowbell Tolls

    The Bully BarkLine is a weekly, hour long radio show and podcast dedicated to Mississippi St. Bulldogs sports. It is hosted by one of the editors of For Whom the Cowbell Tolls, Justin Strawn.

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  6. Annual Report & ForecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Construction Equipment

    Each vocation surveyed for Construction Equipment 's 2016 Annual Report & Forecast expressed high hopes for the year, indicating that a solid rebound from the Great Recession might be under way. Although 2016 was indeed better than previous years, those high hopes were unfulfilled as the year underperformed expectations, according to respondents to the 2017 Annual Report & Forecast.

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  7. Bought the FarmRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | The Memphis Flyer

    The federal government never measured just how much Tennessee farmers sold directly to customers at, say, a farmers market, but when it did , it found a huge, farm-fresh, steaming pile of cash. Tennessee consumers spent more than $58.7 million with farmers directly in 2015, according to the first survey on direct-to-consumer sales from the federal government.

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  8. His New Operating Room is 30,000 Feet UpRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2017 | The Pilot

    While attending Duke University as an undergraduate, Glen Subin earned his private pilot's license. Through the years to follow, he gradually increased his flight skills, earning a commercial license, multi-engine instrument license and, eventually, an airline transport pilot certification.

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  9. USDA announces latest installment of conservation fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Delta Farm Press

    USDA has announced funding for 88 new projects under the Regional Conservation Partnership Program or RCPP, the agricultural conservation initiative created in the Agricultural Act of 2014 or the 2014 farm bill. The federal government is providing $225 million for the projects, but USDA expects public and private partners to contribute another $500 million for the conservation efforts, according to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.

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  10. EPA grants label for BASF's Engenia dicamba formulationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | Delta Farm Press

    EPA has finally given approval for BASF's Engenia herbicide after nearly four years of delays that saw some farmers lose patience and apply older formulations of dicamba illegally on their Xtend crops. BASF announced the registration of its low-volatility Engenia formulation right before Christmas, noting the herbicide will control more than 200 broadleaf weeds, including glyphosate-resistant species, in dicamba-tolerant cotton and soybeans.

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  11. American Cancer Society goes to home officesRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2016 | Herald-Citizen

    The American Cancer Society closed its Cookeville office this month, but the staff said the Putnam County area will still be receiving the same services. The American Cancer Society closed its Cookeville office this month, but the staff said the Putnam County area will still be receiving the same services.

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  12. The Week Ahead: December 19-25Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | The Daily News

    Good morning, Memphis! With only a few days left until Christmas, sparkling lights and holiday happenings are taking place citywide and that's not all that's taking place this week, as the Memphis Tigers go bowling and the Electoral College makes the presidential election official. Check out what else you need to know in The Week Ahead Starting Wednesday, Ghost River Brewing Co.

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  13. Lehigh County Navy Petty Officer awarded chevronsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | NJ.com

    Petty Officer 2nd Class Amanda Owens, a native of Upper Milford Township, in Lehigh County , assigned to the Navy Office of Community Outreach, has 2nd class chevrons pinned to her collar by friends during a frocking ceremony Dec. 14, at Naval Support Activity Mid-South.

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  14. Lanier Village Estates crafts holiday gingerbread displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | The Times

    Culinary Director Matt Hulsey talks about what went into creating the gingerbread Christmas scene at Lanier Village Estates in Gainesville. The house will remain on display until the week after New Year's Day.

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  15. Chris Porter: 2016 had nearly ideal conditions for Asgrow Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeansRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Delta Farm Press

    Chris Porter says he feels very fortunate to be able to participate as an Asgrow Roundup Ready 2 Xtend seed production grower. When Chris Porter's ancestors came to the area around Matthews in the Missouri Bootheel a number of years ago, they couldn't have foreseen what a fortuitous decision that would be for their descendants.

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  16. FedEx CEO: 'enormous consequences' for Trump trade planRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    Comments by FedEx CEO Fred Smith are gaining traction about President-Elect Donald Trump and trade. Smith said Trump's trade policies and his threat to withdraw from NAFTA could have an affect on thousands of FedEx jobs in Memphis.

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  17. Raymond Woodall Jr.Read the original story

    Dec 8, 2016 | MainStreetNews.com

    Raymond Griffith Woodall, Jr., born February 23, 1932 in Chattanooga, Tenn. to Jewel Giddens Woodall and Raymond Griffith Woodall, Sr., entered into rest Wednesday, December 7, 2016, in Jefferson, surrounded by his loving family.

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  18. Help Create 1 Million More Swimmers Through Step Into SwimRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2016 | GlobeNewswire

    The National Swimming Pool Foundation continues its 2012 mission to create 1 million more swimmers over the course of 10 years. Tax-free donations can be placed through NSPF's Step Into SwimTM Campaign website: stepintoswim.org/donate .

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  19. More seasonal workers from overseas head to Mid-South farmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Delta Farm Press

    "The primary challenge for employers seeking H-2B workers is the current statutory cap of 66,000 annually. There is much more demand than limits, making the process highly competitive."

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  20. Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Nominated for Midsouth Regional EMMYRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | Cybergrass

    ... this year's Nitty Gritty Dirt Band & Friends - Fifty Years, Circlin' Back! PBS special, which was nominated for a Midsouth Regional EMMYA for Special Event Coverage on Friday. Produced for PBS by Todd Squared, Todd Jarrell, Todd Mayo, Steve ...

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