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Hats off to art: It's OK to act a little nutty at family-oriented Overton Park festival

Memphis Headlines - Sun, 09/27/2009 - 05:00
Luke Carpenter was there on the sidewalk, his bright yellow hair, red T-shirt, blue eyes and a big smile.
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Candidates trade blows in debate

Memphis Headlines - Sun, 09/27/2009 - 05:00
During Saturday's debate among four Memphis mayoral candidates, Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton fielded a few pointed jabs for his association with a Willie Herenton confidant.
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Superintendent Cash aimed high, but schools missed some targets

Memphis Headlines - Sun, 09/27/2009 - 05:00
Memphis City Schools Supt. Kriner Cash's first year was marked by several displays of disapproval by angry parents, who filled the board room waiting their turn at the mic to criticize the superintendent.
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Parents seek answers on MCS no-fail plan

Memphis Headlines - Sun, 09/27/2009 - 05:00
Parents wanting the nuts and bolts of Memphis City Schools' new no-retention policy streamed in the doors at Wooddale Middle early Saturday ready for straight talk.
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Fundraiser a 'taste' of more than Germantown

Memphis Headlines - Sun, 09/27/2009 - 05:00
It's called the "Taste of the Town." But maybe organizers should consider re-naming it "Taste Out of Town" or "Taste Near the Town."
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Team collects ideas for future of Collierville

Memphis Headlines - Sun, 09/27/2009 - 05:00
Terms like "walkable," "retail," "entertainment district," "grocery store," "rooftops" and "cleanup" are bubbling up in discussions about development of Collierville's historic Town Square and surrounding neighborhoods.
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This just won't wash: Changes in federal storm water regulations push Germantown to consider monthly fees

Memphis Headlines - Sun, 09/27/2009 - 05:00
Germantown officials are considering a storm water management fee for the suburb's residents.
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Bartlett continuing to widen Appling

Memphis Headlines - Sun, 09/27/2009 - 05:00
Bartlett officials are moving forward with the next phase of widening Appling Road between Brother Boulevard and the King's Daughters and Sons Home.
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Pregnant woman found shot to death in Arlington

Memphis Headlines - Sat, 09/26/2009 - 16:25
The woman was discovered just after 10 p.m. last night in a house in the 5600 block of Wolf Pack Drive
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Memphis Zoo's Teton Trek will give a sense of travel to national parks

Memphis Headlines - Sat, 09/26/2009 - 05:00
When Teton Trek opens at the Memphis Zoo, Mid-Southerners will be saturated in what has been called the most famous ecosystem in North America.
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Attack with log nets 56 years for jilted boyfriend

Memphis Headlines - Sat, 09/26/2009 - 05:00
A jilted boyfriend who nearly beat his ex-girlfriend to death with a fireplace log received some payback Friday when he was sentenced to 56 years in prison.
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Missing plates delay restaurant opening

Memphis Headlines - Sat, 09/26/2009 - 05:00
Strip club owner Steve Cooper's employees often do more with less. But the opening of his new Cordova restaurant is being delayed, in part, because it's difficult to serve meals without plates.
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Police report: 2 charged in burglary try

Memphis Headlines - Sat, 09/26/2009 - 05:00
Eric Harris, 20, and Nehemiah Rimmer, 22, each have been charged with one count of felony attempted burglary involving an attempted break-in of a house Thursday afternoon on Cully Road in Cordova.
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In Brief: 4 mayoral hopefuls debate at 7 tonight

Memphis Headlines - Sat, 09/26/2009 - 05:00
Candidates for Memphis mayor will face off tonight in a debate sponsored by WREG-TV Channel 3 and The Commercial Appeal.
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Man pleads guilty to burial scam

Memphis Headlines - Sat, 09/26/2009 - 05:00
Robert E. Nelms has pleaded guilty in Michigan to charges related to the Forest Hill funeral home case in Memphis.
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Staged holdup turns couple into criminals

Memphis Headlines - Sat, 09/26/2009 - 05:00
An armed robbery at the Cinema Palace two years ago was every bit as make-believe as the films shown there, but the two employees who staged it are now real-life felons thanks to surveillance cameras.
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Steve Cohen praised at conference on slavery reparations

Memphis Headlines - Fri, 09/25/2009 - 20:49
Reparation for the legacy of slavery and peonage may not come in the form of a check, but it must come, speakers on reparations and slavery said today at a forum sponsored by the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation.
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Memphis girl becomes county's second swine-flu victim

Memphis Headlines - Fri, 09/25/2009 - 17:32
Swine flu has claimed the life of a second Memphis child. The girl had many "underlying health issues," officials at Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center said.
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Enrollment at state institutions tops 200,000

Memphis Headlines - Fri, 09/25/2009 - 15:58
A record number of students are seeking an education at Tennessee's state-run schools.
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CRIME REPORT: Collierville police seek help in solving car break-ins

Memphis Headlines - Fri, 09/25/2009 - 13:16
Collierville police are looking for the public’s help solving two automobile burglaries that occurred about 9:45 a.m. Thursday in the parking lot of the Life Time Fitness center, 3470 Houston Levee.
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