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10 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

City to vote on $1.2 million in road renovations

City to vote on $1.2 million in road renovations Five projects narrowed down to four bids council will consider to help improve congestion Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/local/2014/08/31/city-vote-million-road-renovations/14917423/ The city plans to improve the intersection of Union Avenue and West ... (more)

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Related Topix: Jackson, TN, Memphis, TN

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Lee University Welcomes New Faculty

Lee University welcomed 14 new faculty members this fall, including eight from among the Schools of Music, Nursing, and Religion, along with the Helen DeVos College of Education and the Squires Library.

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Related Topix: Lee University, Medicine, Nursing, Mississippi, Louisiana State University

Business & Heritage Clarksville

Gregory Singleton wins Gardner Award

Gregory R. Singleton, associate vice president and dean of students at Austin Peay State University, was recently named the 2014 recipient of the Dr. Kent L. Gardner Award.

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Related Topix: Austin Peay State University, Student Society, Coeducational Fraternities, Fraternities, Purdue University, University of Miami

The Leaf-Chronicle

APSU'S Singleton receives prestigious Gardner AwardAPSU'S Singleton...

APSU'S Singleton receives prestigious Gardner Award Singleton was recently named the 2014 recipient of the Dr. Kent L. Gardner Award Check out this story on theleafchronicle.com: http://leafne.ws/1ppT3aq CLARKSVILLE, Tenn.

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Related Topix: Clarksville, TN, Austin Peay State University, Student Society, Coeducational Fraternities, Fraternities, Purdue University

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Memphis

The Rodney Dangerfield of Government

Speakers at Memphis City Council and commenters on The Commercial Appeal website rail about City Hall corruption although no one has been charged with a crime in decades.

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Related Topix: Desoto County, MS, Southaven, MS, Tate County, MS, Senatobia, MS

The Daily News

McDonald's Wins Approval for Highland Location

McDonald's will begin construction next year of a new restaurant at Highland Street and Southern Avenue near the University of Memphis.

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Related Topix: Life, Fast Food, Food, Shelby County, TN

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Forbes.com

How Two Stay-At-Home Moms Are Changing The Legal Industry

I have been a journalist for more than 10 years, telling stories about people who solve problems--both large and small, globally and locally.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Memphis Flyer

U of M Law School Ranked Among World's Most Impressive Law School Buildings

The University of Memphis' Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law is one of 50 legal institutions across the globe that have been recognized for boasting exceptional buildings.

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Business Journal

U of M graduates receive presidential appointments

The University of Memphis' Leadership Education and Development program can now boast D.C. appointments in the Obama Administration for three of its 2014 graduates.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Daily News

Owner Quitclaims Grove Park Center

Grove Park Center, the 94,200-square-foot office building at 4515 Poplar Ave . in East Memphis, has traded hands via quitclaim deed.

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Related Topix: Memphis, TN, Grove Park (Atlanta, GA), Shelby County, TN

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Bronte Blog

Buffy's Phrenology

Nineteenth-Century, Energies Annual Conference Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies March 27-30, 2014 University of Houston Panel,1F:,Childhood,Elswhere Moderator: Melissa Gniadek, Rice University " Written in the Schoolroom: Charlotte BrontA«'s Unpublishable Schoolgirls " | Ashly Bennett, Haverford College ... (more)

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Related Topix: University of Houston, Rice University, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Colorado, Arts, Literature

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Enrollment for fall up sharply at U of M LambuthEnrollment for fall...

The University of Memphis Lambuth Campus in Jackson expects to enroll 855 students for the fall 2014 semester, an increase of 29 percent over 2013, according to a news release today.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Composer Kamran Ince, Present Music in harmony again

Present Music's season opener may be titled "Ince by Ince," but might just as appropriately been called "New Music Among Old Friends."

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Brookfield, WI, Entertainment

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Daily News

Move-In Day

Cale Alexander, left, and Conner Alexander are among the University of Memphis students who began moving into the dorms Thursday, Aug. 21, in anticipation of the start of class Monday.

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The Memphis Flyer

New Composers

In April of 2010, Rhodes College hosted Alex Ross, the music critic for the New Yorker and author of the book and blog The Rest Is Noise .

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Related Topix: Rhodes College, New York, Classical, Symphony, Arts

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WTOL-TV Toledo

Woodson will transfer to Tennessee

Memphis- Dominic Woodson didn't have to travel far to get the fresh start he told Josh Pastner he needed.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, University of Tennessee

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Daily News

'Two Ears, One Heart'

The phone rings and rings at the Memphis Crisis Center 19,000 times in 2013, or 2.2 times every hour, 52 times a day, 365 days a year.

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Related Topix: University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Business Journal

Lipscomb eyes restart of $134M Fairgrounds redevelopment

The long-awaited, sometimes controversial $134.2 million redevelopment of the Mid-South Fairgrounds is back on track, according to the city's point man.

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Related Topix: Christian Brothers University

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Business Journal

Rudd receives DoD award

David Rudd , president of the University of Memphis , has received the Military Health System Research Symposium Research Accomplishment Award for 2014 for work he has done for research on the suicide risk among U.S. soldiers.

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Related Topix: University of Utah, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Sun Aug 17, 2014

New Urban Legends

Ship of Fools

Origins: On 13 August 2014, the World News Daily Report web site published an article positing that the remains of a Viking ship had been unearthed on the banks of the Mississippi: A group of volunteers cleaning up the shores of the Mississippi river near the biggest city in Tennessee, have stumbled upon the remains of an ancient boat encrusted in ... (more)

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