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1 hr ago | Business Journal

Le Bonheur to build medical office building for $11M

Le Bonheur is about to build a new medical office building across Dunlap and south of Washington from the children's hospital in Downtown Memphis.

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6 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute

Academics, Culture Lead Tennessee Mom to Private School

Marilyn Johnson couldn't afford to put her son, Marshall, in a private school. She also said she couldn't afford not to.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Tue Apr 22, 2014

WMC-TV Memphis

Pre-K classes, 80 positions added back to SCS budget

The 13-year-old boy accused of shooting his 10-year-old sister now faces felony charges, according to Memphis Police Department.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Family, Teenagers

WMC-TV Memphis

Driver making beer run crashes; 3 kids injured, 1 killed

Maturen's sons, ages 9, 13, and 15, were injured in the crash that killed their 11-year-old friend.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Fayette County, TN

The Daily News

Gregory Realty Pays $1.8 Million for Bartlett Facility

The 30,976-square-foot industrial facility at 7895 Stage Hills Blvd . in Bartlett has sold for $1.8 million.

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Related Topix: Bartlett, TN, White House, TN, LeMoyne-Owen College, Howard University, Memphis College of Art

WMC-TV Memphis

Police arrest man for East High School disturbance

A Memphis man, Shinny Talley, is accused of pointing a gun at an East High School student, which subsequently set off a lockdown the following day.

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Related Topix: Memphis, TN

The Memphis Flyer

District 3 Commission Candidates Stick Close to GOP Talking Points

If there is one thing that suburban candidates for the Shelby County Commission tend to agree on, it is that tax increases are off the table, in regard to both existing problems and to governmental innovations going forward.

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Washington Examiner

Communities seeking sustainability designation

TVA designated 13 locations as Valley Sustainable Communities last year and says 13 more are about to begin the review process.

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Related Topix: Blount County, TN, Cumberland County, TN, Maury County, TN, Hamblen County, TN, Murfreesboro, TN

The Daily News

A Funder's View of Sustainability

Editor's Note: This column will appear Tuesdays through April in honor of Sustainability Month for Memphis and Shelby County.

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Related Topix: Memphis, TN

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Daily News

Aitken Talks Next Steps for Collierville Schools

Shelby County Schools board members could vote in a special meeting Tuesday, April 22, on their budget proposal to the Shelby County Commission.

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Related Topix: Collierville, TN, Education Etc.

The Daily News

Oldham Catches Criticism for County's Rape Kit Backlog

Shelby County Sheriff Bill Oldham took fire at a weekend political forum over his department's backlog of 300 untested rape kits, which Oldham revealed during budget hearings before the Shelby County Commission earlier in the week.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Man killed in one-vehicle accident south of Collierville

A 54-year-old man was killed in a one-vehicle accident just south of Collierville near the Mississippi state line on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Collierville, TN

Memphis Commercial Appeal

District 9 Shelby County Commission race all about schools

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

WTVF Nashville

Repo Man Takes Car With Sleeping 4-Year-Old Inside

A four-year-old boy, who went missing in Shelby County, was later discovered sleeping in the backseat of a car that had been repossessed.

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Memphis Commercial Appeal

Volunteer opportunities

Volunteer Mid-South has many opportunities. If you've never volunteered through Volunteer Mid-South, register online at volunteermidsouth.org.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Long Term Care

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Kight named to Bartlett school post

Lee-Ann Kight, an unsuccessful superintendent finalist for several of the suburban school systems, has taken a position with the Bartlett City Schools administration.

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Related Topix: Bartlett, TN

The Daily News

This week in Memphis history: April 18-24

The Dallas-based chain of diners featured a Memphis version that was heavy on the neon and Elvis and 1950s nostalgia decor with waitresses in poodle skirts or cheerleader outfits and doormen with white sports coats and carnations.

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Related Topix: Memphis, TN

The Daily News

First Horizon Grows Net Income in First Quarter

The first earnings announcement of the 150th anniversary year for First Tennessee Bank 's parent company was one of those seemingly uncommon things in banking these days a surprise to the upside.

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The Daily News

Strip Center, Gas Station Sell for $1.7 Million

The Cash Express retail strip center and gas station at 3950 Raleigh Millington Road in Raleigh has sold for $1.7 million.

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Related Topix: Memphis, TN, University of Tennessee Health Science Center

The Daily News

First-Quarter Bankruptcies Remain Flat

Bankruptcies in Shelby County were almost the same in number for the first three months of 2014 as they were for the first quarter of 2013.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy

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