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Yesterday | The Daily News

Council to Review Alternative Health Plan

Memphis City Council members Tuesday, Sept. 2, talk over a proposed high-deductible health insurance plan that would restore health benefits for city employees and retirees.

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Related Topix: Memphis, TN

Saturday | The Daily News

Indmar Marine Engines Files Expansion Permit

Project Cost: TBA Permit Date: Applied August 2014 Completion: TBA Owner: Indmar Properties LLC Tenant: Indmar Properties LLC Architect: N/A Contractor: Chris Woods Construction Co.

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Related Topix: Millington, TN

Saturday | The Memphis Flyer

Mother Indicted in Child's Death, Killer on Death Row Gets Additional 21-Year Sentence

On November 23rd, 2013, Catrina Perryman, 34, alerted paramedics that her infant daughter, Isabella Chavez, had been having difficulty breathing and was turning blue, according to the Shelby County District Attorney General's office.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Daily News

Editorial: Some Priorities for Our Newly Elected Officials

At the outset of a new term of office for the winners in the county general elections of August, we offer a few priorities.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Luttrell, TN, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Opinion

The Daily News

County Leaders Make Transition to Governing

For government officials, the oath of office marks the boundary between the ability to get elected and the ability to govern.

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The Memphis Flyer

Florida Man Sentenced to 25 Years For Raping Child in Tennessee

An Oviedo, Florida man currently serving 15 years for sexual battery on a minor has received an additional 25-year sentence for raping the same child in Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Daily News

Kirby, Wiseman Campaign for Judicial Selection

Attorney Lang Wiseman says there will be no return to the days when Tennessee legislators had no direct role in who the governor appointed to be appellate court judges if an amendment to the Tennessee Constitution is defeated in November.

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Related Topix: Tennessee

WAFF-TV Huntsville

AG gives opinion for District 30 seat replacement

Tennessee's attorney general has released an opinion on the legal mechanism for filling the District 30 seat held by Democratic state Sen. Jim Kyle.

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Related Topix: Opinion

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: University of Memphis, Life, Fast Food, Food

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Memphis Flyer

Bartlett Man Sentenced 52 Years In Prison For Murder, Attempted Murders

A 25-year-old Bartlett man has been sentenced to 52 years in prison for a 2011 shooting in southeast Memphis that left a teenager dead.

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Related Topix: Bartlett, TN

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Daily News

Hopson Restructures School System Management

Shelby County Schools superintendent Dorsey Hopson has eliminated the school system's set of four regional superintendents and replaced them with three associate superintendents in what he said is a change to move the school system's central office closer to the daily operation of schools.

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The Daily News

Election Commission Certifies Vote

The Shelby County Election Commission certified the August election results Monday, Aug. 25, at the beginning of a week that includes an early oath of office for those elected to county offices on the ballot.

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Related Topix: Representative Steve Cohen, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Luttrell, TN, Bill Haslam, US Governors

WVIZ-TV Cleveland

The Sound of Ideas: Cafeteria Man

School lunches don't have to be processed mystery meat and preservative pizzas. Fruits and veggies don't have to come from a can.

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Related Topix: Life, Nutrition, Food

The Daily News

Field of 15 Apply for Chancery Court Judge

A field of 15 Memphis attorneys applied to become the newest Chancery Court Judge as Chancellor Kenny Armstrong moves to a seat on the state appeals court in a week.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors, Millington, TN, Collierville, TN, Bartlett, TN

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Daily News

Macon Homes Complex Sells for $800,000

Sale Date : Aug. 20, 2014 Buyer : Crosstown Macon Homes LLC Seller : Macon Homes Details : The 24-unit Macon Homes section 8 apartment complex at 500 N. Claybrook St .

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Related Topix: Germantown, TN, Collierville, TN

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), University of Memphis

WTVF Nashville

Memphis 2-Year-Old Shoots 4-Year-Old Sister

Police in Memphis said a 2-year-old boy shot his 4-year-old sister after the boy found a gun their mother's boyfriend had left under the couch.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Lee Davis: Legal Word Of The Day - Nolle Prosequi

Nolle Prosequi or nolle pros. as it is typically said, is notice that a prosecution is abandoned.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Chattanooga, TN

Chattanoogan.com

Incline Profits Lift CARTA; Mocs Express Gets Downtown Link

The Lookout Mountain Incline Railway has long been a boost for CARTA, and lately the help has been even better than before.

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Related Topix: Lookout Mountain, TN

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Daily News

Class is In

For Collierville Schools superintendent John Aitken, the demerger of public schools in Shelby County didn't become "real" until teachers reported the week before the Aug. 4 first day of classes.

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Related Topix: Collierville, TN, Education Etc., Bartlett, TN

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