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  1. This week in Memphis history: October 17-23Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | The Daily News

    1974 : Al Green headlined the second annual benefit for The Memphis Community Relations Commission at the Mid-South Coliseum. Proceeds from the show benefited six police department neighborhood centers, the Memphis chapter of the National Epilepsy Foundation and the Memphis chapter of the Regional Sickle Cell Anemia Council.

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  2. City Hall Opens Enrollment on Changing Health PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | The Daily News

    City of Memphis employees just emerged from the open enrollment period for the still-evolving changes in health insurance benefits for 2015. And city retirees are about to enter their open enrollment period for the same benefits plans that take effect in January.

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  3. Long-Term SuccessRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | The Daily News

    Insurance products by definition tend to be long-term oriented, providing value over an extended period of time. No surprise, then, that Memphis insurance agency Lipscomb & Pitts, which opened its doors with one employee in 1954, all of a sudden finds itself celebrating 60 years in business.

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  4. Trakkin on Main StreetRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Downtown Memphis, it was decided many years ago, could and should become a tourist mecca. Never mind that the shopping centers and the moneybags left it in the 50's and 60's for points east.

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  5. Possible tornado damage reported so farRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2014 | The Jackson Sun

    Updated: Possible tornado damage reported so far The National Weather Service in Memphis has reported several storm damages already this afternoon. Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: The National Weather Service in Memphis has reported possible storm damage already this afternoon.

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  6. Cox Media Acquires WHBQ BuildingRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2014 | The Daily News

    ... Tyteaddis Johnson was serving jail time for aggravated burglary when he was assigned to a grass-cutting crew near Memphis International Airport on July 21. While Johnson was working, a car crashed into a vehicle driven by Margaret Dobbs . Her car ...

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  7. Acura of Memphis Owner Buys Leadership, LandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | The Daily News

    Sale Date: Oct. 1, 2014 Buyer: Umansky Properties AOM LLC Seller: Tameron Properties Memphis LLC Loan Amount: $12.1 million Loan Date: Oct. 1, 2014 Borrower: Umansky Properties AOM LLC Lender: SunTrust Bank Details: The owner of Acura of Memphis has paid $12.4 million for the East Memphis dealership and 25 acres of land. Umansky Properties AOM LLC led by Danny Umansky of Umansky Auto Group, which includes Acura of Memphis, Acura of Jackson, Tenn., and Wolfchase Hyundai bought the properties in an Oct. 1 warranty deed from Tameron Properties Memphis LLC . 3 comments

  8. Three Companies Seek PILOTs for ProjectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | The Daily News

    Three companies - including a wing of Memphis-based FedEx - are considering investing more than $25 million in Memphis for new distribution operations that would create 272 new jobs. "It's always good to see FedEx expanding and the other two projects appear to be new to Memphis," said Kemp Conrad, principal of Cushman & Wakefield/Commercial Advisors.

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  9. Playhouse on the Square to Present 'Curtain Up: Playhouse Loves Memphis,' 11/7Read the original story

    Oct 13, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Playhouse on the Square's annual Curtain Up fundraiser will be held on Friday, November 7th from 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM. This year's theme is all things Memphis.

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  10. Highland Row Developer Applies for Building PermitRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | The Daily News

    Indianapolis-based developer Milhaus Ventures is preparing to move forward with the long-stalled Highland Row project near the University of Memphis. The company has applied for a $20 million building permit through the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement for construction of a four-story apartment building at 387 S. Highland St ., the first piece in the $61 million Highland Row project.

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  11. Commission's First Partisan Challenge LingersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | The Daily News

    ... on the sale of 19.2 acres of land in the Frank C. Pidgeon Industrial Park by Illinois Central Railroad Co . from the Memphis and Shelby County Port Commission at a cost of $12,000 per acre. The land is for an expansion of the railroad existing ...

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  12. St. Jude family falls victim to crime in Wolfchase Galleria parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    MEMPHIS, TN - A St. Jude patient celebrating his second birthday with his parents fell victim to crime in the parking lot of Wolfchase Galleria. But police do not recommend doing what his dad did.

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  13. Next EDGE agenda includes FedEx and distribution centersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Business Journal

    The agenda for Monday's EDGE meeting and PILOT considerations has been released, and on it are potential new investments from one established name and a couple new kids on the block. FedEx SupplyChain Systems is looking to expand in Memphis with a new, $6.8 million facility that would create 87 new jobs.

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  14. Three Companies Seek PILOTs for Distribution ProjectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | The Daily News

    ... 87 new jobs. "FedEx Supply Chain is working to expand its high-tech distribution and logistics services in the Memphis area by growing its physical distribution footprint," the company said in a PILOT application to the city-county Economic ...

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  15. Local Girl Scouts to Pilot STEM ProgramRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | The Daily News

    ... Shelby County Schools board member Kevin Woods is the new director of the Workforce Investment Network for the Memphis area. Woods has been director of career development and education services at New Horizons Computer Learning Center. His one-year ...

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  16. Flood Relief Loan Center Opens in Memphis, TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Insurance Journal West

    The U.S. Small Business Administration is opening an office in Memphis, Tennessee, to make it easier for residents affected by last month's flooding to apply for disaster loans. The agency says it is opening a Disaster Loan Outreach Center at the Shelby County Emergency Operations Center on Mullins Station Road.

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  17. Retirees, City Attorneys Spar Over Lifetime SubsidiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | The Daily News

    The move by city retirees to block the end of a 70-percent subsidy of their health insurance premiums by the city of Memphis drew heavy fire Monday, Oct. 6, in Shelby County Chancery Court. Chancellor Walter Evans heard a day of testimony Monday in the effort by retirees to stop the city from ending health insurance premiums by the city.

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  18. Collins Taps Frustration in Possible Mayoral ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | The Daily News

    Memphis City Council member Harold Collins took his exploratory campaign for Memphis Mayor to the Evergreen Historic District just days after launching the effort on social media.

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  19. No Gang Zone Targets Legends Park AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | The Daily News

    ... and let one joint like this out of which they were operating kind of a headquarters destroy all of this investment," Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. said. The area includes Methodist Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center as well as St. Mary's Episcopal ...

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  20. October 10-16: This Week in Memphis HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2010 | The Daily News

    1954 : President Dwight Eisenhower campaigned in Memphis during the mid-term congressional elections. Republicans had won narrow majorities in the House and Senate two years earlier. But they lost both to Democrats in the midterm elections two years ...

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