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Among those present in front-row seats for former President Clinton's visit were (l to r) state Senator Steve Cohen, actress Cybill Shepherd, Shelby County mayor A C Wharton, and Memphis mayor Willie Herenton. Rep. Ford introduced the two mayors as a group and Shepherd separately but did not introduce Cohen. Clinton, however, made a point of acknowledging Cohen, the Democratic nominee for Rep. Ford's soon-to-be-vacated 9th District congressional seat, when the former president later took the dais later on.
Clinton said Ford's victory was necessary as a part of long overdue political change in Washington. On Iraq, Clinton disputed Republican allegations that Democrats wanted to "cut and run," saying, "What we want to do is stop and think."
Matt Drudge and his red-alert post Friday morning about possible vote fraud in Shelby County notwithstanding, members of the Election Commission regard the case of 12 missing "smartcards" at Memphis' Bishop Byrne High School polling site to be not worth anybody getting their knickers in a knot. "Pretty innocent," said Republican Election Commission member Rich Holden. "I don't feel the least bit of discomfort," agrees GOP colleague Nancye Hines. And commission chairman Greg Duckett, a Democrat, agrees, insisting that too many "redundancies" (i.e., safeguards) exist to prevent any real cheating. But Duckett can't say if the missing cards are related to an ongoing investigation by DA Bill Gibbons about two instances of multiple voting.
Miller was the catalyst in a 20-2 fourth-quarter run as the Grizzlies erased a 12-point deficit. In the final stanza, Memphis out-scored the Bobcats, 36-13.
Miller sank five of seven three-point attempts. He also had nine assists.
Hakim Warrick had 15 points and six rebounds, while Eddie Jones had 10 points and three assists for the Hornets ...