Memphis Loves Company ... 

... like Detroit, Baltimore, Jackson, Portland, etc.

Don't beat yourself up too much, Memphis. You're not alone. Here's a little roundup of recent stories on the investigations, scandals, and mayor-bashing in cities to which Memphis is sometimes compared ...

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    • Remedial Ed

      Civics test for Tennessee state legislators? It’s time.
    • “The Comeback”?

      A Memphian takes issue with a popular civic ad campaign.
    • Vetting the Wharton Plan

      The centerpiece of the mayor’s new convention concept is refurbishing Peabody Place. Is that feasible?

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