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Multiple Choices for Justin Ford and Mauricio Calvo

Multiple Choices for Justin Ford and Mauricio Calvo

This is the deadline week for candidates in the 2020 Memphis city election, and by Thursday, July 18th, some of the mysteries that have

Mayor Lee Harris’ Recent Actions Cause a Stir

Even as most local attention begins to focus on the ongoing city election campaigns, including a multi-candidate race for Memphis mayor, another mayor, namely

Council Race Switcheroo; Tax Rate Questioned

Petitions for elective positions on the October 3rd city of Memphis ballot continue to be pulled, and there has been one major surprise of

County Commission Continues Budget Battle

Shelby County’s budget process is looking like a shell game.
There came a moment in Monday's regular public session of the Shelby County Commission when chairman Van Turner attempted to assure his colleagues that

Brandon Webber Shooting is Seen Through Multiple Lenses

The Brandon Webber shooting in Frayser has proved to be a Rashomon-like event, in that, like the classic Japanese film, it involved dramatically conflicting accounts

Brewing Budget Fight?

Commission wrangles over Pre-K funding; Governor Lee backs criminal justice reform.
It's a complicated business, requiring serious mathematical ability and diplomatic skills. That's the dilemma facing Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris and the members of

Doing It Again: The People's Convention; Casada Goes National

As petitions for city offices continue to be pulled at the offices of the Shelby County Election Commission, attention this week focuses on the

Council Races Kick Off; Ralph White RIP

Here's how things are shaping up after candidates started pulling petitions last week for Memphis City Council races: DISTRICT 1: The much-mentioned "people's choice"

They’re Off! Warren Files; Casada to Resign

Jeff Warren, who may have been the first person, several months ago, to float a City Council candidacy for the 2019 Memphis general election,

Memphis City Election: The Contenders Are On the Line


Haslam Says No to Senate Race; Kustoff Says Maybe

8th District Congressman teases availability for run at Alexander seat; others are likely to be heard from.
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Mayor Lee Harris’ Recent Actions Cause a Stir

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Mayor Lee Harris’ Recent Actions Cause a Stir

crackoamerican: ALJ, I think part of our problem is when we use big words like nomenclature
or Natatorium rather than »

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Mayor Lee Harris’ Recent Actions Cause a Stir

ALJ2: Cracker - I'm used to you ridiculing a senior citizen with disabilities because I feel the City shafts people on »

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Mayor Lee Harris’ Recent Actions Cause a Stir

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