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University of Memphis law professor Daniel Schaffzin runs a legal clinic that assigns students environmental court cases on behalf of the City of Memphis. It's much needed help for the city's fight against rampant blight. One student, Jordan Emily, took on a large apartment complex abandoned by an out-of-state owner. The case is one example of the legal challenges facing a city swamped with more than 800 similar cases.

Jessica Orians

One new marker commemorates a 100-year-old lynching. Meanwhile, Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland addresses the future of Confederate Monuments.

 


Vino al Fresco

May 23, 2017

Wondering what to drink at your Memorial Day picnic this weekend?


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Great communicators speak in the simplest terms possible. Understanding is a product of clarity, and clarity comes from simplicity and the elimination of jargon.


Melonee Gaines

The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Memphis is proposing an expansion into under-utilized Shelby County Schools.  

The targeted schools - Dunbar Elementary, Riverview School, and Craigmont High School - would help the organization grow beyond their current seven sites and bolster economically depressed communities.

As education reform takes shape in Memphis, the organization envisions these schools as multipurpose, yearlong facilities.

When tourists visit Memphis, they might spend the day soaking in the music history. But when musicians make "the pilgrimage" to a famed recording studio, it's about finding the groove. Just ask U.K. recording artist Emily Barker.


Langdon Clay

Since the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest is this week, I thought it the perfect time to talk about Memphis BBQ’s favorite side  - Cole Slaw!


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Newsweek Magazine reported that 40 percent of apparel bought online is returned. And 60 percent of returns are size problems. What's the deal with varying companies using different measurements for "the same size?" 


Jennifer Chandler

Wow your mom this weekend by making her Crème Brulee for a Mother’s Day treat!


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A photo and film exhibit at Crosstown Arts reflects on last January's Women's March on Washington D.C. Filmmakers Sara Kaye Larson and Joann Self Selvidge, along with Yalonda M. James, a photojournalist for the Commercial Appeal, wanted to put the viewer right in the middle of a march, and by extension, a movement.


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