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Charles Billings, a beloved voice on this station in the 1980s and early '90s, died Tuesday in Memphis of sudden heart failure. Known for his silky, southern-accented baritone, Billings had both a vast knowledge of classical repertoire and a passion for performing it. After leaving WKNO, his operatic voice could be heard in churches throughout the city. He was 62.


Justin Fox Burks

One of my favorite ways to cook salmon is on a cedar plank.


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This week on WKNO's Behind the Headlines, a look at the Shelby County Juvenile Court and the reforms taking place. Host Eric Barnes talks with Josh Spickler, executive director of Just City, Keith Norman, pastor of First Baptist Church, Bill Powell, former Juvenile Court Settlement Agreement Coordinator and Bill Dries, senior reporter of the Memphis Daily News. 

School is back in session … and that means planning lunches and snacks for the kids.


Jennifer Chandler

Crosstown Concourse is now officially open!


This week on WKNO’s Behind the Headlines, juvenile court judge Dan Michael discusses the Federal oversight of the local juvenile court system and criticisms of racial bias. Host Eric Barnes and reporter Bill Dries of the Memphis Daily News pose questions.

New Memphis

No, we're not talking about a scandal. It's just the first day of September, known in these parts as "901 Day." And that means celebrating all things Memphis. 


Melissa Cookston and Memphis Barbecue Co.

Labor Day is this weekend …

... that means most of us while be firing up the grill to enjoy the last official weekend of summer.

This week on WKNO's Behind the Headlines, host Eric Barnes explores some hot topics in the Memphis media: confederate monuments, a new theater at Graceland and more. The roundtable includes Micaela Watts with High Ground News, Bernal Smith with the New Tri-State Defender and Bill Dries with the Memphis Daily News

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What is the future of the Mid-South Fairgrounds? On WKNO's Behind the Headlines, host Eric Barnes and Memphis Daily News reporter Bill Dries talks with Marvin Stockwell of Friends of the Fairgrounds, Fred Jones, founder of the Southern Heritage Classic, and Paul Young, director of Memphis Housing and Community Development. 

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