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COMMENTARY
7:33 am
Wed September 17, 2014

Give Me a Good Slogan

A suffix is not a slogan. It's just bad marketing.
Credit Alexandar Iotzov / fotolia.com

Vegetarian? Fresh? Not-frozen? What is it that various companies are trying to achieve by adding "-tarian" to the end of their products? Not a good slogan, that's for sure. 


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MEMPHIS MOMENTS
5:48 pm
Tue September 16, 2014

Davy Crockett's Arrival in Memphis

King of the Wild Frontier
Credit John Gadsby Chapman, Oil on Canvas / Art Collection, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, The University of Texas at Austin

Davy Crockett, folk hero, West Tennessee Congressman, bear-hunter, and martyr of the Alamo, had a colorful reputation, which he enjoyed and promoted.

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COMMENTARY
9:30 am
Wed September 10, 2014

Bonuses Became Blood Money

Marketing Consultant John Malmo
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Are bonuses encouragement for improved performance, or just an additional expected part of a yearly salary? 


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EDUCATION
8:00 am
Wed September 10, 2014

U.S. Education Secretary Visits Tennessee

  Arne Duncan, the U.S. Department of Education Secretary visited Tennessee on his annual bus tour of states.

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CHECKING ON THE ARTS
4:00 pm
Tue September 9, 2014

Memphis Music Legends Mentor the Next Generation in the New Documentary "Take Me to the River"

Filmmaker Cody Dickinson and producer Boo Mitchell discuss their new Memphis music documentary, "Take Me to the River," featuring a star-studded cast of legendary musicians.


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