Memphis, TN – The mortgage crisis is wreaking havoc in some Memphis neighborhoods. Candice Ludlow reports on how one neighborhood is taking charge.
Lynda Whalen is a middle-aged woman with a shock of red hair. She spends her days fighting to save her neighborhood, armed with her Jeep, clipboard and pencil. "Right now we're in phase 1 of Burlington, and we are on Doncaster. This is one of my problem streets," says Whalen.
Memphis, TN – StoryCorps is a national oral history project based on the idea that the stories of everyday people are the most important and interesting of all. Here, Gwen Glover tells her niece Donna Booker about her first sit in.
Knoxville, TN – In December, a massive coal ash spill at a Tennessee Valley Authority power plant in East Tennessee dumped more than a billion gallons of coal ash sludge into the surrounding rivers and neighborhoods. Since then, area residents have worried about the health of the water and the soil near the site. But as Spring and Summer approach, they're beginning to worry about the air too. Matt Shafer Powell from member station WUOT in Knoxville reports.