Memphis, TN – Andy Meek covers city politics and schools for the Memphis Daily News. He spoke with Candice Ludlow today about the Memphis City School superintendent search amid the cloud of cuts by the city council.
Memphis, TN – The farmers market has grown not only in the nation's effort to go green but also in social networking. Candice Ludlow reports from the Memphis farmer's market on how chefs, farmers and families are becoming friends with the local food movement.
Some of the Memphis area restaurants using local products:
Washington, DC – The U-S Senate is locked in a grinding debate over global warming legislation. The bill has bipartisan support but both Tennessee Senators oppose it. As the bill unravels, they're calling for a different approach to cut harmful carbon emissions.
Drew, MS – The Lil' Red Schoolhouse in Drew, Mississippi, a dilapidated Rosenwald school built in 1920's, is well on the road to recovery. Having now received state funds, as well as a grant from Lowe's and the National Trust for Historic Preservation, local proprietor Rev. Jesse Gresham hopes that the conversion to a multi-purpose community center will soon be completed.
Memphis, TN – The Memphis City Council decided to slash the Memphis City Schools budget by $70 million. Andy Meek covers politics for the Memphis Daily News. He spoke with Candice Ludlow about what the cut means.
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