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5:46 am
Wed February 13, 2008

Good Enough Isn't Good Enough

Memphis, TN – It seems funny that investors would spend millions, to open a new business with no aspirations of being better than average. I don't understand an objective to be just good enough. But recently I watched two new Memphis businesses reject opportunities to be the best in favor of being just good enough.

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Mid-South News
5:30 am
Wed February 13, 2008

Tracing African American Ancestry Through DNA

Memphis, TN – WKNO and the Pink Palace Family of Museums have embarked on a series exploring the use of genetics in various ways, from farming to climate change, to memory and medical interventions.

Today, we will explore how genetics can help people trace their ancestral roots.

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4:52 am
Tue February 12, 2008

Memphis Moment: Jessie Turner Jr., and Memphis Integration

Memphis, TN – In 1963, a mother wanted her son to gain admission to Christian Brothers High School. Her only problem? The color of her son's skin. The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Tennessee had decided to gradually integrate the Catholic schools, but this was not good enough for Mrs. Turner. With help from the NAACP, her son, Jessie Turner, Jr. became the first African American to desegregate a Memphis High School, while earning the highest GPA in his freshman class at CBHS.

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11:14 am
Wed February 6, 2008

Is Your Washer Out of Cycle?

Memphis, TN – John Malmo is chairman emeritus of Archer/Malmo Advertising and an independent marketing consultant. For more about Mr. Malmo - and to obtain a copy of his book of 110 two-minute business pearls - go to johnmalmo.com.

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Mid-South News
6:13 am
Wed February 6, 2008

Super Tuesday: Shelby County & Tennessee

Memphis, TN – The results are finally in this evening for Shelby County and the State of Tennessee. In many ways, Shelby County is very different than the rest of the state. Candice Ludlow explains.

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