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3:33 am
Thu September 6, 2007

Memphis Moment: Elvis' First TV Appearance

Memphis, TN – September 9, 1956, Elvis Presley appeared on television for the first time, on the Ed Sullivan Show.

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Mid-South News
3:38 am
Fri August 31, 2007

Drought Conditions Worsen and Mid-South Economy Suffers

Shelby Farms - Memphis, TN – Mike Dennison, Shelby County Ag Extension Director, shows a very dry cotton field at Shelby Farms. The cotton isn't very high, throwing off squares and dropping bowls, meaning this year's crop yield will be decreased by half.

Luigi Romolo is the Regional Climatologist with the Southern Regional Climate Center explains the drought conditions and drought scale.

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2:39 am
Thu August 30, 2007

Memphis Moment - Mary Church Terrell

Memphis, TN – Memphis Moments is co-produced by the Pink Palace Family of Museums (http://www.memphismuseums.org) and WKNO-FM, and airs on Tuesdays and Thursdays during All Things Considered on the WKNO Stations.

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Mid-South News
11:29 am
Tue August 28, 2007

Mapping to Beat HIV/AIDS

Memphis, TN – St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital has joined the fight to stop the spread of HIV and AIDS. Andrea Williams is a Community Development Coordinator for the Connect to Protect Program in the Infectious Disease Department, and she talks about the program in detail.

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Mid-South News
11:28 am
Tue August 28, 2007

Breaking Down Barriers to Combat HIV

Memphis, TN – Today, we're going to look at how the medical and faith-based communities have come together with a multi-pronged approach to halt or at least minimize the rates of infection. According to the Centers for Disease Control and others working to combat this problem, it's imperative to meet the target population where they are -- in the community, at clinics, churches and schools.

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