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Vice President Joe Biden visited Memphis today, commemorating the 7th Anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. His whistle stop at Memphis’ Crescent Corridor Intermodal Freight Rail Project highlighted a $105 million federal grant designed to create jobs and reduce pollution and highway congestion by increasing railroad volume.


The Meaning of Work

Feb 17, 2016

Why do we work?


Jennifer Chandler

With a rich, flavorful broth and fluffy dumplings, old-fashioned Chicken and Dumplings is pure comfort food.


Host Jonathan Judaken talks with world-renowned conceptual artist Mel Chin before his upcoming lecture at Rhodes: "Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again - Our Place in the Age of a Dystopian Future."


Phillip Ashley Chocolates

Valentine’s day is this weekend … and speaking from experience, a gift of chocolates is sure to be adored!


A new television series based on the early days of rock and roll will be filmed in Memphis this spring. "Million Dollar Quartet" follows Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis as they begin their careers at the famed Sun Studio. As Linn Sitler of the Memphis and Shelby County Film and Television Commission tells us, Memphis required more than authentic scenery to attract producers. 

  

Many paintings in the Brooks Museum have a story to tell. This week, WKNO's Culture Desk presents this "Portrait of Queen Henrietta Maria 1638" by Anthony van Dyck. The former wife of England's deposed Charles I has an important connection to early America. One of our states is named after her. Can you guess which one? Curator Stanton Thomas has the answer.


The Math of Weight Loss

Feb 3, 2016

When it comes to weight loss, many people feel that their metabolism isn’t really working at the speed it should.


Jennifer Chandler

In New Orleans, Mardi Gras has officially kicked off …


Picture of Health

Jan 27, 2016
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Health, according to the World Health Organization, is not merely the absence of disease, but is a homeostatic state of mind, body and spirit.


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