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Cold Brew Coffee is the new “it” item on coffee shop menus across the country.


This week on WKNO's Behind the Headlines, journalists discuss grants for sanitation workers, the Beale Street Task Force, rape kits and more. Host Eric Barnes talks with Ryan Poe of the Commercial Appeal, Toby Sells of the Memphis Flyer, Bernal Smith of the New Tri-State Defender, and Bill Dries of the Memphis Daily News.

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Summer is the season of camps, vacations and relaxation. For many teenagers, it’s also a time of first jobs. This year, Shelby County partnered with the nonprofit Clean Memphis to offer work experience and a paycheck to 100 young people. The job: help Shelby County tackle its blight problem.


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Summer is the best time of year to enjoy fresh fruit!


On this week's Behind the Headlines on WKNO, leaders of Memphis 3.0 discuss the next phase of the city's comprehensive plan for the future. Host Eric Barnes talks with John Zeanah, deputy director of the Memphis & Shelby County Division of Planning and Development, Ashley Cash, comprehensive planning administrator for the City of Memphis and Eric Robertson, president of Community LIFT. 

Old Dominick Distillery

Have you seen the giant rooster sign over a renovated warehouse down on Front Street?


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On WKNO's Behind the Headlines for July 14, 2017, panelists discuss the impacts of blight in Memphis and some of efforts to curtail it, from clean up programs to legal solutions. Joining host Eric Barnes and journalist Bill Dries of the Memphis Daily News is Janet Boscarino, executive director of Clean Memphis; Brittany Williams, Neighborhood Preservation Fellow; and Christopher Blank, news director of WKNO-FM. 

Dolph Smith

By the Book: A Tribute to Dolph Smith opens July 15 at Memphis Brooks Museum of Art.


Justin Fox Burks

Make a show stopping cake without turning on your oven!


On WKNO's Behind the Headlines, host Eric Barnes talks with journalists Bernal Smith of the New Tri-State Defender, Toby Sells of the Memphis Flyer, Madeline Faber of High Ground News, and Bill Dries of the Memphis Daily News about Memphis 3.0, South City, and more. 

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