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CAPITOL HILL CONVERSATION
7:30 am
Mon April 14, 2014

Money for Teacher Raises and Rape Kit Testing Cut in Gov. Haslam's Budget

Governor Bill Haslam promised pay raises for teachers. Memphis Senator Jim Kyle wanted $2 million for rape kit testing. Neither will be included in next year's state budget.

In this week's Capitol Hill Conversation, WPLN's Bradley George talks with Andrea Zelinski of the Nashville Post and the Nashville Scene about how the budget will impact legislators in the coming year.

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MEMPHIS MOMENTS
4:53 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

Allen James Walker

Battle At Fort Pillow
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As a soldier in the 7th US Colored Heavy Artillery, Allen James Walker was stationed at Corinth, Mississippi and Ft. Pickering, here in Memphis.


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COMMENTARY
12:39 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

When Innovation Ends, Brands End

A Radio Shack retail location.
Credit CoolCaesar / WikiMedia Commons

At its peak, Radio Shack was at the forefront of innovation; however, in the past two decades, stores have closed and sales have declined sharply. When innovation ends, brands end as well.


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CAPITOL HILL CONVERSATION
7:30 am
Mon April 7, 2014

Tenn. Legislators Mull $100 Million Shortfall

In this week's Capitol Hill Conversation from Nashville Public Radio, legislators find themselves with a budget shortfall that may result in bad news for teachers. 

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COUNTERPOINT
11:34 am
Sat April 5, 2014

Judith Butler on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Anti-Semitism, and Cohabitation

Credit Judith Butler / Columbia University Press

Internationally renowned philosopher Judith Butler discusses the concept of "binationalism" in the context of the Israel/Palestine conflict, considering its different legacies in Jewish and Palestinian political struggles.


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