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RADIO ROUNDTABLE
5:45 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Radio Roundtable: Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell

Behind the Headlines Host Eric Barnes
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What is the current state of the fiscal stability for Shelby County government?


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RADIO ROUNDTABLE
5:44 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

Radio Roundtable: City of Memphis to Purchase AutoZone Park

AutoZone Park in Downtown Memphis
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The City of Memphis has decided to buy AutoZone Park for about $30 million, but is it a good deal for the community?


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MEMPHIS MOMENTS
5:42 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

St. Jude Study on Leukemia

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Main Entrance
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Over 50 years ago, entertainer Danny Thomas founded St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, arguing that "no child should die in the dawn of life." St. Jude continues to be at the forefront of children's cancer research.


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COMMENTARY
10:30 am
Wed January 8, 2014

HGTV Stands for Marketing Brilliance

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HGTV began as a TV network. It now spans a spectrum of industries: multimedia, television, paint, internet, furniture, electronics, and more. 


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MEMPHIS MOMENTS
5:51 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

The Martin Brothers

The Memphis Red Sox
Credit Photo Courtesy of the The Negro Leagues Museum

The four Martin Brothers, W.S., J.B., A.T., and B.B., were remarkable men. Born in Mississippi in the 1880s, they moved to Memphis to attend LeMoyne.

The became important figures in medicine, politics, and sports. Two were doctors; two were pharmacists.

One, Dr. J.B. Martin, opened his own drug store in 1920. All were active in Republican politics.

The Martins owned the Memphis Red Sox, as well as the stadium in which the team played. They were the only African Americans in baseball to own both.

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