Behind the Headlines

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This week on WKNO's Behind the Headlines, a look at the Shelby County Juvenile Court and the reforms taking place. Host Eric Barnes talks with Josh Spickler, executive director of Just City, Keith Norman, pastor of First Baptist Church, Bill Powell, former Juvenile Court Settlement Agreement Coordinator and Bill Dries, senior reporter of the Memphis Daily News. 

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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. 

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On this week's Behind the Headlines, Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland discusses the budget, Memphis 3.0 and more with Bill Dries, senior reporter for the Memphis Daily News. 

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This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable, host Eric Barnes, publisher of the Memphis Daily News discusses schools and taxes with Memphis City Councilmen Shea Flinn and Kemp Conrad.

For a review of the top news stories of the week, you can tune-in to Behind the Headlines Friday evenings at 7 on WKNO-TV 10

This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable: a special press conference roundtable with Shelby County Commissioners Steve Mulroy and Heidi Shafer.  

 

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This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable: allegations that some Memphis Animal shelter employees may have been involved in dog fighting rings, the NBA Lock-Out, and Shelby County Redistricting.

 

This week's topic: the October 6th Memphis elections, including the re-election of Mayor A.C. Wharton for his first full term as Memphis Mayor, the Memphis City Council, and one run-off election for District 7's City Council seat between Lee Harris and Kimba Ford, neither of whom received 50% of the vote.