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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?


This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable, City Councilmen Kemp Conrad and Jim Strickland join host Eric Barnes, publisher of the Memphis Daily News, for a discussion on the city budget, the state comptroller, and the city's pension plan.

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This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable, Host Eric Barnes, publisher of the Memphis Daily News, and Bill Dries, Senior Reporter for the Memphis Daily News, discuss Memphis Mayor A.C. Wharton's proposal to a skeptical Memphis City Council for a property tax increase.

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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.

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This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable, an update on the City of Memphis' controversial Heritage Trail housing project, with host Eric Barnes, publisher of the Memphis Daily News; Jackson Baker of the Memphis Flyer; and Bill Dries, senior reporter for the Memphis Daily News.

The Memphis City Council will vote on a budget for 2013 on Tuesday.  Mayor AC Wharton’s proposal includes a one-time property tax hike and cuts to city services, but council members have other ideas.  Some council members want to cut taxes and dip into city reserves. 

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This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable, the panel discusses Municipal Schools, as well as a law that will release as many as twelve thousand drug felons nationwide.