News and Features

Memphis, TN – Both the city and county schools dodged a bullet. Bill Dries reports for the Daily News. He spoke with Candice Ludlow about the County Commission's decision to continue funding both city and county schools.

To read all about it in the Memphis Daily News, go to www.memphisdailynews.com.

Memphis, TN – Andy Meek covers city politics for the Daily News. Today, he spoke with Nicole Erwin about the latest wrinkle in the funding fight between Memphis and its city schools.

To read the story in full, go to www.memphisdailynews.org.

Memphis, TN – Eric Smith covers real estate for the Memphis Daily News. Today, he spoke with Candice Ludlow about the state of lending in the Mid-South.

To read the article in full, go to www.memphisdailynews.com.

Memphis, TN – Andy Meek covers city politics and schools for the Memphis Daily News. He spoke with Candice Ludlow today about the Memphis
City School superintendent search amid the cloud of cuts by the city council.

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Memphis, TN – The farmers market has grown not only in the nation's effort to go green but also in social networking. Candice Ludlow reports from the Memphis farmer's market on how chefs, farmers and families are becoming friends with the local food movement.

Some of the Memphis area restaurants using local products:

Washington, DC – The U-S Senate is locked in a grinding debate over global warming legislation. The bill has bipartisan support but both Tennessee Senators oppose it. As the bill unravels, they're calling for a different approach to cut harmful carbon emissions.

Drew, MS – The Lil' Red Schoolhouse in Drew, Mississippi, a dilapidated Rosenwald school built in 1920's, is well on the road to recovery. Having now received state funds, as well as a grant from Lowe's and the National Trust for Historic Preservation, local proprietor Rev. Jesse Gresham hopes that the conversion to a multi-purpose community center will soon be completed.

Memphis, TN – The Memphis City Council decided to slash the Memphis City Schools budget by $70 million. Andy Meek covers politics for the Memphis Daily News. He spoke with Candice Ludlow about what the cut means.

To read more in the Memphis Daily News, go to www.memphisdailynews.com

Brinkley, AR – A fish from Asia has infested waters in eastern Arkansas. Fish biologists say this invasive species has been here for up to 6 years. Now, the Game and Fish Commission are working to eradicate the top-level predator before it gains access to the Mississippi River Basin.

On April 28th a farmer found a Northern Snakehead wiggling along a gravel road in Brinkley, Arkansas.

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