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Memphis Moments
3:16 am
Thu July 31, 2008

Memphis Moment: Nash Buckingham

Memphis, TN – Nash Buckingham is one of the Mid-South's great writers who is often overlooked. He worked for the Commercial Appeal as a sports writer for a while, but found the demands of a daily publication too hectic. Instead, he began writing for Field and Stream, where he eventually became the associate editor. He worked for stronger conservation laws that would protect the natural world he loved.

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Mid-South News
12:04 am
Thu July 31, 2008

Tennessee Senators Block Renewable Energy Bill While Saying They're Not Against the Bill

Washington, DC – Both Tennessee Senators Wednesday voted to block a bill that would extend federal tax credits for renewable energy production. But in fact, they say are not really against the proposal itself.

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Mid-South News
12:03 am
Thu July 31, 2008

A Black Representative Must Represent a Black District, Candidate Says

Memphis, TN – The new U.S. Representative for the Tennessee 9th Congressional District must be African-American, according to 9th District candidate Dr. Isaac Richmond. The 9th District is a majority African-American.

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Mid-South News
12:01 am
Wed July 30, 2008

Democratic Tenn. Congressional Candidate Focuses on Education

Memphis, TN – Tennessee 9th Congressional District candidate Joe Towns, Jr. will focus on the economy, healthcare for seniors, and education in his campaign for the Democratic nomination for the seat. Towns outlined his key stances and political background in an interview with Nicole Irwin in Memphis, Tenn..

"What has encouraged me to run for the 9th Congresional District is that I don't like the way the country is headed," Towns said.

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Mid-South News
3:19 am
Tue July 29, 2008

Shelby County Assessor Candidate: Bill Giannini

Memphis, TN – Owner of the Little Italy Pizza restaurant in Midtown and local realtor, Bill Giannini, is running as the Republican candidate for Shelby County Assessor. Nicole Erwin spoke with Giannini about his aspirations for public office.

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