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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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Memphis Moments
2:56 am
Tue July 29, 2008

Memphis Moment: Blair T. Hunt

Memphis, TN – Blair T. Hunt is probably best remembered for being the principal of Booker T. Washington High School for twenty-four years, or for his 52 years of service as the pastor of Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church. What many do not know is that Hunt worked behind the scenes on behalf of equality efforts for African Americans in Memphis. He spent his life trying to improve Memphis, and was a founding member of the Memphis Urban League and the "Negro YMCA."

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Mid-South News
3:20 am
Mon July 28, 2008

Shelby County Assessor Candidate: Cheyenne Johnson

Memphis, TN – Voters have several candidates vying for their attention this general election. Among the picking includes the position for Shelby County Assessor. Nicole Erwin spoke with Democratic candidate Cheyenne Johnson, who has worked with the Shelby County Assessor's office since 1988.

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Memphis Moments
3:11 am
Thu July 24, 2008

Memphis Moment: J.M. Keating

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