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Mid-South News
7:29 am
Thu July 3, 2008

Community Efforts To Save Rosemark School Thwarted

Rosemark, TN – One of the Tennessee Preservation Trust's most endangered historic sites is scheduled for extinction. Nicole Erwin reports how the 1912 Rosemark schoolhouse will be demolished before August.

Tipton-Rosemark Alumni Mark Davidson says the identity of a small Shelby County community will soon no longer exist.

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Memphis Moments
3:58 am
Thu July 3, 2008

Memphis Moment: Sebastian S. Kresge

Memphis, TN – Sebastian S. Kresge (1867-1966) attended the Eastman College of Business. He moved to Memphis and, in 1897, he entered into a partnership with J.G. McCrorey. They opened five and dime stores in Memphis and Detroit. Kresge went on to found the S.S. Kresge Company, which, in 1962, founded the first K-Mart store.

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Mid-South News
5:52 am
Tue July 1, 2008

Sinkhole May Swallow Amtrak Service To Memphis

Memphis, TN – Memphis is the number one destination on the City of New Orleans. If a gaping sinkhole is not fixed, Amtrak may discontinue service

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Mid-South News
5:43 am
Fri June 27, 2008

Foster Teens Find Stability In New Mentorship Program

Memphis, TN – Teens aging out of foster care face unique challenges. Last year Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen began the LIFT program, to address their needs.

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Mid-South News
5:39 am
Tue June 24, 2008

Mid-Southerner Pinched By Economic Slide

Memphis, TN – A quick trip to the mall, park or even to work is now a cause to pause. With gas prices nearing $4.00 a gallon, the economy is tanking. Money's tight, and it's beginning to hit home for Mid-Southerners. Candice Ludlow talked with a successful, Mid-South, self-employed graphic designer whose life has taken a striking downturn. So much, that he now finds himself scouting the want ads.

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