Electric Scooter Uptake 'Quite Remarkable,' Researcher Says Of Micro-Mobility Data

From Austin to Denver to Cambridge, Massachusetts, dockless electric scooters have hit cities across the country. Earlier this summer, the transportation research firm Populus published data on the rise of micro-mobility. Here & Nows  Peter ODowd discusses the so-called micro-mobility revolution with Regina Clewlow   ( @ReginaClewlow ) , CEO of Populus, and why she thinks electric scooters from companies like Bird are the way of the future. Interview Highlights On why she calls the uptick in...

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Memphis, TN – Radiologist and owner of several radio stations George Flinn reminisces with long-time friend Judy Peiser about building a low power radio station after their school cancelled their broadcasting program.

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Memphis, TN – John Malmo chairman emeritus of Archer/Malmo Advertising and an independent marketing consultant. For more about Mr. Malmo - and to obtain a copy of his book of 110 two-minute business pearls - go to johnmalmo.com.

Memphis, TN – Memphis Moments is co-produced by the Pink Palace Family of Museums (http://www.memphismuseums.org) and WKNO-FM, and airs on Tuesdays and Thursdays during All Things Considered on the WKNO Stations.

Memphis, TN – Memphis Moments is co-produced by the Pink Palace Family of Museums (http://www.memphismuseums.org) and WKNO-FM, and airs on Tuesdays and Thursdays during All Things Considered on the WKNO Stations.

Memphis, TN – Memphis Moments is co-produced by the Pink Palace Family of Museums (http://www.memphismuseums.org) and WKNO-FM, and airs on Tuesdays and Thursdays during All Things Considered on the WKNO Stations.

Memphis, TN – Memphis Moments is co-produced by the Pink Palace Family of Museums (http://www.memphismuseums.org) and WKNO-FM, and airs on Tuesdays and Thursdays during All Things Considered on the WKNO Stations.

Memphis, TN – Memphis Moments is co-produced by the Pink Palace Family of Museums (http://www.memphismuseums.org) and WKNO-FM, and airs on Tuesdays and Thursdays during All Things Considered on the WKNO Stations.

Memphis, TN – America is a land full of big spaces, big characters, big ideas and big contradictions. In the land of plenty, one might not expect to find people struggling over the issue of a minimum, or even, a living wage. Sarah Ledbetter explores the possibility of the American Dream through the lens of the current debate on raising the minimum wage.

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Pennsylvania ordered a lockdown Wednesday of its entire state prison system after a number of staff became ill from suspected exposure to tainted synthetic drugs, an incident that comes as five inmates have died from overdoses in Arkansas and dozens were sickened in Ohio under similar circumstances.

The state's Corrections Secretary John Wetzel said the cautionary move was aimed at ensuring the "safety and security of our employees" after multiple illnesses among prison staff in recent weeks.

As the editor of a blog called Goats and Soda (see this story for the explanation behind the name), I'm always interested in the latest goat research.

So I was definitely hooked by a press release that declared, "Goats prefer happy people."

Ever since July, Poland has been captivated by a nationwide hunt for a missing 16-foot python, which remains on the loose in the suburbs of Warsaw.

The full epic tale was laid out in the Wall Street Journal this week.

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Push To Punish Planned Parenthood Would Cut TennCare Funding To Other Health Providers

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Traveling Arkansas: Spending Labor Day during Cotton Plant Days

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