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.
Memphis, TN – Most number one rankings are achieved with pride; Memphis, however, lead the nation in 2007 for most obese city. Nicole Erwin reports how a grassroots organization has been chosen to participate in a nationwide effort to reduce obesity and the health issues that correlate.
Frederick Mann, Deputy Director of Communications for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation recently announced some startling figures involving Memphis and its level of health care.
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.
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