Special Coverage: House Judiciary Holds Hearing On Impeachment Report By Intel Panel

Watch a live video of the House Judiciary Committee holding a hearing on the impeachment inquiry report completed by the House Intelligence Committee, as it moves toward drafting articles of impeachment on Monday, December 9th at 8:00 AM.

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Katie Riordan

Rural Henning, Tenn. is home to the Women’s Therapeutic Residential Center, a name that sounds like a weekend retreat. It’s actually a prison.

On a recent evening, 18 women at the center have their desks circled up, textbooks open as Professor Joe Jansen lectures on the writings of the Greek historian, Herodotus. 

“According to Solan, prosperity is having children that love you and outlive you,” says one student, as the women—all dressed in light blue prison uniform shirts—discuss an ancient king’s treatment of his disabled son.

Watch a live video of the House Judiciary Committee holding a hearing on the impeachment inquiry report completed by the House Intelligence Committee, as it moves toward drafting articles of impeachment on Monday, December 9th at 8:00 AM.

BTH: FedEx in the MidSouth

Dec 6, 2019

Nearly 25 percent of Memphis residents live below the poverty level. Richard Smith, executive vice president of global support for FedEx Express, says that the city's poverty rate and equity level are among the major challenges businesses face in the Mid-South. However, Smith says that Memphis has its advantages, including its geography and demographics.

This was a live video of the House Judiciary Committee is holding its first hearing in the impeachment inquiry, focused on constitutional grounds for impeachment. The Judiciary Committee is tasked with drafting potential articles of impeachment against President Trump.

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Advent: A Season of Hope, Light and Peace

Dec 4, 2019
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As a young Presbyterian, I remember receiving a colorful Advent calendar most Decembers.  


Jennifer Chandler

Back to school season is so hectic. Early evenings are spent driving carpools and helping with homework, leaving little time for cooking dinner.  


BTH: Community College in the Mid-South

Dec 2, 2019

Two months after Dr. Tracy Hall became President of Southwest Tennessee Community College (STCC), a meeting with staff and faculty resulted in some changes that address the school’s challenges. STCC now has installed mentor and professional advisor programs for their students with the hope of turning around decreasing retention and enrollment rates.  

Give of yourself this Thanksgiving

Nov 27, 2019
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Siddhartha Gautama, The Buddha, is reported to have said that giving brings happiness at evert stage of its expression.

Jennifer Chandler

I have to admit I do not like pumpkin pie.  Never have and never will.  


BTH: Carol Coletta on Memphis Riverfront Development

Nov 22, 2019

Rumors and conspiracy theories surround the $60 million plans for Tom Lee Park, particularly around its usefulness for the Memphis in May Beale Street Music Festival. Carol Coletta, President and CEO of Memphis Riverfront Parks Partnership (MRPP), says that Memphis in May has “always been on the table.” Mediation continues between MRPP and MIM over the park's development.   

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At least five people are dead after an eruption on a volcanic island off the coast of New Zealand on Monday, local officials have confirmed.

New Zealand police say a number of people were injured and have been taken to an area hospital, but it remains too dangerous for emergency services to access the island and search for those missing.

The rapid ascent of Netflix as a creator of film and television continued Monday morning as the streaming service placed four films in the Golden Globes' 10 best motion picture contenders in comedy and drama. But the Hollywood Foreign Press Association rewarded established directors like Quentin Tarantino, too, while continuing its legendarily wacky devotion to some of its favorite celebrities.

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