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Radio Roundtable: Special Guests Commissioner Steve Mulroy and Bartlett Mayor Keith McDonald

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With special guests Steve Mulroy, from the Shelby County Commission and Mayor Keith McDonald of Bartlett. 

The panel discusses the progress of funding the new unification of the Memphis City and Shelby County Schools, the cost the state spends per student on each Memphis City and Shelby County school student, and the costs of paying for new municipal school districts and the responsibilities for buildings currently owned by the City and County schools.

For a review of the top news stories of the week, you can tune in to Behind the Headlines Friday evenings at 6:30 on WKNO-TV 10.

Host Eric Barnes, publisher of the Memphis Daily News, and panel discuss this week's most important news stories.  This week's panel includes special guests Steve Mulroy from the County Commission and Keith McDonald, Mayor of Bartlett, who discuss the expenses of the unification of the Memphis City and the Shelby County school systems, Bill Dries from the Memphis Daily News, Les Smith from Fox 13 News, and Jackson Baker from the Memphis Flyer.

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