Pelosi Calls For Postponement Of State Of The Union Address Because Of Shutdown

Updated at 3:20 p.m. ET The annual State of the Union message to Congress may be the latest casualty of the partial government shutdown. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., sent a letter to President Trump on Wednesday, suggesting a postponement until after the shutdown is over. The speech, which the president would deliver to a joint session of Congress and a national broadcast audience, was originally scheduled for Jan. 29. The shutdown, now in its 26th day, affects nine government...

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Memphis, TN – Memphis Moments is co-produced by the Pink Palace Family of Museums ( 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.

Memphis, TN – Murray Franklin Hudson of Dyersburg, Tennessee interviews his first cousin once removed Celeste Annabelle Hardy Wray about how she wants to be remembered.

Memphis, TN – To access the Greening Greater Memphis webpage and manifesto, go to

Memphis, TN – Memphis is known for its parks, the Mississippi River and its hardwood trees. A group of envirnomental and recreational organizations have come together to help turn Memphis into a "great" city by connecting parks to potential greenways throughout the city.

Alex Garvin, Yale Professor of Urban Planning and Management is the keynote speaker at the Greening Greater Memphis event on Thursday, February 8, 2007 at the Memphis Botanic Gardens.

Memphis, TN – Beverly Guest Kirkwood interviews her sister-in-law Lillian Lajuana Walker who was a child during the Civil Rights Era in Memphis about the privilege of going to school.

Memphis, TN – In 1888, the Cossitt Branch Library became the first public library of Memphis. It was known at the time as the Cossitt-Goodwyn Institute. Located in Downtown Memphis prominently on the corner of Front and Monroe, it also housed Memphis' first museum collection.

Memphis, TN – Memphis, a city notorious for movie censorship in the 1940's and 50's, is host to the National Conference for Media Reform.

Memphis, TN – Memphis Moments is co-produced by the Pink Palce Family of Museums ( and the WKNO Stations.

Memphis, TN – Memphis Moments is co-produced by the Pink Palace Family of Museums ( and the WKNO Stations.


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California Sen. Kamala Harris is running for president in 2020. The first-term Democratic senator made the announcement on ABC's Good Morning America Monday morning.

"I love my country, and this is a moment in time that I feel a sense of responsibility to fight for the best of who we are," Harris said.

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The Tennessee Capitol Steps: Home To Legislators By Day, Exercisers At Night

Hear the radio version of this story. During the day, the steps of the Tennessee Capitol can be busy with lawmakers, staffers and journalists running around trying to make it on time to meetings. But at night, there’s a different kind of running.

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Traveling Arkansas: ‘Forrest Gump’ at the Little Rock Ron Robinson Theater

Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Travel Writer Kim Williams talks about the following events happening in Arkansas during the weekend of January 18!

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