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Floodwaters can force snakes and other pests into homes

Floodwaters can displace animals, especially snakes, and force them into your home as they seek dry land. 

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BBB advice for dealing with property damage

Consumers anxious to get their homes and yards back to normal should be on the lookout for scams and businesses involving clean-up efforts and home repairs.

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BTW/Commencement Challenge - at a glance

The White House announced Tuesday that Booker T. Washington High School was the 2011 winner. Vice President Joseph Biden called Principal Alisha Kiner with the word.

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By text or landline, the message was the same – “He’s coming”

Text messages streamed through my phone as I scrambled eggs and flipped sausage for my late breakfast. Before I could read their contents, the phone rang.

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Flood recovery update

Recovery efforts from the recent flood will be slow and costly.  Code inspectors with the City of Memphis and Shelby County Governments will conduct assessments of the flood damage.

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Flood of the Century yields competing views

 

While much of the focus has been on protecting downtown Memphis from flood damage, in a world that is light years away from the bright lights of Beale Street and tourists, parts of North Memphis is largely grasping for signs of hope, some say.

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Countdown is on to annual Sisterhood Showcase, June 4-5

The 16th Annual Sisterhood Showcase is set for June 4-5 at the Memphis Cook Convention Center.

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Game 5 thumping means it’s time to ‘cowboy up’

The Thunder dominated and overpowered the Grizzlies 99-72 in front of a sell-out crowd at the Oklahoma City Arena.

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Thunder outlast Grizz in triple-overtime epic

Two young teams. A triple-overtime. Game-changing three pointers. History-making statistics. All of this took place during the longest game – regular season and the playoffs – of the Grizzlies’ now magical tenth season.

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<br />The President is coming to Booker T. Washington High School

The White House announced Memphis’ Booker T. Washington High School as the winner of the 2011 Race to the Top High School Commencement Challenge.

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President Obama signs Tennessee disaster declaration

 

President Barack Obama on Monday declared a major disaster exists in the State of Tennessee and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, flooding, tornadoes, and straight-line winds on April 4.

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Grizz ‘construct’ Game 3 ‘miracle’

 

Before the referee tossed the basketball into the air tipping off Game 3, there was talk among observers – fans and professional prognosticators – that it was the biggest game in Memphis basketball history.

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Duckett nets term two on state election commission

Greg Duckett, senior vice president and corporate counsel for Baptist Memorial Health Care, has been re-appointed to a four-year term as a state election commissioner by a joint session of the Tennessee General Assembly. 

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