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||Yasir Qadhi On Being Muslim And American In Memphis||Yasir Qadhi is one of the most influential Muslim clerics to lecture in English. He was born in Houston, Texas, and has studied in Saudi Arabia and at Yale. Because of his vast knowledge, he's been sought out by both high ranking||28 9 2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Parents Mull Merged School District||Memphis City Schools will consolidate with the Shelby County Schools two years from now, in September of 2013. The details of the merger will be decided by a newly formed transition team and a unified countywide school board, but the success of the||25 9 2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Captains Of School Consolidation Meet For The First Time||By this time in 2013, the Memphis City Schools and the Shelby County Schools will be one. The new 23-member countywide school board and the 21-member transition team tasked with merging the systems met for the first time last night. Eleanor Boudreau||21 9 2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Initiative Tells Patients Quality Care Is Uneven--So Speak Up!||Healthcare in the U.S. is uneven. It's pretty close to a coin toss whether a patient gets proper care. According to one study in the New England Journal of Medicine 55 percent of patients do and 45 percent don't. Now the||19 9 2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||A Rare Compromise: Memphis & Shelby County Schools' Court Settlement||All appointments have now been made to a 23-member merged Shelby County school board and a 21-member transition team. The board, the transition team and a great deal else about the consolidation of Memphis and Shelby County Schools were settled on in||13 9 2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Phyliss Anderson Becomes Female Mississippi Choctaw Chief||Phyliss J. Anderson will be the first female chief to head up the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, ousting the sitting Miko Beasley Denson with a sizable lead. Sandra Knispel of Mississippi Public Broadcasting reports.||6 9 2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||TBI Digging--Literally--In Millington||An investigation into Millington's government that excavated a massive amount of paper from city hall and the mayor's house, among other places, today progressed to actual excavation. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is digging a hole||28 8 2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Transitioned: "Joy Is Its Own Thing"||Cece DuBois is a renaissance woman. In a long and varied career, she's painted portraits, written songs, sung backup, and most recently, had her own interior design business. But a perfect storm of divorce, car accident, and recession left her in||24 8 2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Agreement in Memphis And Shelby County School Consolidation Lawsuit||All sides in the multi-party lawsuit over the consolidation of Memphis and Shelby County Schools have reached a tentative agreement. Eleanor Boudreau reports.||23 8 2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Black Farmers' Class Action Settlement Near||Tens of thousands of African-American farmers in Mississippi and across the U.S. are awaiting the ruling of a federal court to see if they'll be paid for decades of discrimination by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Daniel Cherry from||21 8 2011||Free||View In iTunes|