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- Sunday and Projects editor
11/18/2008 - current
Memphis Valero refinery faces fines of $42,000 over fatal explosion
Published 06/15/2013 at 10:58 p.m.
Report from state details worker's tragic death.
Growth of Shelby County's Asian population in sync with national trends
Published 06/13/2013 at 4:45 p.m.
Like many other local residents from his native India, Maheshwar Nareddy enjoys nothing more than unwinding with a game of cricket during his time off from work.
Most survivors of childhood cancers suffer chronic health problems, St. Jude study finds
Updated 06/11/2013 at 5:28 p.m.
Although it helped her survive and beat Hodgkin lymphoma, the intense chest radiation that Catherine Mize received as a 21-year-old college student may have unleashed other health problems later.
Concerns about water fluoridation spread to Memphis area
Updated 06/08/2013 at 11:46 p.m.
A City Council resolution that ordinarily would have gone unnoticed — dealing with a chemical few people have ever heard of — helped propel Memphis into the growing ranks of cities targeted by protests over the fluoridation of water.
Council measure would raise fines for violations of bicycle, pedestrian codes
Published 06/01/2013 at 5:56 p.m.
Arguing that fines as low as $5 won’t deter violators, City Councilman Lee Harris and a few local groups are calling for stiffer penalties for those who run afoal of ordinances designed to keep Memphis’ streets safe for pedestrians and ...
Memphis, Shelby County look for new ways to cut pollution as end nears for emissions testing
Published 05/31/2013 at 6:51 p.m.
A decision by Gov. Bill Haslam this week made it official: There will be no more vehicle inspections required after June 30.
TORNADO AFTERMATH: In twister’s path but hunkered down in modern safe room
Updated 05/23/2013 at 5:46 p.m.
Rebates for safe rooms now, but continuing devastation may bring building mandates.
TORNADO AFTERMATH: In Moore, volunteers work amid surreal devastation
Updated 05/22/2013 at 9:07 p.m.
At cemetery, where tombstones toppled like dominoes, grim prep work begins.
Five charged following investigation into major illegal-dumping operation in Raleigh area of Memphis
Updated 05/16/2013 at 1:36 a.m.
“This is a horrific, horrific site that brings down this corner of Shelby County,” said Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich.
New heart procedure offers hope, relief to patients with blocked arteries
Updated 05/11/2013 at 11:15 p.m.
Like any patient who’s undergone heart-bypass surgery, Shane DeVault didn’t relish the thought of having his chest cracked open again.
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