Memphis

Memphis mayor to feds, 'Do something!'

Dec 27, 2012
Memphis, Tenn., is the poorest city in the country, according to the U.S. Census. And Mayor AC Wharton worries that inaction on the fiscal cliff would have a drastic impact on already cash-strapped residents.
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Memphis tries to lure its natives home

Aug 20, 2012
Memphis -- a city that has struggled with population decline and high unemployment -- wants its native sons and daughters to help fuel a comeback.
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Memphis mayor on the city's recovery

Dec 28, 2011
In the summer of 2010, Memphis was filled with abandoned houses and other effects of the subprime crisis. A year and a half later, how's the city doing?
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MID-DAY UPDATE: Who is Austan Goolsbee? ...

Sep 10, 2010
... He's Obama's new top economic adviser...
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MID-DAY UPDATE: Economic news bad. Stock prices good.

Jul 22, 2010
/**/ Sales of previously occupied homes fell in June; new unemployment benefit plans rose. Yet at this writing, Wall Street's jumping. What d...
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