Bioworks’ Steve Bares outlines Memphis EPIcenter

This week on “Behind the Headlines” (March 28): Steve Bares, president of the Memphis Bioworks Foundation, discusses the Memphis EPIcenter effort, which aims to create 1,000 entrepreneurs and 50 companies locally in the next decade. [Related article: Bares: EPIcenter Effort Targets ‘Scalability’]

Hopson discusses Shelby County Schools budget, demerger

This week on “Behind the Headlines” (March 21): Shelby County Schools Superintendent Dorsey Hopson talks about the budget, school rezoning and the demerger. [Related article: School Board to Vote on $52.6 Million Capital Funding]

Shelby County Schools board members discuss upcoming demerger

This week on “Behind the Headlines” (March 14): Three Shelby County Schools board members discuss attendance zones, the schools demerger, and why the school board and parents are waiting on each other to move forward. [Related article: Schools Demerger Reflects Cooperation, Competition]

Republican, Democratic leaders discuss upcoming Shelby County elections

This week on “Behind the Headlines” (March 7): a discussion about Shelby County’s upcoming elections with Republican Party Chairman Justin Joy and Democratic Party Chairman Bryan Carson. [Related article: Shelby County Party Heads Look Ahead to Primaries]

Wharton and Collins talk city finances, crime, and more

This week on “Behind the Headlines” (Feb. 28): Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. and city finance director Brian Collins discuss the city’s finances, pension liability, and young black men in the criminal justice system. [Related article: Wharton: City Must Target ‘Black Boy Crime’]

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