This week on “Behind the Headlines” (Sept. 18): Kevin Kane, CEO of the Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Leslie Gower, vice president of marketing and communications for the Downtown Memphis Commission, stop by to discuss the Memphis Cook Convention Center’s renovation and expansion.
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Less than 24 hours before the start of early voting, four Memphis mayoral candidates – incumbent mayor A C Wharton and challengers Harold Collins, Jim Strickland and Mike Williams – came together for a candidates forum hosted by Urban Land Institute Memphis and The Daily News. The forum was televised live on WKNO/Channel 10 on Thursday, Sept. 17.
This week on Behind the Headlines (Sept. 11): Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell and County Commission chairman pro tempore Van Turner talk about a budget summit, taxes and education funding.
This week on Behind the Headlines (Sept. 4): Toby Sells of The Memphis Flyer and Bill Dries and Eric Barnes of The Daily News discuss Memphis’ top news stories – including the Robert Lipscomb sexual assault investigation, Urban Child Institute pay, Memphis mayoral race and more.