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By Frank Carlson
The first gigs that blues musician John Németh played were not in darkened, smoke-filled dives near the muddy banks of the Mississippi River, but at bright luncheons in Boise, Idaho for the religious group Catholic Daughters of America.
By Frank Carlson, Ariel Min
By PBS NewsHour
The rate of breast cancer deaths for African American women nationally is 40 percent greater than that of white women, according to a study published in the Journal of Cancer Epidemiology. In Memphis, the city with the widest disparity, a…
Jeffrey Brown talks to Anita Wadhwani of the Tennessean about the case against Gibson.
Crews filled sandbags and shored up levees along the Mississippi River as enormous volumes of water surged south. Jeffrey Brown takes a closer look at the levee and floodgate system with the Association of State Floodplain Managers' Larry Larson and…
By Lauren Knapp
The Mississippi River crested at 47.8 feet at Memphis on Tuesday, just short of the 1937 record. The waters have engulfed riverbanks in Tennessee, Arkansas, Missouri, Illinois, Mississippi, and Louisiana, prompting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to open floodgates,…
The Mississippi River approached its highest level ever Monday, forcing the city of Memphis to evacuate homes as they wait for the river to peak, which is expected as early as tonight. Jeffrey Brown gets the latest on the surging…
Update on flooding of the Mississippi River in Memphis.
By Tom LeGro
Ballet in America was once dominated by a few major companies and concentrated in New York and a handful of other cities. But today there are more than 65 professional, million-dollar-budget ballet companies all around the country.
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