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Letters from readers: Give the schools numbers, not names

The Florida Times Union 06 Mar 2021
Give the schools numbers, not names. I do not believe in solving problems by making new problems, If the School Board votes to re-name some schools, a different portion of the public will be upset. My suggestion ... Included to see and experience are the waterfront parks at Louisville, Cincinnati, Memphis, Tampa, Chattanooga and St. Petersburg.
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Community Foundation's Crystal Ball Gala set for Saturday

The Clarksdale Press Register 15 Jan 2021
The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi will honor Charley Pride and local volunteers at its 21st annual Crystal Ball Gala on Saturday. The free virtual starts at 6.30 p.m., and Charley Pride’s hit song, Roll On Mississippi is the theme ... Mr ... Auction items include.. 1 ... 2 ... Waterfront home at Lake Bruin, Louisiana ... VIP passes to Memphis Grizzlies ... .
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Erasing Gainesville’s spirit of place

The Gainesville Sun 03 Sep 2020
In the past several years, cries have arisen across the city that Gainesville is losing its identity ... Some cities’ identity is tied to singular geographic features — Jacksonville and Miami to their majestic waterfronts, Minneapolis and Memphis to their sites perched high above the Mississippi River ... It is also necessary ... Why these? ... .
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Commentary: Goodbye, guy on a horse. A new wave of monument design is changing how we ...

The Los Angeles Times 23 Jul 2020
Summer, 1942 ... The party gets rolling ... Advertisement ... ... Chicago architect Jeanne Gang and her firm, Studio Gang, have spent several years on design concepts for the Mississippi waterfront in Memphis ... A detail from the installation of “Stone Stories” shows the different ways individual cobblestones from Memphis’ Cobblestone Landing might be re-imagined.
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Final Plans Unveiled for New Tom Lee Park

Memphis Flyer 20 May 2020
Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest, and Beale Street Music Festival ... Embracing the local knowhow that characterized the working waterfront structures that operated here for so long, the architecture is designed to celebrate the material history of Memphis by making new use of salvaged wood and metals.”.
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Music in the Park continues with Broadway Phil & the Shouters

The Roseburg News-Review 01 Aug 2019
MYRTLE CREEK — Music in the Park will continue with west coast blues, R&B and roots rock band Broadway Phil and The Shouters ... The group has played a variety of venues and festivals, including Portland’s Waterfront Blues Festival and the International Blues Challenge in Memphis ... ....
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Looking at Memphis in May's future, festival bosses fear moving off the river

Commercial Appeal 13 May 2019
Plans to turn Tom Lee Park into a landscaped $60 million Downtown destination could push Memphis in May off the waterfront ....
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