phd literature review help
help me with my homework proxy
online help for writing research papers
writing windows services in vb
write my essay 4 me
top resume service online
help on writing scholarship essays
1984 george orwell help
order conspectus paper
cv writing service reviews uk
freelance writers online
custom paper napkins toronto
professional personal essay writers
help with writing a sonnet poem
custom essay papers 7
how to write a windows service in c 2008
essay good bad customer service
essay writing service legit
help with an essay
professional resume writers groupon
writers freelance contract
new zealand essay writing service
professional assignment writers australia
help with english homework ks3
what is the best college essay editing service
digest writing services london
abstract helpers
report writer cover letter
dissertation help new york
business finance homework help
custom made personal statement
buy a condensation
homework help textbook solutions
what should i write my essay about
help essays
cv writing services reviews uk
top 10 dissertation writers
ap english literature essay help
death penalty research paper help
my community service essay
do my assignment cheap
professional cv services
top recommendation letter writing services online
buy papers online
does homework help high school students
cover letter for internship help
physics homework helper
need synopsis help
i don39t want to do my homework help
customized paper bags uk
help me write an essay free
accounting homework services
admission essay help
customer service term paper topics
help with research paper thesis statement
abridgment help san diego
how to write my dissertation proposal
help with writing report cards
research paper on customer relationship management .pdf
top 10 resume writing services
jurisprudence essay help
buy cheap toilet paper
best online condensation writing services
custom essay writing services cheap
buy an essay in the uk
help writing a precis for a precis
homework help for 7th grade math
best professional abstract writing services
homework help computer science
sat essay help
places to buy resume paper
speech helpers
need help writing my paper
paper mario helpers
best resume writers in atlanta
best custom college papers
video games help improve critical thinking
resume and cover letter writing services
phd thesis help india
how does creative writing help kids
buy your own iron on paper
custom writer39s reference
i didn39t do my homework help
case study dissociative identity disorder
holt middle school math course 1 homework help
cheap papers for printer
certified federal resume writing service
conspectus help chicago
paperback writer chords beatles
annotated bibliography helper
cheap paperback books online
examples of customer service resume titles
buy paper bags online ireland
curriculum vitae professional service uk
management accounting homework help
create custom css tumblr
purchase a conspectus
custom made essays free
cv writing services in kenya
executive resume writing service minneapolis
christian book review of the help
business plan writer raleigh nc
essay about help poor people
resume writing services ottawa ontario
research paper order online
free help with writing papers
things to research when buying a house
purchase essay papers
custom writing paper template
order custom rolling papers
freelance online writer resume
free resume writer wizard
application letter for janitorial services
birth order essay outline
houston area resume writing service
homework helpers chemistry review
custom paper napkins
professional cv writing service reviews
reading helps critical thinking
argumentative essay about is homework helpful or harmful
professional resume writing service singapore
application letter for customer service agent
free help with cv writing
the help film review independent
custom research north america
buy college books online india
college essay service trip
buy authentic college football jerseys
essay writers free
help with a brief
help with assignments online
hiring a grant writer
how to get paid to write movie reviews
resume writing services columbia sc
help assignment locus
get paid to write reviews in india
discursive essay help
freelance writers paid
cv cover letter service
how much does a music ghostwriter make
college accounting homework help
personal statement community service example
best outline writing services in atlanta ga
count desk essay neatness writer
research papers customer retention strategies
medical cv writing service uk
research before buying a car
buy essay online for cheap
ghostwriting services australia
make business budget plan
buy your research paper
customwritings.com customer reviews
need help making a compendium
homework help chemical equations
custom essay meister coupon
write my essay please
need help writing a persuasive essay
get homework done for free
buy a cv
buy a financial planning business
a case study on bipolar disorder
i need free math homework help
medical school personal statement service
how to write a essay to get into college
help with abridgments
cheap private universities
buy already written essays
resume services in miami fl
inexpensive resume writing services
executive digest writers nyc
graduate essay service
research proposal writing service
certified resume writers toronto
help with writing digest
best resume writers in uk
art homework help
criterion online essay evaluation services
sample cover letter for web content writer
buying dissertations
order recommendation letter paper
homework help hotline atlanta
cv writers in leicester
write my critical thinking
where to buy nice paper for resume
resume writing services oklahoma city ok
cv writing help london
customer service presentation powerpoint
how does critical thinking help a student
professional condensation services
essays on helping the community
online homework helper free
professional cv services limerick
best article writing services
write my high school admissions essay
famous essay writers
writing paper with borders printable
homework help riverside ca
help with brief
free online help with english homework
custom essay help

Le Bonheur Sees Upsurge in Kids With Flu Symptoms

Swine flu could be rapidly spreading in Shelby County based on the numbers of children with flu-like symptoms visiting Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center’s emergency department.
The hospital has been treating about 100 to 150 additional children each day in its ER since Aug. 23, said Jennifer Parris, a spokeswoman for the hospital. Le Bonheur has scheduled a press conference Monday morning with physicians to communicate key points about the flu.
In the meantime, the hospital is circulating a question and answer sheet.
H1N1 (swine flu) and seasonal flu have similar symptoms of fever, headache, extreme tiredness, dry cough, sore throat, runny nose, muscle aches, lack of appetite and stomach symptoms (which occur more commonly in children.)
The hospital advises parents to use the same judgment as with any flu season in deciding when to seek treatment for a child with these symptoms.
Parents are also advised to teach their children the importance of frequent and thorough hand washing and to teach them to avoid touching their eyes, nose and mouth.
For more information about protecting yourself and your family from the flu, visit www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/ or http://health.state.tn.us/ or www.lebonheur.org.

The Mayor’s Race: First Television Debate

The first television debate of the Memphis mayoral campaign drew nine contenders and some legitimate differences of opinion.

The debate aired live from Opera Memphis on Action News 5 for an hour and a half Thursday evening.

The candidates in attendance were: Charles Carpenter, Carol Chumney, Wanda Halbert, Robert “Prince Mongo” Hodges, Jerry Lawler, Myron Lowery, Sharon Webb, Kenneth Whalum Jr. and A C Wharton Jr.

Using a debate format that eliminated such time consuming political customs as profusely thanking the debate hosts and telling stories of citizens the candidates have encountered, there were lots of specific questions.

Asked what he would do if Bass Pro Shops were to decide not to renovate The Pyramid, Carpenter said he would favor tearing down The Pyramid to clear the land for future development.

“That is some of the most valuable land we have in the city of Memphis,” said Carpenter, an attorney who has served as bond counsel for the city and county governments.

Chumney and Whalum brushed aside suggestions that because of their personalities they might each have problems working with others as the city’s chief executive.

“I’m not elected to get along with others,” said Whalum, who is a city school board member.

“As mayor, it doesn’t matter to me if I’m liked,” Chumney responded when asked about working with City Council members. Chumney is a former council member and former state representative making her second bid for Memphis Mayor in as many years.

The only give and take among the candidates came when Chumney repeated her story of helping victims in a recent storm that knocked out power to several parts of the city for several days. Chumney said there was no local government response to the neighborhoods she visited.

Wharton, the mayor of Shelby County, disputed that.

“I’m not going to let anybody slur our county employees because of your lack of knowledge. That’s just not fair,” he told Chumney.

Chumney said she didn’t see Wharton in the neighborhoods she visited while taking water and other necessities to those without power.

“You didn’t stay long enough Ms. Chumney,” Wharton replied. “You can’t just pop up when the cameras are there.”

A few questions later, Chumney veered off subject to portray herself as a political outsider and plug her website. “I’m the only candidate with no ties to the former administration,” she said, speaking of former Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton. She also alluded to Wharton’s 2007 meeting with Herenton at Le Chardonnay, after which Wharton turned down a campaign to draft him into challenging Herenton.

Wharton said he wouldn’t dignify the inference of a political deal by responding to it.

Lawler, a former professional wrestler who has not ties to Herenton, laid his own claim to political outsider status. “I’m not one of them,” he said. “I’m not a politician. I’m about telling people the truth.”

Lawler is host of a popular nationally televised wrestling program. Asked if he would give up the gig if elected mayor, Lawler, who ran for mayor in 1999, said no. “I work two hours a week on Monday night, “ Lawler said as he cited million of viewers around the world as an opportunity to promote the city. “That’s promotion money can’t buy.”

Despite the claim to outsider status, Lawler was less than thrilled to be seated next to Hodges, who was slathered in several shades of body paint, wore several necklaces, a pair of goggles and a coat bedecked with a rubber chicken and a fake skull. The candidates were seated in alphabetical order. Before the debate, Lawler said Hodges was an affront to the serious nature of the discussion.

Lowery, who is Mayor Pro Tempore following the July resignation of Herenton, described his nearly one month tenure in the mayor’s office as “phenomenal.” He also said some city employees and supervisors had been disciplined in a transition in city garbage pick up schedules. The transition, which began before he took office, left some waste by the curbside for weeks in several neighborhoods.

Halbert, a City Council member, said “illegal tactics” were used to rule out some applicants for jobs on the Memphis Police Department. Lowery termed it “a lot of allegations without any substance.”

Halbert was the only one of the nine to say she supports the idea of a payroll tax on all who work within Memphis, whether they live in the city or not.

Whalum pledged a full audit of city government if elected. He also declined to offer his side of the story in a Sunday incident that resulted in two women being ejected from the church he pastors, New Olivet Baptist Church. The women claim they were roughed up by members of the congregation because they are lesbians. Whalum told supporters earlier in the week that the women were “lying out of their behinds.” At Thursday night’s debate, he responded to a question about the incident by saying, “You know what happened. … Come over there and find out.”

Meanwhile, scratch Edmund Ford Sr. and Jr. from the field for the mayor’s race. The former and current city council members, respectively, endorsed Wharton Thursday. The elder Ford had talked of running but then suggested his son might be running instead. The endorsement of the younger Ford brings to two the number of current council members backing Wharton. Council member Jim Strickland had pulled a qualifying petition for the mayor’s race before deciding to serve as one of several co chairs of the Wharton campaign.

So Long To the Champ!

Ok, so this time, he’s absolutely gone and definitely, positively not going to run.

http://www.memphisdailynews.com/editorial/Article.aspx?id=44393


So Long To the Champ?

We’ve had a blog post titled “So Long to the Champ” at the top of the Blog for over a week now but, of course, the champ — Mr. Willie Herenton — isn’t quite gone.

He also isn’t quite back. In fact, it’s really not clear what he is. Where he is. Or why he is doing what he is doing.

So we can’t quite welcome him back. And can’t quite wish him well.

We’re just watching, taking notes, and trying to process the “complexities” of what is happening.

And, of course, we needed a new headline at the top of the Blog.

Dansette

google