how to download adobe after effects cs6 32 bit
vmware workstation 7.1.3 for windows
aimersoft video converter ultimate for mac 3.6.1
adobe dreamweaver cs5 tutorial pdf download
sony sound forge 10 basics
sony vegas movie studio hd platinum 11 descargar gratis
zonealarm pro 8 download
adobe creative suite 6 design standard student and teacher edition trial
adobe photoshop elements 9 oder 10
how to insert page number in adobe indesign cs3
buy adobe acrobat xi pro download
microsoft windows 8 pro pack addon
autodesk revit 2015 operating system unsupported
adobe premiere pro cs6 plug in free
eyeon fusion 6.4 manual
tuneup utilities 2008 ver.7.0.8008 download
adobe after effects cs5 download full version 32 bit
adobe dreamweaver cs5.5 manual
adobe indesign cs4 mac gratis
adobe photoshop cs3 extended effects
adobe illustrator cs4 mac 1 link
adobe illustrator cs4 video tutorials for beginners
adobe creative suite 4 master collection key
coreldraw technical suite x6 traduo
microsoft visual studio 2012 ultimate 32bit price
pixelmator mac espaol
licencia adobe after effects cs5.5
snagit 11 download link
sony dvd architect pro 6 key
pinnacle studio 16 ultimate rar
descargar adobe indesign cs6 gratis para mac
corel digital studio 2010 activator
adobe after effects cs6 initializing media core
average time to learn spanish using rosetta stone
please insert microsoft visual studio 2010 professional disk 1 now
microsoft windows 8.1 professional with update 3264bit englishunited kingdom
microsoft expression studio 4 ultimate download
microsoft office for mac home and business 2011 student discount
microsoft office home and student 2013 rt download
coreldraw graphics suite x5 demo
adobe indesign cs4 installer
adobe creative suite 6 master collection vs design and web premium
adobe indesign cc 9.0 download
corel draw 11 mac os x lion
adobe photoshop elements 10 user guide download
camtasia studio 8 key and name 2013
microsoft visual studio 2010 ultimate 32bit english download
parallels desktop 9 for mac amazon
vmware workstation 6.5 7
acdsee pro 3 espaol gratis
adobe creative suite 6 cs6 design standard for mac
microsoft office enterprise 2007 key kostenlos
boris red 5 vegas
adobe photoshop elements 8 iso password
quarkxpress 8 and mountain lion
qual o numero de serie do adobe dreamweaver cs6
valid product key for microsoft office 2007 enterprise edition
microsoft windows 8.1 64bit fi dvd oem
autodesk inventor 2015 pdf
codigo validacion quarkxpress 8 mac
microsoft windows 8.1 pro kopen
adobe captivate 5 right click
how to get parallels desktop 9 for mac free
adobe premiere pro cs4 portable softonic
microsoft windows 8 enterprise iso
adobe illustrator cs4 4sh
adobe audition cs6 mac plugins
adobe flash professional cs5 tutorial espaol
corelcad 2013 mac os x
eset smart security 6 setting protection password
adobe premiere pro cs5.5 32 bit download
microsoft visio professional 2013 sp1
sage act premium 2012 tutorial
microsoft windows 8 dvd player
microsoft office professional plus 2007 gratis download
autodesk revit 2015 product key
corel paintshop pro x5 3d
microsoft powerpoint 2013 gezginler indir
microsoft outlook 2013 download portugues
adobe premiere pro cs4 1080p
how to get adobe dreamweaver cs3 for free
quarkxpress 10 trial download
nero 8 ultra edition letlts
eset smart security 5 password username
adobe premiere pro cs4 youtube
adobe captivate 3 help
corel windvd pro 11 ul.to
descargar microsoft office 2007 professional plus gratis en espaol
word 2010 for dummies review
adobe premiere pro cc trial version
pinnacle studio 15 hd ultimate collection.rar
coreldraw graphics suite x5 trke yama indir
aurora media workshop v3.4.28
boris red 5 manual pdf
adobe indesign cs5 classroom in a book cd files
how to install adobe flash professional cs5
microsoft office for mac home and student 2011 family pack free
download a free trial of adobe flash professional cs6
quanto costa adobe premiere pro cs3
microsoft visual studio 2008 professional license
microsoft office for mac home and student 2011 download
download microsoft office 2013 professional plus 2013 32 bit
adobe acrobat 9 pro extended english franais deutsch
corel videostudio pro x6 update
adobe premiere pro cs5 classroom in a book files
vmware workstation 8 windows 8 error
microsoft office access 2007 features
adobe illustrator cs5 for sale
adobe dreamweaver cs4 para windows 7
portable microsoft office professional edition 2003 sp3 espaol 1 link
corel videostudio pro x3 review download
adobe acrobat 3d 8
fl studio 8 xxl producer edition v8.0.0 final
microsoft office word 2007 gratis download deutsch
adobe after effects cs6 optical flares
microsoft windows 8.1 language pack x86 multi dvd iso
adobe captivate 5 tutorial youtube
adobe indesign cs5 plugin update
microsoft office 2007 professional letter template
descargar adobe illustrator cs4 gratis para mac
tutorial avanzado de sony vegas pro 11
boris red 5 language
adobe premiere pro cs4 supported video formats
microsoft streets and trips 2013 release date
microsoft streets trips 2013 download
microsoft office enterprise 2007 error 1719
microsoft project professional 2013 viewer
the adobe photoshop cs6 book for digital photographers 2012
parallels desktop 7 mac lion
ashampoo clipfinder hd letlts
microsoft office professional plus 2013 custom install
adobe indesign cs5 gratis en espaol
adobe photoshop elements 6 features
adobe after effects cs5 adobe tv
nero 11 platinum full 2012
adobe creative suite 5.5 design standard student teacher version pc
photoshop cs5 allinone for dummies 2010 malestrom.pdf
nik software dfine 2.0 chomikuj
microsoft office professional edition 2003 sp3 pl portable
adobe captivate 5.5 download windows
adobe premiere elements 9 upgrade
microsoft windows 8 download demo
vmware workstation 10 unlocker osx
microsoft word 2013 show ruler
kljuc za microsoft office standard 2007
quarkxpress 8 production tricks and experts tips
adobe creative suite 5.5 master collection cs5.5 mac
how to download adobe dreamweaver cs6 for free
adobe photoshop lightroom 2.0 download
adobe photoshop elements 10 tutorial for beginners
adobe pagemaker 7.0 for mac
adobe indesign cs6 64 bit dll
microsoft office for mac home and student 2011 pacchetto italiano 1 installazione

Wharton Responds to Animal Shelter Photos

A controversial photo from Memphis’ high-kill animal shelter that’s been circulating online has sparked outrage from animal lovers in Memphis and beyond.

The image, a still taken from the Memphis Animal Shelter’s webcam, shows puppies being transported in a garbage can by a shelter employee.

Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. Wednesday afternoon issued a statement addressing the disturbing photo.

“While this may be an isolated instance of poor judgment, we apologize for the perception this photo has created,” Wharton said. “Our webcam captures approximately 63,000 images each day or 2 million images per month. While we are not ignoring this single image, we can assure you our employees are well trained and compassionate.”

“Further, we are looking into this matter,” he continued. “Should we conclude that disciplinary action is needed, we will take the appropriate action. The city of Memphis has made great improvements to the facility and will continue to do so.”

The statement went on to say Memphis Animal Shelter’s euthanasia rate has decreased slightly from 77.4 percent in 2010 to its current rate of 73.1 percent, and that adoption numbers have risen from 674 at this time last year to 950 so far in 2011.

The release said more information about policies will be posted on the city’s website at www.memphistn.gov and that the city plans to respond to each email it receives.

The city shelter has a history steeped in controversy. In late 2009, MAS was raided by Shelby County Sheriff’s deputies and former shelter director Ernest Alexander and two administrators were indicted on multiple charges of aggravated animal cruelty.

In early 2010, Wharton named current shelter director Matthew Pepper as Alexander’s replacement.

Despite having passed a spay-and-neuter ordinance in late 2010, the city continues to struggle with pet overpopulation and with controversy surrounding the treatment of animals brought to the shelter.

Red Cross Distributes Clean-Up Items

The Mid-South Chapter of the American Red Cross is distributing clean-up items through mobile distribution for flood victims who remain evacuated from their homes.

The organization asks individuals affected by the floods to call (800) RED-CROSS or contact the Mid-South chapter directly at (901) 726-1690 to have items delivered or to obtain additional information.

(800) 257-7575 has been set up for Spanish-speaking individuals, while hearing-impaired callers should contact the Red Cross at (800) 526-1417.

Shelters remain open at White Station Church of Christ, 1106 Colonial Road in East Memphis, and G. W. Henderson, 1165 Abbay in Tunica, Miss.

The American Queen

 

We have more on the Great American Steamboat Company and its plan for opening a home port in Memphis in Thursday’s edition which hits the website at 4 this afternoon.

This isn’t the city’s first try at getting not only a stop but a port for overnight and multi night riverboat cruises on the riverfront.

In the 1980s, then-Memphis Mayor Dick Hackett pursued the same goal for Mud Island at a time when the city was beginning to build its tourism industry.

Memphis was a stop but not a port. And a stumbling block was the lack of a docking facility. The cruise boats often used the old John B. Edgar Point on Riverside Drive. When the point vanished in the expansion of Tom Lee Park in the late 1980s, the boats would sometimes tie up to the trees near the bank in Tom Lee Park.

The cruises had a set schedule in Memphis that included events at The Peabody hotel and stops at various attractions and time for eating out at restaurants in town. So, it’s easy to see that there will probably be an economic impact beyond the immediate steamboat business.

The business plan is to keep the American Queen constantly traveling on the Mississippi River with six weeks in the winter off season on the Memphis riverfront.

Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. put it bluntly when he told the council Tuesday, “This is a hotel. The only difference is it floats.”

In the case of The American Queen, it is a hotel with 222 state rooms and 436 guests when it is full. And in its prime, the boat was quite a site to behold. I know because I went aboard when it came to Memphis in the mid 1990s.

John Waggoner, the president and CEO of GASC, puts the date of the Memphis visit in 1997 and I’ll have to trust his memory over mine on that point. The boat was built in 1995.

What I remember most about the American Queen was all of the wood veneer on a steel frame interior and how ornate it was, especially the theater, which had a balcony. Reporters got a tour of a boat that seemed to skew the perspective of everything else around it. That’s how large it is.

The theme was to recall the golden age of passenger travel on the river with some modern conveniences. At that time, it didn’t include wi-fi or any of the other digital accessories that we now associate with convenience.

It also had a nod to the adult past in a penny machine that showed turn of the century optical viewing cards of nude women from the period. Quite a surprise after you had just gotten your press packet and were being pitched the dimensions of the state rooms.

The boat has been out of service for several years and is now in Beaumont, Texas – property of the U.S. Maritime Administration. Refurbishing it would come at a cost of $9 million and assuming the work gets anywhere near the look of the queen in its prime, it will be quite an attraction. It will also be the only overnight riverboat cruise on the river.

In the last three to four years there have been repeated attempts to revive an industry that first struggled and then shut down completely.

 

Hospitals to Moms: No Social Deliveries

As featured in Wednesday’s edition of the Memphis Daily News, Baptist Memorial Women’s Hospital in Memphis this month celebrates 10 years of delivering babies — more than 50,000 since 2001.

And administrator and CEO Anita Vaughn said one of the hospital’s recent successes has involved reducing the number of elective deliveries performed before babies reach full term, as reported through the Leapfrog Hospital Survey, which compares hospitals’ performances based on national standards of safety, quality and efficiency.

According to the Memphis Business Group on Health, despite research showing that early delivery increases risks for newborns and contributes to higher health care costs, the overall number of elective deliveries continues to rise.

Reasons range from end-of-pregnancy discomfort to scheduling deliveries around other events.

But the last three weeks in the womb represent a significant period in a baby’s development, as organs continue to develop, and medical professionals say it’s best to stay pregnant for a minimum of 39 weeks, if possible.

“This region of the country had gotten fairly comfortable, for a number of reasons, with delivering babies early,” Vaughn said. “This required a culture change and taking a hard-stand to say babies would not be delivered between 37 and 39 weeks unless there’s a medical reason. No social deliveries.”

Leapfrog set the standard for deliveries made early at less than 12 percent in 2010 and will reduce it to less than 5 percent this year.

Baptist Memorial Women’s Hospital has already met the new bar; the hospital reports that less than 5 percent of its infants are electively delivered before reaching 40 weeks gestation.

Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis has also reported that less than 5 percent of infants delivered at its facility are electively delivered before reaching full term.

Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown, Methodist South Hospital and The MED have each reported that less than 12 percent of babies born at their respective facilities are electively delivered before reaching full term.

Obama visit – Storify’d

Using the new content aggregator Storify, here’s a look at what lots of folks were saying Monday about President Obama’s visit to Memphis for the Booker T. Washington High School commencement.

Dansette

google