City Councilman Janis Fullilove left a committee meeting Monday afternoon in tears.
She became upset during the discussion of what to do with the Nathan Bedford Forrest marker in Forrest Park.
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What to do with the park and the marker turned into a debate on the
You just think selling the idea of raising taxes last fall was hard. Try convincing the Memphis City Council to consider it again.
The proposal could lower the property tax from $27 million that it could produce from the sales tax. The plan is similar to the proposal voted down in 2012 in Shelby County.
By JOHN HANNA, Associated Press
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Abortion opponents marked the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision Tuesday with workshops, prayers and calls for more limits on the rights established by the Supreme Court in the landmark ruling that still defines one of the nation's most intractable debates.
Many in the anti-abortion...