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AFSCME president: ‘Authorized’ group of union members endorsed Wilkins

commercialappeal.com — AFSCME Local 1733 President Janice Chalmers said in an emailed statement to reporters Wednesday that a group of "authorized" union members endorsed Ricky Wilkins in the Ninth District Congressional race - which was the source of some dispute Tuesday in the already contentious Democratic primary for the seat.
Jul 30, 2014

AFSCME president: ‘Authorized' group of union members endorsed Wilkins shar.es/LGyup via @memphisnews

Jul 30, 2014

The AFSCME president weighs in on the Great Endorsement Caper of 2014. Uphsot? Yes, she told Wilkins he was endorsed: ow.ly/zLEiS

Better defense through yoga? Tigers’ Nick King hopes so

commercialappeal.com — When Nick King slides out to defend, whether on the perimeter or in the post, he finds it difficult to kick his feet out and assume a proper position. The lack of flexibility flummoxed the sophomore East High product, who finally plans to take it upon himself to remedy the shortcoming.
Jul 30, 2014

RT @Chandler_Rome: Nick King’s going to yoga to help his defense. Anything will work for #Memphis and Josh Pastner: memne.ws/1rIwU4t

Family coverage under alternative plans costs more than what Memphis retirees pay now

commercialappeal.com — Alternative health insurance for one group of Memphis city retirees would cost the pensioners much more than what they pay now. Medicare-eligible retirees 65 and older in the city's "premier" plan currently pay a monthly $334 premium for family medical and prescription drug coverage.
Jul 30, 2014

Family coverage under alternative plans costs more than what Memphis retirees pay now shar.es/LG9N0 via @memphisnews