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1. Historic Preservation -

Tom Jennings, the director of “MLK: The Assassination Tapes,” and his colleagues heaped praises on the Special Collections staff at the University of Memphis, whose efforts helped the documentary about the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. win the prestigious Peabody Award.

2. King Documentary Wins Prestigious Peabody Award -

A documentary about the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has won the prestigious Peabody Award, with the help from the University of Memphis Libraries.

3. King Documentary Wins Prestigious Peabody Award -

A documentary about the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has won the prestigious Peabody Award, with the help from the University of Memphis Libraries.

4. Memphis March Honors Slain Civil Rights Leader King -

MEMPHIS (AP) – Hundreds of union members and their supporters marched in Memphis on the 45th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s murder, calling for a new commitment to the human rights causes he died for.

5. Decades After King’s Death, Memphis Jobs in Spotlight -

MEMPHIS (AP) – Decades after Martin Luther King Jr. was shot to death here, some of the striking sanitation workers who marched with him are again fighting for their jobs.

6. WKNO to Air Sanitation Strike Film -

Right after President Barack Obama addresses a joint session of Congress Feb. 24, WKNO Channel 10 will air “I Am A Man: From Memphis, A Lesson in Life,” a documentary about the city’s 1968 sanitation workers’ strike.

7. Herenton Moves Ahead With 'Doctoral Thesis' On Schools -

Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton served notice last week that he is putting a lot of work and political capital into his coming plan for changing the Memphis City Schools.

Herenton made a lengthy speech and answered questions in City Council chambers Thursday before about 60 members of a Leadership Memphis class. He begged off any specifics of the plan that he will present May 6 to the City Council. The plan could resolve lingering questions about whether Herenton will leave City Hall before the end of his term in 2012.

8. Local Properties Vie For Historic Register -

They've all outlasted at least 10 U.S. presidents, Sun Records and suburban sprawl, in addition to pre-dating the creation of an Interstate system, FedEx and the rebirth of Downtown Memphis.

Not a bad record for the group of Memphis properties that could be the latest local additions to the National Register of Historic Places.