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Inside 100 N. Major; two firms flagged for well being dangers

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Good morning, Memphis, the place most of us are returning to work from an prolonged Thanksgiving weekend and looking for the perfect offers this Cyber Monday.

Vacant since 2014, the constructing at 100 N. Major is the tallest constructing in Downtown Memphis, and strolling inside it is sort of a time capsule, our Corinne Kennedy experiences on this story for subscribers.

Considered one of six builders will seemingly get the property from the Downtown Memphis Fee and hope to remodel it into one thing vibrant to breathe life again into essentially the most outstanding items of Memphis’ skyline.

For a glance within 100 N. Major, take a look at Ariel Cobbert’s picture gallery of the constructing.

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SFI of Tennessee, a sheet metal fabrication shop that has been listed by a ProPublica analysis as a hot spot of carcinogenic emissions in Memphis.

Two firms recognized in evaluation of high-risk emissions

A brand new mission from ProPublica modeled years of air emissions knowledge from the Environmental Safety Company to establish hotspots within the nation.

Two hotspots are discovered within the Memphis space, our Micaela Watts experiences in her story for subscribers.

SFI of Tennessee and Stella Jones Company have been flagged by the ProPublica investigation as two services recognized as major contributors to elevated most cancers dangers of their respective areas.

Bill Ford Jr., executive chairman of Ford Motor Company, speaks Tuesday at Shelby Farms as they celebrate their announced $5.6 billion investment to create an industrial campus about 50 miles northeast of Memphis to produce electric trucks and electric vehicle batteries.

Who’s on the board to supervise Ford Venture?

4 names have been confirmed for the newly created Megasite Authority of West Tennessee board to supervise Ford’s $5.6 billion mission, our Omer Yusuf experiences in his story for subscribers.

“The Megasite Authority has super powers given to it beneath the laws,” mentioned Michael Banks, a Brownsville-based lawyer. “We’ve received to verify the Authority will get the deal performed for Ford. However we’ve received to bear in mind the impression that any selections the Megasite Authority makes they’re gonna have in town of Stanton, Haywood County and Brownsville and for that matter, smaller municipalities in Tipton and Fayette County as effectively.”

Eleven members complete will govern the Megasite Authority of West Tennessee, up from the seven proposed initially.

Runners line up to begin the 5k portion of the St. Jude Memphis Marathon weekend, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn.

St. Jude Memphis Marathon turns 20

Saturday marks the twentieth St. Jude Memphis Marathon, and over the previous twenty years, the occasion has grown from a small, native fundraiser to a world occasion drawing 1000’s and elevating thousands and thousands.

Inside these 20 years, the occasion has raised greater than $100 million for St. Jude, Corinne Kennedy experiences. It’s the group’s largest single-day fundraiser.

Shaun Brennan donates blood for the 502nd time at the American Red Cross in Memphis on Nov. 11, 2021.

Memphian touches ‘variety of lives’ with 502 blood donations

Memphis resident Shaun Brennan sat within the donor chair 502 instances, donating complete blood, platelets and plasma, our Katherine Burgess writes in her story for subscribers.

Brennan is only one of three% of eligible blood donors who donate yearly in america.

It’s his ardour, and he advocates for others to contemplate donating.

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