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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital announces historic, $11.5B stage of expansion, including 1,400 additional jobs

Construction cranes are a ubiquitous sight over the Memphis campus of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital — illustrating a multibillion-dollar expansion. Today, April 27, St. Jude announced the next stage of expansion for the hospital: a commitment over the next six years to invest $11.5 billion, including $1.9 billion in new construction, and the addition […]

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Amazon confirms two new Memphis-area facilities

Amazon confirmed Thursday, April 22, that it is building two new operations, a previously reported delivery station in Frayser/Raleigh and a fulfillment center in Byhalia, Mississippi. The facilities will create “hundreds of new full-time jobs, paying a starting wage of $15 per hour and offering a variety of benefits,” the e-commerce giant’s press release states. Workers […]

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Memphis International named world’s top cargo airport thanks to FedEx

Memphis International Airport, thanks to FedEx, was listed as the world’s busiest cargo airport for 2020, marking the first time it has received that designation in 11 years. The ranking was based on preliminary data released by the Airports Council International (ACI). Memphis International Airport (MEM) surpassed Hong Kong International Airport, which held the top […]

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The Kelly Clarkson Show – Sweet Cheeks Diaper Ministry

When Cori Smith was pregnant with her child, she lost her job and found herself in dire need of money for diapers. When she realized there were very few parent aid programs that provided diapers, she created the Sweet Cheeks Diaper Ministry, an organization that provides diapers for families in need. Cori joins the show […]