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Strickland: City, county ‘overpaid’ for Electrolux

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland says a month ago, Electrolux executives assured him their Memphis plant would stay open and even expand to include new product lines. With word of the plant closing in 2021, he told The Daily Memphian Politics Podcast the city, county and state "overpaid" in terms of incentives.

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Opinion: Imagine, and be thankful

People are called visionary after whatever seemingly crazy idea they’ve envisioned becomes reality against all odds. Otherwise, they’re just called crazy. And it’s just crazy how many visionaries this city has been blessed with.

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