Strickland’s re-election bid begins with soft opening

By , Daily Memphian Published: January 16, 2019 12:14 AM CT

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland says his bid for a second term as mayor seeks to go beyond the "brilliant at the basics" mantra of his 2015 campaign to get into the stubborn issues of crime and poverty.


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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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