The Early Word: It’s Election Day! Plus, fighting crime one streetlight at a time

Bianca Phillips By , Daily Memphian
Updated: August 04, 2022 6:22 AM CT | Published: August 04, 2022 6:18 AM CT Subscribers only

EPA monitors Southwest Memphis for cancer-causing emissions, Downtown’s Dermon Building may see new life and the city’s oldest windshield business has new owners.


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Bianca Phillips

Bianca Phillips

Bianca Phillips is a Northeast Arkansas native and long-time Memphian with more than a decade of experience in local journalism. She’s a diehard morning person who spends her free time running marathons and ultras, practicing daily yoga, and stuffing her face with vegan food.


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