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Selling Memphis: When your city’s in the spotlight for the wrong reasons

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 25, 2022 9:10 AM CT | Published: September 25, 2022 4:00 AM CT

Recent crime in Memphis has made national, and even international, headlines. Greater Memphis Chamber president and CEO Ted Townsend can’t change that. But, as he continues to promote Memphis, he sees confirmation that those crimes don’t define the city. 


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Don Wade

Don Wade

Don Wade has been a Memphis journalist since 1998 and he has won awards for both his sports and news/feature writing. He is originally from Kansas City and is married with three sons.


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