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Friends, foes trade barbs on plans for Tom Lee Park’s transformation

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 24, 2019 1:40 PM CT | Published: August 24, 2019 4:00 AM CT

Owners of 70 Downtown businesses signed off on a June 26 letter to Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland supporting Tom Lee Park transformation, but critics are keeping the heat on.

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Wayne Risher

Wayne Risher

Business news reporter, 43-year veteran of print journalism, 35-year resident of Memphis, University of Georgia alumnus and proud father and spouse of University of Memphis graduates.


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