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June 9, 2002

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The turnaround of the Cooper Young neighborhood in Midtown Memphis, in large part, can be traced to the people in our studio today.

Steve Lockwood has lived in Cooper Young 25 years and is on the stag at the University of Memphis School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy.

Angela Strain is the executive director of the Cooper Young Community Association.

Becca Dickerson is president of the Cooper Young Development Corporation.

Steve Crump is a studio furniture maker and one of the founders of the Cooper Young Business Association and the Development Corporation.

Jim Kovarick has lived in Cooper Young for 19 years. A long-time activist, heÕs now on the board of the Community Association in charge of the neighborhood newspaper, The Lamplighter.

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