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    Preserving America – Orange Mound, TN

    History, perseverance and belonging. These are merely three of the words that describe this special story about a unique neighborhood in Memphis, TN. Lou had the opportunity to meet with the residents to learn just what makes it so special.

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    Creative Car Designs

    Ever wanted to customize your car, truck or SUV with some cool designs that you could customize? Even better, designs that you can change on a regular basis? Professional race car driver TJ Zizzo has some tips on just how with a very cool new product.

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    Women Build

    Affordable housing, specifically home ownership, is part of the American Dream that’s not always attainable. Habitat for Humanity empowers those less fortunate by offering opportunities to build their own homes, alongside volunteers from various backgrounds. In this story, Contessa Brewer sheds some light on one particular project that’s being led by a dedicated group of women.

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    Cabinet Makeover

    Sprucing up your kitchen cabinets is a great way to enliven the entire room with a full-blown renovation. But, refinishing cabinetry has the potential to be a healthy investment. Amy Howard has some DIY, cost-saving methods you can use this weekend, to bring those old cabinets to life.

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    Pillow Covers

    When the budget for a complete room redesign isn’t in the cards, perhaps there are alternative ways to give the room a new look? This idea hones in on throw pillows and giving them a makeover with some new covers you can make yourself.

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    Ask Lou Episode 183

    Do you have a DIY or home improvement question? Well, go ahead and just Ask Lou. TOPICS: Drooping awning; Wallpaper seam repair; Dog tore up lawn

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