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Project focuses on music, history, culture of South

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - State and community leaders in six cities are planning to participate in the launch of a project to help preserve the musical heritage and culture of the South.

Tourism officials also will be part of the official launch of the Americana Music Triangle next week.

Starting Monday, members of the public are invited to attend scheduled events in Franklin, Tennessee; Florence, Alabama; Tupelo, Mississippi; Lafayette, Louisiana; Helena, Arkansas; and Clarksdale, Mississippi.

Details of the project will be released at those events.

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