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"To Kill a Mockingbird" Closes this Weekend

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Memphis Police Used Social Media Tracking Software

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Baseball Lives Matter: Mr. Rickey Cuts a Deal at Hattiloo

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A Visit to Zaka Bowl

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New Leader Takes Reins at Urban Child Institute

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Fourth Bluff Fridays

Fourth Bluff Fridays

Fri., Oct. 7, 4:30-9 p.m. and Fri., Oct. 14, 4:30-9 p.m. @ University of Memphis Law School

Located in Memphis Park next to the Law School featuring food trucks, local beer, and live music.

Scenes of the Dinosaurs

Through Oct. 2 @ Memphis Pink Palace Museum

Travel back in time to when dinosaurs roamed the earth and get closer than you ever could have imagined. Visit the life-like dinosaurs and interactive…

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Memphis Police Used Social Media Tracking Software

Memphis Police Used Social Media Tracking Software

For at least one year, the Memphis Police Department (MPD) used software to track social media posts across the city, but it's not yet known if MPD still tracks social media users here. 

New Leader Takes Reins at Urban Child Institute

The Urban Child Institute's (TUCI) board of directors has named Gary Shorb, the retiring CEO of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, as its new, permanent executive director.

Gimme Shelter

Two by two, protestors marched from Morris Park down North Orleans Street and gathered at the steps of the Memphis Housing Authority (MHA) last week, holding signs that read "access is a civil right" and chanting "no justice, no peace."

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Sports

AAC Picks: Week 5

AAC Picks: Week 5

LAST WEEK: 9-2 SEASON: 37-6

How Many Games Are the Grizzlies Going to Win?

I’ve been extremely reticent to give any sort of prediction about how many games the Grizzlies are going to win this year, and usually by training camp I’ve at least got a pretty clear range in my head.

Three Thoughts on Memphis Tiger Football

• Since upsetting 6th-ranked Tennessee on November 9th, 1996 — 20th anniversary in a few short weeks — the Memphis Tigers are 3-26 against the SEC.

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Music

Weekend Roundup 81: Gonerfest 13, The Cult, Slayer

Weekend Roundup 81: Gonerfest 13, The Cult, Slayer

Good morning and welcome to another edition of the hottest show listing in town, the almighty Weekend Roundup. There are a bunch of reasons to leave the house this weekend, especially if you like loud guitars, wild vocalists and heavy rhythm sections- you know, that thing some people call ROCK AND ROLL.

Slayer at the Horseshoe Casino

This Friday night, heavy metal legends Slayer will play the Horseshoe Casino in Tunica, alongside Anthrax and Death Angel.

Gonerfest 13

In 12 years, and coming up on 13 iterations, Gonerfest has firmly established itself as one of Memphis' signature live-music events.

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Politics

Election 2016: Of Millennials and Dead Voters

Election 2016: Of Millennials and Dead Voters

The deceased rise again in a local debate recalling a 2005 special election here and in a new case of an alleged vote-fraud attempt in Virginia.

Janis Fullilove: Shot at and Downed by a Memphis Policeman in 1968?

That’s what happened to her, the Councilwoman alleges to a shocked audience of local Democrats; it occurred, she says, while she, as a schoolgirl, was marching in honor of Dr. King after his assassination.

Shelby Democrats Make Do on GOTV

Local parfy members and Clinton supporters work to transcend the temporary absence of an official organization.

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Food & Drink

A Visit to Zaka Bowl

A Visit to Zaka Bowl

Earlier this week, Bianca and I were invited to check out Zaka Bowl. 

Gaucho Grapes

Fall is officially here, and our minds naturally turn from crisp and/or bubbly whites to reds.

Vin-A-Que at the Brooks

Memphis has been a food destination for decades.

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Opinion

Register and Vote. Or Shut Up.

Register and Vote. Or Shut Up.

It's almost over, y'all.

First Debate Was More Heat Than Light

About that presidential debate Monday night: What happened to the pre-ordained and carefully described format of what were to have been six carefully separate segments of 15 minutes each on as many different subjects?

County Commission Moves to Safeguard Independence of County Employees

Two ordinances introduced Monday for a first reading by the Shelby County Commission could be, and have been interpreted as such, measures to curtail the power of Mayor Mark Luttrell and to give the commission a leg up on the mayor.

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Film/TV

The Magnificent Seven

The Magnificent Seven

Denzel Washington rides to the rescue of this by-the-numbers remake.

Strong Local Offerings Lead Indie Memphis Lineup

Indie Memphis announced its full lineup for the 2016 festival at a bustling preview party at the Rec Room last night. 

Music Video Monday: Matt Lucas

It's time to take a little trip with MVM. 

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Memphis Police Used Social Media Tracking Software

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