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Memphis Comedy Bad, Bad Men Premieres on Amazon Video

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Memphis Pets of the Week (Jan. 19-25)

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Rape Kit Backlog Testing to Finish This Year

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Inauguration Day: Then and Now

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Cohen Won't Attend Trump Inauguration

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Sierra Club Protests Trump's EPA Choice

Members of the Sierra Club's Tennessee Chapter gathered at the Clifford Davis Federal Building Thursday to protest the nomination of Scott Pruitt, President-Elect Donald Trump's choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Key Political Moves Underway in Memphis and Nashville (UPDATED)

Key Political Moves Underway in Memphis and Nashville (UPDATED)

A statement made by state Senator Mark Norris (R-Collierville) in Nashville last week all but put the Senate Majority Leader in the running for the governorship in 2018.

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After making announcement at Mason Temple commemoration for MLK, Congressman catalogues several "distressing" actions by President-elect and tells Flyer that insulting tweets about civil rights icon John Lewis became "the straw that broke the camel's back."

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Drinking “Well”: Should You Order the High-end Stuff at a Bar?

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Cafe Brooks Debuts, etc.

• Cafe Brooks by Paradox, at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, opened today.

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Opinion

The Only Two Questions That Matter

The Only Two Questions That Matter

Another Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is behind us, a weekend in which his life and his dream of equality for all were celebrated with speeches, marches, and good works in the community.

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By the time you read this, we will have celebrated a national holiday commemorating the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. King was a civil rights pioneer, a champion for nonviolent struggle toward equality and justice, and an outspoken critic of the United States of America.

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Silence

Cultures clash in Martin Scorsese’s epic of Christianity in feudal Japan

Memphis Comedy Bad, Bad Men Premieres on Amazon Video

Bad, Bad Men, an independent comedy made by Memphians Allen Gardner and Brad Ellis, is now available on Amazon streaming video.

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