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

Hungry Memphis

A Visit to Zaka Bowl

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New Leader Takes Reins at Urban Child Institute

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AAC Picks: Week 5

Beyond the Arc

How Many Games Are the Grizzlies Going to Win?

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

Hungry Memphis

Alchemy Owner Takes Over Sports Junction

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Memphis Pets of the Week (Sept. 29-Oct. 5)

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The Wiseguys Present: Storytellers Unplugged

The Wiseguys Present: Storytellers Unplugged

Third Saturday of every month, 10:30 p.m. @ Cafe Eclectic

Combines fast-paced improv, guest storytellers, and scenic improv.

King Charles III

Thursdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m. and Sundays, 2 p.m. Continues through Oct. 9 @ Playhouse on the Square

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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

Slayer at the Horseshoe Casino

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.

Reigning Sound at Bar DKDC

Gonerfest 13 starts tomorrow, but the myriad of after shows, pop up shows, and other distractions has already begun.

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Politics

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

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.

Cohen Calls Presidential Race “Armageddon,” Says Trump in League with Russia

Keynoting a kickoff weekend for Hillary Clinton’s candidacy, congressman addresses local Democrats, touting Clinton's virtues and even hinting that she has George W. Bush's support.

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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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Reader Comments

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

Jackson Baker: Pop, I'm not adjudicating. I'm just reporting. »

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Memphis Police Used Social Media Tracking Software

Scott Banbury: I hope they weren't tracking any political activists. That would be in conflict with the City's consent order with the »

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

ArlingtonPop: @Jackson

The story would certainly be shocking if it were true.

But Ms Fullilove makes a poor witness. »

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

Jackson Baker: Thanks for the heads up. Well, this new account certainly widens the audience for the story (which remains shocking), doesn't »

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