Monday, April 18, 2011

School-Merger Case Takes a Detour

Posted on Mon, Apr 18, 2011 at 4:53 PM

Judge Samuel Hardy Mays approves two-week mediation process. Jackson Baker has the story.

How to Fix the NFL

Posted By on Mon, Apr 18, 2011 at 9:30 AM

Frank Murtaugh has some modest proposals on how to improve the NFL and solve its labor issues.

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Sunday, April 17, 2011

Don't Drop Out!

Posted By on Sun, Apr 17, 2011 at 9:22 PM

Jack Waggon advises a struggling student to keep struggling.

A Movie for History Buffs

Posted on Sun, Apr 17, 2011 at 4:31 PM

Chris Herrington reviews The Conspirator, Robert Redford's film about a woman accused of playing a role in Abraham Lincoln's assassination.

Saturday, April 16, 2011

No Meat, No Problem

Posted on Sat, Apr 16, 2011 at 5:46 PM

Hannah Sayle reports on Imagine Vegan Cafe, scheduled to open next week in Cooper-Young.

Poor Richard

Posted on Sat, Apr 16, 2011 at 11:51 AM

Theatre Memphis' Richard III can be quite entertaining. It's also a hot mess.

Read more in Chris Davis' review.

Friday, April 15, 2011

New Memphis Police Director Sworn In

Posted By on Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 2:54 PM

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Ford Could Be Home This Year

Posted on Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 12:24 PM

With his Nashville conviction overturned, John Ford could be released to a halfway house in late 2011.

John Branston has the details at City Beat Blog.

Soul Music & Hot Wings

Posted on Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 10:35 AM

Music freaks and food fiends will have plenty to do this weekend.

Chris Herrington has a rundown of music events at Local Beat, while Susan Ellis has the food events covered at Hungry Memphis.

Grizzlies vs. Spurs: Is an Upset Coming?

Posted on Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 7:28 AM

The Grizzlies begin the playoff series this weekend against the San Antonio Spurs. Chris Herrington has the questions and the answers about what's in store at Beyond the Arc.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Omni Prep's Ad

Posted on Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 3:23 PM

You've read the cover story on the troubled charter school Omni Prep.

Now take a look at the commercial for the school promising "a challenging academic curriculum."

John Ford's Federal Conviction is Overturned

Posted By on Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 11:50 AM

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned former state senator John Ford's federal conviction, thereby reducing his jail time. John Branston has the story.

Nuclear Waste Bill Fails

Posted By on Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 7:49 AM

A proposal that would have ended the practice of dumping low-level nuclear waste in Tennessee landfills has been killed by the General Assembly. Andrew Caldwell has the story.

Fuss Budgets

Posted By on Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 7:42 AM

Randy Haspel has some thoughts on the epic budget battles of the past week or so in The Rant.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Larry Porter: Part Deux

Posted By on Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 9:25 AM

Frank Murtaugh interviews second-year Memphis football coach Larry Porter about prospects for 2011 and what happened in 2010.
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