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  • Nov 30 - Dec 6, 2006
  • Vol. 1, No. 927

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  • Dana Buchman Comes Home
  • Dana Buchman Comes Home

    Former Memphian Dana Buchman is one of four fashion designers — the others are Anne Klein, Ellen Tracey, LaFayette — anchoring the re-launched petite section at Saks. ...
  • David Gest's Snore To Be a Ringtone
  • David Gest's Snore To Be a Ringtone

    What is it with the Brits and David Gest??? It's inexplicable, like France's menage a deux with Jerry Lewis or Germany's strange David Hasselhoff fetish.

    Now, Gest's snores, which apparently were a sensation on the British "reality" show I'm A Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here, are to be made into a cellphone ringtone. ...

  • St. Jude Marathon Draws 8600
  • St. Jude Marathon Draws 8600

    Marathoner Justin Baker of Atlanta, Georgia, here finishing up at AutoZone Park, was one of the thousands who ran in nippy weather Saturday in one of three charity events for the benefit of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital: a full marathon, a half marathon, and a 5 K. The marathon also served as a qualifying event for the Boston Marathon, to be held early next year.
  • Council Will Take Up Issue of Resignations
  • Council Will Take Up Issue of Resignations

    The Memphis City Council will decide Tuesday whether to call for the resignation of members Rickey Peete and Edmund Ford.

    Ford and Peete were named in criminal complaints last week alleging that they took bribes to support a billboard proposal ...

  • David Gest: Now and Forever
  • David Gest: Now and Forever

    "I had a nose job after my aunt told me you could hook 5 coats on it. ... I want to meet Charles and Camilla to get an autograph for my maid, Vaginica. ... I'd love to be a train driver with a wife and 3 kids waiting at home for me ..."

    Memphian David Gest gave a wide-ranging "exit interview" to the London Sunday Mirror ...

  • Three 6 Mafia Settles Three-Year Dispute
  • Three 6 Mafia Settles Three-Year Dispute

    Memphis rap group Three 6 Mafia has finally reached a settlement — the details of which have not been disclosed to the public — in the case of a fan who was supposedly beaten during a particularly rowdy rendition of "Let’s Start a Riot" ...

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Politics

  • Time To Pull The Plug In Iraq
  • Time To Pull The Plug In Iraq

    "Imagine this scenario: A wacko takes hostages, and instead of negotiating with the police to release them (and surrender himself), starts killing them instead. How long do you think it will take for the authorities to take control ..."

Opinion

  • Letter from the Editor

    There's a bumper sticker I see around town now and then. It reads: "Quagmire Accomplished!"

Music

  • Justin's Ring(tones)
  • Justin's Ring(tones)

    Justin Timberlake not only brought "SexyBack" to the pop charts, but to cell phones worldwide. When Nielsen RingScan unveiled its new mastertone sales data this week, Timberlake's "SexyBack" was ...

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Real Estate

Sports

  • U of Memphis Takes Manhattan
  • U of Memphis Takes Manhattan

    AP — Robert Dozier had 19 points and nine rebounds Saturday as No. 14 Memphis used defensive pressure and inside dominance for a 77-59 victory over Manhattan. ...
  • Beale Street Gala Honors Frazier, Herenton
  • Beale Street Gala Honors Frazier, Herenton

    One night before the big event, a gala pre-party at the Hard Rock club on Beale honored the two contenders in Thursday night's scheduled duke-out at The Peabody — former heavyweight champ Smokin' Joe Frazier and Memphis mayor Willie Herenton ...

  • Herenton Vs. Frazier: It's Over, Thank God
  • Herenton Vs. Frazier: It's Over, Thank God

    It was blessedly brief. It was bizarre. It was for a good cause. Joe Frazier, former heavyweight champion of the world, a boxer of unbelievable courage, staggered across a ring on crippled knees, crippled back, and with a mind that was thinking who knows what to trade three minutes of pulled love taps with the mayor of Memphis. ...

  • NBA Wants More Information from Davis and Laettner
  • NBA Wants More Information from Davis and Laettner

    Joel Litvin, NBA President, League and Basketball Operations, issued the following statement today regarding the proposed purchase of the Memphis Grizzlies:

    “The NBA has not yet received from Messrs. Davis and Laettner sufficient information to conduct our review of their proposed purchase of the team, in accordance with NBA rules.

    Read more at Beyond the Arc, the Flyer's GrizBlog.

  • Minor-League Improvements
  • Minor-League Improvements

    Four recent Memphis Redbirds — Yadier Molina, Adam Wainwright, Anthony Reyes, and Chris Duncan — played significant roles for the 2006 World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals. ...
  • Tigers Beat Marshall, 78-59
  • Tigers Beat Marshall, 78-59

    (AP) - Robert Dozier scored 16 points, and Chris Douglas-Roberts added 14 to lead No. 16 Memphis to a 78-59 victory over Marshall on Monday night ...
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