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  • Jan 18-24, 2007
  • Vol. 1, No. 934

News

  • Shaun Micheel Unveils KISS Golf Bag
  • Shaun Micheel Unveils KISS Golf Bag

    KISS guitarist Tommy Thayer was on hand last week to support his friend, PGA Champion golfer — and native Memphian — Shaun Micheel at the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic in Palm Desert, California. They had a few photo-ops with fans and the BHCC girls.

    Shaun officially unveiled the KISS logo on his new tour bag ...

  • TN Supreme Court Rules in He Case
  • TN Supreme Court Rules in He Case

    According to WMCTV.com, the Tennessee Supreme Court has ruled that Anna Mae He should be returned to her parents Casey and Jack He.

    Nearly eight years ago, Anna Mae He was placed with the Bakers in foster care as an infant. The Bakers have sought to adopt Anna Mae, which the Hes contested.

    Read the Flyer's 2004 cover story outlining the complicated details of the He/Baker situation.

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Politics

  • Kurita Named Speaker Pro Tem; Haynes Survives Dem Caucus
  • Kurita Named Speaker Pro Tem; Haynes Survives Dem Caucus

    State Senator Rosalind Kurita, who cast the deciding vote last week to unseat longtime Speaker John Wilder in favor of Republican Ron Ramsey, not only was named Speaker Pro Tem by Ramsey on Friday but kept her slot as chief recruiter of Senate candidates for the Democrats. Both she and caucus chairman Joe Haynes survived potential purge attempts...
  • Second Commissioner Helped Construction Company
  • Second Commissioner Helped Construction Company

    Carter Malone, the public relations firm owned by Shelby County Commissioner Deidre Malone, was hired to do P.R. for H&M Construction Company after the Jackson, Tenn. company was awarded a $46.7 million contract to build three schools by the Memphis School Board. Malone’s close friend and frequent commission ally, former commissioner Bruce Thompson, who did not run for reelection last year, has come under attack for working for the company to secure support on the board while serving as a public official.

  • Cohen, Corker Make GQ’s ‘Who’s Hot/Who’s Not’ Congressional List
  • Cohen, Corker Make GQ’s ‘Who’s Hot/Who’s Not’ Congressional List

    Of the 15 new members of Congress who get special attention in the current issue of Gentleman’s Quarterly, two are Tennesseans: 9th District congressman Steve Cohen (“a funky Jew…like Jackie Mason, but funny") and U.S. Senator Bob Corker (“the lone new Republican senator…lonelier than a Jew at a Hezbollah picnic”). Did Mel Gibson write those thumbnails? Oh, there’s more (including Cohen giving it back to Hannity and Colmes on the Fairness Doctrine)…
  • Bredesen  Re-Inaugurated as Tennessee Governor
  • Bredesen Re-Inaugurated as Tennessee Governor

    Pledging to continue his “third way” approach to government, extolling the family as a basic building block, and proposing a "common ground" methodology, Governor Phil Bredesen was re-inaugurated in Nashville Saturday for a second term as chief executive of Tennessee....

Opinion

Music

  • Girl Parts to Play One More
  • Girl Parts to Play One More

    The band Girl Parts will bring harmony-laden folk/pop to One More Bar and Grill at 2117 Peabody on Sunday February 25th at 8 p.m. The concert will benefit the National Center for Domestic and Sexual Violence ...

Film/TV

  • Black Snake Moan: Sundance With The Devil?
  • Black Snake Moan: Sundance With The Devil?

    From the New York Post: "Samuel L. Jackson chains a half-naked Christina Ricci to a radiator, a 12-year-old Dakota Fanning gets raped, Catherine Keener uses Ellen Page as a human ashtray, and worse - much worse.

    "Yep, it's time for the Sundance Film Festival ..."

Books

Food & Drink

Sports

  • Memphis Tops East Carolina,  61-44
  • Memphis Tops East Carolina, 61-44

    The Memphis Tigers had their worst offensive game of the year. They scored only 21 points in the first half, shot 31 percent from the field, 59 percent from the free throw line, and 17 percent from the 3-point line. That's the bad news. The good news is they won by 17. ...
  • Trading Pau Gasol: Deal or No Deal?
  • Trading Pau Gasol: Deal or No Deal?

    "For better or worse, with Gasol’s injury, the team’s on-court and financial struggles, and growing fan anxiety (and anger) about Gasol, things seem to be heading towards some kind of action on this front. ..."
  • Grizzlies Top 76ers, 118-102
  • Grizzlies Top 76ers, 118-102

    (AP) -In a battle of the NBA's worst teams, the Grizzlies were at their best.

    Memphis built an early double-digit lead and the Sixers never threatened as the Grizzlies went on to a 118-102 victory on Wednesday night.

    Mike Miller scored 30 points and Rudy Gay added 23 ...

  • What Are the Grizzlies Worth?
  • What Are the Grizzlies Worth?

    David Stern, the commissioner of the National Basketball Association, thinks “our franchise valuations are going through the roof.” In an interview this week with The Wall Street Journal, Stern calculates the “share price” of the 30 NBA franchises based on the 2003 sales of the Charlotte Bobcats for $300 million cash. ...

Special Sections

  • David Gest and Liza to Divorce in Memphis
  • David Gest and Liza to Divorce in Memphis

    Liza Minelli and David Gest have settled their differences - enabling their divorce to finally go ahead.

    The couple's legal disputes officially came to an end on Thursday when their lawyers filed court papers saying they had resolved matters and agreed to divorce without fault. ...

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