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  • Jun 21-27, 2007
  • Vol. 1, No. 956

News

  • MLGW Networx: Keeping Us in the Dark?
  • The Daily Buzz
  • MLGW Networx: Keeping Us in the Dark?

    The less you know about Networx, the better. Until very recently, that would appear to be Memphis Networx's attitude toward both its citizen ownership and the Memphis City Council. According to commentary by MLGW Commissioner and Networx board member Nick Clark, secrecy was probably in the "best interests" of the ratepayer. If "best interests" means MLGW taking a $29-million dollar bath without any public oversight, he would be correct. ...
  • Newsweek: Caution, Graceland May Be Hazardous to Your Health
  • The Daily Buzz
  • Newsweek: Caution, Graceland May Be Hazardous to Your Health

    August marks the 30th anniversary of the death of the King of Rock-and-Roll, and already the national media have begun focusing their attention on Memphis. The current issue of Newsweek takes readers on a tour of Graceland, and among other -- some fairly obvious -- observations is this one: The place needs to issue a warning ...
  • Fairy Ballet Camp in Germantown Starts This Week
  • The Daily Buzz
  • Fairy Ballet Camp in Germantown Starts This Week

    Little girls wishing they could be Cinderella or Sleeping Beauty no longer need to just dream. All they need are ballet shoes.

    Designed around classic fairy tales, Fairy Ballet Camp at the Germantown Performing Arts Centre will begin June 25 ...

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Politics

  • Peete Changes Plea to Guilty on Extortion Charge
  • Politics Feature
  • Peete Changes Plea to Guilty on Extortion Charge

    Appearing relaxed and even attempting some courtroom humor, former councilman Rickey Peete bit the bullet in Federal Court Wednesday, pleading guilty to the crime of extortion and receiving provisional "sentence guidelines" of 41 to 51 months.
  • Politics, Politics, Politics....
  • Politics Feature
  • Politics, Politics, Politics....

    Wednesday night was a hot one for local politics, with three more than usually significant events -- a John Calipari-hosted fundraiser for council candidate Jim Strickland, a headquarters opening for mayoral candidate Herman Morris; and a big-ticket fundraiser for county mayor A C Wharton.

Opinion

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Sports

  • Sports Feature
  • FROM MY SEAT: Feeling a Draft

    With the pining and whining over Greg Oden and Kevin Durant finally behind us -- or is it? -- the time is right for breaking down the leftovers, er, hidden jewels of this week's NBA draft.
  • Who Should the Grizzlies Draft?
  • Sports Feature
  • Who Should the Grizzlies Draft?

    Al Horford or Mike Conley Jr.? Joakim Noah or Corey Brewer? With one week to go until the NBA draft, Flyer Grizzlies writer Chris Herrington looks at the potential of the four most likely Grizzlies draft picks based on the recent success and failure of similar players. Read it at Beyond the Arc, the Flyer's Grizzlies blog.
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