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  • Nov 8-14, 2007
  • Vol. 1, No. 976


  • Midland-Goodwyn Association To Move on Proposed Street Closing Thursday
  • Midland-Goodwyn Association To Move on Proposed Street Closing Thursday

    Despite saying they would defer their application for a proposed street closure for a month, the Midland-Goodwyn Neighborhood Association has decided instead to go forward Thursday.

    In August, the neighborhood association filed an application with the Land Use Control Board to close Goodwyn at Southern for vehicular traffic. After an uproar among nearby residents ...

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  • Letter from the Editor

    I drove down to New Orleans last week to hear my son's band play at the House of Blues ...






  • Sondheim's "Assassins" at the U of Memphis
  • Sondheim's "Assassins" at the U of Memphis

    It's no cliche to describe Assassins, Stephen Sondheim's dark musical meditation on the men and women who've either killed or tried to kill an American president, as history viewed in a funhouse mirror. The fast-paced revue is set in an amusement park shooting gallery where time bends and characters, who never actually knew one another, come face to face.

    It's a place where Lincoln's murderer, John Wilkes Booth, provides inspiration for John F. Kennedy's killer, Lee Harvey Oswald. It's a melodic dystopia ...

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  • Griz Top Sonics for First Win, 105-98
  • Griz Top Sonics for First Win, 105-98

    AP -- Veterans told Kevin Durant there would be nights like this. And just about everybody told the rookie's SuperSonics there would be a season like this.

    Rudy Gay overcame a cold start to score 25 points and Kyle Lowry hit a clinching 3-pointer as the Memphis Grizzlies overcame a 14-point deficit in the second half to beat the winless Sonics 105-98, sending Seattle to its worst start in 38 years ...

  • Jazz Slap Hapless Griz, 118-94
  • Jazz Slap Hapless Griz, 118-94

    What happens when the NBA's highest-scoring offense meets the Grizzlies' "Bluff City" defense? Well, in Salt Lake City Saturday night it was all that Jazz all over Memphis. And it was all over early.

    A sidenote: In the Flyer office, there's an interesting betting pool. Entrants have to predict which Memphis basketball team will win more games this season -- the Memphis Tigers or the Grizzlies ...


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