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  • Jun 25 - Jul 1, 2009
  • Vol. 1, No. 1061

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  • Herenton Resigns, Effective July 11th
  • Herenton Resigns, Effective July 11th

    Mayor Willie Herenton said Thursday he is resigning as mayor after more than 17 years in office.

    At a press conference in the Hall of Mayors in City Hall, Herenton, 69, confirmed what he said himself has been clear for a long time.

    "I lost my zeal," he said. "I'm the kind of guy, I got to climb mountains. This was getting routine."

  • Thabeet Goes On
  • Thabeet Goes On

    It is a law that you cannot write about Grizzlies' top draft choice Hasheem Thabeet without using a pun. So there. Check out Beyond the Arc for all the draft madness, including the madness of our obsessed commenters.
  • Sammons Talks Up Mayor's Race
  • Sammons Talks Up Mayor's Race

    Jack Sammons, a veteran of three stints on the Memphis city council, says he is drawn very strongly to the idea of running for mayor in the October special election called to elect a successor to Mayor Willie Herenton.
  • Moody, McFadgon Retiring
  • Moody, McFadgon Retiring

    City Hall announced today that Public Services director Ken Moody, public services deputy director Yalanda McFadgon, and deputy library director Michael Gray will retire in July.
  • Power to the People
  • Power to the People

    Twitter helped during MLGW's recent power restoration efforts; buried power lines likely wouldn't have made a difference.

  • Red Light Green
  • Red Light Green

    As the council looks to cameras for 10 intersections, is it a sign of things to come?
  • Flyer Flashback
  • Flyer Flashback

    To mark the Flyer's 20th anniversary, we're looking back at stories from our first two decades.

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  • Letter from the Editor
  • Letter from the Editor

    Steve Jobs doesn't live here anymore. If he ever did. In January, the ailing CEO of Apple announced he was taking a leave of absence from his company to deal with "health issues." This week, the maestro of Mac was at his home in San Francisco ...

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