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  • May 6-12, 2010
  • Vol. 1, No. 1106

News

  • Paper Trail
  • Paper Trail

    After seven years, negotiations between The Commercial Appeal and the Memphis Newspaper Guild have reached an impasse — and change is coming.
  • Last Round for T.O. Fuller?
  • Last Round for T.O. Fuller?

    As part of a reduced state budget, the T.O. Fuller's 18-hole golf course is slated to close October 1st.

    "The golf course is the revenue-generating part of the park. If you shut down the revenue side, we're afraid it won't be long before you shut the park down," said Friends of T.O. Fuller State Park president Ralph Thompson.

    Get the rest of the story in this week's Fly-By.

  • Employment Trending Upward
  • Employment Trending Upward

    Over the past few months, several indicators have pointed to a strengthening economy. Yet, the national employment picture has remained intractable, stubborn, and downright recalcitrant…until now.

    Finally, there seems some movement in the right direction as unemployment numbers have decreased, albeit slowly.

    Read more at MBQ's Business Minded blog.

  • Black Rock Revival Show Friday
  • Black Rock Revival Show Friday

    "Basically, I want to revive rock-and-roll music and give it back to black people," Sebastian Banks says of his band Black Rock Revival. "When I was younger, I didn't even know black people ever did play rock music, even though they were the original ones to do it. I want to breathe life back into the idea of a black rock band."

    Read more in this week's music feature.

  • "One Came Home" at Studio on the Square
  • "One Came Home" at Studio on the Square

    One Came Home, which closed the On Location: Memphis film festival a couple of weeks ago and now opens for a full run at Studio on the Square, is not your typical local debut feature. For starters, filmmaker Willy Bearden is not your typical fledgling filmmaker.

    Read more in Film.

  • In the Rough
  • In the Rough

    With the threat of state budget cuts, golf at T.O. Fuller State Park may have run its course.
  • Dog Breath
  • Dog Breath

    Local veterinary medical association raises money to treat smoke inhalation in pets.

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Politics

Opinion

  • Letter From the Editor
  • Letter From the Editor

    Like most of you, my family and I were awakened by sirens at 4 a.m. last Friday. First reaction: "What's that noise?" Groggy response from wife: "Sirens." Two seconds later, the 13-year-old wanders into the bedroom and says, "Do you guys hear the sirens ...

Music

Film/TV

Books

Theater

Food & Drink

Sports

Special Sections

  • memphis in may bbq
  • memphis in may bbq

    Read all about the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Contest in this week's Flyer, on the streets Wednesday.
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