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Election Preview: Behind the 8th Ball

Election Preview: Behind the 8th Ball

A preview of the August 4th election; 8th Congressional District race.
They are all around us, plain as day to those who are tuned into them or who are actively seeking them out, though it

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On the Hunt for Pokémon

On the Hunt for Pokémon

Local Pokémon Go players hunt for creatures in city parks.
Beasts stood all around us in Overton Park — rattling in bushes and hiding behind trees. We knew they were there, but we couldn't

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Fly on the Wall 1430

Your Pesky Fly has an "Ark Encounter" in Kentucky.
Ark Reactor Your Pesky Fly typically reports Memphis' weirdest news, but for the next two weeks, I'll be reporting from the road while attending

New Animal Services Administrator Has Big Plans to Turn Shelter Around

New Animal Services Administrator Has Big Plans to Turn Shelter Around

Alexis Pugh hopes to work with no-kill group, institute new technology, and more.
Last week, at her first Memphis Animal Services (MAS) Advisory Board meeting as the new shelter administrator, Alexis Pugh opened the meeting with a

Ernest Withers Home to Become Museum

Ernest Withers Home to Become Museum

Home on Brooks Road will preserve photographer's legacy.
Salmon croquettes, creamed corn, and eggs. Pork chops, fried chicken, and fish. Rice, gravy, and biscuits. That's how Rosalind Withers, the daughter of Dorothy

City Council to Vote on CLERB Subpoena Power

City Council to Vote on CLERB Subpoena Power

Decision will determine if board can subpoena people and documents through its city council liaison.
Marcus Walker says he was beaten by a Memphis Police officer during a routine traffic stop one night in 2011. He'd been pulled over

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Fly on the Wall 1428

Curse words and nudity
Memphis as... There are things you apologize for and things you should be proud of, even if they're a little crude at the edges.

Tina Sullivan Talks Trams in the Old Forest

Tina Sullivan Talks Trams in the Old Forest

Memphis Zoo says they want to run shuttles through Old Forest; OPC says no way.
As the final vote on Greensward parking approaches, park leaders said they'll fight any plan to run shuttles through Overton Park's Old Forest. Running

Faulkner and Yoknapatawhpa in Oxford

Faulkner and Yoknapatawhpa in Oxford

An annual conference in Oxford returns for a 42nd year.
Modern, postmodern, cubist, hack, Count No 'Count, genius, Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winner. There's a reason why scholars still get in a tizzy close to

Woke: Was the Protest on the Bridge a Sign of Real Change to Come?

Woke: Was the Protest on the Bridge a Sign of Real Change to Come?

After Memphis' night of demonstrations, will the city stay on the path towards change?
Stay Woke. You may have seen the T-shirt. You may have read the phrase on social media. Those two simple words, a play on

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Cheese dip fight, Jerry Lawler update, and "proof" that Elvis lives
Cheese Crime There needs to be an addendum to the old saying "Don't cry over spilled milk." Don't stab people over spilled cheese dip,

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Memphis Animal Services Advisory Board Discusses Shelter Cleanliness, Failure To Answer Phones

Fabiola Francis: STILL WAITING FOR CHANGE. 7 months into the new Administration, They hire a person with non profit experience and Good »

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On the Hunt for Pokémon

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On the Hunt for Pokémon

Connor Robinson: Seriously, Long Duck Dong? Are you mad about people playing game? »

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Memphis Attorney Disbarred for Mishandling Veterans' Money

Smitty1961: Can't get much lower than stealing money from veterans. Well, maybe stealing funds intended for kids. »

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