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The National Rifle Association lets people pay a fee to shoot a variety of automatic and semi-automatic weapons to help raise money for St. Jude. We've heard about "getting the most bang for your buck." This is the first time we've heard about "getting the most bucks for the bang."

For reasons that we don't fully understand, the owners of The Orpheum have decided the historic theater needs a new name. It was called The Orpheum when it first opened, then changed to The Malco, then changed back to The Orpheum. Maybe it's time to change it back to The Malco?

The University of Memphis loses its fourth game of the season against East Carolina -- partly because the Tiger quarterback threw five interceptions. So what does Coach Tommy West do? Fire defensive coordinator Joe Lee Dunn.

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Well, he had to fire somebody, and maybe this strategy will confuse their next opponent, which just happens to be the UT Vols, ranked 15th in the nation. Or maybe not.

Thomas Kinkade, who has made a fortune as "The Painter of Light," comes to Memphis to paint Graceland. We're thinking sky blue would be nice, maybe with white trim. What's that? He's going to do a painting of the house? Oh. Well, that's good, too.

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