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RIP Ron Bass "When I get ahold of you, Mr. Bass, I'm gonna take you and bury your head right in the mat, brother.

Crosstown, Greensward, and U of M

Crosstown open pushed back, money flows to Greensward project, and U of M board meets
Crosstown Concourse opening delayed The official opening of Crosstown Concourse was pushed back three months last week to complete some construction projects in the

Campus Crime

TBI findings show a decrease in sexual assault
Though campus crime as a whole saw a slight uptick in 2016, less than one percent, one area of campus crime has seen a

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Political Animals It's almost a Jeff Foxworthy routine: If you're a state Senator, who's also a doctor, and you're having an affair with a

Suits Target Tips, Horse Massage

A suit on tipped employees ends as a case on, uh, equine therapy begins.
Horse massage suit filed (you read that correctly) A lawsuit filed last week seeks to protect horse massage (and those who can legally do

Fight School Fight

People Power helps locals battle Trump policies.
The Trolley Stop Market turned into a resistance classroom Saturday as Memphians learned how to properly take to the streets against President Donald Trump

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Verbatim Fly on the Wall can't get enough of serial fabulist/Tennessee Senator Mae Beavers. The anti-porn and anti-fact crusader's complicated relationship with the truth

Brooks, COPS, and the blacklist

Brooks gets a reprieve, the feds say “j/k”, and the ACLU joins the City Hall suit.
Brooks sentence reversed Former Shelby County Commissioner Henri Brooks won an appeal from the Tennessee Criminal Court of Appeals for falsifying an election document

Drug War

Salvation Army battles addiction in Memphis.
There was no pomp, no circumstance. Instead the graduates two-stepped to Kirk Franklin's "123 Victory" into a small auditorium scented with fresh flowers and

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Skull Session In an interview with The New York Times, radio host/Trump ally Alex Jones described his audience as "the teeth" in the president's

Trolleys, Weirich, & Booze

Trolley timeline (finally) revealed, a murder case wins appeal, and booze hits the airport gates.
Weirich case appealed Convicted murderer Andrew Thomas won an appeal in his case last week as judges agreed the prosecutor in the case, Shelby

Immigrant Anxiety

Memphis immigrants turn for legal help as Trump order looms.
Immigration attorney Beth McNinch estimates the front office of her EH Law Group fielded as many as 60 calls an hour from distressed clients.

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Verbatim "I was with some intelligence people this week. You wouldn't believe what's going on in this country; it would scare you to death

Open Records, Immigrants, & Arts

Bills push for (some) open records, ArtsMemphis gets political, money flows to North Memphis.
SPARCC sparks North Memphis Memphis was selected as one of six cities to receive a $1 million grant from the Strong, Prosperous, and Resilient

Blacklisted

Local organizers found themselves on City Hall’s naughty list.
Call it the Academy Awards for Memphis protesters. The city of Memphis released a list of 84 individuals — largely comprised of community organizers

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Dead On "You'll enjoy this even if you're not a fan of The Walking Dead, and maybe they'll have me on the show now."

Pence Cancels Memphis Visit


Bathroom Bill Halted in TN Legislature


TEP and OUTMemphis Team Up to Address State Bills

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