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City Council to Vote on Options to Immediately Remove or Board up Confederate Statues at Next Meeting

City Council to Vote on Options to Immediately Remove or Board up Confederate Statues at Next Meeting

City Attorney Allen Wade presented four options for the immediate removal of the Nathan Bedford Forrest and Jefferson Davis statues from the city to the executive committee of the Memphis City Council Tuesday.

Tennessee Tourism Broke Records (Again) Last Year

Shelby County drew more than $3 billion from tourism last year, ranking it second in the state in what was another record-breaking year for the tourism industry in the Volunteer State.

Council Members Want Jackson Avenue Improvement Project 'Fast-Tracked'

Memphis City Council member Joe Brown told the director of the City's Division of Housing and Community Development (HCD) Paul Young that he wants to see a project planned to improve Jackson Avenue be expedited.

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Sports

Q & A: Stubby Clapp

Q & A: Stubby Clapp

In his first year as a Triple-A manager, Stubby Clapp has led the Memphis Redbirds to the longest winning streak in franchise history (11 games), the most single-season wins in franchise history (83 through Sunday), and a division title clinched with more than 20 games to play in the regular season.

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Grizzlies Announce 2017 Preseason Schedule

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Music

2017 Memphis Music Hall of Fame inductees announced

2017 Memphis Music Hall of Fame inductees announced

At first blush, many of us pooh-pooh the notion of awards.

BÊNNÍ: The Dirty South’s analog auteur visits Memphis

Welcome to the most sonically fluid age in history; a gazillion sounds can be yours for the asking.

Movin’ On Up

Church Health is unique among Memphis institutions.

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Politics

Angry Mayor Responds to Critics on Statue Removal

Angry Mayor Responds to Critics on Statue Removal

Strickland takes space on Facebook page to defend his record on minority issues and says that criticism of him for not acting immediately on Confederate monuments is "an attempt to divide this city with the kind of racial politics that we should all reject."

Gubernatorial Candidate Fitzhugh Wants Forrest Bust Gone from State Capitol

Democratic House Leader from West Tennessee says it's time "to take Confederate monuments and the evil they represent down." Statement would seem to apply to controversial memorials in Memphis as well.

Sen. Kyle Offers Bill to Allow Statue Removal

Would exempt Shelby County from provisions of Heritage Protection Act requiring 2/3 waiver vote for action on monuments.

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Food & Drink

Now open in Crosstown Concourse: French Truck and I Love Juice Bar

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For a while there, the running joke was that Geoffrey Meeker's laundry smelled like coffee.

Eclipse Drink Suggestions From Quintron

During these trying times, it's tempting to look at next Monday's solar eclipse — the first to be visible on U.S. mainland in 38 years — as a scary omen: the dragon devouring the sun, as the ancient Chinese imagined.

Bubbling Under: Australian Sparkling Burgundy

You have to admire the Aussies for their seeming inability to care what other people think.

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Opinion

Remember The Time Andy Holt Said Nathan Bedford Forrest Was a Civil Rights Leader?

Remember The Time Andy Holt Said Nathan Bedford Forrest Was a Civil Rights Leader?

Hey kids, sometimes current events make old news relevant again.

Pick a Side

1960s: Threat of nuclear war, civil rights protest marches, bloody clashes in the streets, riots.

Downtown Rotary to Move to Clayborn Temple

Next month, the Rotary Club of Memphis, which was chartered in 1914 and has seen much local history, will embrace one of the most honored and venerable symbols of that history when it begins its regular weekly club meetings at the historic Clayborn Temple downtown.

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Film/TV

Music Video Monday: Eclipse Special

Music Video Monday: Eclipse Special

Normally on Music Video Monday, we feature a music video by a Memphis artist.

An Inconvenient Sequel

About a third of the way into An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, something remarkable happens: Al Gore gets mad.

When Geeks Icons Collide: RiffTrax Takes On Doctor Who

Tonight and next Thursday, August 24, at the Malco Paradiso, Doctor Who gets skewered.

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Tennessee Tourism Broke Records (Again) Last Year

FUNKbrs: Imagine how much more Memphis could have made than Nashville if tourism to Beale wasn't actively suppressed with Beale Street »

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Partnership Hopes to Return Mid-South Fair to 'Glory Years'

FUNKbrs: Not at the Fairgrounds: not the Fair.

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Mayor Strickland Joins Coalition of Mayors Vowing to End Bigotry, Extremism in Their Cities

FUNKbrs: *joins coalition to stop bigotry*
*sends cops to ram crowd of protesters against bigotry with their cars*
*arrests 7 people »

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Angry Mayor Responds to Critics on Statue Removal

Eric Swartz: Move that grave marker and his body back the Elmwood where it should be. There with the other dead of »

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