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New Virus Cases Continue Steady Decline

New Virus Cases Continue Steady Decline

New virus case numbers fell again to 96, the first time the figure has been in double digits in recent weeks.

Bars are Back!

Let's go to the freakin' bar, y'all!

Shelby County Bars Eligible for $10,000 ‘Share the Tab’ Grants

Limited service restaurants (or bars) impacted by COVID-19 shutdowns can now access $450,000 in grant funding from the Shelby County government's Share the Tab program.

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New Virus Cases Continue Steady Decline

New Virus Cases Continue Steady Decline

New virus case numbers fell again to 96, the first time the figure has been in double digits in recent weeks.

Lee “Defended” Businesses from Taxes, Raised Online Taxes

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee said last week he and others "fiercely" defended businesses from pandemic-related tax hikes ahead, but critics noted he has raised taxes on Tennessee's online shoppers by about $377 million over the last two years.

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Sports

901 FC Dismisses Head Coach Tim Mulqueen

901 FC Dismisses Head Coach Tim Mulqueen

In a press release, 901 FC announced the dismissal of head coach Tim Mulqueen, effective immediately.

Grizzlies Add New Assistant

The Memphis Grizzlies have hired longtime MIT women's coach Sonia Raman as an assistant on coach Taylor Jenkins' coaching staff, the team announced on Friday.

Tigers Tested, Sweet Lou, and the NBA

The coronavirus, college football, and math.

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Music

’Rona Pollona: Mike Doughty’s Ghost of Vroom drops new LP

’Rona Pollona: Mike Doughty’s Ghost of Vroom drops new LP

Through the fog of pandemic confusion, a piercing signal goes out.

Gonerfest 17 Fires Up Its Engines For A Virtual (And Global) Weekend

As reliably as today's fall equinox, the end of September brings Gonerfest, and this year is no different.

The Lost Worlds of JCR Records: Bible & Tire Rescues ’70s Gospel Gems

It's fitting, given that September is Gospel Music Heritage Month, that today marks the release of another stellar album from Bible & Tire Recording Co. The imprint, which debuted last year, expresses the aesthetic of Fat Possum's and Big Legal Mess' Bruce Watson, who sums it up like this: "Deep soul gospel music is soul music without the sex.

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Proposed Tennessee Senatorial Debate Gets Quashed

Proposed Tennessee Senatorial Debate Gets Quashed

For a time, it seemed that there would be one major statewide political debate this year — for U.S. Senate candidates — to be held under the auspices of the NEXSTAR network, which includes WREG-TV News Channel 3, locally.

Senator Alexander Favors Immediate Vote on Supreme Court Nominee

Pre-empts the hopes of independents and Democrats favoring a wait until the new presidency, the new Congress, and the New Year.

Justice Ginsburg Succumbs to Pancreatic Cancer

A sense of sorrow transcends political divisions, but speculation as to a successor is inevitable.

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Food & Drink

Bars are Back!

Bars are Back!

Let's go to the freakin' bar, y'all!

Airport Rules! Covid Has Turned Travelers into Day Drinkers

Back when the lockdown was really in lockdown, I saw a tweet announcing that Quarantine Drinking Rules = Airport Drinking Rules.

What’s Popping: Pop’s Kernel was Created with Love

Creating a popcorn business popped into Timeko T. Davis-Wade's mind after a flood destroyed her family's house and left them homeless in 2011.

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Opinion

In Search of Corona ...

In Search of Corona ...

On Sunday, I went looking for Corona.

Minority Rule: Want Real Majority Leadership? Vote!

Imagine living in a country where a minority group that comprised a mere 6 percent of the population was in complete control.

Schrödinger’s Leaders: Americans Are Fighting a Pandemic From the Bottom Up

We've been in this pandemic for six months.

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Film/TV

Doomscrolling: Surveillance Capitalism vs. Humanity in The Social Dilemma.

Doomscrolling: Surveillance Capitalism vs. Humanity in The Social Dilemma.

Hi, my name's Chris, and I'm a social media addict.

Music Video Monday: Moore, Stanfill, Stuart

Music Video Monday is reading your mind!

Long Live The New Flesh! Time Warp Drive-In Returns With a Salute to David Cronenberg

Among the many Memphis cultural institutions hit hard by the pandemic has been Black Lodge.

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