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Foaming at the mouth at Cooper-Young Beerfest

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New Mural Installed on Highland Strip

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Terminix: A Ghost? In Memphis, Probably a Roof Rat

Beyond the Arc

Grizzlies to waive or trade Baldwin, Zagorac today

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Music Video Monday: Eric Hughes

From My Seat

NBA 2017-18: We’ve Been Here Before

Tiger Blue

Tigers 30, #25 Navy 27

Intermission Impossible

How Very: "Heathers" is Halloween Candy that Won't Make Your Tummy Hurt

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Mid-South Maze

Mid-South Maze

Through Nov. 4 @ Agricenter International

Featuring corn maze, haunted hayride, and haunted maze. For more information, visit website.

"By the Book: A Tribute to Dolph Smith"

Through Nov. 26 @ Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

Exhibit focusing on Dolph Smith's artist notebooks, featuring six on display. Also includes the work of 11 artists who have worked with Smith.

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News

New Mural Installed on Highland Strip

New Mural Installed on Highland Strip

A new mural of a blue-eyed, lifelike tiger has been installed on the Highland Strip near the University of Memphis.

Terminix: A Ghost? In Memphis, Probably a Roof Rat

Terminix doesn’t want to freak you out this close to Halloween (or maybe it does!)

Opposition Grows to Mississippi River 'Poopline' Project

State officials have granted a 30-day delay of a project that would dump 3.5 million gallons of wastewater from an industrial site in Haywood County into the Mississippi River.

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Sports

Grizzlies to waive or trade Baldwin, Zagorac today

Grizzlies to waive or trade Baldwin, Zagorac today

The Grizzlies have until the close of business today to get down to the official 15-man opening night roster, and it's been a matter of some speculation who would be the final players waived.

NBA 2017-18: We’ve Been Here Before

Predictability is poison in the sports world.

Tigers 30, #25 Navy 27

"I've never been more proud of holding a team to 314 yards rushing."

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Music

Jon Langford: Welsh Punk Explores the Soul of the South

Jon Langford: Welsh Punk Explores the Soul of the South

Recently I spoke with Jon Langford, founding member of the punk/post-punk British group the Mekons, not to mention other, more country-influenced bands like the Waco Brothers and the Pine Valley Cosmonauts, about his latest project, Four Lost Souls.

Ponderosa Stomp Recap: 24 Hours in NOLA

Although Ponderosa Stomp, the New Orleans-based love letter to lesser-known soul, blues, rockabilly, and garage artists, was cut short by the fizzled Hurricane Nate, the festival was hopping last Friday.

James Hunter

If you're new to the James Hunter Six, you're in for a treat this Saturday.

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Politics

Filling in the Blanks

Filling in the Blanks

If Rip Van Winkle happened to be not a fictional character from a previous century but  a current resident of Shelby County, Tennessee, he would not have had to nod off for a full score of years to wake up to a drastically changed landscape.

On Politicians and Gannett's "Seat at the Table"

Pre-arranged "exclusive" announcements by Harris and Blackburn indicate a possible competitive advantage of chain journalism in a transformational time.

Haslam Out of Senate Race, Blackburn In

Governor, after pondering, says race would be a "distraction" from gubernatorial service; Congresswoman, meanwhile, says, "Bring it on."

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Food & Drink

All that and avocado toast: Park + Cherry and Edge Alley

All that and avocado toast: Park + Cherry and Edge Alley

You've probably tasted some of their inspired eats if you've been to any of the Dixon special events over the last several years.

Drinkin’ NOLA

It takes a certain mindset to drive into New Orleans 48 hours before a hurricane is expected to make landfall.

Pontotoc opening next week on South Main

“Pontotoc” - an upscale restaurant and jazz bar - is slated to open next week in the old “Cafe Pontotoc” location at 314 South Main, said Jeremy Thacker-Rhodes, owner with Matthew Thacker-Rhodes and Silly Goose owner Daniel Masters.

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Opinion

El Pendejo

El Pendejo

Here is my dream scenario: The Robert Mueller investigation finds that the Russians not only hacked individual polling places, but actually flipped the vote in certain precincts in Michigan, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania.

Staying the Course

Standing on the tee box, I survey the fairway, a slight downhill dogleg left.

Why Doesn’t She Leave?

October is nationally recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

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Film/TV

Music Video Monday: Eric Hughes

Music Video Monday: Eric Hughes

Music Video Monday is bringing it on home!

Blade Runner 2049

"I can't help thinking it's a lot like making a sequel to Casablanca," tweeted author William Gibson while on his way to see Blade Runner 2049.

Trafficked Gets Benefit Premiere In Memphis

Trafficked, a new film about twenty first century slavery starring Ashley Judd, will have a benefit premiere in Memphis on Wednesday, October 11.

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Historical Commission Votes Down Forrest Waiver

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Music Video Monday: Eric Hughes

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Historical Commission Votes Down Forrest Waiver

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