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New Vision Unveiled for Riverfront

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Memphis Pets of the Week (July 20-26)

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The Secret Service rides again

We Saw You

Beauty Shop birthday, Sache Sunday, HEELS, Park + Cherry

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Memphis Billboard Contains Porn

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Rape Kit Lawsuit Against City Moves Forward


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Comedy Squared

Thu., July 20, 7:30 p.m. @ Malco Studio on the Square

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Friendship Popsicle Day

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Trials on Trial

Shelby County District Attorney General (SCDAG) Amy Weirich came under fire twice last week: first in a new report that ranked her office first in Tennessee for misconduct and second, according to sources, for a new state investigation into her conduct during a 2005 trial.

Kitchen Confidential

David Krog looked up to the chefs when he was a busboy.

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An Athlete's "Third Death"

An Athlete's "Third Death"

Thirteen days before Christmas in 1980 — I was 11 years old — I received quite the opposite of a Santa Claus delivery.

Memphis Redbirds’ All-time All-Star Team

A pair of Redbirds — catcher Carson Kelly and pitcher Ryan Sherriff — will represent Memphis for the Pacific Coast League in Wednesday’s Triple-A All-Star Game in Tacoma.

Grizzlies sign Tyreke Evans to 1 year deal

According to reports, the Grizzlies have signed Kings/Pelicans/Kings guard Tyreke Evans to a 1-year, $3.3M contract.

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Another Shot at Glory for the Masqueraders

Another Shot at Glory for the Masqueraders

Things were not looking positive for the Masqueraders a year ago.

The Secret Service rides again

Roughly a decade ago, the Secret Service – a hard-rocking pop quartet featuring singer/guitarist Justice Naczycz, guitarist Steve Selvidge, bassist Mark Edgar Stuart, and drummer John Argroves – were one of the biggest and busiest bands in Memphis.

Lineup for Halloran Centre's On Stage Music Series Announced

Halloran Center Veep Ron Jewell gets excited.

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Roland vs. Lenoir: Next Year’s Mayoral Battle Flared Up in County Budget, Tax-Rate Debate

Roland vs. Lenoir: Next Year’s Mayoral Battle Flared Up in County Budget, Tax-Rate Debate

The County Commission gave final approval to a $4.11 tax rate on Wednesday despite public claims by the Trustee that it will cost taxpayers.

Democratic Prospects for TN Governor. Dog-and-Pony at County Commission

Weighing the chances of Dean and Fitzhugh; And: The strangely harmonious meeting Monday of the Shelby County Commission, almost like a scripted TV show, with some of the lines improvised around agreed-upon themes.

Karl Dean, Confident a Democrat Can Win the Governorship, Tours Memphis

The former Nashville mayor, on the first of two days here, says his "moderate," pragmatic positions resonate with those of Tennesseans and that a political pendulum swing will favor a Democratic gubernatorial candidate.

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Now open: Beale Sweets Sugar Shack and 901 Scoop

Now open: Beale Sweets Sugar Shack and 901 Scoop

Woodworking, gardening, horses.

Drinks With Ace Atkins

Ace Atkins, the Oxford, Mississippi-based novelist, specializes in gritty, hardboiled characters who know their way around a liquor cabinet.

Beer Run to Mississippi

On the afternoon of July 1st, I drove into a changed Mississippi under gray clouds that foretold a fine summer rain.

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Made in America

Made in America

A reporter called my house the other night.

Jared Kushner and the Big Con


Tennessee GOP Hopefuls Aim at Governor’s Office

The process of giving elective birth to Tennessee's 50th governor got underway this week, with the first filings of campaign financial disclosures.

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War For The Planet Of The Apes

War For The Planet Of The Apes

Andy Serkis and Woody Harrelson get down to serious monkey business

Music Video Monday: Young Warriors

Music Video Monday has a message of peace.

The Big Sick

The course of true love never did run smooth.

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