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TVA Says It's 'Committed' to Not Use Aquifer Wells

TVA Says It's 'Committed' to Not Use Aquifer Wells

Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) officials said Friday they are “committed to not using the wells” in the Memphis Sand Aquifer a day after environmental groups urged a local agency to revoke the utility’s license for the wells.

State Liquor Laws On Trial at U.S. Supreme Court

A Memphis couple will fight the Tennessee liquor lobby before the U.S. Supreme Court next month, refuting a state law that many, including a past Tennessee Attorney General, have said violates the U.S. Constitution.

Environmental Groups Ask County to Revoke TVA Well Permits

Environmental groups have asked the Shelby County Health Department to revoke and not re-issue permits for five Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) wells near its new natural gas energy plant here.

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Bah Humbug! Memphis Should Have Seen Joakim Noah Coming

Bah Humbug! Memphis Should Have Seen Joakim Noah Coming

I’m disappointed in you Memphis.

Familiar Foes

The single most memorable Tiger basketball game at FedExForum since the building opened (in 2004) is the Tennessee game played on February 23, 2008.

James and Lakers Blow Out Grizzlies, 111-88

The piercing, pubescent squeals that were prevalent during the Kobe Bryant days weren’t there Saturday night, but the horde of Memphis area Laker fans still got what they came to see, as the LeBron James-led version of the Lakers dominated the not-so-home team 111-88.

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Music

Jeff Hulett Goes Solo With “Around These Parts”

Jeff Hulett Goes Solo With “Around These Parts”

You might think the song "Neutral Milk Hotel" on Jeff Hulett's new solo album Around These Parts is about the seminal '90s indie band, but you would be wrong — or at least half wrong.

RIP Ace: Diving Deep Into the Ace Cannon Style

This Thursday, at the age of 84, the legendary saxophonist Johnny "Ace" Cannon, Jr. passed away in Calhoun City, Mississippi, where he settled in his fifties and very near his place of birth.

Acoustic Sunday Live presents Dave Bromberg and Others

Nestled between Memphis' many music festivals, Acoustic Sunday Live doesn't always get much attention.

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Politics

Candidates Vie for Vacant Norris Seat

Candidates Vie for Vacant Norris Seat

It took a while for Mark Norris to become a federal judge.

Another George H.W. Bush Memory

There have been so many stories from all sides of every aisle reflecting favorably on  the person of the late President George H.W. Bush.

Shelby County Commission Ponders Matters of Time

Toward the end of Monday's meeting of the Shelby County Commission, second-term member Mark Billingsley, looking out from his seat on the stage of the Vasco Smith County Administration Building, swept an arm out toward the auditorium's row of seats, all virtually empty, as Billingsley pointed out, save for a few isolated staff members.

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Food & Drink

PETA At It Again

PETA At It Again

PETA, the animal advocacy group, is trying to start some shit, y'all.

Mahogany sets the scene.

If you want to eat at the newly open Mahogany, it's best that you make a reservation.

Gifts for the Libation Lovers in Your Life

At Christmas last year, a friend lovingly declared that I was too tough to shop for, then proceeded to give me one of my favorite gifts: a bottle of good champagne and a single delicate gold-rimmed flute for drinking it.

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Opinion

Smock Gets in Your Eyes

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Mirrors: Old Age is Looking Back at You

This nation has gone completely insane and everybody's armed.

Trump’s Race Problem: Black Republicans with Nowhere to Go

Trump supporters are rare among black people. President Trump won just eight percent of the black vote in 2016.

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Film/TV

Creed II

Creed II

Michael B. Jordan’s star power can’t save this formulaic snoozer

Memphis Filmmakers Take on School-to-Prison Pipeline with Juvenile Documentary

Memphis documentarians Joann Self-Selvidge and Sarah Fleming are teaming up to produce a documentary examining America's flawed juvenile justice system from the point of view of the people who are affected by it firsthand.

Music Video Monday: Jeff Hulett

Music Video Monday is going solo!

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