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It’s the beginning of the end for parking on the Overton Park Greensward.

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Juvenile crime is down, overall, in the first half of 2019, but violent crime is up enough for a law enforcement official to call the trend “disturbing.”

U of M Students Look to Raise Funds for African-American Greek Organizations

Students at the University of Memphis recently launched a campaign to raise funds for their predominantly African-American, Greek-letter, service-based organizations on campus.

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Gonerfest 16 is Booked — In Every Sense of the Word

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The main outlines of this year's Gonerfest 16 have been known for some months now, but it wasn't until Friday that the full lineup was announced.

U of M's Fall Schedule is a Classical Cornucopia

The Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music's fall schedule of performances at the University of Memphis is a mix of concerts, recitals, and events with an emphasis on classical music (very loosely defined), but also with plenty of jazz and occasional dollops of pop, rock, and avant garde.

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Here at the Flyer, we're all about the art of songwriting, as evidenced in our June 27th cover story, but we also appreciate what both the Rolling Stones and Alex Chilton told us: "It's the singer not the song."

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A new Memphis meal kit service hopes to fix the problems consumers find with other such services and do it with a local flair.

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On July 30th, images of a bright pink seesaw installed at the U.S.-Mexico border flooded my social media and news feeds.

Heartbeat Bill Goes From Bad to Worse

One of the standard ways in which the Tennessee legislature can dispose of troublesome legislation — the kind that has an active constituency that needs propitiation but is booby-trapped with unwanted controversy — is to send it to "summer study."

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Music Video Monday: Justin Peter Kinkel-Schuster

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Upward Juvenile Violent Crime Trend 'Disturbing'

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Zoo Lot Construction to Begin Monday

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