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Strickland Asks For Trust On Banks' Shooting

Strickland Asks For Trust On Banks' Shooting

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said he “completely backs” Memphis Police Department (MPD) director Michael Rallings’ decision to involve the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) in the investigation of Martavious Banks’ shooting.

Memphis Activist Wants Murder Charges for Cops Who Shot Banks

The officers who shot Martavious Banks in the back as he fled Monday night should be immediately indicted on attempted first degree murder charges, said a Black Lives Matter activist Thursday. 

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Memphis Music Initiative: Chic New Space Remakes Fire House into Musical Hub

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Today marks a turning point for the Memphis Music Initiative (MMI), now in its fourth year of nurturing musical skills and development in the city.

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Bredesen and Dean Hoping to Ride the Wave

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With six weeks to go before the November 6th election, the question on most minds — certainly on the minds of Democrats — is whether the blue wave that was so evident locally on August 2nd exists in enough strength statewide to affect the outcome of the races for governor and senator.

County Commission in Busy Reorganization Session

Tami Sawyer gains ample scope for activism as chairman Turner makes committee assignments and Commission tackles issues of Juvenile Court and police shootings; Mayor Harris also announces some key appointments.

Bredesen Has a Crowd to Himself at Rhodes

At one point during Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen’s solo appearance at Rhodes College on Thursday night, a Q&A affair that was originally intended to be a debate between himself and Republican opponent Marsha Blackburn, a questioner in the audience suggested that, if 80 percent of succeeding at something consisted of just showing up, the former two-term Governor might get 80 percent of the votes from those who turned out.

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LYFE Kitchen Closed

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Carlisle announced today that the Downtown LYFE Kitchen has closed.

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Launch Process opened late last May in the old French Truck space off of Broad while Maciel's Bodega was still there.

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President Trump captured the headlines last week by announcing that the dead in Puerto Rico were, essentially, fake dead.

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Lawrence Matthews combines two of his multi talents with his newest project.

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Lots of new and old sights to see this week in Memphis.

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