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UPDATED: Gannett Lays Off 207; Commercial Appeal Spared

UPDATED: Gannett Lays Off 207; Commercial Appeal Spared

(Updated, Dec. 7) Gannett laid off 207 employees at 43 of its newspapers, Thursday and Friday (December 5th and 6th), but none of them work in the newsroom at The Commercial Appeal.

Poverty Expert: Funding Transit ‘Critical’ in Bringing Memphians Out of Poverty

University of Memphis associate professor Elena Delavega, made the case for public transportation’s role in addressing poverty to the Shelby County Commission Wednesday.

Mediation Ends with Final Tom Lee Park Design Agreement

(UPDATE: MRPP president and CEO Carol Coletta comments below the main story.)

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Sports

AAC Championship: #16 Tigers 29, #21 Cincinnati 24

AAC Championship: #16 Tigers 29, #21 Cincinnati 24

If Mike Norvell coached his final game for the Memphis Tigers Saturday afternoon at the Liberty Bowl, it can be said he took the program to the mountaintop.

#15 Tigers 65, UAB 57

The Tigers rallied from 20 points down Saturday at Bartow Arena in Birmingham to beat a longtime rival and improve to 8-1 on the season.

De'Anthony Melton: All About That Grit 'n Grind

De’Anthony Melton has found himself at the back of the bench with the Grizzlies, with more DNPs (did not play — coach’s decision) than playing time, plus multiple Memphis Hustle assignments.

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Steve Gorman, Once Of Black Crowes, Brings The Rock, Country, & Soul

Steve Gorman, Once Of Black Crowes, Brings The Rock, Country, & Soul

He might live in Nashville these days, but Memphis has always played an out-sized role in the life of former Black Crowes drummer Steve Gorman.

An All-Star Tribute to Mose Allison

There's sweet irony in the fact that Mose Allison of Tippo, Mississippi, ascended the heights of jazz and blues acclaim with the humblest of voices.

Maria Muldaur Makes Special Memphis Appearance For Protect Our Aquifer

Maria Muldaur is one of those perennial luminaries in the music world that we all too easily take for granted.

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Gun Sales and Paper Ballots Are On the Agenda This Week

Gun Sales and Paper Ballots Are On the Agenda This Week

Given the number of shootings in Memphis and Shelby County, issues of firearms are never very far from public consciousness.

Rainy Night in Arkansas: Bill Clinton Helps Celebrate the Arkansas Gazette

It was a cold, rainy late-November night — not the kind of evening to tempt you out of doors and certainly not as far away as Little Rock, Arkansas.

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Food & Drink

Longshot Opens at Arrive Hotel

Longshot Opens at Arrive Hotel

Longshot is technically in the basement of the Arrive Hotel, but to find the main entrance to the restaurant, you'll need to take a short stroll down Butler off S. Main.

Facebook: Elwood's Shells Has Closed

Elwood's Shells, the newly opened restaurant in Cooper-Young, is closed for business, according to a Thursday Facebook post.

Holiday Beering: A Handy Guide for Office Parties and Family Gatherings

You've made it through Thanksgiving, but remember, that was just the gut-busting starting pistol.

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Opinion

Too Much Malarkey!

Too Much Malarkey!

I've made so many new friends lately on Twitter.

Scooters Are Seasonal: Memphis Needs Year-Round Public Mass Transit

Driving down North Watkins/Cleveland Street, I fumbled as the four-lane road turned into two to make way for the bike lanes.

Trail Markers

Last Sunday, I found myself confronted with a beautiful sunny afternoon and no obligation to do anything but enjoy it.

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Knives Out

Knives Out

Rian Johnson's star-studded murder mystery has a sharp point.

The Return of Russell: Cinematic Panic Brings Different Kind of Film Festival to Black Lodge

This weekend, the second Cinematic Panic film festival unspools on the big screens at Black Lodge. "Like last year, the big idea is, half of the submissions are from Memphis; the rest from all across the country and from other countries," says Matt Martin, proprietor of the recently revived video store and hangout spot. 

Music Video Monday: Al Kapone

Music Video Monday gonna stomp your ass.

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UPDATED: Gannett Lays Off 207; Commercial Appeal Spared

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Mediation Ends with Final Tom Lee Park Design Agreement

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An All-Star Tribute to Mose Allison

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