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'Poopline' Moved, Megasite Needs Additional $80M

'Poopline' Moved, Megasite Needs Additional $80M

State officials said they’ve picked a new site to pump wastewater from the Memphis Regional Megasite into the Mississippi River and a lawmaker asked them how long it would take to “scare” property owners along the pipeline into giving them their land.

Memphis Pets of the Week (Jan. 18-23)

Each week, the Flyer will feature adoptable dogs and cats from Memphis Animal Services.

Flyer Will Come Out on Thursday This Week

Due to weather-related issues with our delivery system and printer, this week's Memphis Flyer will not hit the streets until Thursday, January 18th.

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Sports

Tigers 73, UConn 49

Tigers 73, UConn 49

No team in the vast land of college basketball has won more championships over the last 20 years than the Connecticut Huskies.

The NFL's Final Four — Destined for Upset City?

The greatest two-man dynasty in the history of American team sports rolls on.

Grizzlies at the Halfway Point: Ten Commandments

Technically the halfway point of the season came before yesterday's MLK Day game, in which the Grizzlies beat the Lakers 123-114 in front of a sold-out crowd while wearing the new and very attractive "City" jerseys honoring the 1968 Sanitation Workers' Strike.

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Music

Daniel Eriksen: Straight Outta Oslo with the Arctic Slide

Daniel Eriksen: Straight Outta Oslo with the Arctic Slide

This January 16th through 20th, blues performers hungry for glory (and for Memphis’ famed soul food, a topic that came up in every interview) will descend on Beale Street from all over the world.

Blues Invasion: International Blues Challenge Returns to Beale Street

For one week each year, there is a sudden, temporary population spike in the number of blues musicians on Beale Street.

Blues Music Awards Contenders Announced

The nominees for the 39th Annual Blues Music Awards were announced this morning, and naturally many local greats made the final cut.

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Politics

Politics as Performance Art

Politics as Performance Art

Although Friday night came in with ice and cold, Thursday night just offered a bit of rain, giving some of the pols at large a fair chance to do their stuff.

Norris Says He Now Doubts Judicial Confirmation

Collierville state Senator complains of feared “cruficifixion” in U.S. Senate to fellow members of GOP state Senate caucus.

Democrats Doubling Up in Primary Races

Tennessee may be a certifiably red (i.e., Republican) state, and, indeed election results in recent years, even in Shelby County, which has a theoretical Democratic majority, have generally been disappointments to the once-dominant Democratic Party.

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Food & Drink

Blackstone Brewing Makes a Successful Return to Form

Blackstone Brewing Makes a Successful Return to Form

Kent Taylor, co-owner of Nashville's Blackstone Brewery, pointed to the glass in front of us: "We are all about what is in there," he said.

Chef Travis Tungseth’s long road to becoming a chef

Travis Tungseth sports a "war band" — a thin white tattoo — across his face.

Krog leaves Interim

David Krog has left Interim Restaurant, where he was executive chef, to pursue other interests.

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Opinion

What Prophesy Does this Fulfill?

Fly on the Wall has a long, proud tradition of pointing out things that look like dingalings but aren't, in fact, dingalings.

White Power Outage in Memphis

Last Saturday, white nationalist Billy Roper, his two bodyguards (dressed in camo), and about 10 other protesters showed up at Health Sciences Park to rally against the city's recent removal of the statue of a Ku Klux Klan founding father and Confederate general, Nathan Bedford Forrest, from the park.

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Film/TV

I, Tonya

I, Tonya

The 24 hour news cycle began in earnest in 1991, when CNN drew big ratings with its coverage of the Gulf War.

French New Wave Pioneer Agnes Varda's Acclaimed Documentary Faces Places Comes To Memphis

The French New Wave movement of the 1950s and 60s broke new ground in a film world that was, at that time, dominated by an ossifying Hollywood aesthetic.

Music Video Monday MLK Special: The Staple Singers

Today, Music Video Monday celebrates the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with one of his favorite groups: Memphis' own Staple Singers.

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'Poopline' Moved, Megasite Needs Additional $80M

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