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Active Virus Cases Fall, More Than 9,000 in Quarantine

Active Virus Cases Fall, More Than 9,000 in Quarantine

Shelby County added 247 new cases of COVID-19 on test results reported since Monday morning.

Weekly Positive Rate Falls for Second Straight Week

Shelby County added 281 new cases of COVID-19 on test results reported since Sunday morning.

SCHD Reports Six Consecutive Days with Less Than 300 New Cases Each

As of Friday, August 7th, the Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) reported 264 new COVID-19 cases.

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Active Virus Cases Fall, More Than 9,000 in Quarantine

Active Virus Cases Fall, More Than 9,000 in Quarantine

Shelby County added 247 new cases of COVID-19 on test results reported since Monday morning.

Weekly Positive Rate Falls for Second Straight Week

Shelby County added 281 new cases of COVID-19 on test results reported since Sunday morning.

SCHD Reports Six Consecutive Days with Less Than 300 New Cases Each

As of Friday, August 7th, the Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) reported 264 new COVID-19 cases.

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Sports

Keanu Marsh-Brown Strikes to Give 901 FC a First Victory of the Season

Keanu Marsh-Brown Strikes to Give 901 FC a First Victory of the Season

It was more than just relief when Keanu Marsh-Brown saw his match-winning shot ripple the net in the second half of 901 FC’s game against St. Louis at AutoZone Park; it was wholly deserved.

Has the Bubble Popped for the Grizzlies?

The Memphis Grizzlies entered the NBA Bubble sitting nicely in position for the 8th seed.

Live Sports: Pandemic Therapy

I went to bed angry Sunday night for the first time in months.

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Music

Summer Sounds: Daz Rinko’s ‘Juice’

Summer Sounds: Daz Rinko’s ‘Juice’

Memphis-bred hip-hop artist Daz Rinko releases a sweet summer single and music video with “Juice.” The song, produced by Cheap Limousine, marks Rinko’s first release in almost a year, and features additional vocals and guitar from Aaron James.

Moneybagg Yo: Repping Memphis and Helping Local Schools

It was exactly three years ago that Zandria Robinson wrote in the Memphis Flyer about Moneybagg Yo's triumphant pop-up show at Minglewood Hall, celebrating the release of his official debut, Federal 3x.

Blvck Hippie’s Josh Shaw on New Single, Playing at Protests

Memphis-based indie rockers Blvck Hippie released their new single, “Bunkbed,” Friday, August 7th.

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Politics

Citing Improvements at Jail, Judge Declines Release of Inmates

Citing Improvements at Jail, Judge Declines Release of Inmates

U.S. District Judge Sheryl Lipman on Friday declined to rule in favor of a lawsuit seeking the emergency release from Shelby County Jail of detainees deemed vulnerable to COVID-19, but various supporters of the litigation are still managing to find a silver lining in the ruling. 

Mostly Predictable Election Results

Hagerty Gets GOP U.S. Senate nod. Marquita Bradshaw a surprise in U.S. Senate Democratic primary. Among other winners: Salinas, Leatherwood, and two Harrises.

Doubt Remains after High Court’s Ruling on Absentee Ballots

State Supreme Court Justices decide permission for no-excuse absentee voting would apply only to this week’s election contests, not to those in November; Covid-19 issue somewhat moot.

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Food & Drink

My Favorite Burger …

My Favorite Burger …

Since it's Burger Week and many Memphis restaurants are selling great burgers at a great price (see page 17 for details), we decided to ask a few local notables to tell us about their favorite burger.

Best Bets: Cheeseburger Soup at Rizzo’s

Thanks to chef Michael Patrick, you can have your cheeseburger — and drink it, too.

Independent Memphis Restaurant Owners Send Open Letter to Haushalter

A group of independent Memphis restaurant owners has released a letter to the media addressed to Alisa Haushalter, head of the Shelby County Health Department.

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Opinion

Try Not to Cringe

Try Not to Cringe

"Try not to cringe."

Irony Week

Every so often, like a recurring skit on Saturday Night Live, there is talk from this administration about an “Infrastructure Week” — several days (one presumes) where the focus would be on improving the nation's bridges and power grid and highways and such.

The Trump Virus

Okay, let me answer the only talking point the Trump campaign has left: The president’s team is demanding that critics tell them what Joe Biden could have done better than President Trump to prevent the deaths of 140,000 Americans, and counting, due to the coronavirus.

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Film/TV

Music Video Monday: Stephen Chopek

Music Video Monday: Stephen Chopek

Music Video Monday got junk in the trunk.

She Dies Tomorrow Leads Packed Weekend at the Drive-In

The Malco Summer Drive-In is the place to see movies with an audience right now, and this week's lineup features some cutting-edge new releases and bona fide classics.

Never Seen It: Watching Rear Window with Director Molly Wexler

Molly Wexler is a longtime Indie Memphis board member who recently decided to try her hand at making films herself.

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Operation LeGend Hopes to Curb Violent Crime in Memphis

CL Mullins: Jeff,
I can imagine how a person might think that America is a “ pro-criminal, anti-police environment", just not »

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Operation LeGend Hopes to Curb Violent Crime in Memphis

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The criminals are the occupying army that are taking advantage of the current pro-criminal, anti-police environment that is now »

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Operation LeGend Hopes to Curb Violent Crime in Memphis

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Much depends on whether they come as occupying army or public servants. Whether they employ the time »

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