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Total Virus Cases Top 10,000 As New Cases Rise by 304

Total Virus Cases Top 10,000 As New Cases Rise by 304

Test results reported Wednesday morning showed 304 new cases of COVID-19 in Shelby County.

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Was it only a little more than three months ago when President Trump was loudly disparaging countries that hadn't controlled the coronavirus — like China, Italy, Greece, and Germany?

Week That Was: Virus Spikes, Police Reform, and Mental Health

Officials Explain Virus Spikes

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Total Virus Cases Top 10,000 As New Cases Rise by 304

Total Virus Cases Top 10,000 As New Cases Rise by 304

Test results reported Wednesday morning showed 304 new cases of COVID-19 in Shelby County.

Neutral Expert Reports Findings in Covid-19/Jail Case

Numerous faults are found by he researcher appointed by U.S. Judge Sheryl Lippman in the case regarding the manner in which actual and potential COVID-19 victims ae handled in the Shelby County jail.

Brooks Has Limited Opening Today, to General Public on July 15th

The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art is reopening on July 1st, first to Brooks members and first responders.

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The Ghosting of Memphis Sports (Part 2)

The Ghosting of Memphis Sports (Part 2)

“I coach and mentor young people who are hurting, angry, and expressing themselves in the only way they know how.

901 FC Learns Group Opponents for Regular Season Return

With the United Soccer League (USL) season set to return on July 11, 901 FC learned its placement in the league’s provisional format for the remainder of the 2020 season.

The Ghosting of Memphis Sports (Part 1)

It felt almost perfect, in that “too-good-to-be-true” territory the most passionate fans have grown to fear.

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Music

Listen Up: Brooke Fair — Taking Ukuleles Seriously. And a New Single July 17th.

Listen Up: Brooke Fair — Taking Ukuleles Seriously. And a New Single July 17th.

Brooke Fair wrote her first song when she was in the third grade.

The Stax Heritage: William Bell Honored by NEA

The legacy of Stax Records lives on.

The Flow: Live-Streamed Music Events This Week, June 25-July 1

As live-streamed concerts become the new normal (even as some venues have begun tempting fate with non-virtual events), we've seen an explosion of online shows by national acts.

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Politics

Alexander Says Trump Should Wear Mask, Addresses Other Controversies in Chat with Rotary

Alexander Says Trump Should Wear Mask, Addresses Other Controversies in Chat with Rotary

Retiring U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander, who, like any seasoned politician, knows how to pull a punch, didn’t pull many in discussing President Donald Trump with members of the Rotary Club of Memphis this week.

Candidates for Senate and State House are Running Hard

On the surface of things, Nashville physician Manny Sethi, GOP primary candidate for the U.S. Senate seat that incumbent Republican Lamar Alexander is vacating this year, would seem to have a long row to hoe.

Gov. Lee Extends Emergency Order on Coronavirus

Evidently spurred on by rising numbers of coronavirus cases in Tennessee, Governor Bill Lee has extended his state-of-emergency order (or “Executive Order Number 50,” as the Governor’s office refers to it) until August 29th.

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Food & Drink

Soul Food From the Heart at Alcenia’s

Soul Food From the Heart at Alcenia’s

B.J. Chester-Tamayo is known for hugging customers who enter her restaurant, Alcenia’s. She doesn’t do that anymore since she converted the restaurant to takeout only because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tattoos, Piercings, and Eats

Tattoos and chicken wraps are among the “menu” items at The Rook x Raven Tattoo Creative.

Wiseacre2 Opens Friday

Wiseacre Brewing Co. will open its new Downtown brewery and taproom Friday.

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Was it only a little more than three months ago when President Trump was loudly disparaging countries that hadn't controlled the coronavirus — like China, Italy, Greece, and Germany?

Trump’s DACA Defeat

Ten years ago, 41 senators voted down the “Dream Act” which — if passed — would have allowed young people not born in America but brought here by migrant parents the opportunity to apply for U.S. Citizenship.

Big, Loud, Quiet, Calm

I've walked nearly 300 miles over the course of quarantine.

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Film/TV

Never Seen It: Watching Malcolm X with Flyer Writer Matthew Harris

Never Seen It: Watching Malcolm X with Flyer Writer Matthew Harris

Matthew Harris is the newest edition to the Contemporary Media team.

Tell Me A Memory: Jon Bryant Crawford's Video Portraits of Memphis

Memphis has always been a refuge for misfits and outcasts, which is why a queer community quietly thrived here in the underground for decades.

Music Video Monday: Tony Manard

Music Video Monday is keeping hope alive.

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