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COVID-19 Death Toll Rises to 1,500

COVID-19 Death Toll Rises to 1,500

New virus case numbers rose by 61 over the last 24 hours.

State: No Harm From Expired Vaccines

A state health official said no harm will come to Shelby Countians who received an expired COVID-19 vaccine from the Shelby County Health Department, though the shot may be less effective.

New Virus Cases Rise By 42

New virus case numbers rose by 42 over the last 24 hours.

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Skate Park in Raleigh Brings Life to the Community

Skate Park in Raleigh Brings Life to the Community

When the aging Raleigh Springs Mall was pegged for renovations, Tom Marshall, CEO of OT Marshall Architects, was excited to take on a project in an area that was near and dear to his heart.

U of M Professor Wins National Poetry Fellowship

A University of Memphis professor recently won a 2021 Creative Writing Fellowship that includes an award of $25,000.

COVID-19 Death Toll Rises to 1,500

New virus case numbers rose by 61 over the last 24 hours.

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Sports

Tigers' Top-10 Triumphs

Tigers' Top-10 Triumphs

When the Memphis Tigers travel to Houston this Sunday to face the 9th-ranked Cougars, they'll have the chance to pick up the program's first win over a Top-10 team in over seven years, the program's longest drought for such victories in a half century.

Tigers 73, USF 52

The Tigers cruised to their sixth straight win Tuesday night at USF – and their ninth victory in ten games — to set up a huge clash this Sunday in Houston.

Memphis 901 FC Learns League Alignment, Division Opponents for USL 2021 Season

Old foes, and some slightly less familiar faces, will test Memphis 901 FC's mettle come kickoff this season.

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Music

Rhythm of the City: John Paul Keith’s Latest is Essential Bluff City

Rhythm of the City: John Paul Keith’s Latest is Essential Bluff City

When you put on Rhythm of the City, the new album by John Paul Keith on Italy's Wild Honey label, you know just what city he's talking about from the get-go.

Dale Watson Owns His Bluff City Influences with Instrumental Tour de Force

I, for one, am crazy about instrumental albums.

The Flow: Live-Streamed Music Events This Week, February 25-March 3

This week sports a flurry of fresh online performances, starting this afternoon with the continuation of Folk Unplugged, the annual conference/festival for Folk Alliance International.

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Politics

In Preliminary Vote, County Commission Says No to Nonpartisan Mandate

In Preliminary Vote, County Commission Says No to Nonpartisan Mandate

Bill by GOP’s Leatherwood would strike down coutnywide primaries.

Vaccine Crisis Politics: Commission Meeting Previews Next Year’s Election Divide

Not that it is, or should be, the most significant fact to emerge from last week's COVID-19 debacle in Shelby County, but, all the same, it's a fact: The 2022 county election has begun, with the sides  being chosen and the weapons weighed.

Amid Re-shuffling of Vaccine Policy, Harris Keeps Stiff Upper Lip

“I don’t think there’s a lot of time right now to do a lot of navel-gazing.

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Food & Drink

Negroni Fever: An Examination of the Cocktail of the Moment

Negroni Fever: An Examination of the Cocktail of the Moment

It's anyone's guess which sort of isolation triggers more drinking — pandemics or the morte blanco that hit the other week and blew out all out the water mains (ahem, manes).

Makeda’s Downtown Location to Become the Butteriffic Bakery & Cafe

Tamika Heard has been in the family business for years, having first started working at the Makeda's Cookies store on Airways Boulevard in 2003.

Clay’s Smoked Tuna Salad is Smokin’

Abrian Clay, owner of Clay's Smoked Tuna, never thought he'd end up in the fish business.

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Opinion

The Yahoo Posse

The Yahoo Posse

In case you were ever worried about the GOP-dominated state government of Tennessee not having the best interests of its citizens at heart, you can relax.

All Things Being Equal: We Are Becoming the Internet

Tech has given voice to anyone who can log into venues like Twitter, Facebook, or even the Flyer website — myself a case in point.

Ditto.

Rush Limbaugh and I had a lot in common.

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Film/TV

The MCU Assumes its Final Form with WandaVision

The MCU Assumes its Final Form with WandaVision

Correct me if I'm wrong — and I'm sure someone will — but I think WandaVision holds the Marvel record for most elapsed screen time until someone gets punched.

Music Video Monday: FreeWorld and Friends

Music Video Monday is bringing you all the colors of the rainbow.

Working Class Space Heroes: The Expanse Hits its Stride in Season 5

Science fiction is always about the present, even if — especially if — it's set in the future.

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Memphis Zoo Officials Rebut “Worst Zoos for Elephants” Ranking

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Memphis Zoo Officials Rebut “Worst Zoos for Elephants” Ranking

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