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New Virus Cases Rise by 249

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Close the Bars! Open the Schools!

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Positivity Rate Continues Steady Climb as New Cases Surge

Positivity Rate Continues Steady Climb as New Cases Surge

Shelby County added 466 new cases of COVID-19 on test results reported Tuesday.

New Virus Cases Rise by 249

Shelby County added 249 new cases of COVID-19 on test results reported Tuesday.

New Virus Cases Spike to Record 700 Reported on Single Day

Shelby County added 700 new cases of COVID-19 on test results reported Monday.

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Positivity Rate Continues Steady Climb as New Cases Surge

Positivity Rate Continues Steady Climb as New Cases Surge

Shelby County added 466 new cases of COVID-19 on test results reported Tuesday.

Pink Palace Reopening Theater, Planetarium July 21st

With Jaws, black holes, and dinosaurs as lures, the Pink Palace Museum's CTI Giant Screen Theater and AutoZone Dome Planetarium will have a limited reopening Tuesday, July 21st.

Rhodes College to Offer Remote Learning Only for Fall 2020

In what could be a precedent for other colleges and universities, Rhodes College announced its plan to continue with remote learning only for its 2020 fall semester.

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Sports

The Ghosting of Memphis Sports (Part 3)

The Ghosting of Memphis Sports (Part 3)

“Just as every restaurant, company, and organization across the country has had to change the way they operate to keep their customers safe, we’re having to do the same thing.

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Music

The Flow: Live-Streamed Music Events This Week, July 16-22

The Flow: Live-Streamed Music Events This Week, July 16-22

Dying to hear some music, but still wary of getting out in public?

Lawrence Matthews on Recording Academy Invite, Masks, and More

Last week, Memphis multi-genre artist Lawrence Matthews, who performs as Don Lifted, announced he'd been invited to join the Recording Academy, host of the Grammy Awards.

Misterioso Africano: Khari Wynn Discusses Sun Ra’s Influence on His Music

Khari Wynn is a bit of a globetrotter, or at least he was before the coronavirus brought us all back home.

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Politics

Another “Bogus Ballot”

Another “Bogus Ballot”

What a difference two years can make.

Signs of Political Life as Election Season Finally Kicks Off

At long last, and after months of inaction, it can probably be said that there's an election season on.

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Food & Drink

Bluff City Greens Brings Groceries to Your Door

Bluff City Greens Brings Groceries to Your Door

Bluff City Greens brings it all home.

City Block Salumeria, Venga, and Doughjo are Closed

Chef/butcher and owner Brad McCarley has closed all his businesses at Puck Food Hall on South Main.

Whitehaven Farmers Market Opens Monday

Beginning Monday, July 13th, Methodist South Hospital hosts the annual Whitehaven Farmers Market.

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Opinion

Close the Bars! Open the Schools!

Close the Bars! Open the Schools!

Here in Shelby County, we've gone back and forth in deciding whether to open bars, restaurants, gyms, tattoo parlors, and such in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Whoa, Nelly!

"Dr. Jain ... provided his estimates on cases and hospitalizations thru December and believes we will see an average of 230 daily new cases and a 240 daily hospital average in July; 360 and 360 in August; 500 and 550 in September; 620 and 700 in October; 670 and 780 in November; and 620 and 740 in December."

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Film/TV

Katori Hall’s P-Valley: “Delta Noir” and Strip Club Culture

Katori Hall’s P-Valley: “Delta Noir” and Strip Club Culture

There is a moment in the pilot episode of P-Valley that defines the television series’ worldview.

Indie Memphis Planning "Hybrid Virtual" 2020 Festival

In an email to filmmakers, Indie Memphis indicated that their 2020 festival will consist of "a hybrid of online virtual events and limited, in-person outdoor screenings."

Music Video Monday: ThankGod4Cody

Music Video Monday lights up.

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