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Four New Deaths Reported Wednesday

Four New Deaths Reported Wednesday

Shelby County’s positive rate for COVID-19 ticked up slightly Wednesday to 7.6 percent from Tuesday's rate of 6 percent.

New Positive Case Rate Falls Slightly

Shelby County’s positive rate for COVID-19 fell slightly Tuesday to 6 percent from Monday's rate of 7.7 percent.

Tennessee Travel Normalizing, Especially Outside of Metros

Tennesseans, especially those outside metro areas, are returning to travel levels seen before the first case of COVID-19 arrived in the state, according to the latest analysis from researchers at Vanderbilt University.

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Petition Started for Better Police Accountability

Petition Started for Better Police Accountability

A petition has been started on change.org to increase the accountability of the Memphis Police Department.

TommyTypo: A Protest Story of Sharpies, Cash Cab, Getting Arrested & Released

Memphis Twitter user @tommytypo won the internet this week with a series of tweets about being detained during a day of protest.

Four New Deaths Reported Wednesday

Shelby County’s positive rate for COVID-19 ticked up slightly Wednesday to 7.6 percent from Tuesday's rate of 6 percent.

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Sports

A New "Feel" for Sports

A New "Feel" for Sports

There was once a discussion on Seinfeld in which it was agreed Tuesday is the one day that doesn't have a "feel," a distinctive place in the human psyche as a week unfolds.

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Music

The Flow: Live-Streamed Music Events This Week, June 4-10

The Flow: Live-Streamed Music Events This Week, June 4-10

As people turn to face gross injustice in public demonstrations, we're seeing a drop in live-streamed music events this week, but many songsters still soldier on.

The Funky Side of Protest: New Tracks From the Mighty Souls Brass Band

By now, the Mighty Souls Brass Band (MSBB) is a staple of life in Memphis, arguably the first New Orleans-style brass band to establish itself locally in this century.

The Turnstyles' Two-Cylinder Engine Revs To Life

Duos hold an honored place in the rock-and-roll pantheon.

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Politics

Trump’s Reality Show and Other Matters

Trump’s Reality Show and Other Matters

Did it actually happen, or did I just imagine it?

The Virus and the Vote

Tennessee gets a passing grade for its medical prep but problems with jails and voting land it in court this week.

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Food & Drink

It’s Not Time: Tsunami Not Ready for Flood of Dine-in Customers

It’s Not Time: Tsunami Not Ready for Flood of Dine-in Customers

Tsunami has a freshly painted floor, but it will be a while before the iconic Cooper-Young restaurant rings with the sound of footsteps from hungry customers.

Caritas Village Closes, Hopes to Return This Fall

Caritas Village, the Binghamton-based community center and cafe, closed this week and will remain closed throughout the summer.

David Grisanti’s Italian-style Patio Opens May 30th at His Restaurant

David Grisanti’s Italian Restaurant is about to become more Italian.

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Opinion

This American Carnage

This American Carnage

This American carnage stops right here and stops right now.

Teach Your Children: Facing Racism and White Supremacy Takes Courage

It’s easy to think our kids are already experiencing too much.

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Film/TV

Never Seen It: Watching The Shining with Louise Page

Never Seen It: Watching The Shining with Louise Page

For this edition of Never Seen It, I asked Memphis musician Louise Page what well-known film she had missed over the years.

Music Video Week: Don Bryant

Music Video Week is taking it back home.

Music Video Week: Sunweight

Music Video Monday of Music Video Week is expecting.

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