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A new Tennessee bill could ”un-protect our aquifer,” removing Shelby County’s ability to control wells drilled into the Memphis Sand Aquifer, the source of the area’s famously pristine drinking water.

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In Shy's Corner: These Grizzlies Exude Confidence

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One thing that can be said about the Memphis Grizzlies is that the young team ‘ain’t never scared' to compete with any team in the league.

2020 Memphis Tigers Football Schedule

Sept. 5 — ARKANSAS STATE Sept. 12 — at Purdue Sept. 19 — HOUSTON * Sept. 26 — at UTSA Oct. 1 — at SMU * Oct. 16 — UCF * Oct. 24 — TEMPLE * Oct. 31 — at Cincinnati * Nov. 7 — USF * Nov. 14 — at Navy * Nov. 21 — UT MARTIN Nov. 28 — at Tulane * Dec. 5 — AAC Championship Game

Real Talk: The One Where I Walk It Back for the Stretch Run

As everyone is winding down from the excitement of All-Star Weekend and we enter the stretch run to the end of the regular season, now seems like a good time to publicly rescind a thing that I said here in this space last month.

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Come Go With Me: The Complete Staple Singers on Stax

In 1968, Stax was bouncing back from having lost its back catalog to Atlantic, even as the entire African-American community was bouncing back from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination.

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Back in December, Memphis in May announced a few of the headliners for this year's Beale Street Music Festival.

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Ex-Memphian was foreperson of jury that convicted presidential pal Roger Stone and was targeted in a Trump tweet as a consequence.

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Cordelia’s Market, a community grocery in Harbor Town, introduced a brand-new hot bar on February 18th.

Porch & Parlor Opens in Overton Square

Don’t look for wicker furniture on the porch and Victorian furniture in the parlor at Porch & Parlor.

New Dining Options — and Maybe Alcohol — at Memphis Zoo this Year

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Last spring I found myself in a position of unimaginable privilege.

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By the time you're reading this, the all-important New Hampshire primary vote will have been completed.

Don’t Just Vote: Lead Others to Do the Same

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Russian Dramas, Bibi Netanyahu, and Back To The Future II in Theaters This Week

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