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More Than 1,000 New Virus Cases Added This Week

More Than 1,000 New Virus Cases Added This Week

Shelby County added 1,116 new cases of COVID-19 from Monday morning to Friday morning, for an average of about 280 cases each day, in a week that saw health officials close bars completely and restaurants at 10 p.m.

Virus Cases Rise by 306

Test results reported Wednesday morning showed 306 new cases of COVID-19 in Shelby County, up slightly from the 302 cases reported Wednesday morning.

New Virus Cases Swell Above 300 Again

Test results reported Wednesday morning showed 302 new cases of COVID-19 in Shelby County, a return to elevated numbers from last week.

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CirQuest Labs Acquired by German Medical Company

CirQuest Labs Acquired by German Medical Company

Memphis-based CirQuest Labs has been acquired by a German company, MLM Medical Labs GmbH.

More Than 1,000 New Virus Cases Added This Week

Shelby County added 1,116 new cases of COVID-19 from Monday morning to Friday morning, for an average of about 280 cases each day, in a week that saw health officials close bars completely and restaurants at 10 p.m.

RiverArtsFest Cancels This Year's Event

The 2020 RiverArtsFest, which was scheduled for October 24-25 in downtown Memphis, has been cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions.  

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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.

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.

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Music

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

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.

The Flow: Live-Streamed Music Events This Week, July 9-15

While live-streamed shows are tapering off a bit, look to the artists below for an indication of how we keep music flowing, even as the first wave of COVID-19 grows.

Spaceman Arrives: Michael Graber Debuts New Original Tracks

Michael Graber has built a career outside of music, but he's a fixture on the local scene.

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Politics

Signs of Political Life as Election Season Finally Kicks Off

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.

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.

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Food & Drink

Whitehaven Farmers Market Opens Monday

Whitehaven Farmers Market Opens Monday

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

The Majestic Grille Unveils New Ghost Concept: Cocozza American Italian

For The Majestic Grille, COVID-19 was the mother of re-invention.

Wok'n in Memphis Closes

Wok’n in Memphis has left the building.

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Opinion

Whoa, Nelly!

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."

Back to Business? The Crumbling Foundations of the Service Industry

A few days ago, Packed House Productions closed their restaurant and bar locations (Slider Inn, Aldo's, Bardog, etc.) due to a staff member testing positive for COVID-19.

American Idiot

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?

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Film/TV

Never Seen It: Watching Little Women with Contemporary Media CEO Anna Traverse Fogle

Never Seen It: Watching Little Women with Contemporary Media CEO Anna Traverse Fogle

For Never Seen It, I convince someone interesting to catch up on a classic (or maybe not so classic) film they've missed, then we talk about it.

Memphis Made Feature Film Lights, Camera, Bullshit Debuts on Amazon Prime Video

Director Chad Allen Barton, one of the founders of Memphis production company Piano Man Pictures, won Best Hometowner Feature at the 2014 Indie Memphis Film Festival with his full-length debut Lights, Camera, Bullshit.

Music Video Monday: Star & Micey

Music Video Monday's got the right profile.

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