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Tigers 83, Arkansas State 54

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The Long and Sad Goodbye of Lamar Alexander

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’Tis the Season for a Cider … or Two

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The Pie Folks Offer a Hard-to-Find Pie

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New Vibes, New Album for Chinese Connection Dub Embassy

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Commute Coaches Help Cyclists Find a Way

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COVID-19 Coverage

Hospitals Feel Strain As COVID-19 Cases Continue to Surge

Hospitals Feel Strain As COVID-19 Cases Continue to Surge

New virus case numbers rose by 549 over the last 24 hours.

Shelby County Records 11 COVID-19 Deaths in 24 Hours

New virus case numbers rose by 609 over the last 24 hours.

Virus Total Tops 48,000 in Shelby County

New virus case numbers rose by 283 over the last 24 hours.

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News

Hospitals Feel Strain As COVID-19 Cases Continue to Surge

Hospitals Feel Strain As COVID-19 Cases Continue to Surge

New virus case numbers rose by 549 over the last 24 hours.

State Settles with Walker Stalker Convention for Ticket Refunds

Did you get stiffed on your Walker Stalker tickets?

Commute Coaches Help Cyclists Find a Way

There are a whole lot of ways to get to and from work in Memphis; you just have to find the one that fits you best.

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Sports

Tigers 83, Arkansas State 54

Tigers 83, Arkansas State 54

The Tigers made easy work of the Arkansas State Red Wolves Wednesday night in their latest home opener in 28 years.

Three Thoughts on Tiger Football

• The Memphis defense can win a game.

Tigers 10, Navy 7

Memphis and Navy played Saturday night like a pair of programs knock out of alignment by the coronavirus.

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Music

New Vibes, New Album for Chinese Connection Dub Embassy

New Vibes, New Album for Chinese Connection Dub Embassy

The cover of Crew Vibez, the fresh album that Chinese Connection Dub Embassy drops this Friday, has a portrait of brothers Joseph and David Higgins in shades of red, gold, and green — rather appropriate, given that they are Memphis' premiere purveyors of reggae.

Julien Baker Resurfaces: Two New Singles Include a Holiday Deep Cut

Julien Baker won the hearts of music lovers right out of the gate with the startling intimacy and meticulous craftsmanship of her 2015 debut, Sprained Ankle.

Dr. Herman Green: Remembering a Giant of Memphis Jazz & Blues

Thanksgiving Day had a bittersweet quality this year, and not only because of the vagaries of 2020 and the coronavirus: It was the day that Dr. Herman Green, the stellar saxophonist and flutist, passed away.

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Politics

Party Talk: Partisanship Draws Post-Election Attention

Party Talk: Partisanship Draws Post-Election Attention

The run-up to the statewide election of 2010 may have been, in retrospect, the first time the seismic shift in Tennessee from Democratic to Republican dominance became obvious.

Dispute Over Election Machines Remains Unsettled

Questions arise over purchase of ES&S equipment for Collierville runoff, failure to offer paper-ballot option.

Kudos to Lamar

In March 1995, I had multiple media obligations, one of which was that of regional correspondent for Time magazine.

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Food & Drink

’Tis the Season for a Cider … or Two

’Tis the Season for a Cider … or Two

And so it was that Littlebit came down from atop the mountain and said unto me: "Verily, Father, I really haven't the taste for beer, so I'll have an apple cider."

The Pie Folks Offer a Hard-to-Find Pie

Yes, you can get a homemade mincemeat pie locally.

Sushi Jimmi Now at Saito 2 in Arlington

If you're wondering where Sushi Jimmi is these days, look in Lakeland.

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Opinion

Come Into My Parler

Come Into My Parler

Frank Murtaugh is managing editor of Memphis magazine, but he's also been the primary sports columnist for the Flyer since 2001 or so.

The Long and Sad Goodbye of Lamar Alexander

Senator, this is perhaps the third time I have written to you publicly in 2020, the final year of your third term as our state's senior senator.

Farewell to the “Risk-Takers”

The big, bald, white guy standing in line at Midtown Home Depot is laughing loudly, sharing a joke with a couple of co-workers, or maybe employees.

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Film/TV

CRITICS NIX NETFLIX HICKS! Hillbilly Elegy is a Depressing Mess

CRITICS NIX NETFLIX HICKS! Hillbilly Elegy is a Depressing Mess

Hi, my name's Chris, and I'm an authentic hillbilly.

Music Video Monday: PreauXX & AWFM

Music Video Monday is putting in the time.

Between the World and Me

Since Kenneth Arnold saw mysterious objects in the skies over Mt. Rainier Washington in 1947, people have been scanning the horizon for UFOs.

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The Long and Sad Goodbye of Lamar Alexander

Pat Morgan: Ken nailed it, except for the part of remembering Alexander a little better in a few years. I, for one, »

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The Long and Sad Goodbye of Lamar Alexander

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The Long and Sad Goodbye of Lamar Alexander

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