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COVID-19 Coverage

Virus Cases Rise by 2,000 in One Week

Virus Cases Rise by 2,000 in One Week

New virus case numbers rose by 211 over the last 24 hours, putting the total of all positive cases in Shelby County since March at 37,004.

Active Virus Cases Rise by Nearly 1,000 in a Week

New virus case numbers rose by 301 over the last 24 hours, putting the total of all positive cases in Shelby County since March at 36,793.

All Virus Numbers Continue to Rise

New virus case numbers rose by 404 over the last 24 hours, putting the total of all positive cases in Shelby County since March at 36,492.

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Tennessee Early Vote Turnout "Smashes" Record

Tennessee Early Vote Turnout "Smashes" Record

In 11 days, more than 1.8 million Tennesseans voted early, a turnout that "smashes" the state's early voting record for turnout.

Virus Cases Rise by 2,000 in One Week

New virus case numbers rose by 211 over the last 24 hours, putting the total of all positive cases in Shelby County since March at 37,004.

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Sports

Three Thoughts on Tiger Football

Three Thoughts on Tiger Football

• Ryan Silverfield is a balanced coach.

Tigers 41, Temple 29

Brady White threw four touchdown passes and Rodney Owens intercepted a pair of passes by Temple quarterback Anthony Russo Saturday afternoon at the Liberty Bowl to help the Memphis Tigers avenge their only regular-season loss of 2019.

Three Thoughts on Tiger Football

• Five minutes into the third quarter of last Saturday's game at the Liberty Bowl, it appeared stories about the event would focus more on what was missing for Memphis — star receiver Damonte Coxie and a pass defense — than anything the Tigers actually did well on the field.

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Music

Webbstar: Rapper Hooks Up with CCDE to Deliver Reggae

Webbstar: Rapper Hooks Up with CCDE to Deliver Reggae

The singer, songwriter, and rapper Webbstar has one message for music fans: Expect the unexpected.

Producer Teddy Walton Featured in Forbes Magazine

Over two years ago, the Memphis Flyer turned a spotlight on "Memphis' Hip Hop Renaissance," and, by way of mentioning this town's unrecognized talent, we noted the success of young producer Teddy Walton.

At Grandma’s House

The residency program at Crosstown Arts draws artists in all media to the heart of Midtown every year, and, despite the limitations of the pandemic, it is carrying on this fall, albeit with fewer participants.

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Politics

It Ain’t Beanbag: Local Campaigns Sling Mud in Last-Ditch Efforts

It Ain’t Beanbag: Local Campaigns Sling Mud in Last-Ditch Efforts

So you think this is the hard stuff — President Trump calling his opponent Joe Biden "Sleepy Joe" and using the term "criminal enterprise" to describe the Biden family — or Biden reciprocating by calling the president a "clown" and saying to him, "Man, why don't you just shut up!"

The Joke That Did Not Kill and Would Not Die

Make of it what you will, but President Trump’s apparently jesting suggestion of some weeks ago that Republicans should attempt to vote twice has seemingly left a lasting residue among GOP cadres.

AG Barr, in Memphis, Touts Operation LeGend, Is Protested

On Wednesday, William Barr, who normally makes news pushing legal agendas backed by President Donald Trump, came to Memphis and touted Operation LeGend, a joint federal-local endeavor.

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Food & Drink

Nothing "Cheesy" About This Upcoming Cheese Place

Nothing "Cheesy" About This Upcoming Cheese Place

Jackie Mau and Kurt Mullican want you to say, “cheese.”

It’s October, Supposedly. Time for a Chocolate Rye Porter!

I can't wait to write a fun-filled and informational column in these pages about the perfect New Year's beer.

To Bee or Not to Bee: How Kelsey Johnson Became a Beekeeper

Kelsey Johnson was a honey hater.

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Opinion

Be Best!

Be Best!

It's the Flyer's annual Best of Memphis issue.

The Lies I Tell: The Election, My Niece, and Voter Suppression

Last week, I took my 6-year-old niece with me to early vote.

The Nylon Net Building and the Fabric of the Community

Coming from a small town in Arkansas, Memphis was a dream for me. When I looked for my first apartment, I was guided to Midtown, where it was deemed imperative that I get a place with hardwood floors, high ceilings, crown molding, and hopefully a balcony.

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Film/TV

Indie Memphis 2020: Q&A With Executive Director Ryan Watt

Indie Memphis 2020: Q&A With Executive Director Ryan Watt

Tonight at Indie Memphis, Coming to Africa, the feature film by Anwar Jamison, which was rained out last Friday night, will screen at the Malco Summer Drive-In, along with the Hometowner Music Video Showcase, rain or shine.

Sacha Baron Cohen Returns to Skewer Us in Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

In 1831, a French magistrate named Alexis de Tocqueville conned his government, known as the July Monarchy, into sending him on a trip to the United States, ostensibly to investigate the prison system.

Music Video Monday: 1000 Lights

1000 Lights began in 2018 as a band on a mission: recreate the Stooges' Fun House for a Halloween party at Black Lodge Video.

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Reader Comments

David Kernell, Whose Email Stunt Made History, Dies From Effects of MS

Debbie Spence: In 2014 I started experiencing lack of muscle control when performing strenuous exercise, within months I had tremors and terrible »

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It Ain’t Beanbag: Local Campaigns Sling Mud in Last-Ditch Efforts

David Flaum: Mark White, a Republican running for a sixth term in House District 83, has put out some of the nastiest »

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Nothing "Cheesy" About This Upcoming Cheese Place

Matt Steele: That's some great "Journalism" why is Cheesemonger in quotes? It's a profession. »

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Unmasked: Republicans Gather for Two Campaign Events

CL Mullins: Philip, one can survive a hemispherectomy (congratulations on that by the way), but it is not something a sane person »

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