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Ja Morant Is Larger Than Life On and Off The Court

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Health Department Begins Second-Dose Vaccines

Health Department Begins Second-Dose Vaccines

Second doses of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine will begin going to Shelby County patients Wednesday.

Virus Deaths Rise By 15, Some Key Figures Continue to Fall

New virus case numbers rose by 337 over the last 24 hours.

New Virus Cases Rise by 432

New virus case numbers rose by 432 over the last 24 hours.

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Leaders Aim to Cut Food Waste by 2030

Leaders Aim to Cut Food Waste by 2030

Food waste is in the crosshairs of city officials and local environmental leaders with a plan to reduce it by 10 percent by 2030.

Tennessee Rated in LGBTQ Protections

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation – the educational leg of the Human Rights Campaign – and the Equality Federation Institute released their seventh State Equality Index (SEI) today.

Health Department Begins Second-Dose Vaccines

Second doses of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine will begin going to Shelby County patients Wednesday.

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Sports

Ja Morant Is Larger Than Life On and Off The Court

Ja Morant Is Larger Than Life On and Off The Court

Longtime Grizzlies fan Roni Matthews was hungry and skipped breakfast so she could eat at the new restaurant Slim & Husky’s Pizza Beeria in downtown Memphis. 

The Hammer's Time

My family lived in Atlanta in the early Seventies.

Tigers 80, East Carolina 53

The Tigers earned their second straight blowout victory Sunday afternoon at Greenville, North Carolina, easily handling an East Carolina team playing its first game in two weeks.

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Music

The City Champs’ New Single, “Luna ’68”: First New Music in Over a Decade

The City Champs’ New Single, “Luna ’68”: First New Music in Over a Decade

This is a halcyon day for fans of local soul/jazz combo The City Champs, as they've just dropped their first single in over 10 years, the title song from their upcoming album, Luna ’68 (Big Legal Mess).

The Flow: Live-Streamed Music Events This Week, January 21-27

This week offers many shows from our regular online concertmasters, plus a couple of unique events.

For Inauguration, Justin Timberlake & Ant Clemons Drop Video Shot at Stax

The music video begins inconspicuously, with a city cross section at night, a lonely train horn in the distance.

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Politics

Former Memphian Wins State Dem Chair; Cohen Outs Boebert

Former Memphian Wins State Dem Chair; Cohen Outs Boebert

In American popular music history, there is a long-established tradition whereby individuals with talent begin their rise to prominence in Memphis, a "roots" city in every sense, and extend their careers in Nashville, site of a monolithic music and broadcast industry.

Bob Corker’s Back: Resumes Criticism of Trump, Eyes Political Future

Not everybody thinks he's entitled to do so, but former Tennessee Senator Bob Corker is making a point of saying "I told you so" about the potentially ill consequences of Donald Trump's presidency, now on life support as a bipartisan coalition seeks to terminate it less than a week before it's scheduled to expire.

Memphis Congressmen on Wednesday’s Vote to Impeach President Trump:

U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen (D-9th), Aye: “After President Trump was impeached but not convicted last year, Senator Susan Collins said ‘He’s learned a pretty big lesson.

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Food & Drink

Non-Alcoholic Beer? Temper Your Expectations

Non-Alcoholic Beer? Temper Your Expectations

I haven't heard much about New Year's resolutions, but there has been a lot of talk about "cleansing diets."

The Pastry Dance: Treats from Pearl’s Delights Make You Want to Shimmy

Pearl's Delights was named after her paternal grandmother, says Vinicia Murrell, owner of the online pastry business.

Sushi Jimmi Now Starring in His Own Cooking Show on YouTube

Jimmy “Sushi Jimmi” Sinh is starring in his own cooking show, Jimmi Sinh, on YouTube.

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Opinion

Little Dark Age

Little Dark Age

"If we are to have another contest in the near future of our national existence, I predict that the dividing line will not be Mason and Dixon's but between patriotism and intelligence on the one side, and superstition, ambition, and ignorance on the other." — Ulysses S. Grant.

COVID, Kroger, and History

I live in Midtown, Memphis.

Apples to Oranges

I've heard a lot of folks compare the heinous acts that took place in the U.S. Capitol last Wednesday to the demonstrations of the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Film/TV

News of the World: A Wistful Western Throwback

News of the World: A Wistful Western Throwback

Whither the Western?

Music Video Monday on Tuesday: Lukah

Music Video Monday is a day late, but no dolla short.

The Greatest: Four Legends Gather in One Night in Miami

One of my all-time favorite plays is Copenhagen by Michael Frayn.

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"Safer At Home" Lifted In New Health Directive

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Experts: Racial Income Gap Still Wide

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