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COVID-19 Coverage

New System Brings Equity for Unused COVID-19 Doses

New System Brings Equity for Unused COVID-19 Doses

Unused doses of the COVID-19 vaccine will soon no longer go only to those well-connected in Shelby County.

COVID-19: Hospital Capacity Rates Reduce from Red Zone

New virus case numbers rose by 417 over the last 24 hours.

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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New System Brings Equity for Unused COVID-19 Doses

New System Brings Equity for Unused COVID-19 Doses

Unused doses of the COVID-19 vaccine will soon no longer go only to those well-connected in Shelby County.

Four Locals Look to Make Pawsitive Impact at Puppy Bowl XVII

On Sunday, February 7th, four local competitors will line up on one of the grandest stages to compete for one of the biggest prizes of them all.

Council Wants Review of City Employees at Capitol Attack

The Memphis City Council members want to know if any of the city's public safety employees were present at the attack on the U.S. Capitol on January 6th.

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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

County Commission: Do the Ayes Still Have It?

County Commission: Do the Ayes Still Have It?

Little by little, current English is encroaching on traditional parliamentary language. Are we for that? Aye or Nay, please.

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.

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Food & Drink

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.

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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

Music Video Monday: The Pop Ritual

Music Video Monday: The Pop Ritual

Music Video Monday goes goth.

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.

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Reader Comments

News of the World: A Wistful Western Throwback

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News of the World: A Wistful Western Throwback

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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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