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Foster’s Beer: How the “Oil Can” Got to America

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Memphis Barber Wins Suit, Can Return to Work

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COVID-19 Coverage

Active Virus Cases Fall, More Than 9,000 in Quarantine

Active Virus Cases Fall, More Than 9,000 in Quarantine

Shelby County added 247 new cases of COVID-19 on test results reported since Monday morning.

Weekly Positive Rate Falls for Second Straight Week

Shelby County added 281 new cases of COVID-19 on test results reported since Sunday morning.

SCHD Reports Six Consecutive Days with Less Than 300 New Cases Each

As of Friday, August 7th, the Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) reported 264 new COVID-19 cases.

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News

Knock On Wood! Eddie Floyd on Music, Life, and His New Book

Knock On Wood! Eddie Floyd on Music, Life, and His New Book

Eddie Floyd's attitude is contagious.

MEMernet: Squatting Naked, and Some Bummer Food News

Bath Bombs, Bourbon In the Buff

Memphis Barber Wins Suit, Can Return to Work

Elias Zarate is a good barber, by several accounts, and now he can be one.

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Sports

Will the Grizzlies Adjust To Clinch a Play-In Spot?

Will the Grizzlies Adjust To Clinch a Play-In Spot?

After going 1–4 in the NBA restart, the Grizzlies had a chance to clinch a play-in tournament for the eighth playoff spot in the Western Conference, but the defending NBA champion Toronto Raptors had other plans, defeating the Grizzlies 108–99. 

Keanu Marsh-Brown Strikes to Give 901 FC a First Victory of the Season

It was more than just relief when Keanu Marsh-Brown saw his match-winning shot ripple the net in the second half of 901 FC’s game against St. Louis at AutoZone Park; it was wholly deserved.

Has the Bubble Popped for the Grizzlies?

The Memphis Grizzlies entered the NBA Bubble sitting nicely in position for the 8th seed.

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Music

Summer Sounds: Daz Rinko’s ‘Juice’

Summer Sounds: Daz Rinko’s ‘Juice’

Memphis-bred hip-hop artist Daz Rinko releases a sweet summer single and music video with “Juice.” The song, produced by Cheap Limousine, marks Rinko’s first release in almost a year, and features additional vocals and guitar from Aaron James.

Moneybagg Yo: Repping Memphis and Helping Local Schools

It was exactly three years ago that Zandria Robinson wrote in the Memphis Flyer about Moneybagg Yo's triumphant pop-up show at Minglewood Hall, celebrating the release of his official debut, Federal 3x.

Blvck Hippie’s Josh Shaw on New Single, Playing at Protests

Memphis-based indie rockers Blvck Hippie released their new single, “Bunkbed,” Friday, August 7th.

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Politics

“I’m No Newcomer”

“I’m No Newcomer”

Who is Marquita Bradshaw?

Citing Improvements at Jail, Judge Declines Release of Inmates

U.S. District Judge Sheryl Lipman on Friday declined to rule in favor of a lawsuit seeking the emergency release from Shelby County Jail of detainees deemed vulnerable to COVID-19, but various supporters of the litigation are still managing to find a silver lining in the ruling. 

Mostly Predictable Election Results

Hagerty Gets GOP U.S. Senate nod. Marquita Bradshaw a surprise in U.S. Senate Democratic primary. Among other winners: Salinas, Leatherwood, and two Harrises.

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Food & Drink

Oat to Joy: Amanda Krog’s Nine Oat One Granola

Oat to Joy: Amanda Krog’s Nine Oat One Granola

Dial Nine Oat One if you want to reach Amanda Krog's granola hotline of granola products.

Foster’s Beer: How the “Oil Can” Got to America

The last time I spoke with an editor in New Zealand, we left it at: "That's a great project, but you've got to get your own boat."

My Favorite Burger …

Since it's Burger Week and many Memphis restaurants are selling great burgers at a great price (see page 17 for details), we decided to ask a few local notables to tell us about their favorite burger.

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Opinion

The Dark Deep Woods ...

The Dark Deep Woods ...

"Man, I can't believe it's been six months ..."

Science Fiction: Why Are So Many Americans Willing to Believe Anything?

In 1867, a Scottish physician named Joseph Lister published an article in response to the new "germ theory," in which he advocated that surgeons wash their hands and spray a light acid on their tools to sterilize them.

Try Not to Cringe

"Try not to cringe."

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Film/TV

Rip Van  Pickle

Rip Van Pickle

In the Before Time, I had a gig as a social media consultant.

She Dies Tomorrow

Wystan Hugh Auden won the Pulitzer Prize for his book-length poem "The Age of Anxiety" in 1948.

Music Video Monday: Stephen Chopek

Music Video Monday got junk in the trunk.

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Operation LeGend Hopes to Curb Violent Crime in Memphis

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Operation LeGend Hopes to Curb Violent Crime in Memphis

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I can imagine how a person might think that America is a “ pro-criminal, anti-police environment", just not »

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Operation LeGend Hopes to Curb Violent Crime in Memphis

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Operation LeGend Hopes to Curb Violent Crime in Memphis

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