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Report Links Mask Requirements to Hospitalization Declines

Report Links Mask Requirements to Hospitalization Declines

Wear a mask to flatten the curve.

New Virus Cases Rise by 119

Shelby County added 119 new cases of COVID-19 on test results reported since Tuesday morning, the lowest number of new cases reported recently.

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.

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Fairgrounds Project Branded As 'Liberty Park'

Fairgrounds Project Branded As 'Liberty Park'

The $200 million project to transform the Mid-South fairgrounds into a youth sports destination has been branded as Liberty Park.

Report Links Mask Requirements to Hospitalization Declines

Wear a mask to flatten the curve.

New Virus Cases Rise by 119

Shelby County added 119 new cases of COVID-19 on test results reported since Tuesday morning, the lowest number of new cases reported recently.

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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

The Flow: Live-Streamed Music Events This Week, August 13-19

The Flow: Live-Streamed Music Events This Week, August 13-19

This week, the live-streamed shows are back in force, including that rarity, a ticketed live-stream event.

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.

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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

Alex Grisanti to Open Elfo Grisanti's Northern Italian Cuisine in Southaven

Alex Grisanti to Open Elfo Grisanti's Northern Italian Cuisine in Southaven

Alex Grisanti is slated to open a new restaurant, Elfo Grisanti’s Northern Italian Cuisine, during the second week of September in Southaven.

Randy Santel Dives Into the Fire at New Wing Order

If you’ve been anywhere around Memphis during happy hour, you’ve probably seen the New Wing Order food truck slinging out chicken doused in anything from classic Memphis Buffalo to Midtown Masala sauces.

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.

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Opinion

It's Time to Leave TVA

It's Time to Leave TVA

As a lifelong Memphian deeply involved in our city’s civic community, never before have I seen a more transformational opportunity for Memphis than in the issue of whether Memphis Light Gas and Water should continue to get its electric power from TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority), or find another less expensive and reliable source of power.

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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.

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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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