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New Positive Case Rate Falls Slightly

New Positive Case Rate Falls Slightly

Shelby County’s positive rate for COVID-19 fell slightly Tuesday to 6 percent from Monday's rate of 7.7 percent.

Tennessee Travel Normalizing, Especially Outside of Metros

Tennesseans, especially those outside metro areas, are returning to travel levels seen before the first case of COVID-19 arrived in the state, according to the latest analysis from researchers at Vanderbilt University.

COVID-19 Positive Rate Up Again

Shelby County’s positive rate for COVID-19 rose Monday to 7.7 percent.

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New Positive Case Rate Falls Slightly

New Positive Case Rate Falls Slightly

Shelby County’s positive rate for COVID-19 fell slightly Tuesday to 6 percent from Monday's rate of 7.7 percent.

A Week of Unrest

Protests erupted all around the country over the past week in the wake of the unjust, brutal, and very public killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer.

MEMernet: BLM’s Bail Fund, Antifa, and, Well, Just a Nice Sunset

News You Can Use You Should See This All right, this one is not from Memphis (it’s St. Petersburg, Florida, apparently) but it was making the rounds through the Memphis Twitterati Monday morning.

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Sports

A New "Feel" for Sports

A New "Feel" for Sports

There was once a discussion on Seinfeld in which it was agreed Tuesday is the one day that doesn't have a "feel," a distinctive place in the human psyche as a week unfolds.

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Music

The Funky Side of Protest: New Tracks From the Mighty Souls Brass Band

The Funky Side of Protest: New Tracks From the Mighty Souls Brass Band

By now, the Mighty Souls Brass Band (MSBB) is a staple of life in Memphis, arguably the first New Orleans-style brass band to establish itself locally in this century.

The Turnstyles' Two-Cylinder Engine Revs To Life

Duos hold an honored place in the rock-and-roll pantheon.

Memphis Record Stores Keep The Flame Of Vinyl Burning

In addition to being a boiling cauldron of musical creation, well documented in this week's cover story, Memphis is a city of world-class record stores.

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Politics

Trump’s Reality Show and Other Matters

Trump’s Reality Show and Other Matters

Did it actually happen, or did I just imagine it?

The Virus and the Vote

Tennessee gets a passing grade for its medical prep but problems with jails and voting land it in court this week.

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Food & Drink

It’s Not Time: Tsunami Not Ready for Flood of Dine-in Customers

It’s Not Time: Tsunami Not Ready for Flood of Dine-in Customers

Tsunami has a freshly painted floor, but it will be a while before the iconic Cooper-Young restaurant rings with the sound of footsteps from hungry customers.

Caritas Village Closes, Hopes to Return This Fall

Caritas Village, the Binghamton-based community center and cafe, closed this week and will remain closed throughout the summer.

David Grisanti’s Italian-style Patio Opens May 30th at His Restaurant

David Grisanti’s Italian Restaurant is about to become more Italian.

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Opinion

This American Carnage

This American Carnage

This American carnage stops right here and stops right now.

Teach Your Children: Facing Racism and White Supremacy Takes Courage

It’s easy to think our kids are already experiencing too much.

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Film/TV

Never Seen It: Watching The Shining with Louise Page

Never Seen It: Watching The Shining with Louise Page

For this edition of Never Seen It, I asked Memphis musician Louise Page what well-known film she had missed over the years.

Music Video Week: Don Bryant

Music Video Week is taking it back home.

Music Video Week: Sunweight

Music Video Monday of Music Video Week is expecting.

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