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"Like Trying to End Rain": Working to Solve Homelessness in Memphis

"Like Trying to End Rain": Working to Solve Homelessness in Memphis

On a recent rainy Wednesday afternoon, Reggie, wearing an oversized poncho and carrying a backpack full of his belongings, walked into St. Mary's Episcopal

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CannaBeat: West Memphis Weed, Kroger and CBD, and Smoking a Spliff in Court

CannaBeat: West Memphis Weed, Kroger and CBD, and Smoking a Spliff in Court

Nugs of news from the Mid-South and beyond.
West Memphis — The Body and Mind (BaM) dispensary on OK Street in West Memphis is under construction, slated to open later this month.

MEMernet: Standing Brooms, Kind Strangers, and an MLGW Valentine

MEMernet: Standing Brooms, Kind Strangers, and an MLGW Valentine

A roundup of Memphis on the World Wide Web.
Swept up The entire internet was swept away (don't judge me) by a viral tweet that had folks all over standing their brooms upright.

CannaBeat: New Bill Would Make it Harder for Cops to Search You

CannaBeat: New Bill Would Make it Harder for Cops to Search You

In an effort to distinguish between THC and CBD, the bill aims to prevent searches "based solely on the odor of cannabis."
So, you're cruising through Midtown, puffing on a perfectly legal doober of CBD flower. Some cop smells it, says it's THC, wants to search

MEMernet: ‘I Hit People with Coffee Pots,’ Fox13’s Darrell Greene’s in Time-Out

MEMernet: ‘I Hit People with Coffee Pots,’ Fox13’s Darrell Greene’s in Time-Out

A roundup of Memphis on the World Wide Web.
"I hit people with coffee pots" Nextdoor user Larry Sides unleashed this amazing, blazing chaos in a post last week titled, "Joe woods response

The Love Issue 2020: Confusion, Revelation, Incarceration, Separation, and Radiohead

The Love Issue 2020: Confusion, Revelation, Incarceration, Separation, and Radiohead

For Valentine's Day, we asked Flyer readers for stories of how they met their true loves. We hope you're inspired by these tales of

CannaBeat: Driving on THC

CannaBeat: Driving on THC

Groups say blood tests ineffective in cannabis DUI cases.
New research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety shows a "concerning number of Washington state drivers involved in fatal crashes are testing positive

MEMernet: Un-Vanity Plate, Memphis Marketplace, and Tweet of the Week

MEMernet: Un-Vanity Plate, Memphis Marketplace, and Tweet of the Week

A roundup of Memphis on the World Wide Web.
Un-vanity Plate Posted to Facebook by Robert Rowan True Words Posted to Facebook by Jimmy Randall New Biz Plan Posted to

Offficials: Worry about flu, not coronavirus

Offficials: Worry about flu, not coronavirus

Flu A and B are spreading througout Shelby County and lilekly will until late April.
If you tuned into Memphis social media last week, you may have wondered if coronavirus had spread to the confines of the Walter L. Bailey

TN General Assembly 2020: Legislators Tackle a Multitude of Controversial Issues

TN General Assembly 2020: Legislators Tackle a Multitude of Controversial Issues

The 2020 session of the Tennessee General Assembly is underway, and in many ways its tone was set even before Republican Governor Bill Lee

MEMernet: Dragon Ball-Griz, NST, and I-40 Traffic

MEMernet: Dragon Ball-Griz, NST, and I-40 Traffic

A roundup of Memphis on the World Wide Web.
Dragon Ball-Griz Head over to Poshmark, the online consignment store, for the Grizzlies/Dragon Ball Z mash-up you never knew you needed. Posted to

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New State Bill Could Remove Local Control of Water Protection

FUNKbrs: To be fair, Mrs. Rand was tweaking her teeth out the whole time she was eating government cheese and writing »

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New State Bill Could Remove Local Control of Water Protection

Bakerspond: Yes, that paragon of "objectivism" and creator of uber rugged individualist and all around superman John Galt finally broke down »

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New State Bill Could Remove Local Control of Water Protection

crackoamerican: Bakerspond, I believe it was Ayn Rand who said. "Get me my damn Medicare". And I suspect ALJ is one »

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New State Bill Could Remove Local Control of Water Protection

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