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Happy Jones: Memphis Activist

Happy Jones: Memphis Activist

Memphis lost one of its most valuable citizens Thursday when Dorothy Jones, better known to family, friends, and the world at large as "Happy,"

County Commission and Luttrell Clash Over Opioid Suit

Even as candidates are sorting themselves out for next year's elections to the Shelby County Commission and the office of county mayor, the current

Should Shelby County Raise Officials’ Salaries?

The old bugaboo of pay raises for public officials rose again at Monday's regular meeting of the Shelby County Commission, and, perhaps because of

Trump’s “Achievements”

We have now reached the final quarter of the calendar year, and one of the modish political commentaries of the season is a lament,

Marsha Blackburn’s “Unintended Consequences”

Sometimes in this trade, the act of choosing a headline can be a difficult matter. Not so in this case. The headline of this

Hear It Now: Silence is Deadly

Back in the spring, as we followed the peregrinations of the Tennessee General Assembly on its way to adjournment, we tried our damnedest to

Taking the Knee

This whole flag thing is arguably getting to be a serious over-reach — on both sides of the matter. Is it the National Anthem

SNAP Program Needs Scalpel, Not Ax

Back in 2008, the administration of Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen, a Democrat, asked for and got a waiver on enforcement of the strict work
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Marsha Blackburn’s “Unintended Consequences”

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