Fly on the Wall 1514 

Dammit, Gannett

In Memphis, voters use machines to cast their ballots. But The Commercial Appeal continues to illustrate local stories with obviously non-local photos, like this one of voters filling out paper ballots.

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Super Stuff

Memphis loves Black Panther. With a big opening weekend and evident staying power, the Marvel property is on its way to becoming one of the motion picture industry's top earners.

According to Disney's breakdown of the numbers, much of that success can be attributed to African-American audiences and cities like Memphis where opening week box office was 81 percent higher than average.

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You can count on Andy Holt to be Andy Holt.

In the wake of the Orlando nightclub massacre in 2016 Tennessee's gun-happy House member gave away AR-15 rifles at a fundraiser/turkey shoot called HogFest.

Last week, he tweeted his support for arming teachers and authorizing deadly force.

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