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Lee Harris Looks to Lead

Lee Harris Looks to Lead

On August 2nd, the voters of Shelby County resoundingly voted for Lee Harris, a law professor at the University of Memphis, a former city councilman, and

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Bag-gate Did you hear that Trader Joe's opened a store in the Memphis area last week? (Pause for laughter.) The personalized store bags (oh,

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MATA’s proposed service cuts spark concern.
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Report alleges lack of training, oversight at Tennessee Historical Commission.
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Dammit, Gannett The Commercial Appeal soldiers on. Though greatly diminished, the Gannett-owned daily newspaper has hired a clutch of new reporters to replace all

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A Memphis State of Mind: Men's Fall Fashion

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Birthing a Center

Choices re-claims feminist health care with new site.
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"There Is No Line": The Troubled State of Our Immigrant Community

Oscar spent his ninth birthday alone in a Florida detention center for immigrant minors, eating tortillas and ham. He's been detained at the Homestead,

Many Happy Returns! Memphis Tiger Football Preview 2018

Many Happy Returns! Memphis Tiger Football Preview 2018

Here come the expectations. After decades as a college football afterthought, the University of Memphis Tigers open their 2018 season as front-runners. The program

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Dammit, Gannett A short list of don'ts for daily newspapers wishing to appear somewhat local inspired by the Gannett-owned Commercial Appeal: 1. Not to

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Bus Riders Concerned With MATA's Proposed Service Cuts

Tony Parker: Part of being a major, viable city is having a strong, viable public transportation system. MATA has continued to fail »

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Memphis Activist Wants Murder Charges for Cops Who Shot Banks

Justice Moses: THe fact the Mike Williams was on the scene handling the actual crimes and his son was involved shows blatant »

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Bus Riders Concerned With MATA's Proposed Service Cuts

Richmond Patterson: The present M.A.T.A. administration needs to step down and go back to where they come from. They don't know the »

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UPDATE: Six Arrested at Police Protest Released

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