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The Recycling Crisis

The Recycling Crisis

Where does it go? What happens to it when it gets there? Does recycling have a future?
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MEMernet: An Unlikely Trio and Wet Heat

A round-up of Memphis on the World Wide Web.
It's electric About 17,000 Memphis Light, Gas & Water customers were without power last week when a storm rolled in Tuesday night. Reddit user

Execution Shift

Execution Shift

Conservatives argue death penalty is a ‘prime example of bloated, broken government.’
State officials began executing death-row inmates again here last year — another just last week — but a group of conservatives is speaking out

Abortion Battle Lines

Abortion Battle Lines

With new restrictive legislation on the horizon, local pro-choice and anti-abortion advocates ramp up the fight.
If abortion had not been an option for former addict Ashley Howell when she unexpectedly got pregnant two years ago, she might have relapsed.

MEMernet

MEMernet

A round-up of Memphis on the World Wide Web.
Rudd Reveals University of Memphis president Dr. David Rudd revealed the new community basketball court planned for Orange Mound on Twitter last week. (Rudd

Bag Ban Blocked

Bag Ban Blocked

Plastic bags can flow freely, thanks to state lawmakers.
The Memphis City Council voted 6-5 against a plastic bag ban last week, but even if approved, the measure might not have been implemented

CannaBeat: Cannabis Beer & Medical Marijuana in Mississippi

CannaBeat: Cannabis Beer & Medical Marijuana in Mississippi

Cannabis in your beer and, maybe, Mississippi?
A group is pushing to get a medical cannabis initiative on the ballot for the 2020 general election in Mississippi next year, and it's

MEMernet: Hack Memphis & 901 Memes

MEMernet: Hack Memphis & 901 Memes

A round-up of Memphis on the World Wide Web.
MLG&Waiting Posted to Instagram. Hack Memphis Last week, Reddit user runfreedog asked the internet for pro-tips or life hacks for living in Memphis.

After the Attacks

After the Attacks

The Memphis Police Department responds after back-to-back mass shootings in Texas and Ohio.
In light of the recent deadly mass shootings in the country, the Memphis Police Department (MPD) has upped its presence at shopping centers, malls,

Brian Banks and the Road to Redemption

Brian Banks and the Road to Redemption

Director Tom Shadyac’s comeback picture is made in Memphis.
In 2007, Tom Shadyac fell off his bike. "I thought everything was fine, but within a few hours, everything wasn't fine," he recalls. "I

CannaBeat: MORE Act Could Reverse Cannabis Convictions

CannaBeat: MORE Act Could Reverse Cannabis Convictions

The bill removes cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act and would apply retroactively to convictions.
Cannabis would be decriminalized nationwide, and cannabis charges would be re-sentenced if a new federal law is passed. Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Memphis) and others

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Downtown Business Owners Urge Tom Lee Park Renovation

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Downtown Business Owners Urge Tom Lee Park Renovation

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Downtown Business Owners Urge Tom Lee Park Renovation

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Zoo Lot Construction to Begin Monday

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