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MEMernet: Virtual Dad

A round-up of Memphis on the World Wide Web.
A round-up of Memphis on the World Wide Web. Virtual Dad Will Loden wants to be your dad. If you never learned how to

Plan Panned

City council members side with Whitehaven neighbors against dump proposal.
Citing "rats as big as cats" and a "horrendous stench," Whitehaven neighbors successfully urged Memphis City Council members to vote against a plan from

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A round-up of Memphis on the World Wide Web.
Soul Fish locked and loaded Facebook: "Why is everyone in this restaurant packing heat?" 'Absolute Trash' An epic rant posted to Facebook recently

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A round-up of Memphis on the World Wide Web.
Why they lyin'? Leodan Rodriguez, "the first Latino Sigma in the history of the University of Memphis," tweeted this beautiful scene: It got

More Power to You: TVA Plan

TVA’s new energy plan includes more solar and wind and less coal.
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) will harness more solar energy over the next 20 years, more wind power if it gets cheaper, and less

MEMernet: Mayo Man, Alton Speaks, and Pothole Flowers

A round-up of Memphis on the World Wide Web.
Mayo Man Not OJ Mayo. This time we're talking mayonnaise in Memphis sports. Some rando was seen at a Memphis Redbirds game last week

Wedding Workaround

Nonprofit helps those who still want to get ‘internet married.’
On July 1st, "internet married" is over in Tennessee. State lawmakers this year passed a bill that prevents online-ordained ministers from marrying couples. The

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A round-up of Memphis on the World Wide Web.
Big Spain The Toronto Raptors' NBA title win last week had a uniquely Memphis flavor. USA! Consider this gem posted to the Memphis

‘Boiling Point’

Civil rights groups ask for answers in shooting death of Brandon Webber.
Civil rights groups say the community's response to Wednesday's fatal shooting of Brandon Webber at the hands of U.S. Marshals officers last week went

Fly on the Wall 1581

Buzzing Off They say all good things must end, but that's not the whole truth. Terrible and mediocre things must also end, and so,

Dead Waters

Mississippi River pollutants (again) create ‘Dead Zone’ in the Gulf.
Summer is for grilling, swimming, and estimating the size of the Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone. Last year, it was the size of Connecticut.

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Neverending Gannett Gannett Co., The Commercial Appeal's parent company, may have recently avoided a hostile takeover by a hedge fund, but vultures continue to

Moving Money

Shelby County Commissioners push for MATA funding.
Some Shelby County Commissioners hope to make the county government's first-ever investment in public transit this fiscal year. Last week, five commissioners pushed to

Fly on the Wall 1579

Political Pony Memphis' strip club scene has always twerked to the beat of a different drum machine. But if things go according to plan,

Group Fears Tennessee Moving Toward an Abortion Ban

Tennessee came close to being the 17th state to pass legislation this year either placing greater restrictions on abortion or effectively banning the procedure

Period Poverty

Group works to supply women in need with sanitary products
One Memphis grassroots organization wants to help eliminate period poverty here by improving women's access to sanitary products for menstruation. Sister Supply, formed in
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