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Broke News "Bottom Line With Boris," doesn't even sound like a real news segment. It sounds like something made up by the satirical Onion

Trials on Trial

Shelby County District Attorney General’s office again targeted for misconduct.
Shelby County District Attorney General (SCDAG) Amy Weirich came under fire twice last week: first in a new report that ranked her office first

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Dammit Gannett "Rustic Steakhouse Offers Feast for the Eyes, Food Challenge for Carnivores," a dining/lumber column by Commercial Appeal scribe Tom Bailey, reads like

One Year After the Bridge Protest: Now What?

Activists remember last year’s I-40 bridge protest.
A few-dozen people gathered in Tom Lee Park last Sunday to commemorate the more than 1,000 protesters who blocked the I-40 bridge one year

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Art Last week a 22-year-old photograph of Memphis golfer John Daly and a streaker interrupting Daly's shot at the British Open made its way

Natural Healing

Arkansas fires up its medical marijuana program.
Arkansas fired the starting pistol on its medical marijuana program last week as applications went public for patients, growers, and dispensaries. Arkansans approved medical

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Dreadful News A distinct, penny-dreadful approach to framing the news appears to have taken hold at WREG. Last week Fly on the Wall

Gateway to Frayser

New development promises economic boost to North Memphis.
Once the site of a department store, a near-20-acre lot on Hollywood has sat vacant and blighted for over two decades. Now, Frayser Gateway,

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Sound Advice WREG news reporter Luke Jones looks into the camera and tells Memphis' would-be muggers how it's supposed to be done. "Normally,

New Group Focuses on Clean Drinking Water in Memphis

Clean Water Memphis hopes to make water activism easier for Memphians.
For the past five months, a group has gathered at Laurel Cannito's East Memphis home on Friday evenings. Not for a movie night or

Art & Money at the UrbanArt Commission

Q&A: Lauren Kennedy says UrbanArt Commission still “in the mix.”
Last week, Memphis City Council members pulled $350,000 from the UrbanArt Commission (UAC) in a move that shocked leaders of the organization that commissions

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Holy Verbatim! The free morning newspaper AM New York marked the passing of '60s-era Batman star Adam West with a lengthy Bat-obit that included

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CHOAS! Google Trends recently tweeted a revealing map of America's most misspelled words by state. North Dakota can't seem to get "dilemma" right,

Mississippi River Mayors Say Climate Change Is a Real Threat

Mayors from across the country and up and down the Mississippi River (including Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland) vowed to keep working toward a clean

A Sessions Session

Locals balk at Sessions’ tough-on-crime approach.
U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions didn't say anything during his Memphis visit. That is, the content of his speech here didn't make any headlines. But

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Scanners Sometimes your Pesky Fly likes to check in with the Twitter account Memphis Scanner (@ScannerMemphis) to find out what's being talked about on

High Ozone Levels Forecasted for Wednesday

Alligator Decoys to Curb Geese at Botanic Garden

DNA, Name On Dentures Yield Guilty Plea in Rape Case


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