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Verbatim Mississippi Senator and suspected lynching enthusiast Cindy Hyde-Smith is grabbing big national headlines for comments she made at a recent campaign stop. "If

Makers’ Space

New Crosstown Arts facility is like a gym for artists.
When I walked into Crosstown Arts' new Shared Art-Making Facility, I was met first by a few eclectically styled mannequins and then a bearded

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Dammit, Gannett It's early Wednesday morning. After a long, ugly campaign, midterm elections are finally over. With so much hanging in the balance, Commercial

Green Decade

Clean Memphis and Project Green Fork celebrate 10 years.
Project Green Fork and Clean Memphis launched 10 years ago. Now both are under the Clean Memphis umbrella. Janet Boscarino, the group's leader, said

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Uranus Breakdown WMC has something to say about Uranus. Actually, they have quite a lot to say about Uranus. In an episode of "Breakdown,"

Sacking the Bag

How a plastic bag tax might help the Memphis environment.
A new Memphis City Council rule would place a seven-cent tax on each plastic bag consumers take from retailers that are 2,000 square feet

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Not Memphis PSA: Please remember if you see a local TV news station sharing an outrageous story on social media, the story might not

‘Really Confusing’

Save IRV works to defeat council-backed referenda.
After the polls opened last week for early voting, voters in Memphis noticed a few issues with the ballot, including a change in wording

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Input sought on the future of Rust Hall and Brooks Museum.
This is the week that early voting for the November 6th election begins, and a glitch of sorts has already occurred at the offices

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Memphis Heat Memphis wrestler Jerry "The King" Lawler has been getting "backlash, even death threats" since he was seen having a big ol' time

Flying Axes

Civil Axe brings new sport to Memphis.
Axes flew in a refurbished warehouse thick with the smell of lumber on Broad Avenue. A few picnic tables and patio lights decorated the

You Made This

The future of Overton Park is in your hands (well, your head, technically).
Overton Park's next phase of revitalization should have your fingerprints all over it. The park's first phase of revitalization started with user input, too.

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Hog Call In Tennessee politics, where you never can get to the top without racing all the way to the bottom first, nobody can

In Cages

Female inmate numbers are expanding at the Shelby County Jail.
The female population in the Shelby County Jail has grown by about 50 percent over the last three-and-a-half years, according to the latest jail
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