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Reality News Is it just me or is reality bending to look more like reality TV all the time? According to various reports Alden

Flowing Pains

New Plans for Tom Lee Park spark concern for Memphis in May.
A hotel industry leader said he was "deeply concerned" a redesigned Tom Lee Park could negatively impact the Memphis in May (MIM) festival last

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Really? Last week the Tennessee Department of Corrections experimented with tweeting like a teenager, saying they, "really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really,

Buy 901

New effort to help minority, women businesses grow, address poverty.
A new website has emerged as a way to help Memphians find locally owned and certified minority and women-owned businesses. During his State of

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Dammit, Gannett We hate to say we saw it coming, but we saw it coming. In December of last year, Fly on the Wall

Youth Justice

A big fight and a big new plan have put youth justice in focus here.
Juvenile justice reform has dominated civic conversation at the beginning of the new year with a high-profile (but still mysterious) incident at the current

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Dawg! Fly on the Wall says hats off to WATN reporter Mike Matthews, also known as The Watchdog! We appreciate his years of service

Cranking Up

State lawmakers dust off the Nashville rule machine with new bills.
So far, fans of sports betting, transparent government, and vape-free zoos have reasons to cheer as the Tennessee General Assembly cranked back up week

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Dammit, MNG Just as The Commercial Appeal seemed to be recovering from years of layoffs and quantities of talent lost to the new, all-digital

Bike & Walk

2019 brings new projects, first bike-only traffic signal
There are a slew of bike and pedestrian projects on deck for Memphis in 2019. Nick Oyler, Bikeway and Pedestrian Program Manager for the

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News Year Resolution It's bad enough that TV news over-reports crime. But wouldn't it be nice if local news outlets would stop making things

Void and “Absurd”

GOP challenges Shelby County’s take on new immigration law.
Shelby County officials said last week that a new state immigration law that went into effect on January 1st doesn't apply here, invoking a

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Year in Fly It's yet another year's end column looking back at the best, worst, and stupidest moments of the last dozen months. Of

Statues, Scooters, and Surveillance

January Officials unveiled a plan for the Memphis Zoo's new parking lot, which included paving green space and taking about 2.4 acres of parkland.

Liquor Fight

Tennessee liquor laws will get a U.S. Supreme Court review next year.
A Memphis couple will fight the Tennessee liquor lobby before the U.S. Supreme Court next month, refuting a state law that many, including a

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Verbatim "I want to get away from here and think about it, I mean this is an every-day-in-the-hallway question, right? I want to get
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