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Will the Grizzlies Adjust To Clinch a Play-In Spot?

Will the Grizzlies Adjust To Clinch a Play-In Spot?

After going 1–4 in the NBA restart, the Grizzlies had a chance to clinch a play-in tournament for the eighth playoff spot in the Western Conference, but the defending NBA champion Toronto Raptors had other plans, defeating the Grizzlies 108–99. 

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Summer Sounds: Daz Rinko’s ‘Juice’

Summer Sounds: Daz Rinko’s ‘Juice’

Memphis-bred hip-hop artist Daz Rinko releases a sweet summer single and music video with “Juice.” The song, produced by Cheap Limousine, marks Rinko’s first release in almost a year, and features additional vocals and guitar from Aaron James.

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Citing Improvements at Jail, Judge Declines Release of Inmates

U.S. District Judge Sheryl Lipman on Friday declined to rule in favor of a lawsuit seeking the emergency release from Shelby County Jail of detainees deemed vulnerable to COVID-19, but various supporters of the litigation are still managing to find a silver lining in the ruling. 

Mostly Predictable Election Results

Hagerty Gets GOP U.S. Senate nod. Marquita Bradshaw a surprise in U.S. Senate Democratic primary. Among other winners: Salinas, Leatherwood, and two Harrises.

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My Favorite Burger …

Since it’s Burger Week and many Memphis restaurants are selling great burgers at a great price (see page 17 for details), we decided to ask a few local notables to tell us about their favorite burger.

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It's Time to Leave TVA

It’s Time to Leave TVA

As a lifelong Memphian deeply involved in our city’s civic community, never before have I seen a more transformational opportunity for Memphis than in the issue of whether Memphis Light Gas and Water should continue to get its electric power from TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority), or find another less expensive and reliable source of power.

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Rip Van  Pickle

Rip Van Pickle

In the Before Time, I had a gig as a social media consultant.

She Dies Tomorrow

Wystan Hugh Auden won the Pulitzer Prize for his book-length poem “The Age of Anxiety” in 1948.

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