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  1. The Jimmys will play Saturday for St. JudeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | The Daily Gazette

    ... blues band, will perform from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday for a benefit concert for the St. Jude Ride from Rock Falls to Memphis at Historic Dixon Theatre, 114 S. Galena Ave. The band, which says it's not "your typical blues band," formed in 2009 and is ...

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  2. Slideshow: 'Crossing the Stream,' Catherine Hartung and Lee Ann Sporn at NorthWindRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | North County Public Radio

    ... and partners, the region, and the world." The Justice Department's agreement to overhaul troubled juvenile courts in Memphis had been lauded as a national model. Now local officials want to get out from under federal oversight. Medicare Advantage ...

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  3. Memphis and Liverpool Host Songwriters ExchangeRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2017 | The Daily News

    This summer, the cities of Memphis and Liverpool, England, will see their music scenes collide when Music Export Memphis and Monkey Mind Productions present "From Memphis to the Mersey," a songwriters exchange that will select two emerging artists from each city for an immersive cultural and creative experience on both sides of the ocean. During the exchange, the songwriters will be coached by and collaborate with mentors who include Grammy Award winner and Stax legend William Bell ; Memphis singer, songwriter and producer Susan Marshall ; the face and the voice of UK and international chart-topping Liverpool band The Christians; and The Christians' band member, multi-instrumentalist, writer and producer Joey Ankrah.

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  4. cketology: "Omg Jalen Adams" EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | The UConn Blog

    ... win over UConn would not be enough to vault them into the field above a large group of teams, and losing to either Memphis or Tulane in the Final would be a total tire fire. UNC and Kentucky put on dominant performances in their tournament. UNC's is ...

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  5. The Week Ahead: June 12-18Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | The Daily News

    Get ready to groove, Memphis, because this week we're welcoming the inimitable Ruthie Foster to town, along with the return of both the Juneteenth Urban Music Festival and the Soulsville Record Swap. Plus, we've got details on the state House District 95 election, free MATA rides and what else you need to know in The Week Ahead... Goner Records and the Stax Museum of American Soul Music are presenting the second annual Soulsville Record Swap Saturday, June 17, at the Stax Museum The event for which general admission is free runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. DJs will play sets all day, and food trucks from Arepa 901, Sandwiches & More and MEMpopS will also be on hand.

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  6. Assassin's Creed Origins coming this October, according to leakRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... objects now. The game takes place during the reign of Cleopatra, and it includes large and small cities, including Memphis and Alexandria. NPCs adhere to special day and night cycles, as they have to eat, sleep, drink and go to the loo depending on ...

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  7. New Festival Honors Memphis in PolandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | The Memphis Flyer

    The year was 2015. The scene, a dinner held in recognition of that year's Memphis in May honored country, Poland.

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  8. Listen Up: Swedish Gun FactoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... play musical instruments while they dance. In 2009, JEERK got a gig in Branson, Mo. Bergstig stayed after he met Memphis singer Alexis Grace at the Andy Williams Theater. He eventually moved to Memphis and he and Grace were married. Bergstig taught ...

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  9. DBB on 3: Boring Playoffs EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Detroit Bad Boys

    ... watching Giannis ascend, Kelly Olynyk play the game of his life in a Game 7, Kawhi score the last 16 points against Memphis (TAKE THAT FOR DATA), Steph Curry create my new favorite meme ( Rudy Gobert Dance Party ), Paul George putting the Pacers ...

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  10. Pappy's showcases ribs on 'Steve Harvey' showRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Loudon County News

    ... host Steve Harvey. Steele took Pappy's ribs to the "Steve Harvey" show to compete with ribs from the Rendezvous in Memphis. The episode airs Thursday, May 18, on KDNL (Channel 30). (Photo courtesy of "Steve Harvey") One whole rack of ribs is ...

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  11. Playlist: What's Don Bryant listening to?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | USA Today

    Playlist: What's Don Bryant listening to? The 75-year-old R&B legend shared a playlist of favorites with USA TODAY Check out this story on USATODAY.com: https://usat.ly/2q9HPwH R&B legend Don Bryant is the man responsible for the classic I Can't Stand the Rain , which the Memphis singer and songwriter co-wrote with Ann Peebles, his wife of 43 years. Following a long career with Hi Records, including writing credits on tracks by Etta James and Solomon Burke, Bryant returns with his first album in decades, Don't Give Up on Love , out Friday.

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  12. Lindsey Luff Releases 'Until It's True'; Self-titled LP Out 5/19Read the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Now in Brooklyn by way of Memphis, singer and songwriter Lindsey Luff tenderly combines Americana and folk-pop for a bright yet nuanced sound. A team effort, her self-titled debut album Lindsey Luff will be released May 19 and was co-written with a small group of collaborators including The Lone Bellow's Brian Elmquist.

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  13. cketology: "Omg Jalen Adams" EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | The UConn Blog

    ... win over UConn would not be enough to vault them into the field above a large group of teams, and losing to either Memphis or Tulane in the Final would be a total tire fire. UNC and Kentucky put on dominant performances in their tournament. UNC's is ...

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  14. Memphis suspect arrested hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | The Daily Sentinel Star

    A Memphis man wanted in connection with a homicide in that city was arrested here Wednesday night, according to the Grenada Police Department. Assistant Police Chief Maj.

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  15. cketology: "Omg Jalen Adams" EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | The UConn Blog

    ... win over UConn would not be enough to vault them into the field above a large group of teams, and losing to either Memphis or Tulane in the Final would be a total tire fire. UNC and Kentucky put on dominant performances in their tournament. UNC's is ...

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  16. Memphis house once owned by Elvis Presley damaged by fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | The Times-Tribune

    ... certain circumstances surrounding his crimes outweigh his lack of a criminal record, among other things. (read more) MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A house once owned by Elvis Presley in the 1950s as he was skyrocketing to fame was damaged by fire Saturday. ...

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  17. Civil Rights leader inducted into prestigious 1862 Circle after decades of serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | The Island Packet

    ... the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and was with King on the day of his assassination in Memphis on April 14, 1968. He went on to become the first African American to represent Georgia in the House of Representatives ...

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  18. The new N++ Ultimate Edition adds 2000 new levelsRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... who trailed by 12 early in the third quarter, shot 6 of 7 from 3-point range in the fourth to pull away from Memphis. Dragic tied it for the Heat with a long jumper, Miami got a stop on the final Cleveland possession and to overtime they went. ...

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  19. Wrecks kill 4 GrenadiansRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2017 | The Daily Sentinel Star

    According to the Jackson Sun, the three were identified as Gregory Sledge, 38; Tommy Sledge, 58; and Joretha Sledge, 61, all of Grenada. In all, according to the newspaper, 10 vehicles were involved in the crash along Interstate 40 in Decatur County, Tenn., about 150 miles northeast of Memphis.

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  20. cketology: "Omg Jalen Adams" EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | The UConn Blog

    ... win over UConn would not be enough to vault them into the field above a large group of teams, and losing to either Memphis or Tulane in the Final would be a total tire fire. UNC and Kentucky put on dominant performances in their tournament. UNC's is ...

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