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Arts Nov 19Young Dolph left a lasting legacy in Memphis
Since the killing of Young Dolph, social media has been filled with messages of respect and love for the rapper, whose music discussed hard-earned lessons of strength and perseverance in the face of difficult circumstances. His acts of charity also…
Nation Sep 17Federal judge says Tennessee governor’s mask opt-out can endanger kids with disabilities
Parents in two Memphis suburbs are suing on behalf of their children with health problems. They argue that the governor's executive order has endangered these students.
Nation May 14Mississippi River traffic reopened under damaged bridge
River traffic has reopened on the Mississippi River near Memphis, Tennessee, three days after it was closed when a crack was discovered in the Interstate 40 bridge that connects Tennessee and Arkansas, the U.S. Coast Guard said Friday.
Politics Feb 17Frigid temperatures, power outages lead to water problems
Winter storms during the past week in the Midwest, Texas and Appalachia forced water service providers to scramble to manage serious problems as sub-freezing temperatures remained an obstacle.
Politics Dec 15Census releases data to check official count for accuracy
The U.S. Census Bureau will hold a news conference Dec. 15 to announce the release of the 2020 Demographic Analysis population estimates.
Economy Apr 30Workers must risk infection or losing unemployment payments
Some of the millions of American workers laid off because of the COVID-19 pandemic are beginning to face a tough choice — return to work and risk infection, or stay home and risk losing unemployment payments.
Nation Apr 02Back-to-back disasters: tornado and virus push Tennesseans to the limit
The lives of thousands of Tennesseans have been upended by back-to-back disasters. Putnam County residents still reeling from the deadly twisters of March 3 now have to confront life in the age of coronavirus.
Nation Feb 10Gunman dead, 2 officers hurt in shooting at Arkansas Walmart
Mayor Cedric Williams says the officers were hospitalized soon after the shooting at the store in Forrest City, about 45 miles west of Memphis.
Nation Nov 13Justice Dept. rolls out new program to combat gun violence
The push, known as Project Guardian, was unveiled at a news conference in Memphis, Tennessee, alongside officials from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Nation Jul 302 dead, police officer wounded in Mississippi Walmart shooting
The gunman, who killed two Walmart employees in Southaven, Mississippi, was shot by a police officer and was hospitalized in unknown condition.