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Fri04182014

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Grizz ‘Grind House’ rocks to playoffs beat

 

Four ticks remained on the clock when the Memphis Grizzlies secured victory over the Sacramento Kings and locked up a spot in the NBA Western Conference playoffs.

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Memphis student selected for Freedom Rides event

Memphian Jayanni Webster, a Wooddale High School alumna has been selected to be part of a national event that will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Freedom Rides.

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Africa in April at 25

The very first Africa in April Festival was held on the mall on Main Street. This week marks milestone 25.

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Briefs & things

Short items of interest from around the community

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Couple’s 53-year-old marriage finally gets a wedding ceremony


Aubrey Johnson, 17, and Luerunia Davis, 14, met while chopping cotton in the fields in Benjestown, Tenn. in 1957. They fell in love and were married on March 29, 1958.

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Confident ‘O.J’ adds pop to the Grizz mix

 

Fans have missed the old O.J. Mayo. You know the one who always scores, finds his way in the paint and puts up floaters and jumper after jumper. The quick one. The one who plays with confidence.

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BTW 1 of 6 high schools in race to land Obama as speaker

Booker T. Washington principal Alisha Kiner received a call from the White House informing her that BTW was one of the six finalists in a competition that could land President Barack Obama as the commencement speaker.

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Obama’s visit to Harlem labeled a big letdown

After more than two years in office, the first president of African descent finally made his way to the historic cultural and intellectual center of Black America, Harlem.

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Plans move forward for Electric Vehicle charging stations

Members of the planning departments of Memphis, Germantown, Bartlett, and Collierville formally briefed their respective mayors on recommended locations for 69 Level II electric vehicle charging stations.

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MCS Open Enrollment process is in full swing

The Memphis City Schools Open Enrollment and Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Transfer process is going on now through Friday, April 29.

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Senior’s journey helps fuel LOC appeal to faith community

Tim Anderson has stayed the course and when members of the graduating class of 2011 at The LeMoyne-Owen College toss their caps into the air in celebration, Anderson will have earned the right to be among them.

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‘Mega superstar’ Larry Finch paved way for other shining lights

Young players, said Penny Hardaway, need to know that it all began with Larry Finch.

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Larry Finch made the world around him a better place

Dial the clock back 28 years and a picture emerges of a not-yet-coach Larry Finch who was convinced that time was on his side.

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