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Sun04202014

Opinion

HIV/AIDS and repeal of health care reform

Rep. Maxine Waters: Health disparities like HIV/AIDS, heart disease, cancer, diabetes, etc., for people of color are getting worse, and more and more people are going without health insurance.

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Is Memphis finally growing up?

When I was student at LeMoyne-Owen College, I developed a social equation that I have found tested and proven. ECONOMICS + EDUCATION = OPPORTUNITY. 

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Show someone they matter

Have you ever stopped and told someone else they matter?  If you haven’t done so, take the time out of your schedule today and tell someone they matter to you.

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Can’t eat pasta? Try the recipe for zucchini pasta

Pasta is an American favorite that most of us love to eat no matter how it’s served. It is one of those foods that can cause blood sugar to spike, though.

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Thinking into wealthy, healthy, and wise

Dear Lucy: “Everyone around me seems to be making more money and doing better than me. I seem to just stay broke all the time. It doesn’t seem fair!”

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The pointless shootout between Jalen Rose and Grant Hill

It was Jalen Rose’s comments in a documentary that he produced about the Fab Five that created a controversy that has gone into overtime.

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Don’t cut Head Start!

Once again, Republicans are moving to cut a program that helps average Americans and, in this case, specifically the poor.

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Recession gives rise to new drop in crime

New reports are showing that our conventional wisdom about crime may be way off, because in the worst and longest recession in 60 years, America is seeing an all time low in crime.

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Spices for life: Endless possibilities

When you’re in the kitchen preparing a meal, what kind of spices, herbs or seasonings do you use to make that ordinary meal an extraordinary one?

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Budget outlines cuts with silver lining for Memphis

This week we listened to Gov. Bill Haslam’s first State of the State address, in which he outlined the year ahead for Tennessee.

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The power of a smile!

Dear Lucy: “I find myself working for this really mean, evil person. Nothing I do is good enough ... I love my job and I need the money, but I don’t know if I can take it anymore. Help!”

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Youth group evolves to aid growth of ‘Medensan’ ethnic family

Many students are excited about being part of the Medensan ethnic family. And now, something new and innovative for Medensan students in high school and college has arrived on the scene.

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Advertisers love that we love celebrities

I don’t remember exactly when it happened, but it is pretty well documented: we are a society that is almost obsessed with “celebrities.” 

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