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Tigers seek pre-Christmas fix to backside pain

Familiar aches evident as Memphis gets thumped by Oklahoma State’s Cowboys.

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When ‘Black Men Run,’ kids win!

A St. Jude “hero’s” marathon story, with a dedication to two young people who lost their battles with cancer.

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Distrust, fear mar police-community relations for many African Americans

Rubik’s Cube, disappearing powder, whatever – nothing short of a miracle will create real trust between the police department and the African-American community, some say.

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‘Take Me To The River’

My take on the Greater Memphis Chamber of Commerce Annual Chairman’s Luncheon.

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WHAT’S HAPPENING MYRON? – Soul singer still going strong.

Lenny Williams – A conversation with a tower of power

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GASOL SCORES 30, GRIZZLIES BEAT MAVERICKS 114-105

Chants of MVP as Grizz center Marc Gasol comes up big against Dallas with another 30-point outburst

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Roundup: News briefs - 12/10/2014

Tennessee gets grant to expand preschool; Senate confirms TVA nominees; Tea party challenges House Speaker Harwell; more!

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USHER CROONS AND MOVES TO DELIGHT

Almost four years to the date of his last appearance in Memphis, Usher Raymond IV graced multiple generations of fans at the FedExForum on Monday night (Dec. 8).

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TENNESSEE BAPTIST CONVENTION ELECTS ITS FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN PRESIDENT

Tennessee Baptist Convention elects its first African-American president

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STILL LOOKING FOR CHANGE

COMMENTARY: “The old political agenda is not the primary agenda of our young people. We fell head over heels for politics to solve our problems; they are using economics.”

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CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS FINANCIAL GIFTS

ON OUR WAY TO WEALTHY: Consider sharing a gift with a financial twist. The children may not appreciate it right away. However, over time they will grow to love it.

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From Trayvon Martin to Michael Brown to Tamir Rice

“We have to turn the slogan ‘Black lives matter!’ into a reality because our lives do matter. – Benjamin Crump

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Historic New Sardis marks 140th anniversary

The historic congregation in southeast Shelby County recently marked the founding of its church 140 years ago.

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Test: Inspiration for a simple and delicious Thanksgiving

(BPT) - Thanksgiving is all about abundance.

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Test: 5 simple strategies to shop smarter online this holiday season

(BPT) - ‘Tis the season for holiday shopping, and the top trend for 2014 is to skip the crowds and long lines and purchase holiday gifts online instead. In fact, the average shopper will do 44 percent of their holiday shopping online, according to the National Retail Federation, spending just over $800 total on holiday goodies.

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Test: 5 simple steps for protecting your home during the holidays

(BPT) - When you think of the holidays, celebrations, presents and friends likely come to mind - not crime.

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Test: 6 backyard projects you can't skip this fall

(BPT) - When it comes to caring for your yard, maintenance is crucial – especially during the fall when it needs to recover from the wear and tear of summer and prepare for winter’s harsh conditions.

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Test: 6 simple steps to an organized and sensational garage space

(BPT) - Move over kitchens and bathrooms, homeowners are focusing on a new part of the home: the garage.

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Test: 3 easy ways to warm up any bedroom

(BPT) - As the weather cools down, people are preparing for cozy nights indoors. Perhaps nowhere is the desire for warm, comfortable living spaces more important than the bedroom. Fortunately, it only takes a few simple tricks to warm up any bedroom in just one weekend.

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FOR MEMPHIS UNITED, HOLDER VISIT IS A HIGH-PROFILE STAGE FOR ONGOING CONCERNS

Coalition of grassroots organizations, community groups and Memphis residents is on a mission to confront structural and institutional racism.

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