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After 2 convictions, 2 more Vanderbilt players face charges

Jury rejects defense claims that a college culture of binge drinking and promiscuous sex should be blamed for the attack.

Jury rejects defense claims that a college culture of binge drinking and promiscuous sex should be blamed for the attack.

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Marissa Alexander released from prison

House arrest for Florida mom at center of state’s controversial stand-your-ground law.

House arrest for Florida mom at center of state’s controversial stand-your-ground law.

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Famed SC civil rights protesters have convictions erased

Famed SC civil rights protesters have convictions erased

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Z-Bo plays ‘run killer’ in Dallas

Randolph, Grizzlies dominate Mavs.

Randolph, Grizzlies dominate Mavs.

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Shelby County teachers protest merit pay plan

State’s largest public school district grapples with sticky issue.

State’s largest public school district grapples with sticky issue.

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Roundup: News briefs 1-27-15

Tennessee’s right to cancel Medicaid expansion; SCS resumes charter bus use; $21 million for state homeless programs; more!

Tennessee’s right to cancel Medicaid expansion; SCS resumes charter bus use; $21 million for state homeless programs; more!

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Poor communities lose billions to predatory lenders

New report chronicles the disparities that continue to plague the banking industry.

New report chronicles the disparities that continue to plague the banking industry.

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Magic no threat for Grizz

Double-doubles by Randolph, Gasol lead Memphis over Orlando.

Double-doubles by Randolph, Gasol lead Memphis over Orlando.

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‘Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America’

Book tells of gang-related homicides in African-American neighborhoods.

Book tells of gang-related homicides in African-American neighborhoods.

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Is Larry Wilmore’s “The Nightly Show” what we’ve been waiting for?

The former “senior black correspondent” for “The Daily Show” is bringing a fresh perspective to late-night television.

The former “senior black correspondent” for “The Daily Show” is bringing a fresh perspective to late-night television.

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Tennessee Colleges and Universities heighten focus on combating sexual violence

Statewide training event for campus employees in Nashville this week.

Statewide training event for campus employees in Nashville this week.

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Beyond #OscarsSoWhite, Seeing The ‘Bigger Picture’

The larger issue goes much deeper than the names called as nominees.

The larger issue goes much deeper than the names called as nominees.

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Southern Baptist leaders call for integrated churches

A leadership summit called “The Gospel and Racial Reconciliation” to be held this spring.

A leadership summit called “The Gospel and Racial Reconciliation” to be held this spring.

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‘Tough team’ vs. ‘young team’ – you do the math

Randolph and Grizzlies hand out lessons in 101-83 run over Sixers.

Randolph and Grizzlies hand out lessons in 101-83 run over Sixers.

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Austin Nichols hits game-winner as Memphis edges Tulane

With less than five ticks left, one-dribble shot from the baseline seals the road win.

With less than five ticks left, one-dribble shot from the baseline seals the road win.

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What a sad day for baseball! ‘Mr. Cub’ dead at 83

What a sad day for baseball! ‘Mr. Cub’ dead at 83

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Fox casts a new ‘Storm’ for upcoming ‘X-Men’ movie

From Aaliyah to Storm, Alexandra Shipp ready for next role.

From Aaliyah to Storm, Alexandra Shipp ready for next role.

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Vanderbilt gang-rape defense points to campus culture

Attorneys for former football players say their clients’ judgment was warped by a campus culture where drunken sex was common.

Attorneys for former football players say their clients’ judgment was warped by a campus culture where drunken sex was common.

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Elder abuse in Shelby County and the need for a coordinated response

Plough Foundation to launch phase one of a comprehensive plan on Jan. 28th.

Plough Foundation to launch phase one of a comprehensive plan on Jan. 28th.

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From Yo Memphis to Hollywood in pursuit of the dream

Justin Hart’s journey amid the “Hollywood-is-racist” narrative.

Justin Hart’s journey amid the “Hollywood-is-racist” narrative.

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