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Grizzlies surge to Game 1 win over Blazers

Grizz fans get answer to pregame question: Which Grizzlies team would come to play: the playoff pretender or the title contender?

Grizz fans get answer to pregame question: Which Grizzlies team would come to play: the playoff pretender or the title contender?

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Facts, law in Memphis case similar to Cleveland cop shooting

The Cleveland case recalls a July 2004 high-speed chase that began in West Memphis and ended with the fatal shooting of two people inside a car in Memphis.

The Cleveland case recalls a July 2004 high-speed chase that began in West Memphis and ended with the fatal shooting of two people inside a car in Memphis.

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Should African Americans endorse whites over blacks?

“When all else is equal, I choose to vote for the African-American candidate instead of the Caucasian one.”

“When all else is equal, I choose to vote for the African-American candidate instead of the Caucasian one.”

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Majority of police force resigns after city elects first African-American female mayor

Citing “safety concerns,” other officials, including the city’s attorney, the clerk and the wastewater treatment plant supervisor, also resigned.

Citing “safety concerns,” other officials, including the city’s attorney, the clerk and the wastewater treatment plant supervisor, also resigned.

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Goodbye, friend: Michael Eric Dyson on his break with mentor Cornel West

Dyson talks about the end of a friendship and how the brilliant West is stymied by a bitterness his peers do not understand.

Dyson talks about the end of a friendship and how the brilliant West is stymied by a bitterness his peers do not understand.

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Controversy over videotaping cops

Courts sharply dived on right to videotape on-duty officers in public places.

Courts sharply dived on right to videotape on-duty officers in public places.

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The ‘dumbing down’ of American Education

The education of our children is embodied by “meaningless platitudes, hollow promises and just plain dishonesty.”

The education of our children is embodied by “meaningless platitudes, hollow promises and just plain dishonesty.”

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Local artist spruces up Handy Park with a mural of Rufus Thomas

Handy Park mural pays homage to the late R&B “funky” soul singer and comedian Rufus Thomas, along with Beale Street’s music, culture and history.

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United Way gets new home from GP Cellulose

The company’s recent donation of its Memphis office building means a new home for the local United Way.

The company’s recent donation of its Memphis office building means a new home for the local United Way.

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Coaching children’s sports league is ‘satisfying’ job for Michael Ritter Sr.

“I love what I do and it becomes even more satisfying for me after these kids leave me and continue to grow.”

“I love what I do and it becomes even more satisfying for me after these kids leave me and continue to grow.”

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Kam's Kapsules: Movies Opening 4-17-15

Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun

Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun

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Derrick Sawyer: Thinking big

From custodial worker to Philadelphia's fire commissioner.

From custodial worker to Philadelphia's fire commissioner.

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Erica Campbell's 'I Luh God' stirs 'trap' music controversy

With a beat one might expect to find from maybe Three 6 Mafia, gospel single stirs debate.

With a beat one might expect to find from maybe Three 6 Mafia, gospel single stirs debate.

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Memphis Black Expo 2015 - Be Inspired!

Photo montage of the multi-day event shows Memphians experiencing the theme: "Be Inspired."

Photo montage of the multi-day event shows Memphians experiencing the theme: "Be Inspired."

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Grizzlies trying to get healthy for series vs. Trail Blazers

With Memphis fans pumped for the postseason, the Grizzlies are nursing aches and pains in preparation for a winning effort on Sunday.

With Memphis fans pumped for the postseason, the Grizzlies are nursing aches and pains in preparation for a winning effort on Sunday.

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Fight for $15 protests expand for low-wage workers

Rally on the campus of the University of Memphis one of many around the nation this week.

Rally on the campus of the University of Memphis one of many around the nation this week.

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Whitehaven hosts $30 million-plus scholarship party

National Academic Signing Day was the backdrop for a salute to the high school's scholars.

National Academic Signing Day was the backdrop for a salute to the high school's scholars.

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Southbrook Mall team: City playing hide & seek with $3.6 milliion funding promise

Developers plan Monday press conference to air their grievances.

Developers plan Monday press conference to air their grievances.

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What leads African-American youth into a downward spiral of crime and violence?

Fatal shootings of 2 young girls prompts a fresh consideration

Fatal shootings of 2 young girls prompts a fresh consideration

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Grizzlies head into post season with a bang after defeating Pacers

With the fifth seed in hand, Memphis begins Western Conference playoffs against Portland on Sunday.

With the fifth seed in hand, Memphis begins Western Conference playoffs against Portland on Sunday.

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