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Tennessee lawmakers adjourn session featuring gas tax hike

Tennessee lawmakers have adjourned for the year after a session that featured heavy infighting among the Republican majority about Gov. Bill Haslam’s gas tax hike and other budget issues.

White police officer sues city for discrimination . . .

... after finding out he had 18 percent African heritage and getting ridiculed for it.

HOPSON’S Choice

‘As long as I am motivated and have support, I would love to be here.’

Rev. Jackson joins local push for more city spending with black businesses

The Rev. Jesse Jackson didn’t throw a dart on map, hit Memphis and then parachute in to rescue African-American-owned businesses from the grips of an ongoing disparity in the awarding of city contracts.

Beale Street Bucks program is in limbo — again

The Memphis City Council now is on a course that could lead to the end of the controversial Beale Street Bucks Program when the council meets in two weeks.

Snoop @ Beale Street MusicFest '17

Fans flocked to the FedEx Stage at the MIM Beale Street Music Fest on Friday night to hear the artist most know as Snoop Dogg, who - at times - has described himself by various names, including Snoop Lion.

WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE 2017

Check out these scenes from the WOE Brunch!

THE BUSINESS OF BEALE

Beale Street group takes master-lease case to Strickland.

Family of Walter Scott says plea represents justice

Former Charleston police officer makes plea deal in shooting death.

Lumumba wins Democratic primary, likely next mayor of Jackson, Miss.

Looks forward to June General Election.

Baptist hospital groups in Mississippi and Memphis merge

No post-merger layoffs planned for 16,000 combined employees.

Frayser Plaza renovation in the works

Project leaders hope to strengthen community.

LENS & LINES

’Vettes – Show Your Ride 2017.

ALL OVER TOWN

Check out what's happening around Memphis this weekend.

Still growing – TSD Women of Excellence Awards Celebration at 10-year mark

With the addition of this year’s class, 500 women are now part of a unique assembly of high achievers and bold contributors to the well being of our community.