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Thursday, July 22, 2021

 
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94° / 76° Partly sunny
 
 

The Shelby County Health Department reported 259 new coronavirus cases Thursday, July 22. One month ago, the agency reported 14 new cases. Majority are Delta variant.

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Nikc Merriweather helped Penny Hardaway win multiple state championships at East High.

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The Nathan Bedford Forrest bust in the state Capitol will be moved to the Tennessee State Museum. 

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Memphis shuts out Louisville for 12th straight victory.

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Patrick Kutas, part of what figures to be a strong CBHS team this fall, recently announced that he was ending his recruitment. His final list was Arkansas, Florida State, Illinois and Oregon. 

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Some say changes could affect the level of care at the hospital.

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Developers planning The Walk on Union announced that the two hotels in the $363 million Phase I will be a Tempo by Hilton and an Embassy Suites.

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The nomination of Dr. Michelle Taylor as the new Shelby County Health Department director drew fire Wednesday, July 21, with distribution of a May memo to Mayor Lee Harris that said a search panel recommended not picking Taylor and continuing the search.

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Defending champion Justin Thomas returning, along with newly crowned Open champion Collin Morikawa.

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Morgan is in his second term on the City Council, which has a limit of two consecutive terms. Contenders for county offices in the May Democratic and Republican primaries can’t begin pulling petitions to get on the ballot until Dec. 20.

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A few days after being named to the Maxwell Award watchlist, University of Memphis Tigers star receiver lands on the 2021 Biletnikoff Award watch list following a prolific 2020 season.

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Our app for iPhone and iPad is working again after a very frustrating few days where some subscribers were having trouble. Please update your app if you’re having trouble.

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This weekend, metal is a way of life.

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NBA champion Giannis Antetokounmpo loves some Memphis chicken wings. 

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Legislators seek to clarify stance on vaccinations in wake of national criticism following the firing of vaccine official Dr. Michelle Fiscus.

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Metro
 
State education commissioner visits SCS summer academy
 

State education commissioner Penny Schwinn visited an SCS Summer Learning Academy at Lowrance K-8 School.

 
Upgrades will change look, feel of Memphis International
 
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Business
 
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Poplar Healthcare sold to AI software firm
 

Poplar Healthcare supports physicians across the country witha variety of technologies to process lab specimens.

 
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Archimania, at 25, aims to be 'change agent'
 
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Sports
 
Top-ranked high school football star leaving Memphis
 

Walter Nolen III is departing St. Benedict and enrolling at a Knoxville-area high school.

 
Peach Jam recap: MUS stars, Jalen Duren capture championships
 
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Food
 
Bain BBQ starts fundraising dinners; Peggy's has moved
 

Bryant Bain starts a dinner series to raise money for a bigger smoker, and Peggy’s Healthy Home Cooking has moved about a mile west, from Cleveland to Crump.

 
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Suburbs
 
Aldermen make it tough to sell door to door in Germantown
 

Germantown aldermen approved more stringent guidelines in its solicitation ordinance, which requires a background check when obtaining a permit and other requirements.

 
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Neighborhoods
 
MPD officer charged in fatal Cordova crash resigns
 

A Memphis police officer charged last month with vehicular homicide has resigned.

 
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Arts & Culture
 
'Inside the Walt Disney Archives' opens at Graceland
 

Inside the Walt Disney Archives, an exhibit showcasing the history of the Walt Disney enterprise, opened Friday at Graceland. 

 
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Opinion
 
Opinion: Our nation, not just Tenn. and Ark., needs a new bridge
 

‘Memphis doesn’t just move the world through its music — although Memphis is mentioned in songs more than any other city in the world. Memphis is indispensable when it comes to transportation, logistics and distribution, moving products around the world as an integral cog in the global supply chain.’

 
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Podcasts
 
Charter school leaders explain what their 2021-22 school year will look like
 

Roblin Webb of Freedom Preparatory Academy, Yetta Lewis of Gestalt Community Schools and Bobby White of Frayser Community Schools joined Behind the Headlines to talk about what they’re doing to prepare for the return to classrooms.

 
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