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The Spirit of Memphis
 
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As we ease into the new year, let’s look at some stories and people who personify the grit that makes Memphis great.
 
 
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Calkins: Brady White is the greatest winner to call the Liberty Bowl home
 

For White and the Liberty Bowl, it was love at first sight. On Saturday, White plans to bid farewell with another win. 

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Century-old Glenview historic district is being reborn, one house at a time
 

Homes in the neighborhood have fallen into disrepair, but renovations and new construction are giving the Glenview community new life.

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Why neighborhoods matter
 

Steve Barlow of Neighborhood Preservation Inc. joins Eric Barnes on The Sidebar

Hearing Steve Barlow talk about what a neighborhood truly is will change how you look at the world around you.

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Frayser mom starts neighborhood driving school to fill need
 

After Teresa Landrum Caswell couldn’t find an affordable, nearby driving school for her daughter, she started one herself.

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Bryant's Breakfast owner, 'a real character,' has the job of his life ahead of him
 

Phil Bryant is selling the family business because he has another task ahead of him. This time the former CPA, ER nurse and restaurateur is taking on cancer.

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Memphis artist's design debuts on Times Square Jumbotron
 

Eso Tolson’s work is part of Coca-Cola’s “New Year, New Hope” campaign being introduced on New Year’s Eve.

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Next step for Memphis Slim Collaboratory is out in the backyard
 

The music nonprofit is expanding performance opportunities for musicians. The new space is a vacant half-acre lot behind the site of the renowned blues musician’s family home.

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Calkins: An 8-year-old St. Jude kid with a lesson for these times
 

Jonah McCoy, 8, is a patient at St. Jude. He could teach us a thing or two. 

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Herrington: Elvis & Nixon oddity adds bonus to annual birthday celebration
 

An exhibit that opened recently marks the half-century anniversary of one of American culture’s more colorful and peculiar moments. 

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Reports of Molly's death are greatly exaggerated
 

Claims on social media that Molly’s La Casita is closed and for sale are wrong. It’s temporarily closed but will reopen when it’s not ‘crazy out there,’ owner says.

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