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A couple of fashion designers carry the Spirit of Memphis across the globe wiith their innovative style.

St. Jude Marathon also has an international following, and Memphis once again get  to indulge their love of all things Greek.

Memphis singer Wendy Moten gets plenty of attention on ‘The Voice.’

Geoff Calkins told us about some Memphians whose courage can inspire us all.

Downtowners who are nuts for the Peanut Shoppe learn the little store will remain in the neighboorhood.

And First Baptist Church makes history again, installing its first female senior pastor.

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Her shop serves as the home base for her custom clothing business, Unblemished by Cherice, which sells made-to-order garments ranging from casual chic to prom princess. 

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Lina Dweik’s quest for stylish clothes that aren’t too revealing leads to spotlight on high-fashion runway in Italy.

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In 2002, an AutoZone employee new to Memphis began running for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital — and he’s never stopped. 

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Exclamations of “Opa!” could be heard throughout the crowd Friday and Saturday at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church as community members celebrated the return of festival.

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Now the question is how this former Overton High student will go on the popular singing competition. 

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It was almost exactly 20 years ago that the Grizzlies played their first home game in Memphis. So as fans stream back into FedExForum for Wednesday’s opener, happy anniversary to us!

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Josie Fellers and Chloe Wells are teammates on Memphis Pom who share a hometown, a birthday — and a fierce determination to not let cancer ruin their dreams. 

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The statue of Larry Finch was a long time coming — but it arrived just in time. 

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Thanks to a GoFundMe campaign and support from the Downtown Memphis Commission, the Peanut Shoppe will move to a new South Main home, instead of closing after 72 years of business. 

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Rev. Kathryn Kimmel will lead the Midtown Memphis congregation, which first met in 1839 in a log cabin near the Mississippi River.

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