The Early Word: Good sports news offsets bad health news

By , Daily Memphian
Published: July 22, 2021 6:21 AM CT

Bad air joins our health worries, while politicians wrangle with health departments in Memphis and Nashville. But better sidewalks, AutoZone Park, the Milwaukee Bucks and even the TVA give us reason to smile.


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Andrew A. Smith

Andrew Smith is a digital producer and writer for The Daily Memphian. He has been writing a weekly newspaper column on comics and pop culture since 1992, which is syndicated nationally by the Tribune Content Agency, and can be found at


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