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TommyTypo: A Protest Story of Sharpies, Cash Cab, Getting Arrested & Released Memphis Twitter user @tommytypo won the internet this week with a series of tweets about being detained during a day of protest. The tale was brief but riveting. I wanted to know more. So, I asked him. Memphis Flyer: All right. Can you start at the beginn
Memphis Flyer | Jun 4, 2020 4:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Here, Kitty, Kitty - A Tale of a Kitten Jacob Bacaner began his day the way he usually does. He checked Nextdoor.com on his phone. It's an app that lets people know what's going on in their neighborhood. It lets you “keep in touch with people, post videos of 'a break-in last night',
Memphis Flyer | Jun 4, 2020 3:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Four New Deaths Reported Wednesday Shelby County's positive rate for COVID-19 ticked up slightly Wednesday to 7.6 percent from Tuesday's rate of 6 percent. The figure is above the county's overall average rate of about 6.8 percent and below the 10 percent figure sought by health official
Memphis Flyer | Jun 4, 2020 3:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Flow: Live-Streamed Music Events This Week, June 4-10 As people turn to face gross injustice in public demonstrations, we're seeing a drop in live-streamed music events this week, but many songsters still soldier on. Show them some love! REMINDER: The Memphis Flyer supports social distancing in these uncerta
Memphis Flyer | Jun 4, 2020 2:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Strickland Speaks to Protesters, Commits to Addressing Racist Police Practices Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland made a surprise visit, speaking out against racism and police treatment of blacks Wednesday at the start of the eighth night of protest here. In the I Am A Man Plaza near Clayborn Temple, a site pivotal during the 1968 sanitat
Memphis Flyer | Jun 4, 2020 2:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
First Horizon CEO addresses protests, societal injustice in letter to employees As civic unrest builds across the nation and millions demand action in the wake of George Floyds death, leaders of local public companies are speaking up. On June 1, FedEx executives sent out a letter to all employees denouncing systemic racism. Recently,
bizjournals.com | Jun 4, 2020 12:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nashville poised to charge developers more to build if state allows it A vote this month could require commercial and residential developers to pay a new fee to build in Nashville.
bizjournals.com | Jun 4, 2020 12:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The week in bankruptcies: Arkansas' My Two Boys Inc. Year to date through May 29, the court recorded 17 Chapter 7 or Chapter 11 business bankruptcy filings, a 6% increase from the same span the prior year.
bizjournals.com | Jun 4, 2020 12:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lawmakers Send TennCare Expansion Back to Waiting Room Two Medicaid expansion bills were sent back to the waiting room of the state legislature Wednesday during a time when Tennessee hospitals are hurting and uninsured rates soar. Before the Tennessee General Assembly broke early this session, Rep. Ron Travis
Memphis Flyer | Jun 3, 2020 8:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Corky's to add office space at Poplar location Corky's Ribs & BBQ is expanding its office space at 5259 Poplar Ave. A building permit was filed May 29 for the site, which called for the construction of four offices, painting, and new carpets and kitchen cabinets. A representative for Corky's confirmed
bizjournals.com | Jun 3, 2020 7:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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