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Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid – a work in progress


The doors opened for a get-a-glimpse view of the Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid on Thursday.

Billed as one of the “most dynamic, immersive retail experiences in the world,” the long awaited Bass Pro is set to open in spring 2015.

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New York prosecutor Loretta Lynch appears to be the choice to succeed Eric Holder

The U.S. attorney in Brooklyn – Loretta Lynch – has emerged as President Barack Obama’s choice to succeed U.S. Attorney Gen. Eric Holder.

Several news agencies quoting various unnamed sources began reporting the apparent choice on Friday.

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Memphis health care facility gets more than $1.5M

(AP) — Christ Community Health Services is getting more than $1.5 million in federal funds to help train more primary care doctors and increase access to health care services.

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Do you still need life insurance?

Money Matteres
Older people generally have a better understanding of life insurance than younger people. But even if you fully understand the costs and potential benefits of life insurance, you may wonder whether you still need it as you age and your children become self-supporting. Here are some ideas to consider.

Protection for your spouse

Even though your children may not need financial support, your spouse might depend on your income, especially if you are still working and/or have debts such as a mortgage, car payment, or student loan, which could be paid off with a life insurance benefit. Losing one spouse’s Social Security benefit could also make it more difficult for the survivor, even with survivor benefits. Widows and widowers aged 55 and older are more likely to live in poverty than married people in the same age group (see chart).

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St. Andrew AME Church celebrates 148th church anniversary

St Andrew
St. Andrew A.M.E. Church has been ministering to the Memphis community for 148 years. On Sunday, Nov. 9, the Honorable Rev. Dr. Floyd H. Flake, the innovative pastor of the 23,000-member Greater Allen AME Cathedral in Jamaica, New York, is the guest preacher for both the 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. services.

During his pastorate, Allen AME has become one of the nation’s foremost Christian churches and development corporations. Flake served 11 years in the U.S. Congress, followed by a stint as president of Wilberforce College.

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