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Thu04172014

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Gay done for season

The Grizzlies learned Monday following an MRI that Forward Rudy Gay would be out until next season and that his injury would require surgery. 

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Grizz fans rise to the occasion

NBA teams are fighting to make the playoffs and the Grizzlies fans have jumped on the bandwagon with their team on the march to secure a spot.

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<br />From Dixie Homes to Memphis top cop

 

Toney Armstrong is quick to note that the Memphis Police Department has made tremendous progress with technology, most specifically the Real Times Crime Center and the Blue Crush initiative.

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For the Grizz and Stax, the beat goes on

 

The Memphis Grizzlies and the Stax Music Academy hosted the annual pre-event leading up to Staxtacular 2011.

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New driver licenses, ID cards to feature enhanced security

Tennessee soon will issue new and improved driver licenses and identification cards featuring updated security features.

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Breaking barriers nothing new for JSU president

After 133 years of academic excellence, Jackson State University for the first time has a female as its chief executive officer.

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Briefs & things

Short news items of interest from around the community

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Electrolux rolls in with assist from Ewing

Five vehicles trucked from El Paso, Texas arrived in Memphis on March 14. The vehicles belong to Electrolux, which announced in mid-December that its new North American Cooking Products manufacturing center would be located in Memphis.

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Self-employment rises as survival option for more African Americans

As jobs become harder to find, more African Americans are turning to self-employment for financial survival.

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<br />Soledad: The Japan earthquake interview

CNN’s Soledad O’Brien is in Japan, where she is covering the aftermath of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown that have devastated the country.

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Legacy: Dr. Jesse Foster McClure Jr.

Dr. Jesse Foster McClure Jr., who among many varied accomplishments was a freelance contributor for the Tri-State Defender, died Feb. 21. He was 65.

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Children Defense Fund founder/president to speak in Memphis

Dr. Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president of the Children’s Defense Fund (CDF), will speak at Mount Olive CME Church on Friday (March 18).

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RIP: Nate Dogg

Nathaniel Dwayne Hale – aka Nate Dogg – passed away on March 12 at the age of 41.

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