Thu04242014

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For the love of Haddadi

 

Since the era of Hasheem Thabeet has passed, center Hamed Haddadi has been playing more minutes and he’s wearing his game face each time.

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Legacy: Bluesman Joe Willie ‘Pinetop’ Perkins

Legendary bluesman Joseph William Perkins, aka Joe Willie “Pinetop” Perkins, died Monday (March 21) in Austin, Texas. He was 97.

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Poor graduation rates equal real March Madness

If a school can’t keep at least half of its athletes on pace to graduate, it should not compete for a NCAA championship, says Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.

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<br />New club on Beale Street getting set for debut

Vernon Johnson Sr. was keeping the name close to the vest on Wednesday night, but he said it is true that he is a key player in a club that soon will open on Beale Street.

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Harvard professor to address racial prejudice in Health Care

Harvard Medical School professor Dr. Augustus A. White III will visit the University of Memphis to discuss how physician bias may contribute to health disparities throughout the nation.

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AOL and Queen Latifah now partners

AOL and Queen Latifah have a new content partnership that puts Queen Latifah in place to executive produce and also star in a variety of original video web series to be featured across AOL’s network of sites.

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Kappas convene for South Central meeting

Province Polemarch Willie F. Brooks Jr. has announced the Centennial Anniversary of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. and the convene of the 66th Province Council Meeting of the South Central Province in Memphis on Thursday through Sunday (March 24-27).

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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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