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Why I love ‘the game!’

One of the few games the Liberty Bowl will be packed. / The Sonic Boom of the South, The Aristocrats. / Pom-poms, in blue and white. ...

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Southern Heritage Classic: The show goes on and on…

Ten years ago, Fred Jones Jr. was gearing up to host version No. 12 of what has become a mega-event, the annual cultural celebration known as the Southern Heritage Classic.

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<br />TSD to honor Men Of Excellence on Sept. 30

The Tri-State Defender will host its 3rd Annual Men of Excellence Reception and Awards Dinner on Friday, Sept. 30 at 6:30 p.m. at The Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. 

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Rhodes College to mark 9/11 with bells, music and community service

Rhodes College will commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11.

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9/11 tribute to accent ‘From the Heart to the Soul’ concert

The fourth annual “From the Heart to the Soul” community concert unfolds Sunday (Sept. 11) in front of Brownlee Hall on the LOC campus.

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The pizza, the pistol and the prayer

On August 1, the body of a man in a praying position was found on a roof atop 5353 Derron. I tried to speak with the owner of the home, but he wanted nothing to do with this story.

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Classic cultural celebration

Southern Heritage Classic schedule of events

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Decades of service net Classic Parade honor for Scales family

 

As the Southern Heritage Classic Orange Mound Parade winds it way through familiar territory, the Scales family will be honored for the integral role its members have played in the community’s ongoing resolve.

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Empowering Economic, Stability Summit puts focus on former felons

Former felons are in need of any help that they can receive when re-entering society. That’s the point Shelby County Government was out to make during the Empowering Economic Stability Summit.

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What can the Tigers really do this year?

 

First games don’t determine the season, but they do let us know what to expect for the year.

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Red Cross pumps up Horn of Africa crisis aid to $2.7 million

The American Red Cross on Wednesday announced an additional $1.7 million contribution toward the ongoing crisis in the Horn of Africa.

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‘Storm is over’ T.I. says upon release

The Twitter wire was afire on Wednesday with the news that Atlanta-based rapper T.I. had secured an early release from detention at the low-security prison in Forrest City, Ark.

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Memphis Business Group to take on healthcare reform at conference

The Memphis Business Group on Health will present its annual conference – themed “Got the Healthcare Reform Blues? on Sept. 8 at Holiday Inn, University of Memphis.

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