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David Bowie Passes Away

David Bowie dies at 69 after cancer battle Patrick Ryan, USA TODAY 6:51 a.m. EST January 11, 2016 Legendary singer David Bowie has died at 69, his son, Duncan Jones, tweeted. “Very sorry and sad to say it’s true,” Jones, 44,wrote on Twitter late Sunday night. “I’ll be offline for a while. Love to all.” A statement […]

Weekend Fun

It’s a full one with Elvis birthday events and the Symphony at the Cannon Center, the Grizzlies game, the Harlem Globetrotters, the Toughest Monster Truck Tour, The Memphis International Auto Show, Star and Micey at Minglewood, Reba Russell at Lafayette’s and warm weather for January. Once again, sorry, duck hunters. More here . Happy Birthday, E!

Trump Pointing Fingers Again

Donald Trump Ties Hillary Clinton to Bill Cosby, Anthony Weiner in Instagram Post Tessa Berenson @tcberenson Jan. 7, 2016 Donald Trump just stepped up his attacks on Hillary Clinton by releasing an Instagram video tying her to Bill Cosby, Anthony Weiner, and her husband’s sex scandal.   In the video, captioned, “Hillary and her friends!” the former […]

Caitlyn Jenner Cancels her Speaking Tour

Andrea Mandell, USA TODAY 9:21 p.m. EST January 7, 2016 Caitlyn Jenner has canceled her upcoming 5-city speaking tour. The tour was to begin in late February, stopping in Toronto, Vancouver, Denver, San Francisco and Seattle, but “those dates conflicted with another work commitment,” her publicist, Alan Nierob, tells USA TODAY. Scheduled through Unique Lives & Experiences, which bills itself as […]

Ricky Gervais Back for Golden Globes

‘They said I could say what I want again’: Ricky Gervais reveals he doesn’t plan to hold back as controversial host returns for Golden Globes By RACHEL MCGRATH FOR DAILYMAIL.COM PUBLISHED: 02:59 EST, 6 January 2016 | UPDATED: 05:04 EST, 6 January 2016 After hosting the Golden Globes for the third time in 2012, Ricky Gervais […]

Very Funny, Tarantino

Tarantino Leaves Rude Message in Theater Footprints HE WAS WEARING SPECIAL SHOES FOR THE OCCASION By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff Posted Jan 7, 2016 10:36 AM CST (NEWSER) – Quentin Tarantino’s handprints, footprints, and autograph will soon be immortalized on the sidewalk outside Hollywood’s iconic Chinese Theatre along with dozens of other stars. But Tarantino’s are […]

More flights out of MEM

Frontier adding Atlanta nonstop By Wayne Risher of The Commercial Appeal Updated: Yesterday 4:29 p.m Budget airfares to Atlanta will return to Memphis April 14 after a two-year absence with Frontier Airlines’ newly announced thrice-weekly nonstops. Memphis International Airport officials said Frontier’s new offering will address a chief complaint from consumers: that Atlanta flights have been […]

Sounds Like the Pope Wants to Party

Pope Francis Asks If He’ll Be Greeted With Tequila In Mexico Chris D’Angelo Associate Editor, Huff Post Hawaii 1/7/16 With a visit to Mexico right around the corner, Pope Francis had a simple question for a Mexican monsignor he encountered in the Vatican’s St. Peter’s Square on New Year’s Day: Are the Mexican people planning to greet […]

It’s a “Hot Potato” Issue

No agreement on how to settle Memphis City Schools’ retiree obligations By Linda A. Moore of The Commercial Appeal Posted: Yesterday 6:37 p.m. Daisy Cleaves, past president of the Memphis & Shelby County Retired Teachers Association, is made fearful by the fact that funding of retiree benefits is back in the news. The question of who […]

Toney Armstrong Gets a new Job

Director Armstrong to leave MPD, join St. Jude Posted: Jan 07, 2016 8:39 AM CSTUpdated: Jan 08, 2016 5:15 AM CST By WMCActionNews5.com Staff MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) – Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong is leaving the Memphis Police Department and joining St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.St. Jude announced it would create a new position (Director of Security) […]