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5 hrs ago | Memphis Commercial Appeal

McGregor, Redbirds fall to Oklahoma City, 8-3

Former University of Memphis pitcher Scott McGregor hasn't pitched horribly this season as the fifth starter in the Memphis Redbirds' rotation.


9 hrs ago | The Daily News

Alexander Touts Importance of Political Role Models

Among the crowd of 500 who gathered Monday, April 21, for the 11th annual Dunavant Public Servant Awards were fourth- and fifth-graders from White Station Elementary School.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Collierville, TN

13 hrs ago | The Leaf-Chronicle

Lockert announces re-election bid for District Public Defender

The 55-year-old graduated from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville with honors and earned his law degree from the University of Memphis School of Law where he was awarded the American Jurisprudence Award.


Related Topix: Stewart, TN, Houston County, TN, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

15 hrs ago | Details

Matt Bomer Is More Than Just a Pretty Face

With the end of his hit show, White Collar , in sight, the 36-year-old actor was looking to take risks, challenge himself, and change how he's seen.


Related Topix: White Collar, Entertainment, Television, Matthew Bomer, Matt Bomer, Los Angeles, CA

20 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

Earth Day: 10 groups working for greener cities

Karyl Buddington, Director of Animal Care, releases a monarch butterfly during the Earth Day celebration at the Tigrus Garden on the University of Memphis campus in Memphis, Tenn.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Slow Food, Agriculture, Science, Nutrition

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Morristown East Promotes Dewayne Wells to Head Coach

Dewayne Wells will be head coach for the second time in his career as he has been named to replace Dewayne Hatcher at Morristown East.


Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Kansas City Star

Positive actions to celebrate Earth Day

As the nation celebrates Earth Day on Tuesday, it's an excellent opportunity to highlight the positive initiatives taken in the past to protect the air, water and land we all depend on for life.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Earth Day, Environment, Science, Weird

Now Playing Onstage in Memphis - Week of 4/20/2014

HARVEY Theatre Memphis 4/25-4/25/2014 Harvey is a 1944 play by the American playwright Mary Chase.


Related Topix: Celebrities, James Stewart, Pop/Rock, Classical, Andrew Lloyd Webber

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Kitsap Sun

Church has high expectations for himself at Memphis

LaForrest Church, left, won the state title in the 800 last year for South Kitsap.


Related Topix: Birmingham, AL

Business Journal

Ribs are the future of recruiting for the University of Memphis

This week the NCAA Legislative Council approved a few new rules that could be made final when the Division I board of directors meets later this month, and one of them caught my eye.


The Leaf-Chronicle

Lockert announces re-election bid for District Public Defender

William B. "Jake" Lockert announces his candidacy for re-election to the office of District Public Defender in the Aug. 7 Stewart and Houston County general elections.


Related Topix: Houston County, TN, Stewart, TN, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN


James Williamson Wins AIA Award for Religious Architecture

James F. Williamson, FAIA, a professor in the department of architecture at the University of Memphis, has received the 2014 American Institute of Architects' Edward S. Frey Award for his contributions to religious architecture and support of the allied arts.


Thu Apr 17, 2014

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Longtime assistant principal to head Lakeland Elementary

During a faculty meeting Thursday morning at Lakeland Elementary School, Supt. Ted Horrell named longtime assistant principal Joretha Lockhart as the school's next principal.


Related Topix: Lakeland, TN, Memphis, TN, Union University

WBIR-TV Knoxville

College leaders weigh tuition increase

The Tennessee Board of Regents is still weighing how much it will need to raise tuition at its universities to compensate for a revised state budget that has pulled new funding for higher education.


Related Topix: Tennessee, University of Tennessee

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Atlantic

The Private Lives of Public Bathrooms

When Oprah Winfrey served on a Chicago jury in 2004, she couldn't go to the bathroom attached to the jury room unless her fellow jurors sang to drown out the noise.


Memphis Commercial Appeal

Melrose junior Tony Pollard commits to University of Memphis

Melrose junior athlete Tony Pollard committed to the University of Memphis Wednesday morning, becoming the Tigers' first verbal pledge of the 2015 class, according to a source.


The Jackson Sun

'Good things are coming': Improvements in the works for University of Memphis Lambuth Campus

The University of Memphis Lambuth Campus held a campus and community planning meeting Tuesday night in which the planning group presented some ideas for the future of the Lambuth campus.


Related Topix: Jackson, TN

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Memphis Flyer

From 1925-2010: Four-Year Anniversary of Dr. Benjamin L. Hooks' Passing

Today marks the fourth anniversary of Dr. Benjamin L. Hooks' passing. He was a staple within the Memphis community and strong advocate for racial, social, and economic justice.


Related Topix: African-American

WMC-TV Memphis

Elderly woman beaten in home invasion

Tuition fees could soon be slashed for some out of state students looking to enroll at the University of Memphis.


Related Topix: West Memphis, AR, Marijuana, Bill Haslam, US Governors

Medical News Today

Physiologically relevant cell-based models enable study of circadian misalignment

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.


Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Genetics, Medicine, Health