Memphis City Council postpones vote to fill vacant seats until Jan. 8

Memphis City Council has opted not to vote on replacements for the three vacant council seats until next year.

Report: Facebook allowed companies to access users’ private messages in special partnerships, among other abilities

A New York Times report highlighted one particularly invasive example in which Netflix, Spotify and the Royal Bank of Canada were given the ability to read, write and delete the private messages of users.
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  Holly, jolly Christmas: Employees to receive $20,000 in bonuses from Michigan company

The bonuses will be based on longevity of service and shared through cash bonuses and special gifts to employees' retirement accounts.

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‘Outraged passenger’ sprays fire extinguisher inside Memphis airport

FedEx Cares teams with Operation Warm to give students new coats

Collierville schools crack down on students vaping

TBI: Tennessee girl missing since Dec. 3 spotted over the weekend in Dyersburg

  Data shows SCS student expulsions on the rise

Outgoing Shelby County Schools Superintendent Dorsey Hopson is responding to reports of an increase in expulsions.
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In bipartisan act, Senate passes criminal justice reform bill with overwhelming support

The bill, The First Step Act, is also expected to pass the House and be signed into law by President Donald Trump.

  Memphis names new director of Solid Waste Division

19-year-old charged with killing Frayser man

Superintendent Dorsey Hopson reflects on time with Shelby County Schools

Report: Tennessee economy expected to grow in 2019

  MS donation closet helps child abuse victims

Southwest TN Community College will help displaced Vatterott, L’ECole Culinaire students

Tigers leave Memphis for Saturday’s Birmingham Bowl

UTHSC donates 300 toys to bus crash victims and their families

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  Report skewers VA for neglecting suicide prevention outreach

The report shows a lack of leadership from the Trump administration is directly impacting the VA’s ability to reach suicidal veterans.

SPORTS

  Tigers leave Memphis for Saturday’s Birmingham Bowl

Mississippi tops Alabama in annual all-star game

Memphis falls to No. 3 Tennessee 102-92

Miami Heat scorches the Memphis Grizzlies at home

Memphis Grizzlies faced off against the Miami Heat on Friday night at FedExForum.

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Memphian wins BET screenwriting contest, script to be turned into pilot

4 indicted over Cordova double murder, robbery

Forrest family sues Memphis over monument removal

Deputy spends thousands of dollars on gifts for children

Arkansas ranks 10th in nation for holiday thefts

When it comes to stealing Christmas, Arkansas seems to have a lot of Grinches.
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  Actor, director Penny Marshall dies at 75

Penny Marshall, who starred in the hit TV show “Laverne & Shirley” before becoming an acclaimed film director, has died at the age of 75.

  Southbrook Mall slated for soft opening Tuesday

Memphis City Council set to meet 2 weeks after protest

Dogs credited with finding woman who crashed into ravine

Vatterott College shutters campuses nationwide