Many in Memphis get tested for coronavirus after holiday

The day after Thanksgiving is also a holiday for many people. With cases of coronavirus escalating, a lot of people used the Friday holiday to get a free COVID-19 test.

Virus keeps Black Friday crowds thin, shoppers shift online

In normal times, Black Friday is the busiest shopping day of the year, drawing millions of shoppers eager to get started on their holiday spending.
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Holiday nostalgia could boost mental health amid COVID-19

Celebrating the holidays this year could be a much-needed mental health boost, even if they don't look much like the celebrations of the past.

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LSU to host Bama Dec. 5; Ole Miss game to be rescheduled

The LSU and Alabama game that was originally scheduled for Nov. 14, but was postponed due to a COVID-19 outbreak within the Tigers football program may finally have a tentative date to make-up that game, according to a report from The Advocate newspaper.
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Female soccer player poised to play for Vandy’s football team

“Let’s make history,” senior Sarah Fuller wrote Friday on Twitter with a photo of herself wearing a football jersey with a soccer ball between her feet while holding a football in her hands.

MPD: Suspect on the run after man found dead in South Memphis

Egg Bowl: Everything you need to know for Saturday’s matchup

  Black Friday looks different in the Mid-South during the pandemic

MPD: Police search for missing woman last seen on Thanksgiving

  Event celebrates Black businesses on Black Friday

  Caregiver shot outside client’s home, police looking for suspects

Man and woman found dead in Midtown home, police report

Salvation Army volunteers pack hundreds of Thanksgiving meals for those in need

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  US colleges mull new virus protocols for students’ return

The coronavirus presented huge challenges for the fall semester for U.S. colleges that opened the academic year with in-person learning, including some that took a battering from outbreaks.

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Ravens-Steelers postponed to Sunday

Another positive test for Alabama’s Nick Saban

Alabama head coach Nick Saban tests positive for COVID-19 - again.

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Denver mayor visits family in Mississippi for holiday after asking staff not to travel

Wednesday evening, Hancock released a public apology admitting that he went against his own public guidance.
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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade takes flight in virus times

Instead of the usual path through Manhattan, this year’s parade was kept to the area in front of Macy’s flagship store and aimed at a television audience instead of live crowds.

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