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It was cold in Memphis when a well-dressed man and his girlfriend left the Forrest Park Hotel on the evening of Dec. 18, 1928. His wallet bulged with 200 $100 bills as they climbed into a Yellow Taxi heading for the city’s night clubs. What happened to these two visitors from St. Paul, Minne…

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In the decades since George Jetson previewed his pushbutton lifestyle, some of us have dreamed of a smart home of our very own.

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Gallery Ten Ninety-One presents” Indefinitely Wild”: Works by Angi Cooper and Janet Weed Beaver Sept. 1-30 at wkno.org. This exhibition may be viewed online only at wkno.org. There are no works on display at the WKNO Studios.

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Memphis has been home to several important historians who have chronicled our city’s storied past. One of the most significant was Fred L. Hutchins, who preserved a part of Memphis history that would have been lost without his dedicated effort.

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If you’re looking for information about health, finance, lifestyles and more for Mid-Southerners 50 and older, watch WKNO-TV’s half-hour magazine-style series, “The Best Times” airing on WKNO Channel 10.

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The Delta Fair: Now accepting entries in the arts, crafts and livestock competitions. Booklets are available at local libraries, the U.T. Extension office in wing B of the Agricenter, or call 487-3075 to have one mailed to you. This year’s fair opens Sept. 3. Senior Day is Wed. Sept. 8.

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Big Round Records’ new archival recording – “Berl Olswanger and the Olswanger Beat” -- is the label’s third release of digitized records by the popular Memphis musician known as Mr. Music.

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Many agencies are remembered to this day -- the Civilian Conservation Corps, Tennessee Valley Authority and the Works Progress Administration.

One agency that has been forgotten is the National Youth Administration, which allowed many students to stay in school and helped others to gain skills that assisted them in finding meaningful employment. NYA offices were established across the nation, including in Memphis.

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For information about health, finance and lifestyles of Mid-Southerners over 50 watch WKNO-TV’s half-hour magazine-style series called “The Best Times” airing Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. on WKNO Channel 10.

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I had the pleasure of meeting the writer Memphian Susan Cushman recently to discuss her new book “John and Mary Margaret.” It’s a novel based on historical facts about life and events in the late 1960s.

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Q. A pro tech friend tells me that reset is no longer needed because of the way Microsoft does updates. Why do you feel it’s beneficial, given the downsides?

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Adventure and fun in Memphis and nearby destinations are in store for grandparents and their grandchildren this summer at amusement parks, museums and at many outdoor activities.

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WKNO-TV’s half-hour magazine-style series called “The Best Times” features segments on the health, finance and lifestyles of Mid-Southerners over 50 Thursdays at 7:30 PM on WKNO Channel 10.

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The cords and wires that populate our lives seem pretty much invisible until something goes wrong. Product photography rarely shows wires of any kind. But in real life cables, cords, and wires are everywhere.

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My Backyard and Other Exotic Places: photography by Carter Davis now through May 31. Presented by Gallery Ten Ninety-One now-May 31 online at wkno.org. These works shows us you do not have to travel to exotic places to get exotic pictures.

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In 1910 a Japanese immigrant named Kuni Wada opened a bakery in the Crosstown neighborhood of Memphis. When curious Memphians sampled his bread, pastries and biscuits they quickly made it the most popular bakery in the city.

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Book Review: “On the Road Less Traveled” by Ed Hajim. It is his life story and for all the difficulties he had to encounter and deal with throughout his life. His book begins when he is only 3 years old when his father kidnaps him from his mother and tells Ed that his mother has died.

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Sometimes I see a small green or orange dot near the top right of my iPhone screen. What does that mean?

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Mississippi River pilot has inspired many writers to celebrate the folklore and history of perhaps America’s greatest body of water.

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“The Best Times” on WKNO/Channel10 is the series that takes a look at life after 50. Check out the episode topics for March:

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Q. I got my first Android smartphone over the holidays. Which apps do you consider must-haves?

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In the earliest days of the pandemic, why did scientists, first consider, then quickly dismiss that this virus could be bio-engineered? A CNN special report, hosted by Dr. Sanjay Gupta, delves into the potential origins of the virus that caused the pandemic. -- Sunday at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CNN.

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Vaccine advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration declined to recommend the agency approve Covid-19 booster doses for everyone who got vaccinated six months ago or longer. However, they did recommend a more limited step: emergency use authorization for people 65 and older, and for peop…

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Vaccine advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration declined to recommend the agency approve Covid-19 booster doses for everyone who got vaccinated six months ago or longer. CNN's Don Lemon discusses the decision with medical analyst Dr. Jonathan Reiner.

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Whether you're dealing with anxiety, fighting an illness, or want to feel your best, a good night's sleep is extremely important. Here are some tips to help you sleep better.

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Stacker researched the evolution of food over the last half-century, the driving forces behind the changes, and the impact those changes have had on nearly every corner of society.

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CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains when you should stretch and why stretching may increase your longevity.

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When digging into the details of Macy’s earnings report, it is clear that much of their boost comes from the online world. When compared to this time last year, online sales are down six percent. At this time last year, all stores were closed. Therefore,...

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August is what some call the Sunday of summer. But don’t worry, I can help you find the best money-saving deals that will certainly help you get through these dog days of summer. Check out my list below to find out how your dollar can...

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Ready to vacation, but on your terms? RV travel has spiked in popularity since the pandemic and shows no signs of slowing. If you’re new to this sort of getaway, a good way to learn the ropes is to rent. Beyond the big box agencies,...

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Broadry — Tiny homes are a BIG thing. The little vacation-rentals-on-wheels are gaining popularity with outdoor enthusiasts seeking a unique mini cabin-like campground experience. Guests can book these budget-friendly mini homes like they would any other campsite or glamping accommodation — most range between 175 and 350...

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Broadry — While major national parks and large family attractions tend to grab travel headlines, there are still plenty of under-the-radar destinations to consider visiting this summer. RVshare, the largest peer-to-peer RV rental marketplace, put together a list of some of their top camping-friendly picks: South...

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In this week’s Ask Brad, Brad Wilson from Brad’s Deals gives his take on how to score potential discounts on Apple products: Advertiser’s disclosure: If you purchase something through a Brad’s Deals link, the site may earn a commission. Pricing and product availability are accurate...