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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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I started collecting Thomas Blackshear’s Ebony Visions and have over 90 figurines in my collection. The first figurine in the collection and my favorite is “The Story Teller.” I would like to know the value of my collection; would you be able to help me?

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For information about health, finance and lifestyles for 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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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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In the 1840s a young Italian named Amanze Pacini visited Memphis before returning to his home in Valdottavo. This brief visit had a profound effect not only on his family and the development of Memphis, but also the history of American popular music.

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Temperatures hovered around 37 degrees on Dec. 11, 1937, as Memphis leaders gathered to support The Commercial Appeal’s and American Legion’s Christmas charity, the Mile-O-Dimes.

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Watching “A Charlie Brown Christmas” has been a holiday tradition since my childhood and this year it can only be viewed on AppleTV+. Does this mean I have to buy an AppleTV?

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The debate between the Beatles and the Rolling Stones has been going on ever since they first crossed paths on the charts 55 years ago. The argument at the time, and one that still persists, was that the Beatles were a pop group and the Stones were a rock band: the boys next door vs. the bad…

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The Germantown Senior Commission has decided to cancel this year’s Germantown Senior Expo, originally scheduled for Thur., Nov. 5, because of the ongoing COVID-19 concerns and resulting public safety regulations that are impossible to ensure with the large crowds of visitors that the Expo ro…

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Recently, at the North American Mature Publishers Association convention, The Best Times received six awards for journalism excellence.

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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 p.m. on WKNO Channel 10.

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After more than a year of undergoing a complete restoration by JL Weiler Inc. in Chicago, the Orpheum’s Mighty Wurlitzer pipe organ has returned to Memphis.

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Several famous performers appeared in the many theaters dotting Memphis’s landscape. In the 19th century, opera singer Jenny Lind and noted actor Edwin Booth (whose brother John Wilkes murdered President Abraham Lincoln) played in Memphis while such celebrated vaudevillians as Jack Benny, Mi…

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Memphis-based Malco Theatres announces another expansion of the widely popular Malco Select private screening program with the addition of IMAX branded films.

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Q. I have several old computers in my garage that are just taking up space. Before I send them to the recycler, I wonder if there is anything useful I could do with them.

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The exhibition, “Illuminating the Word: The Saint John’s Bible,’’ will be at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens Oct. 11-Jan. 10. The Bible is a visual record of a new generation’s perception and artistic interpretation of an age-old document.

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En Plein Air painting: Every Sun. through Oct. 25. Participants are invited to bring their supplies and create work inspired by the autumnal scenery at the Memphis Botanic Garden. No charge except garden admission. For more info Email gina.harris@memphisbotanicgarden.com

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Beale Street may be the most famous street in Memphis history but Poplar Avenue has also done much to shape the destiny of the Bluff City by providing a transportation corridor connecting Memphis to rural Shelby County and beyond.

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Oct. 1 : The yellow fever epidemic altered the history of Memphis. In the1870s the city was stalked by what was called “the Yellow Death.” Also, the show will take a look at how music enhances our lives with Creative Aging, a non-profit organization. The organization brings the arts to the s…

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Pickleball started in the 1960s as a backyard game for children, but has had a 650 percent increase in numbers over the last seven years, according to USA Pickleball Association (USAPA). 

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The Orpheum Theatre Group said a mini-golf course consisting of nine Broadway-themed putting greens has taken over the empty historic stage.

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Despite the changes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s still plenty of fun to be had. In fact, seeking out fun activities may be even more important now. Doing something you enjoy can distract you from problems and help you cope with life’s challenges.

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As women’s closets transition from winter to spring with summer right around the corner, there is one piece that sticks with us all year: Denim.

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In this week’s Ask Brad, Brad Wilson from Brad’s Deals gives his take on what products tend to go on sale during the month of April. Advertiser’s disclosure: If you purchase something through a Brad’s Deals link, the site may earn a commission. Pricing and...

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Broadry — The US Travel Association expects a travel resurgence this summer, with 63% of Americans reporting that they need a vacation desperately. Many have been asking, “Once people have the option to travel by plane will the RV travel trend slow down?” According to RVshare,...

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 Broadry — It turns out many campers are dog lovers too. According to the latest search filter analysis from Outdoorsy, pet-friendly recreational vehicles are one of the most popular filters used by would-be renters. A recent survey by GoRVing also backs up the animal-loving trend, with...

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Maryland's newest high-volume mass vaccination site held its soft launch Thursday at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, administering 500 Moderna COVID-19 vaccines.

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Broadry — According to the RV rental marketplace Outdoorsy, campers who rent out their RVs to other families can make upwards of $1,000 or more per week. The lucrative side hustle opportunity is leading more to consider buying an RV for the purpose of renting. But...

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CNN's Jim Acosta talks with Dr. Jonathan Reiner of George Washington University about the coronavirus surge Michigan is experiencing, and Texas governor Greg Abbott's claim that, despite admittedly not knowing what herd immunity is, Texas is close to reaching it.

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The founder of the South Beach Wine and Food Festival speaks to CNN's Victor Blackwell about why his event plans to require proof of vaccinations even after Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed an executive order banning Covid-19 "vaccine passports."

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(Broadry) — Long weekend vacations are a great way to hit reset. With the constant hustle and bustle of daily life, we can forget to stop and take a breath. Our favorite pastimes sit on the backburner, and our work, chores, and other responsibilities take over....

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Broadry, National Lifestyle Desk In this week’s Q&A, Brad Wilson from Brad’s Deals answers questions about the weighted blanket trends and offers tips for shoppers on how to find the best deals. Note: If you purchase something through a Brad’s Deals link, the site may...

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By: Broadry Newsroom In this week’s Q&A, Brad Wilson from Brad’s Deals gives predictions on what would-be travelers can likely expect in 2021.  Q: What advice do you have for travelers who might be considering booking a trip? Brad: With all of the safety protocols...

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By Broadry Newsroom As attractive as it may be to get away from it all, vacationing can also be expensive — even if you skip the airfare. Fortunately, there are some incredible, road-trippable destinations that are both highly sought-after and budget friendly.  To help you...

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By Broadry Newsroom The most googled question this week by would-be campers: what campgrounds are open?  Simple but hard to answer. Campgrounds that can keep up with fluctuating COVID-19 health and safety guidelines are open for business. Seasonal campgrounds are in hibernation mode and won’t...

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By: Broadry, National Lifestyle Content Desk In this week’s Q&A, Brad Wilson from Brad’s Deals answers questions on what shoppers can expect during these last few days of the holiday shopping season, how to handle backorders, and pickup options.  Q: We’ve been hearing for months now...

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By: Broadry, National Lifestyle Content Desk Looking for a last minute gift for the food lover in your life? Here’s a roundup of some top picks from our editors: McCrea’s Candies: Holiday Party Box Does someone on your list have a sweet tooth? McCrea’s Candies...

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While international travel may not be an option for many of us at the moment, that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on discovering new experiences and cultures from around the globe. Julie Loffredi shares how you can travel from the comfort of your...

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By: Brad Wilson, National Lifestyle Content Desk In this week’s Q&A, Brad Wilson from Brad’s Deals answers questions on how holiday shoppers can cross off their lists without overspending — and tips for using credit cards wisely. Q: How can shoppers avoid going over budget this season? Brad:...

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By: Julie Loffredi, Broadry National Content Desk In this week’s Q&A we dive into the job market. Brandi Frattini, CareerBuilder’s talent acquisition team lead, tells us what industries are hiring, tips for writing a resume, and what specific jobs are in-demand right now. Q: What...

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By: Broadry, National Lifestyle Content Desk Founded in 1880, Steiff is the manufacturer of high-end toys and collectibles. The original founder, Margarete Steiff, was recently inducted into the Toy Hall of Fame. In this week’s Q&A, we discuss this achievement with Steiff Spokesperson Liza Marques...