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Funeralocity.com recently launched nationwide to include the top 100 metro markets in the country. The website was originally created for the Atlanta area in 2017.

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Angie Dickinson and Robert Fuller are scheduled to be the top guest stars at this year’s Memphis Film Festival June 6-8 at Sam’s Town Hotel & Casino in Tunica.

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Q. Most retail stores accept merchandise returns, but what about software? Is it possible to get a refund from the App Store?

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Plenty of adventure and fun in Memphis and near-by destinations await you and your grandchildren this summer. The opportunities include amusement parks, museums and many outdoor activities.

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“The Best Times” on WKNO/Channel 10 looks at scamming in America in May and other topics of interest to those 50 and older. The series is telecast at 7:30 p.m. each Thursday.

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A few days ago the world was shocked to hear the news of another mass killing by someone using guns.

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An impressive and valuable addition to the small library of Memphis histories has arrived in the form of “Crusaders, Gangsters, and Whiskey. Prohibition in Memphis,” by Patrick O’Daniel (Jackson: The University Press of Mississippi, 2018).

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Dear Old Man: I have inherited a collection of blown glass Easter eggs. Can you tell me anything about them? Who made them? When were they made? Do they have any value? JJ

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Modern smartphones do a lot of things, and you may have read here before about how to get the most out of them. The truth of the matter is that even the most tech-savvy users are often discovering new things on their phones, and finding new ways to put them to use. At the same time though, i…

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Q. My incoming caller ID information seems less accurate lately. It works fine for numbers I already recognize, but most everything else is inaccurate.

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When entertaining guests, do a few calculations to keep things organized – such as estimated portions per guest. A standard bottle of wine holds 750ml which is around 25.4 ounces. This is approximately six glasses of wine – a size that enables two people to enjoy three glasses of wine each. …

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Q. When I open Safari on my iPhone, I am always forwarded to Apple’s website. Is there a way to choose a different home page?

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On Nov. 26, NASA In-Sight Lander arrived at a new home on Mars. The seven-month journey covered nearly 300 million miles to advance our knowledge of our neighboring planet.

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Every year when my wife and I were growing up, we listened to Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” on the Sunday night Hallmark Playhouse. And by comparing notes, we discovered that we both had made it only so far in the show until hearing those horrendous, clanking chains of Marley’s ghost before o…

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Get into the spirit of Christmas this year by visiting Yule celebrations and displays this season. There are many Christmastime activities in our area. Here are a few of the more popular venues:

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Q. As a longtime iPhone user, when I needed a new phone I would just get the latest model. Now the lineup has so many choices I’m confused. How do I pick one?

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If you can’t find a killer outfit for your holiday party, it’s not fashion’s fault. Last season’s velvet and sparkle trends are back with new vigor and shiny satin and metallic fabrics rise to prominence. Every style seems to compete for attention.

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There’s a lot happening in the City of Memphis these days, so please allow me to share with you some quick updates.

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“The Best Times” on WKNO/ Channel 10 is your best resource for information on life after 50. Here are the episode topics for December:

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Ken Starr wanted someone who “spoke Southern” to help him with a probe that eventually resulted in the impeachment of President Bill Clinton of Arkansas.

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In the 1950s the City of Memphis was one of the most important economic centers in the Southern United States. The economy was so strong that many entrepreneurs relocated to the Bluff City to grow their portfolio. One such businessman was Levi Shelton Hartzog, the owner of a small bakery in …

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Q. I have too many passwords to remember. I write most of them down and put them on a card in my wallet. How do you keep track of your passwords?

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It’s not easy keeping up with all the new places to eat and drink in Memphis, but I’m doing my best to eat my way through the city so I can keep you updated. Last month, I shared a handful of new spots for dining in town, and this month I’m back with another several restaurants worth trying.

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Unforgettable characters that host Cris Hardaway has interviewed and the serious issues older people are facing will be among topics featured in October on “The Best Times” on WKNO/Channel 10.

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Balancing work and caregiving, an update on the final year of the Aging in Place initiative funded by a Plough Foundation grant and the importance of exercise are among the issues featured in September on “The Best Times” on WKNO/Channel 10.

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From the exhibitions at the Metal Museum overlooking the Mississippi River to the Jazz in the Box Series at Germantown Performing Arts Center, there are hundreds of arts experiences this upcoming season.

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