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Neverending Elvis
According to news at, the last of Elvis Presley's tiny blue balls goes on sale this week. A racquetball swatted around by the King shortly before his death in August 1977 goes up for sale by GWS Auctions on March 20th. "The blue rubber ball is expected to fetch up to $8,000," the article states.


Caped crusades
Sometimes life imitates the funny books. When County Commissioner Tami Sawyer announced her candidacy for mayor last week, an image began circulating across social media depicting the activist turned politician as a superhero. At first, this just seemed like clever campaign materials designed to establish a cartoon rivalry between Sawyer and arch nemeses like W.W. Herenton, aka "The Boxer," or Jim "The Pothole" Strickland. Then the FBI asked Memphians for help catching this man, with a history of robbing banks in a devil mask, and everything got real really fast. Cue theme music: Avengers, assemble!



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