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Lawsuit demands Memphis start testing decade-old backlog of 12,000 rape kits

Attorney Robert Spence filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Memphis, Tennessee on Friday demanding that it test the backlog of approximately 12,000 rape kits in its possession. According to Spence, victims were led to believe that their rape kits would be tested, and could aid police in apprehending…

Anti-Muslim booth at Tennessee fall festival linked Obama to 9/11 attacks

A bigoted booth at a family fun fair in Bartlett, TN angered many in the community this week. According to WMC-TV Channel 5 in Bartlett, townspeople contacted the TV station saying the messages on the booth were offensive and highly inappropriate. The group ACT! Memphis sponsored the booth, which displayed…