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Local runners in Boston for first marathon since deadly bombings

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On Monday runners from around the world will take part in the first Boston Marathon since last year's deadly bombings. More>>

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    Child dies from injuries after 10-car crash

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    A 4-year-old boy who was critically injured in a crash in Raleigh last Wednesday evening has died. More>>

    Teen killed in Frayser shooting

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    A Frayser family is mourning the death of a 17-year-old boy after he was shot and killed Saturday night. More>>

    Local Ministry walks their cross to the streets of Binghampton

    Local ministry walks their cross to the streets of Binghamton

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    Easter celebrations were happening all over Memphis on Sunday. One small family ministry took a unique spin on the day, bearing a giant cross and walking it to spread their message to the Binghamton community.
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    Gov is U Mississippi commencement speaker

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    OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - The University of Mississippi says Gov. Phil Bryant will be the main speaker at its 161st commencement on May 10. He will speak to graduating students, their families and other guests at 9 a.m. More>>

    On eve of marathon, festivities and tight security

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    BOSTON (AP) - In many ways, it felt like any other pre-marathon Sunday in Boston. Families celebrated Easter, diners enjoyed the spring weather at sidewalk cafes, and runners - easily identified by their trim builds and colorful jackets - picked up last-minute supplies for what will be the second-largest field in the race's history. More>>

    Report: Next Iran nuclear talks to be in New York

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    Iran's state news agency is reporting that the next round of expert-level talks over its contested nuclear program will be held in New York.
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    Durant leads Thunder past Grizzlies 100-86

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    Kevin Durant scored 13 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter to help the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the Memphis Grizzlies 100-86 on Saturday night in the opening game of their first-round series. More>>

    "I'm not having a baby shower" event aimed at teen abstinence

    "I'm not having a baby shower" event aimed at teen abstinence

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    Hundreds of local students took part in a "I’m not having a baby shower" event Saturday morning at Wooddale high school. The program is aimed at teaching both young men and women that it’s up to them to empower themselves and not be pressured into becoming young parents. "We're trying to get students to know there are alternatives and there are people in the community that care and are here to speak about not having a baby," said Tiffany Smith, Program Director for Project TLC. The healt... More>>

    Lawmakers call for tighter sanctions on Russia

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - Two members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee called Sunday for beefing up western sanctions against Russia to include its petrochemical and banking industries and warned that Moscow thus far has ignored United States and European efforts to persuade it to back off its confrontation with Ukraine. More>>

    Memphis Police Association holds rally in support of MPD

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    Cuts on the horizon are firing up members of the Memphis Police Association. Members are hitting the streets in protest asking for more officers and more benefits for retired officers.
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    White House updating online privacy policy

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    A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites, and it clarifies that online comments, whether tirades or tributes, are in the open domain.
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    10 more bodies found inside sunken ferry by divers

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    MOKPO, South Korea (AP) - Divers recovered 13 bodies from inside a ferry that sank off South Korea, pushing the confirmed death toll to 46, officials said Sunday. The discovery came after rescuers finally gained access to the inside of the ship following three days of failure and frustration caused by strong currents and bad visibility due to inclement weather. More>>

    Calathes suspension a reminder of supplement risk

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    NBA players are warned at the start of every season about the dangers of nutritional supplements. One of them could be the reason the Memphis Grizzlies will begin the playoffs without Nick Calathes.
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    Veteran Fox executive fired over fundraising email

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    NEW YORK (AP) - Fox has fired a veteran executive who used her company email account to plan aid for loved ones of the missing Malaysian airplane's passengers. Darlene Tipton says she emailed a woman whose boyfriend was aboard the plane to propose a fundraising effort. More>>

    Documents detail another delayed GM recall

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    DETROIT (AP) - General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and more than 30,000 warranty repair claims, according to government documents released Saturday. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the government's auto safety watchdog, also didn't seek a recall of the compact car from the 2004 through 2007 model years even though it opened an investigation more than two years ago.... More>>

    Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town

    (AP Photo/Jackson Hole News and Guide, Angus M. Thuermer Jr). A house breaks apart as a slow-moving landslide in Jackson, Wyo. advances downhill on Friday, April 18. 2014. (AP Photo/Jackson Hole News and Guide, Angus M. Thuermer Jr). A house breaks apart as a slow-moving landslide in Jackson, Wyo. advances downhill on Friday, April 18. 2014.
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    No one can say when the mountainside collapsing into this Wyoming resort town will give way. But it appears increasingly likely that when it does, it's going to take a piece of Jackson with it. Workers and residents have watched helplessly as the slow-motion landslide spanning hundreds of yards split a house in two and buckled pavement.
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    Sub search for missing jet to be finished in a week

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    A robotic submarine looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet is expected to finish searching a patch of the Indian Ocean seabed within a week after so far coming up empty, and the search area may be expanded after that, officials said Saturday.
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    Federal agency plans June 5th report on BP spill

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    A federal agency looking into the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion says it plans to release two volumes of a four-volume report on the disaster on June 5th.
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    GOP gubernatorial candidates clash in debate

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    Republican gubernatorial hopeful Asa Hutchinson is calling rival Curtis Coleman's vow to resist some deployments of the Arkansas National Guard "inflammatory rhetoric." Coleman is criticizing Hutchinson's past endorsement of Attorney General Eric Holder.
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    Death toll in SKorea ferry sinking climbs to 32

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    MOKPO, South Korea (AP) - South Korean coast guard officials say they've found three more bodies from the sinking of a ferry, raising the death toll to 32. Coast guard spokesman Kim Jae-in says the latest bodies were recovered Saturday, three days after the ferry sank. More>>

    Child found uninjured inside repossessed car

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    Memphis Police say that a four-year-old inside a repossessed car has been found safe and uninjured. More>>

    Cohen proposes tax incentive bill

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    A new bill sponsored by U.S. Congressman Steve Cohen (D-9th District) of Memphis aims to use tax incentives to revitalize the poorest communities. More>>

    Affordable Care Act: What's next?

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    So you signed up for health insurance through the government marketplace. Now what? It may be the question 8 million Americans are asking after signing up for the government's Affordable Care plan. More>>

    Police, neighbor save woman and child from sinking car

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    A story that could've turned tragic has a happy ending all thanks to police officers and neighbors who helped pull a woman and a child trapped in a car as it sank underwater.  More>>

    Grizzlies guard Calathes to be suspended for 20 games

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    Memphis Grizzlies back-up point guard Nick Calathes will be suspended for 20 games by the NBA for violating the league's anti-drug policy, according to Yahoo! Sports. More>>

    Heal the Hood hosts 'Living the Dream' conference

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    Local celebrities and community leaders spoke at Heal the Hood Foundation's annual "Living the Dream" conference Friday at the Hickory Ridge Mall. More>>

    2 from Obama's cabinet to visit Memphis April 25

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    Memphis will host two very important members of President Barack Obama's cabinet on Friday, April 25. FOX13 News has confirmed that HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan and Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx will pay a visit to the Bluff City. More>>

    Man battling chronic illnesses has electricity cut off

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    Though many are grappling with higher winter bills, one man with chronic illnesses is dealing with having his electricity shut off. More>>

    THP issues 500 citations on first day of Zero Fatalities Campaign

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    All law enforcement in Shelby County will be out in force this Easter weekend doing whatever they can to convince drivers to buckle up, don't drive and text, and do not booze it because you will lose it. More>>

    Grizzlies wary of Thunder's dynamic duo

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    As the Grizzlies gear up for their first round series against the Oklahoma City Thunder, they're preparing for perhaps the most destructive duo in the NBA. More>>

    GMM OTR: Downtown Memphis 4-18

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    FOX13's Good Morning Memphis is On The Road in downtown Memphis. This week we took a tour of a few downtown museums and hotels. More>>

    Homes evacuated due to gas leak in Midtown

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    Eight homes on a Midtown Memphis street were evacuated late Friday morning after a private contractor struck a gas main, MLGW and the Memphis Fire Dept. said. More>>

    Tenn. Supreme Court rules against Bartlett cemetery owner

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    Bartlett Galilee Memorial Gardens cemetery owner Jemar Lambert, charged with abusing corpses and mishandling burials, lost his appeal of a judge's decision to revoke his bond. More>>

    Memphis Fire Museum upgrading exhibits

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    The Fire Museum of Memphis is pressing ahead with a major facelift and is expected to be completed by June.
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    Memphis homeowners wait 8 weeks for trash pickup

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    You may have seen it driving around Memphis. It may even be piled up in front of your home: yard waste sitting on curbs around the Bluff City. Some city homeowners say they've waited as long as eight weeks for a pickup. More>>

    Northern Ark. hospital opens new women's clinic

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    A northern Arkansas hospital says it will open a new women's clinic to fill the gap in coverage for prenatal and post-delivery care in Paragould. More>>

    MPD officer arrested for alleged traffic stop sexual assault

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    Memphis police officer Meekos Evans, the focus of an internal affairs investigation into an alleged traffic stop sexual assault of a female motorist in Whitehaven in February, was arrested Thursday afternoon. He is out of jail after posting bond Friday.
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    June groundbreaking planned for Osceola steel mill

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    Groundbreaking on a planned $1.1 billion steel mill in northeast Arkansas is expected to take place in late June. More>>

    1 killed, 2 hurt in West Memphis interstate crash

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    Authorities say one person was killed and two others injured in a crash on Interstate 40 in east Arkansas. More>>

    61 arrested in West Tennessee gang sweep

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    Authorities in six West Tennessee counties are reporting the arrest of 61 people on various charges during a gang sweep. More>>

    Arkansas doctor posts bond on voyeurism charges

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    Dr. Paul Becton, accused of snapping photographs of a woman during a gynecological exam, posted bond and has been released from jail. More>>

    Memphis Made Brewing starts bottling beer

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    Starting April 19, fans of Memphis Made Brewing Co. will be able to enjoy this local beer a new way: in large bottles. More>>

    Shelby Farms Earth Day celebration April 19

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    Shelby Farms Park is hosting a "Down To Earth" Festival on Saturday, April 19, a few days before Earth Day. More>>

    DA candidate Judge Brown wants appeal hearing

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    Shelby County District Attorney Democratic candidate and TV personality Judge Joe Brown said he wants his appeal heard on contempt of court charges, before the actual hearing on the charges. More>>

    South Cordova residents say city service 'stinks'

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    South Cordova residents have been Memphis residents for nearly two years now, since they were annexed back on July 1, 2012. More>>

    Thursdays Squared looks to give big boost to Overton Square

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    Overton Square is kicking summer off early with its new outdoor concert series, "Thursdays Squared." More>>

    Former youth pastor jailed for sexual assaulting child

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    Arnold Lamont Parks, a former Crittenden County youth pastor and day care worker, was sent to state prison for nine years Thursday after being found guilty of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl. More>>

    Mom, son out on bond after East High fight

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    A Memphis mother and her son are out on bond after being arrested for a fight at East High School on Wednesday. More>>

    Getting ready to believe again

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    Here we go again: another Thunder and Grizzlies postseason matchup. The two teams met in the Western Conference semifinals in 2013 season, with the Grizzlies upsetting the Thunder. More>>

    Thursday Weather Blog-Brian Basham

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    I told you it would get nice! And, it looks like those temps are going to stay great. More>>

    SCSO wants municipalities to pay for school officers

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    Plans are being ironed out for Shelby County municipal schools to take on the cost of paying for their school resource officers.
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    Ole Miss fraternity Sigma Phi Epsilon closed down

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    Ole Miss fraternity Sigma Phi Epsilon, plagued with alleged hazing issues, was permanently shut down on Thursday. More>>

    Armstrong's wish list before 2017 retirement as MPD director

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    Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong, who announced his retirement from the force in 2017, said he has a wish list for his final three years on the job. More>>

    First Blue Springs Toyota plant Corolla export rolls off line

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    Three years ago the Toyota plant in Blue Springs, Miss., began producing Toyota Corollas for sale in the United States. On Thursday Toyota announced it is rolling out a new line of Corollas produced in north Mississippi for export. More>>

    Renovated James Lee House opens as B&B

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    With a cut of the ribbon, a big piece of Memphis history came back to life Thursday. The James Lee House in the Victorian Village reopened as a bed and breakfast with five-star amenities and services. More>>

    Paragould doctor wanted on video voyeurism charges arrested

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    Paragould OB/GYN Dr. Paul Becton, Jr.,  wanted on five felony video voyeurism charges, accused of taking nude pictures of a patient with his cellphone during an exam, was arrested Wednesday evening in Newport. More>>

    Peabody kicks off 75th annual rooftop parties April 17

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    The Peabody Hotel released its 2014 Rooftop Party line-up on Thursday. The Memphis-based Top 40 band Almost Famous and a special performance by Swedish electro-dance-punk duo Icona Pop will kick off the weekly series April 17. More>>

    Tenn. lawmakers vote to delay Common Core testing

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    The testing component of Tennessee's Common Core education standards would be delayed a year under legislation headed to Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's desk. More>>

    108th Tenn. General Assembly adjourns for the year

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    The 108th Tennessee General Assembly has adjourned after a session that included the passing of a $32.4 billion spending plan that doesn't give pay increases to state employees and teachers. More>>

    Hearing set in challenge to Ark. gay marriage ban

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    Advocates of ending Arkansas' ban on same-sex marriage are to make their case before a circuit judge in Pulaski County. More>>

    Joerger named NBA Western Conf. April Coach of Month

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    Memphis Grizzlies' first year head coach Dave Joerger was named by the NBA as the Western Conference Coach of the Month, the league said Thursday. More>>

    2 teens arrested in W. Memphis elderly home invasion

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    West Memphis Police said they have arrested two teenagers, ages 17 and 19, in connection to a home invasion and attack April 14 of an elderly woman. More>>

    Top global leaders agree to ease crisis in Ukraine

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    Top diplomats from the United States, European Union, Russia and Ukraine reached agreement Thursday on immediate steps to ease the crisis in Ukraine. More>>

    Bryant signs bills to limit union activities

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    Republican Gov. Phil Bryant has signed three bills to limit labor union activities in Mississippi. More>>

    Memphis VA Clinic: 8 dialysis stations closed for testing

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    There are questions about patient care at the Memphis VA Medical Center where an unknown number of dialysis machines are no longer in use. More>>

    Community garden opens in Frayser

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    A ribbon-cutting ceremony took place Friday in Frayser to open the area's first community garden. More>>

    Shelby Farms unveils improved wetland area

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    Earth Day is next Tuesday, April 22, and as always, Shelby Farms Park will be celebrating with some special events. More>>

    28th Africa in April festival runs through April 20

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    The "Africa in April Cultural Awareness Festival" is celebrating 28 years in the Bluff City. More>>

    2 House Dems pressing inquiry into Tenn. VW vote

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    Two House Democrats said Wednesday they are beginning their own inquiry into whether Tennessee state officials may have violated "or otherwise run afoul of" federal law by their alleged conduct ahead of a vote by workers at a Volkswagen factory in Chattanooga, Tenn., that rejected a bid to be represented by the United Auto Workers union. More>>

    Blast on site of explosives plants kills 1

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    An explosion and fire at a Tennessee plant where several ammunition and explosives businesses are based killed one person and left three others injured. More>>

    Grizzlies grab 7th seed, beat Dallas 106-105 in OT

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    Mike Conley hit two free throws with 1.1 seconds left in overtime, and the Memphis Grizzlies grabbed the Western Conference's No. 7 seed away from Dallas by edging the Mavericks 106-105 on Wednesday night in the regular season finale. More>>

    NLRB files federal petition against Kellogg

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    On Tuesday the National Labor Relations Board filed a petition in federal court with hopes of ending the lockout of Memphis Kellogg's employees. More>>

    1 dead, 6 injured in 10 vehicle crash

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    At least one person has died and six others were injured in a 10 vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon at Raleigh-Lagrange Road and Covington Pike. More>>

    Progress being made in Memphis rape kit backlog

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    It's a mountain that will take a team to tackle. Several agencies are dedicating resources to addressing the issue of more than 12,000 sexual assault kits in Memphis. More>>

    MATA considers cutting game day event shuttles

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    Memphis Area Transit Authority services are on the chopping block, and this time it could affect how you get to the games to cheer on the Grizzlies, Tigers, Redbirds, and other teams.
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    Governor signs bill ending forced annexation in Tenn.

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    Gov. Bill Haslam signed a bill into law Tuesday that ends forced annexation in Tennessee, effective immediately. More>>

    May 6 primary early voting in Shelby County underway

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    Early voting for the May 6 primary in Shelby County got underway Wednesday. More>>

    Veteran MFD firefighter yet to be charged in death of St. Jude nurse

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    Veteran Memphis firefighter Raymond Glover still has not been charged almost two weeks after a fatal car crash took the life of a St. Jude Children's Research Hospital nursing supervisor. More>>

    Tennessee Brewery Untapped ready for 6-week event

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    Organizers of Tennessee Brewery Untapped are counting the days until their unique event begins, which kicks off April 24. More>>

    Fresh 20 budget friendly meal plans for busy families

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    For busy families, "What's for dinner?" is often answered by ordering out or heating up. But an inexpensive meal planning service called Fresh 20 is helping families eat fresh all week. More>>

    MPD Director Armstrong leaving the city's top cop spot in 2017

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    Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong has confirmed to FOX13 News that he has entered the city's DROP Program, a program that's for city employees who are moving toward retirement. More>>

    Drive to Zero Fatalities Campaign launches Easter weekend

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    The Tennessee Highway Patrol along with all other Shelby County Law enforcement agencies launched a year-long campaign to reduce the number of traffic fatalities. It's called the "Drive to Zero Fatalities" campaign. More>>

    House passes bill to allow electric chair in Tenn.

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    The House has passed a bill to allow the state to electrocute death row inmates if lethal injection drugs are unavailable. More>>

    Arkansas voter ID law challenged in court by ACLU

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    The American Civil Liberties Union of Arkansas is asking a judge to strike down a state law requiring voters to show photo identification before they can cast a ballot, arguing the new requirements violate the Arkansas constitution. More>>

    $2B program to improve Arkansas highways kicks off

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    State transportation officials have marked the start of a nearly $2 billion construction program to improve and widen roadways with a ceremony in Little Rock. More>>

    Senate wants schools to recite Tenn. flag salute

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    The recitation of a little-known "Salute to the Flag of Tennessee" in the state Senate is often met with confusion with visitors to the upper chamber of the General Assembly. Now, lawmakers want to have schoolchildren follow suit. More>>

    SCSO has 300 untested rape kits says sheriff

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    In the middle of Shelby County Sheriff Bill Oldham's presentation of his budget, he dropped a bombshell. Just like the city of Memphis, the SCSO has a backlog of more than 300 untested rape kits.
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    Man charged with marathon hoax is held on bail

    The man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker was sent to a state psychiatric facility for an evaluation Wednesday after an initial court appearance. More>>

    House rejects Senate version of anti-meth bill

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    According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, 1,685 meth labs were seized in Tennessee last year. More>>

    Tenn. House votes to express regret for slavery

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    The measure decries what it calls the "fundamental injustice, brutality, and inhumanity of slavery and the discrimination that was slavery's legacy." More>>

    Dress codes: Where should schools set limits?

    They're called leggings - popular fashion items that are tight-fitting pants to some, and glorified tights to others. More>>

    VIDEO: Pups In China take training to holy level

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    Some pups in China take their training to a holy level. The four well-behaved and grateful dogs are caught in viral video giving thanks before their meal. More>>

    Barge hits I-55 bridge

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    Arkansas State Police say a barge hit the old I-55 bridge over the Mississippi River earlier this morning. More>>

    MPD officer hit by car in downtown garage

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    It appears the driver may have suffered from a medical condition. More>>

    JOB FAIR: ALDI brings new jobs to Memphis area

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    Local Hiring Event on April 16 Open to the Public
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    Man reads himself Miranda Rights during recent arrest

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    A Memphis man has been arrested so many times; police say he read himself his Miranda Rights during his most recent arrest. More>>

    Casual marijuana use linked with brain abnormalities, study finds

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    Casual marijuana use may come with some not-so-casual side effects. More>>

    292 missing, 4 dead in South Korea ferry disaster

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    A ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday More>>

    Video shows robber lurking over sleeping baby's crib Video included

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    Chilling surveillance video out of Texas shows a robber lurking over the crib of a sleeping baby. More>>

    BP: Shore clean-up after Gulf oil spill ends in La

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    Just days before the fourth anniversary of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster and oil spill, BP has ended its "active" cleanup of Louisiana's coast. More>>

    6 women charged with filing 800 false tax returns

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    Federal prosecutors say six women have been charged with filing more than 800 false income tax returns and claiming more than $1.3 million in refunds. More>>

    10 Things to Know for Today

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    Tenn. House votes to express regret for slavery

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    The state House has voted to express "profound regret" for slavery and segregation in Tennessee, but stopped short of an outright apology. More>>

    Calif. man wins bid to coach in ASU spring game

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    A California man submitted the winning bid of $11,700 in an eBay auction to win the chance to coach one of the teams in Arkansas State's spring football game. More>>

    Hard Rock customers sing for their food on tax day

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    Customers were literally singing for their dinner Tuesday evening at the Hard Rock Cafe on Beale Street. More>>

    1 arrested after 2 backpacks found left unattended at marathon finish line

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    One man was arrested in connection with two unattended backpacks left at the marathon finish line Tuesday, exactly one year after the Boston Marathon bombings. More>>

    Dem. chairman Carson sets record straight about authority

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    Bryan Carson, the chairman of the Shelby County Democratic Party, set the record straight after complaints from rank and file members the party needs strong leadership as it approaches the important general election. More>>

    More manufacturing in Miss. means jobs for young generation

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    Horn Lake high schoolers often hightail it out of Mississippi after graduation. The governor hopes big plans for manufacturing in the Magnolia State change their minds. More>>

    Cohen, challenger Wilkins file campaign reports

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    U.S. Congressman Steve Cohen (D-9th District) and Democratic primary challenger Ricky Wilkins filed their campaign finance reports Tuesday. More>>

    Wharton presents balanced budget to council

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    Memphis Mayor A C Wharton presented his balanced budget to the city council on Tuesday and to avoid a tax hike, he's proposing pension reform, cutting health benefits to some retires, and an overhaul of employee health care. More>>

    MPD director gives update on backlogged rape kits

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    There won't be any money coming in from the state this year but the Memphis Police Department is continuing its efforts to test more than 12,000 backlogged rape kits. More>>

    Saying goodbye to 'Papa Chuck'

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    Chuck Hauer, best known as "Papa Chuck" and the Godfather of Memphis concessions, passed away from a heart attack last week. The 72-year-old was known as an entrepreneur with a passion for giving back to this community. More>>

    Shelby Co. Democrats worried about party leadership

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    or the first time in four years members of the Shelby County Democratic Party strongly believe they've got a number of shots to oust Republican county-wide office holders. But, it's who's going to assume the top role of leadership to make that happen after the may primary that has some party faithful confused and worried. More>>

    Grizzlies first round playoff tickets on sale Saturday, April 19

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    Dates and times of home playoff games for the Grizzlies, who are making their franchise-record fourth consecutive NBA Playoffs appearance, will be announced following the end of the 2013-14 NBA regular season. More>>

    Barbour on heated Cochran-McDaniel senate race

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    Republican heavy hitters and strategists across the nation are eying Mississippi's heated U.S. Senate GOP June primary, which pits a veteran conservative incumbent against a young Tea Party activist. More>>

    Award-winning Memphis and L.A.-based filmmakers casting Bad, Bad Men

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    The award-winning filmmakers behind Memphis hits Being Awesome, Daylight Fades, and Act One are joining forces for the upcoming feature film Bad, Bad Men, shooting in Memphis this August. More>>

    Six women indicted in identity theft and tax fraud scheme

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    Six Memphis women were charged today with a total of 41 counts of fraud related to filing false income tax returns and identity theft More>>

    Three arrests made in Olive Branch fatal shooting

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    The Chateau Ridge homicide is first homicide in Olive Branch in more than two years. More>>

    Second Annual Teach 901 Job Fair tonight

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    Central Barbecue is hosting the Second Annual Teach 901 Job Fair on Tuesday at its downtown location, across the street from the National Civil Rights Museum. It's only for educators.
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    Arrest warrant issued for Paragould doctor

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    An arrest warrant has been issued for Dr. Paul Becton, Jr., of Paragould, who has been charged with five counts of video voyeurism, a Class D felony, said Scott Ellington, prosecuting attorney for the Second Judicial District in Arkansas. More>>

    School Considers Dress Code For Parents Video included

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    A Florida high school is telling parents to shape up and be better examples for their children, and they are considering a dress code – for the adults! A member of the school board at Boyd Anderson High More>>

    Cochran camp raises $1.7M in year's first quarter

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    Republican Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi raised $1.7 million for his campaign the first three months of the year, with more than $1 million coming from donors inside the state. More>>

    Judge considers staying Ohio gay marriage ruling

    Attorneys for the state of Ohio asked a federal judge Tuesday to stay his decision ordering the state to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples performed in other states, a request the judge said he was inclined to... More>>

    Override of local bans of guns in parks fails

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    A Tennessee bill seeking to do away with city and county governments' power to ban firearms in parks, playgrounds and ball fields has failed for the year. More>>

    Cohen announces more than $4.3 million in funding to help end homelessness

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    Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that $4,368,290 in federal funds has been awarded to the City of Memphis and 13 local non-profit organizations More>>

    Cal hires Tennessee's Cuonzo Martin as coach

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    California has hired Tennessee's Cuonzo Martin as its head coach. Cal announced Martin's hiring Tuesday. He replaces Mike Montgomery, who retired last month after six seasons in Berkeley. More>>

    Gold Strike Casino Resort to hold Job Fair April 17

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    MGM Resorts International Casino Seeking Talent for Various Positions More>>

    Jerusalem 3D opens this Saturday at the Pink Palace

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    Just in time for Passover and Easter, how about a piece on "JERUSALEM 3D," an extraordinary new giant-screen film experience from National Geographic Entertainment More>>

    Feds file more charges in Tenn. armory shooting

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    Federal prosecutors have added new charges to those filed against a Tennessee National Guard recruiter accused of trying to kill four superiors in a shooting at an armory northeast of Memphis. More>>

    Strong beer sales bill headed to governor's desk

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    A bill to allow stronger beer to be sold in Tennessee supermarkets and convenience stores is headed for Gov. Bill Haslam's desk. More>>

    Haslam voucher proposal fails this session

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    Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to create a school voucher program in Tennessee has failed this session. More>>

    Police: Utah mom admitted to killing her 6 babies

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    A Utah woman accused of killing several babies she gave birth to over 10 years was arrested Sunday More>>

    Strong beer sales bill headed to governor's desk

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    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A bill to allow stronger beer to be sold in Tennessee supermarkets and convenience stores is headed for Gov. Bill Haslam's desk. The House voted 72-12 on Monday to approve the More>>

    US anti-Semitic attacks down before Kansas deaths Video included

    A group monitoring anti-Semitic attacks in the U.S. cautiously noted a sharp decline in such incidents less than two weeks before the fatal shootings over the weekend outside two Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City. More>>

    Senate approves Haslam's free tuition plan

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    Gov. Bill Haslam's signature proposal to create a program that would cover tuition at two-year colleges for any high school graduate is a step closer to the governor's desk. More>>

    Open gun carry bill defeated in Tenn. House panel

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    A bill seeking to allow Tennesseans to openly carry firearms in public without permits was overwhelmingly defeated a House subcommittee on Monday night. More>>

    PHOTOS: Best Blood Moon pics

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    The lunar eclipse was at its peak around 3 a.m., and Bay area sky gazers stayed up late to see the rare sight -- sharing their pictures with us. More>>

    Randolph scores 32, Grizzlies clinch playoff spot

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    Zach Randolph scored 32 points and the Memphis Grizzlies clinched the final playoff berth in the Western Conference with a 97-91 victory over Phoenix that eliminated the Suns from postseason contention. More>>

    Tenn. legislature okays high gravity beer sales for grocery stores

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    The Tennessee House passed a bill Monday that will allow grocery stores to sell high gravity beer, or beer with  higher alcohol content. More>>

    Weirich out-raising Brown 155-1 in Shelby Co. DA race

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    Though the race for Shelby County District Attorney has only just begun, already there's a clear frontrunner when comparing war chests. More>>

    Aniston Walker's death ruled a homicide

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    Seven-week-old Aniston Walker's autopsy rules her death "homicidal violence," adding that tests did not reveal any fractures, hemorrhaging or evidence of injury or disease. More>>

    1 dead after being shot in the neck

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    Olive Branch Police say a person who was shot in the neck Monday evening on Lafayette Drive in the Chateau Ridge neighborhood has died from the gunshot wound. More>>

    Mid-South AGs attend panel battling copper theft

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    Attorneys general from the Mid-South gathered in Memphis Monday afternoon to discuss how they can work together to fight copper theft. All say it's a major problem in the Mississippi Delta. More>>

    'MovieMaker' Magazine names Indie Memphis to its Top 50

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    For the second consecutive year, the Indie Memphis Film Festival, which will mark its 17th anniversary this fall, has been named to MovieMaker magazine's 2014 list of "Top 50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee." More>>

    U of M requests reduced fees for out-of-state students

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    The University of Memphis has requested reduced fees for all students who attend the university from out of state and further reductions for undergraduate out-of-state students who live within a 250-mile radius of Memphis. More>>

    Sen. Alexander's aides taking tour of pre-K schools

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    U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R, Tenn.) is trying to figure out if pre-K programs throughout the Volunteer State are working. More>>

    Car ends up inside Germantown Hallmark store

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    It happened just before noon at Debbie's Hallmark store on Poplar Avenue near Forest Hill Irene. More>>

    Shelby Co. cutting funds for non-profits

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    The  Shelby County budget proposal for fiscal year 2015 is winning high praise and a promise of quick approval from county commissioners. But it potentially presents some real dangers for the future of non-profit agencies. More>>

    Carroll County DA to handle Judge Brown's contempt case

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    Carroll County District Attorney Hansel McCadams has been named to handle Judge Joe Brown's contempt of court case, FOX13 News has learned. More>>

    Kansas shooting suspect had no record of violence Video included

    Never one to keep his hatred to himself, Frazier Glenn Cross for decades sought out any soapbox to espouse his white-supremacist beliefs, twice running for federal office with campaigns steeped in anti-Semitism. More>>

    Memphis Jewish Community Center responds to shooting

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    The Memphis Jewish Community Center has responded to this weekend's deadly shootings at two Jewish facilities in Kansas. More>>

    Prepping your plants for a late frost

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    The danger of frost is always a possibility in the spring. Temperatures are expected to drop overnight into the low 30s as a secondary cold front pushes through the Mid-South, putting your newly planted vegetation at risk. More>>

    Tennessee consumers targeted by utility scam

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    Tennessee's electric cooperatives remind Tennessee residents to be on alert for a telephone scam that continues to plague utility consumers. More>>

    Voting machines inspected at Shelby Co. Election Commission

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    As early voting for the May 6 primary gets underway Wednesday, as a sign of good faith 1,500 voting machines were inspected Monday at the Shelby County Election Commission's operations center. More>>

    Last call to claim $760M in 2010 tax refunds

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    If you are one of the nearly 1 million who didn't file their taxes for 2010, Tuesday, April 15, is the last day of a three-year grace period for filing them. More>>

    Tax deadline looms

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    Tuesday at midnight is the deadline for filing your income taxes. You can still file an extension but if you owe the government and you don't file for an extension, Tuesday night is it. More>>

    2 east Arkansas schools receive federal funds

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    Two schools in eastern Arkansas have received a combined $6 million in federal School Improvement Grant funds - Wonder Junior High School in West Memphis and Forrest City Junior High School. More>>

    Sponsor says he would raise money for Tenn. open carry

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    The House sponsor of a bill seeking to do away with permit requirements to openly carry is offering to raise the estimated $100,000 cost from private sources. More>>

    Corinth man sentenced in drug case

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    The 10th and final defendant in a north Mississippi drug trafficking operation has been sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison. More>>

    2 men charged with abducting woman, forcing her to prostitute herself

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    Two men accused of holding a woman against her will and forcing her to prostitute herself to their friends will be in court Tuesday. More>>

    Panola County gets $331K for airport work

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    The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $ 331,596 through the Federal Aviation Administration to Panola County to construct a hangar at Panola County Airport. More>>

    Teenage girl tweets terrorist threat to American Airlines

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    A twitter user, named "Sarah", decided it would be a good idea to send a threatening tweet to "American Airlines" yesterday morning. More>>

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      Durant leads Thunder past Grizzlies 100-86

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      Kevin Durant scored 13 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter to help the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the Memphis Grizzlies 100-86 on Saturday night in the opening game of their first-round series.
      Kevin Durant scored 13 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter to help the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the Memphis Grizzlies 100-86 on Saturday night in the opening game of their first-round series.
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      Memphis Grizzlies back-up point guard Nick Calathes will be suspended for 20 games by the NBA for violating the league's anti-drug policy, according to Yahoo! Sports.
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      As the Grizzlies gear up for their first round series against the Oklahoma City Thunder, they're preparing for perhaps the most destructive duo in the NBA.
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