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American Idol Auditions Take Place In The Music City

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In the Music City today American Idol dreams will come true or will be crushed.
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  • Study ranks TN BBQ as the third best in the nation. Do you think Memphis BBQ is the best?

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    77%
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    23%
    43 votes

Wilkins Touts, Then Backtracks AFSCME Endorsement

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Who's endorsing who? That's the question that congressional hopeful Ricky Wilkins is left wondering after he had to backtrack on an endorsement from the sanitation union.
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New Apps Can Cut New Keys From Smartphone Photo Video included

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Smartphone apps are an exploding industry.
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Health Care Plans Offered by City, Employee Associations Video included

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Mayor A C Wharton’s administration unveiled new details on its plan to provide affordable health insurance for all city employees.
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Red Cross Faces Blood Shortage

The American Red Cross encourages all eligible blood donors to make an appointment to donate blood soon to help prevent a shortage (Photo source: American Red Cross) The American Red Cross encourages all eligible blood donors to make an appointment to donate blood soon to help prevent a shortage (Photo source: American Red Cross)
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The American Red Cross is facing a blood shortage.
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Ticket me Elmo? NYC mulls law for impersonators

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New York City officials are turning up the heat on Elmo, Cookie Monster and Statue of Liberty impersonators - Times Square costumed characters who often demand money for posing in photos with tourists. More>>

Overdoses Leading Cause Of Tennessee Deaths

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Drug overdoses are once again the leading cause of death in Tennessee, but the state Health Department is hoping a new law will reverse that trend.
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City of Memphis Proposes Big Changes For Riverside Drive Video included

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The city of Memphis is proposing taking Riverside Drive from four to two car lanes. They would then make bicycle and pedestrian lanes. More>>

Testimony Begins In Maurice Brown's Murder Trial Video included

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With his child's mother unable to speak to reporters about her missing son, a talkative Maurice Brown Senior got plenty of air time while a massive search for their three-year-old was underway in July 2012.
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Neighbors tie pink ribbons to remember murdered Armada teen Video included

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The community in Armada Township is pulling together to support the family of murdered 14-year-old April Millsap.
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FedEx To Send 138 Drivers To Driving Competition

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FedEx Corp. is sending 138 drivers to the National Truck Driving Championships.
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10 Things to Know for Today

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By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: More>>

Public Meeting On Riverside Drive Changes

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It's been only a few months since the city of Memphis decided to close two lanes of traffic for just bikers and joggers on Riverside Drive.
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Mom Arrested For Assault Makes First Court Appearance Video included

Police say Jamillah Washington gave birth to a baby addicted to drugs (Photo source: MPD) Police say Jamillah Washington gave birth to a baby addicted to drugs (Photo source: MPD)
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The first Memphis mother charged for giving birth to a child dependent on drugs, made her first court appearance today.
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Volunteers Help Rebuild City Of Tupelo After Tornado Video included

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The EF 3 Tornado that tore through Tupelo in late April damaged hundreds of homes and completely flattened many of them in just a few seconds.
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Lawmakers struggle to seal $225M Iron Dome package

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Democrats and Republicans in Congress vowed urgent support Tuesday for a $225 million missile defense package for Israel, boosting the likelihood that legislation will clear Congress before lawmakers begin a monthlong... More>>

Memphis Grizzlies Announce Official License Plate Video included

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The Grizzlies are inviting all of Grizz Nation to grit, grind and drive with the all-new launch of the official Memphis Grizzlies License Plate, available for purchase now at Grizzlies.com for just $35.
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Police: Arkansas Imposter Cop Tried To Lure Kids

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A Jonesboro man is in custody after investigators say he tried to coax children into his car by claiming to be a police officer.
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Memphis Grizzlies Name Ed Stefanski Executive Vice President Of Player Personnel

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"We are pleased to welcome Ed Stefanski to the Grizzlies and the city of Memphis,” Wallace said.
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Suspected Beale Street Purse Snatcher Arrested

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A suspected purse snatcher is off the streets of downtown Memphis tonight.
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Police: Babysitter Charged With Sexual Battery Video included

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A Memphis man who was supposed to be babysitting five children faces criminal charges tonight.
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Registration For SCS Schools Begins Video included

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It’s Registration Day 2014 in Shelby County, and parents from across the county in many cases woke up early to get first crack at registration. More>>

Groundbreaking On Hotel At Graceland Set For August 14 Video included

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Elvis Week will mark the beginning of an exciting new era at Graceland.
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US, Europe Impose Tough New Sanctions On Russia

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President Barack Obama has announced new economic sanctions against key sectors of the Russian economy in the latest move by the U.S. to force Russian President Vladimir Putin to end his support for Ukrainian rebels.
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US Appeals Panel Strikes Down Miss. Abortion Law

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A federal appeals court panel ruled Tuesday that a Mississippi law that would close the state's only abortion clinic is unconstitutional.
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Registration For New Municipal Schools Begins Video included

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The newly formed municipal schools in Shelby County will be put to their first test today.
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Trial Began Today For Father Accused Of Beating Son And Dumping His Body In A Dumpster Video included

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The trial begins today of the Memphis father accused of killing his three-year-old son.
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NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

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The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports.
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In Court Today: Mother Of Child Born Dependent On Drugs

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A heroin-taking mom faces a sobering situation this morning at the criminal justice center.
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American Red Cross Issues Urgent Call For Blood And Platelet Donors

The American Red Cross encourages all eligible blood donors to make an appointment to donate blood soon to help prevent a shortage (Photo source: American Red Cross) The American Red Cross encourages all eligible blood donors to make an appointment to donate blood soon to help prevent a shortage (Photo source: American Red Cross)
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The American Red Cross is facing a looming blood shortage, leading to an urgent need for donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give.
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  • Memphis Grizzlies Name Ed Stefanski Executive Vice President Of Player Personnel

    Memphis Grizzlies Name Ed Stefanski Executive Vice President Of Player Personnel

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:38 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:38:23 GMT
    "We are pleased to welcome Ed Stefanski to the Grizzlies and the city of Memphis,” Wallace said.
    "We are pleased to welcome Ed Stefanski to the Grizzlies and the city of Memphis,” Wallace said.
  • NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:42 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:42:28 GMT
    The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports.
    The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports.
  • West Memphian Competes At World Sumo Wrestling Championship

    West Memphian Competes At World Sumo Wrestling Championship

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:23 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:23:21 GMT
    It's every sports lover's dream to be a champion. In the United States that dream usually involves basketball, baseball or football. But Jay Holder of West Memphis, Ark. is one event away from becoming a world champion in a heavyweight sport Americans know little about.
    It's every sports lover's dream to be a champion. In the United States that dream usually involves basketball, baseball or football. But Jay Holder of West Memphis, Ark. is one event away from becoming a world champion in a heavyweight sport Americans know little about.
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