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Male in Extremely Critical Condition After Drowning

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A 28-year-old male was found drowning in an apartment complex pool.
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Holder says he understands mistrust of police

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Attorney General Eric Holder sought Wednesday to reassure the people of Ferguson about the investigation into Michael Brown's death and said he understands why many black Americans do not trust police, recalling how he... More>>

5 Found Shot On Briercrest Video included

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Memphis Police say five males were shot Wednesday evening in the 1400 block of Briercrest.
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Employee Testing Aug. 25 After 2 TB Cases At Tunica Casinos Video included

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A Mississippi State Department of Health spokesman said their staff will be testing employees at two Tunica casinos following two confirmed cases of tuberculosis earlier this year. More>>

Advocates Call For More Cameras On MPD Officers, Cars Video included

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The Ferguson, Mo.,  Police Department wasn't using dash cameras when 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot. There is no official video of the exchange between the teen and the police officer. Memphis Police doesn't have widespread dash camera usage either. More>>

AP Source: Vols Adding Memphis Transfer Woodson

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A person close to the situation says that former Memphis forward Dominic Woodson is transferring to Tennessee. More>>

Supersizing Sodium? Memphians Consuming Twice Recommended Amount Video included

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Hereditary heart disease and high cholesterol have plagued Anita Williams her whole life. It's part of why she and her doctor agreed she would switch to a low sodium diet two years ago. More>>

Woman Robbed At Gunpoint Near U of M

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A manhunt continues for two men who robbed a 19-year-old woman Tuesday evening near the University of Memphis. More>>

Secretary Perez Visits Memphis On Pre-Labor Day Tour

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Fifty years ago President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Economic Opportunity Act, which created the Job Corps to expand opportunity for America's youth. U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez was in Memphis to visit the Hooks Job Corps Center as part of his national pre-Labor Day tour. More>>

More Women Packing Heat, Heading To Gun Ranges Video included

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It's no secret many people in the Mid-South love their guns, but now it seems even more women are packing heat. More>>

APNewsBreak: B ofA reaches $17B settlement with US

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Bank of America has reached a record settlement of nearly $17 billion to resolve an investigation into its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis, officials directly familiar with... More>>

Beheading spurs new attacks on Islamic militants

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The United States launched a new barrage of airstrikes Wednesday against the Islamic State extremist group that beheaded American journalist James Foley and that has seized a swath of territory across Iraq and Syria.... More>>

Pryor's 'Obamacare' Ad Highlights His Cancer Fight

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U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor reached into his own medical history Tuesday to explain his vote on the nation's new health care law, telling Arkansans his battle with a rare cancer 18 years ago influenced him. More>>

UPS Says 51 Retail Stores Breached By Malware

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Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores in 24 states. More>>

Racial Stigma, Perception Of African-American Men

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The fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., has rekindled a national debate surrounding racial stigmas and perceptions of African-American men.
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Covington Pike Family Dollar Robbed

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Memphis Police are searching for the suspect who robbed a Family Dollar Wednesday morning on Covington Pike. More>>

Harbor Town Homeowners Concerned About Crime Video included

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It's often said, money can't buy happiness, and apparently in recent weeks at Memphis' elegant Harbor Town housing complex money hasn't done much to stop an outside influx of criminal activity either. More>>

Student Says She Was Suspended For Saying 'Bless You' Video included

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Dyer County High School senior Kendra Turner said she was kicked out of class for saying "bless you" and suspended for for responding to a classmate's sneeze.
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Shorty Chambliss Passes Away After Bout With Cancer Video included

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Short Chambliss, a Mid-South racing legend and the first crew chief for NASCAR's Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.,  passed away Monday after a long bout with cancer. He was 80. More>>

Grizzlies To Hold 2014 Training Camp In San Diego Video included

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The Memphis Grizzlies announced Wednesday that they will hold training camp at the RIMAC Arena on the campus of University of California San Diego from Sept. 30 – Oct. 3.  More>>

230 Rally For Peace, Police Accountability Video included

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If you drove along Poplar Avenue from Highland to downtown Monday evening you probably noticed dozens of protesters at intersections. More>>

Local Groups Prep For Ferguson Protest Today Video included

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From Ferguson to Memphis, people are taking to the streets to make their voices heard. Local organizers are calling for an end to police brutality, and they say they want more accountability for police, not only in Memphis but everywhere.
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Sept. Trial Likely For Miss. Election Challenge

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A judge presiding over a lawsuit that challenges Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran's victory in a Republican primary runoff says he intends to finish the case before the November general election.
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Contract Security Guard Indicted In Death Of MATA Passenger

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A Shelby County grand jury has indicted a contract security guard on criminal charges stemming from the death of a Memphis Area Transit Authority bus passenger, who was allegedly pushed off a bus in May. More>>

17 Communities Share $1.8M In Safe Routes To School

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Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced Wednesday Safe Routes to School funding totaling $1.8 million for 17 municipalities in Tennessee. More>>

Thursday Deadline For Wine In Grocery Stores Signatures

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Expect a big push Wednesday to get you to sign the petition allowing wine to be sold in Tennessee grocery stores. Thursday evening is the deadline to collect the almost 23,000 signatures needed in Shelby County, or 10-percent of the votes cast in the last governor's race More>>

Tennessee Students Make Big Gains In ACT Scores

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The latest ACT test scores show Tennessee's composite score had its largest gain in more than a decade.
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