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Nunnelee Says He'll Be Back In Miss. For recovery

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Republican U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee said Friday that he's returning to Mississippi to continue recovering from a stroke while he runs for re-election. More>>

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Pilot in F-15 crash was decorated combat veteran

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The pilot killed in the crash of an F-15 jet this week in the remote Virginia mountains was a decorated combat veteran with 17 years of experience flying the planes, military officials in Massachusetts said Friday. More>>

Judge Dismisses McDaniel Lawsuit Challenging Cochran Primary Win

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Judge Hollis McGehee has dismissed a lawsuit that seeks to overturn Sen. Thad Cochran's victory in a Republican primary runoff. The judge said that state Sen. Chris McDaniel, who lost to Cochran, failed to start the election challenge on time. More>>

Stewart says Ward's death will affect him forever

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Unshaven and with a quivering voice, NASCAR superstar Tony Stewart said the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will "affect my life forever" as he returned to the track Friday for the first time since his car struck and killed the... More>>

MPD Searching For Business Burglar

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Help police find the man who broke into a business in the 2100 block of East Person Avenue. More>>

Sedrick Clayton Sentenced For Murder and Firearms

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Sedrick Clayton was sentenced to 15 years for attempted first degree murder, six years for employing a firearm, three years for possession of a firearm and 11 months 29 days for unauthorized use of a vehicle.  More>>

Police Need Your Help Finding A Shooting Suspect

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Homicide investigators need your help finding a shooting suspect.  More>>

Sex Offender Sentenced To 25 More Years For Raping Child

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A Florida sex offender already serving a 15-year prison sentence there has been given an additional 25 years for raping the same child in Tennessee. More>>

Closing Arguments Presented In Buttocks Injection Death Trial

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Closing arguments are being presented Friday in the trial of a woman accused of killing a Georgia woman in 2012 through illicit silicone buttocks injections.  More>>

Labor Day Weekend Is 'No Refusal' Weekend

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The Tennessee Highway Patrol says this weekend will be a 'No Refusal' weekend. More>>

Judge To Hear Health Advocacy Groups' Lawsuit

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 A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments in a lawsuit accusing the state of failing to provide certain services required by the federal health care law. More>>

Tenn. Lawmakers Call For Hearing On New History Course

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The heads of two state legislative committees have asked the State Board of Education to hold a hearing to address alleged concerns about a new advanced placement U.S. history course offered to high school students.
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Advocates Urge Governor To Expand Medicaid

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The state chapter of the NAACP and other advocates for health care are urging Gov. Bill Haslam to expand Medicaid in Tennessee.
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Automotive Parts Maker Expanding Smyrna Facility

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An automotive parts manufacturer is expanding its distribution facility in Smyrna and is expected to create more than 130 additional jobs in Rutherford County.
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Tunica Facing Budget Shortage As Gaming Revenue Drops

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Tunica County's gaming revenue has dropped more than $500 million in the last seven years, and the county is really starting to feel it.
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Blytheville PD Implementing Body Cameras On Officers

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Body cameras will adorn the chests of officers in Blytheville and must be activated once an officer leaves the cruiser for a police call. More>>

APNewsBreak: Buffett heir buys Rosa Parks archive

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Hundreds of items that belonged to civil rights icon Rosa Parks and have been sitting unseen for years in a New York warehouse were sold to a foundation run by the son of billionaire investment guru Warren Buffett, the... More>>

6 New Faces Sworn In As Shelby County Commissioners Video included

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Six new Shelby County Commissioners joined seven returning commissioners in a swearing in ceremony Thursday afternoon at the Cannon Center in Downtown Memphis. More>>

Lawsuit Threatened Over Beale Street Entry Fee Video included

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Critics characterize Beale Street's new security fees on weekends as racist and unconstitutional. One man is ready to file a lawsuit to be a stop to the $10 fee that's been collected recently. More>>

Judge: Crittenden Regional Hospital To File For Bankruptcy Video included

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The Crittenden County community is already seeing the impacts of closing Crittenden Regional Hospital, including the Emergency Department that closed two days after the hospital closure announcement. More>>

Tongues Wag Over Obama's Audacity To Wear Taupe

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Tongues are wagging over President Barack Obama's audacity to wear taupe. The sight of Obama discussing possible U.S. military action in Syria in a light-colored suit lit up Twitter on Thursday, and the reviews of his unusual fashion choice were less than fashionable.
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Teen Violence: Turning To Moms For Answers Video included

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We've all heard the saying "Mother knows best." Now, a Memphis group is using that phrase to find ways to cut back on youth violence. More>>

Advocates Urge Haslam To Expand Medicaid

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The state chapter of the NAACP and other advocates for health care are urging Gov. Bill Haslam to expand Medicaid in Tennessee. More>>

Students, Parents Protest Rosa Fort High Principal Firing Video included

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Hundreds of students and parents protested Thursday at the Tunica County Schools Superintendent's office over the recent firing of longtime educator and coach, Rosa Fort High School Principal Derrick Dace. More>>

AG Cooper: District 30 Election Added To November Ballot

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Tennessee Attorney General Bob Cooper said an election will placed on the November ballot to replace Democratic State Sen. Jim Kyle's District 30 seat. More>>

Police Make Second Arrest In Huddle House Assault Video included

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Marquavious McMillian, 20, alleged in an assault at the Huddle House in West Point, Miss., in a weekend assault that hospitalized a 32-year-old man, police said.
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Police Search For Victims Possibly Cared For By Marsee

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Southaven Police are looking for parents whose children were being cared for at a home on Eubanks, who may have been victimized by Richard Marsee.
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Obama tamps down prospect of strikes in Syria

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President Barack Obama tamped down the prospect of imminent U.S. military action in Syria on Thursday, saying "we don't have a strategy yet" for degrading the violent militant group seeking to establish a caliphate in... More>>

Hopson Hires 2 Assistant Superintendents

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Published reports say Shelby County Schools Superintendent Dorsey Hopson has hired Dr. Angela Whitelaw and Cynthia Alexander-Mitchell as the district's two new assistant superintendents. More>>

SCS: Keystone Elementary Teacher Suspended

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Shelby County Schools issued a statement Thursday saying they have suspended a teacher at Keystone Elementary. More>>

Fred's To Restructure, Close 60 Stores

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After losing a net loss totaling $16.4 million and $10.3 million over the first six months, Fred's said it will close 60 stores and other moves that will impact the remainder of fiscal 2014 and hope to have positive financial returns in 2015. More>>

After Rice, NFL increases domestic violence bans

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Acknowledging he "didn't get it right" with a two-game suspension for Ravens running back Ray Rice, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced tougher penalties for players accused of domestic violence, including six... More>>

Appeals Court Rules Against FedEx Driver Classification

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A federal appeals court has ruled Memphis-based Federal Express improperly classified about 2,300 drivers as independent contractors. More>>

Tigers Basketball Releases 2014-15 Conference Schedule

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Last Thursday, Tigers fans filled in half of the University of Memphis men's basketball schedule with the release of the non-conference contests. This Thursday, Tiger Nation can finish the Tigers' 2014-15 slate with the announcement of their American Athletic Conference games. More>>

Scientists dig into Ebola's deadly genes for clues

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A single funeral caused many. More>>

14 Miss. School Districts Sue Over Underfunding

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Fourteen Mississippi school districts have filed suit against the state, seeking repayment of amounts they say they were illegally shorted by the state's public school funding formula over the last six years. More>>

New Grocery Store Coming To Lakeland

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A new grocery store may be on its way to Tennessee.  More>>

Judge Mulls Request To Toss Out Election Challenge

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A Mississippi judge says he will carefully consider whether to dismiss a lawsuit that seeks to overturn a Republican primary victory by Sen. Thad Cochran. More>>

New Airline Coming To Tupelo

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SeaPort Airlines will provide new air passenger service in Tupelo.   More>>

Pryor Defends Campaign Ad Invoking Ebola Outbreak

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Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor is defending his campaign TV ad that invokes the Ebola outbreak to criticize his Republican rival over medical disaster funding, saying he doesn't view it as a scare tactic.
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Car Crashes Into East Memphis Store

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A car crashed into the front of a store about 10:00 this morning.  More>>

UN: Ebola Cases Could Eventually Reach 20,000

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The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as doctors know about now, the World Health Organization said Thursday. More>>

Man Shot In The Face In Critical Condition

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A man who was shot in the face is in critical condition at Regional One.
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Court: FedEx Ground Drivers Are Employees, Company Could Owe Millions

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The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal ruled that a class of 2,300 individuals working for FedEx Ground was misclassified as independent contractors instead of employees.
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McDaniel Demands Election Records From Counties

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Attorneys for Chris McDaniel have issued subpoenas demanding election records from more than half of Mississippi's counties for a lawsuit that seeks to overturn his Republican primary loss to Sen. Thad Cochran. More>>

Point of Impact Aims To Ease Burden On The Border

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As children continue to head north from the Mexican border in the the United States, Point of Impact of Memphis is headed south again, to Honduras, on a mission to bring food, clothes, and hope. Point of Impact has made dozens of trips, often at their own risk, to Central America. More>>

3 Rape Survivors File New Lawsuit

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Three Memphis rape survivors have dropped their federal lawsuit in favor of a state class action lawsuit. More>>

Bad Field Moves Whitehaven-Fairley Game

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Two of FOX13 Sports' contenders for Game of the Week have been knocked out of contention due to the conditions at JP Freeman Field. More>>

Rockets Sign Forward Tarik Black

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The Houston Rockets have signed forward Tarik Black, who played on their summer league teams in Orlando and Las Vegas. More>>

Crittenden Regional Hospital Permanently Closes ER Video included

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Officials with Crittenden Regional Hospital announced the hospital's Emergency Department would close its doors permanently at 7 p.m. Wednesday, less than two weeks before the rest of the hospital is scheduled to shut down. More>>

How Far Will Teachers Go In Fight For Step Raises Video included

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Memphis Education Association President Keith Williams is making it clear, teachers are serious about their salaries.  More>>

Southaven Day Care Owner Charged With Fondling Minor Video included

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Day care owner Richard Marsee, 45, of Southaven, has been arrested and charged with sexually abusing a child. Southaven Police are also investigating whether he has been running a day care out of his home. More>>

Redbirds Unveil 2015 Schedule, Cardinals Exhibition April 3

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The Memphis Redbirds released their 2015 Pacific Coast League schedule dates today and will host 72 regular season games at AutoZone Park in addition to a St. Louis Cardinals exhibition game. More>>

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  • Stewart says Ward's death will affect him forever

    Stewart says Ward's death will affect him forever

    Friday, August 29 2014 3:22 PM EDT2014-08-29 19:22:33 GMT
    Tony Stewart should be back in his comfort zone at a NASCAR track, ready for racing.
    Unshaven and with a quivering voice, NASCAR superstar Tony Stewart said the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will "affect my life forever" as he returned to the track Friday for the first time since his car struck and killed the...
  • No. 18 Ole Miss pulls away from Boise State 35-13

    No. 18 Ole Miss pulls away from Boise State 35-13

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-08-29 03:46:40 GMT
    Bo Wallace threw four touchdowns passes in a sloppy season opener, and No. 18 Mississippi pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat Boise State 35-13 on Thursday night.
    Bo Wallace threw four touchdowns passes in a sloppy season opener, and No. 18 Mississippi pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat Boise State 35-13 on Thursday night.
  • After Rice, NFL increases domestic violence bans

    After Rice, NFL increases domestic violence bans

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:19:38 GMT
    NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by Commissioner Roger Goodell.
    Acknowledging he "didn't get it right" with a two-game suspension for Ravens running back Ray Rice, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced tougher penalties for players accused of domestic violence, including six...
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  • Tensions Subside After Peaceful Ferguson Protests

    Tensions Subside After Peaceful Ferguson Protests

    Sunday, August 24 2014 5:53 AM EDT2014-08-24 09:53:49 GMT
    Tensions briefly flared then subsided late Saturday night and early Sunday in Ferguson as nightly protests continued two weeks after a white city police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.
    Tensions briefly flared then subsided late Saturday night and early Sunday in Ferguson as nightly protests continued two weeks after a white city police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.

  • Nunnelee Says He'll Be Back In Miss. For recovery

    Nunnelee Says He'll Be Back In Miss. For recovery

    Friday, August 29 2014 3:57 PM EDT2014-08-29 19:57:30 GMT
    Republican U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee said Friday that he's returning to Mississippi to continue recovering from a stroke while he runs for re-election.
    Republican U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee said Friday that he's returning to Mississippi to continue recovering from a stroke while he runs for re-election.
  • Judge Dismisses McDaniel Lawsuit Challenging Cochran Primary Win

    Judge Dismisses McDaniel Lawsuit Challenging Cochran Primary Win

    Friday, August 29 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-08-29 19:33:03 GMT
    Judge Hollis McGehee has dismissed a lawsuit that seeks to overturn Sen. Thad Cochran's victory in a Republican primary runoff. The judge said that state Sen. Chris McDaniel, who lost to Cochran, failed to start the election challenge on time.
    Judge Hollis McGehee has dismissed a lawsuit that seeks to overturn Sen. Thad Cochran's victory in a Republican primary runoff. The judge said that state Sen. Chris McDaniel, who lost to Cochran, failed to start the election challenge on time.
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