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  • Firefighters battle 2-alarm fire for hours

    Firefighters battle 2-alarm fire for hours

    Thursday, June 25 2015 3:31 PM EDT2015-06-25 19:31:07 GMT
    Friday, June 26 2015 5:33 AM EDT2015-06-26 09:33:09 GMT
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    Police blocked traffic on Clementine Road and Highway 51 as Memphis Fire Department crews battled a two alarm fire in the Warren Apartments.More >>
    Police blocked traffic on Clementine Road and Highway 51 as Memphis Fire Department crews battled a two alarm fire in the Warren Apartments.More >>
  • Remembering B.B. King's start at WDIA in Memphis

    Remembering B.B. King's start at WDIA in Memphis

    Friday, May 15 2015 7:06 PM EDT2015-05-15 23:06:35 GMT
    Saturday, May 16 2015 9:24 AM EDT2015-05-16 13:24:34 GMT
    Long before big hits like "The Thrill Is Gone," B.B. King hitched a ride to Memphis. In fact, it was on a rainy spring morning in the 1940s when he appeared at WDIA on Union Avenue.More >>
    Long before big hits like "The Thrill Is Gone," B.B. King hitched a ride to Memphis. In fact, it was on a rainy spring morning in the 1940s when he appeared at WDIA on Union Avenue.More >>
  • B.B. King's life, legacy remembered in Memphis

    B.B. King's life, legacy remembered in Memphis

    Friday, May 15 2015 10:09 AM EDT2015-05-15 14:09:57 GMT
    Saturday, May 16 2015 12:42 PM EDT2015-05-16 16:42:40 GMT
    He hitched a ride to Memphis in the late 1940s when he was barely 20 years old. It was in Memphis that he became known as the Beale Street Blues Boy, then later, the Blues Boy. He shortened it to B.B. King and will forever be known as "King of the Blues."More >>
    He hitched a ride to Memphis in the late 1940s when he was barely 20 years old. It was in Memphis that he became known as the Beale Street Blues Boy, then later, the Blues Boy. He shortened it to B.B. King and will forever be known as "King of the Blues."More >>
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