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Muggy today, Bobby Blue Bland dies, Snowden leaves Hong Kong, Mandela remains in hospital

Good morning and welcome to a magnificent Monday!! We are back at it today with lots of caffeine and lots of news to get you caught up from the weekend.

First off, warm and muggy today...Summer in the MId-South...highs in the low to mid 90s with a chance of rain. Ron has the outlook for the rest of the day and week on WMC-TV5.

A Memphis legend and music icon Bobby Blue Bland died over the weekend. We look back at his life and accomplishments on WMC-TV5.

Also the Memphis City Council has a crucial vote this week on the budget..We take a look at that vote, the possible tax increase and what it could mean for the city moving forward.

We're sending a big high 5 to Pastor James Delaney of Orange Mound---who now owns the Keys to this year's St. Jude Dream Home! The drawing was yesterday. Details this morning on WMC-TV5.

Plus NSA leaker Eric Snowden leaves Hong Kong, a funeral set for actor James Gandolfini and an update on the health of former South African President Nelson Mandela who is in the hospital.

Join us as we get you ready for the start of the work week right now on WMC-TV5.

Andrew Douglas

Anchor

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