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Hot and humid, Memphis City Budget breakdown, Supreme Court rulings, Haslam in Memphis, Zimmerman update

Good morning and welcome to Action News 5 on a warm Wednesday morning..highs will be in the Mid 90s once again...pop up rain chances are possible around town. Ron Childers has a look at the forecast the rest of the week and the weekend on WMC-TV5.

We have the breakdown of what happened at Memphis City Council Chambers regarding the budget which includes layoffs, tax hikes and city services. We have details in a live report on WMC-TV5.

Shelby County Commissioners are also talking tax rate increases in committee...we'll explain what that could mean to you on Action News 5.

People living in suburban Shelby the municipalities will hit the polls to begin EARLY VOTING for Municipal school districts today...details this morning.

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam is scheduled to be in Memphis today talking about new laws to enhance penalties for crimes conducted by gang members. The new laws expand the kinds of punishments go into affect July 1.

We'll also breakdown what the US Supreme Court has ruled and how that effects Mississippi voting rules...also we explain what else the high court has made decisions on and what is still to come later this week...we're talking about it on WMC-TV5.

We'll also have an update on the George Zimmerman murder trial after day two of testimony.

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Andrew Douglas



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