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Summer heat is on, latest on plane crashes, Shelby Co. tax vote, prostitution outside Central high?

Good morning and welcome to Action News 5 on a summer morning in the Mid-South! We are expecting highs in the low to mid 90s. Rain chances increase throughout the week. Ron Childers is tracking the best rain chances for you on WMC-TV5 all morning long.

Shelby County commissioners will be in a tug-of-war over your money today....A proposed 36-cent property tax increase is up for a FINAL vote, and it could be an explosive showdown..We're breaking down details in a live report on WMC-TV5.

The last two days have been difficult for flying the friendly skies..We have the latest information on the deadly Asiana Airlines jet crash at San Francisco airport and then we have some of the first pictures from a deadly plane crash in Alaska...

Investigators say all ten people aboard an air taxi died..Plus here in the Mid-South an emergency landing on a North Mississippi highway on Highway 45 in Guntown last night...All the information on WMC-TV5 this AM.

Check your refrigerator.. There is a Whole Foods recall.. Involving a certain brand of cheese. Details this AM.

Plus the defense puts on its case today in the Zimmerman trial, men arrested for prostitution outside Central High School and the Controversial open carry law in Mississippi goes before a judge..

We invite you to join us as we get you ready for the week ahead on WMC-TV5.

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