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Tax rate hike denied, breakfast & dinner for all students next year, Open Carry latest, Live Free contest

Good morning and welcome to Action News 5....it is going to be a hot summer day...highs in the 90s...heat index of 100-105. Ron Childers tracks the heat and when we could see some rain on WMC-TV5.

Homeowners in Shelby County are saved from paying higher property taxes.. At least for now.. We'll explain the back and forth of the tax issue.

When they head back to class in a few weeks.. ALL children in the Unified Shelby County school district will be offered FREE breakfast and supper. We have a live report about this program and who will foot the bill.

Mississippians are waiting on a ruling from a judge who, less than 24 hours ago, extended the block on the open carry law that would allow people in the Magnolia State to carry a gun out in the open. We'll explain the latest on the controversy on WMC-TV5.

Collierville Walking Horse trainer is expected to be sentenced on more than 20 misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty involving more than a half-dozen Tennessee Walking horses.

Ever thought you could become a famous movie star?

Now's your chance. The HBO and Cinemax T-V show QUARRY will be filming in the Mid-South starting July 22nd.

The show is based on a series of books documenting a marine sniper who just returned home from Vietnam.

Remember our live free contest continues this morning on WMC-TV5. When you see the cue on Action News 5 at 6am....be the 5th caller you will be able to win free prizes from Ashley Home furniture, Massage Envy and get registered for the grand prize 5 month of rent or mortgage paid...but you have to watch to win!

Join us right now on WMC-TV5.

Andrew Douglas

Anchor

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