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Scattered showers, school bus headaches & hassles, sales tax in Memphis discussed, more West Nile cases

Good morning and welcome to Action News 5 on a soggy Tuesday. We made it through a back to school Monday and it's never too late to look ahead to the weekend..We have some scattered showers today..Tim Van Horn is here to tell us what to expect this week and this weekend. He'll update us all morning long on WMC-TV5.

In just a few hours...We'll know if Memphians will get the chance to vote on a sales tax hike. That money is expected to fund Pre-K programs...We'll break down the issue live at City Hall this morning on WMC-TV5 in a live report.

The Memphis City Council will also be discussing the planned closure of fire Station 6, the addition of red light cameras and cuts to MATA..We'll preview on WMC-TV5 this morning.

The Unified Shelby County School District is starting the second day of classes with some major school bus problems...

Horror stories from wrong stops, long waits to students LEFT at school on their first day back! We have a live report on the issues on WMC-TV5.

If you still need to get some back to school supplies we went undercover to find the very best deals around town..some places might surprise you how poorly they did and how well others did. Details on WMC-TV5.

A new human case of the West Nile Virus reported in Mississippi...bringing the state total to eight cases and one Death this year alone.Details this morning..

Plus the powerball lottery has hit $400 million..

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Andrew Douglas

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