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Expanding Beale Street, Rain is coming today, taxes due during shutdown, shape up showdown begins

Good morning and welcome to a terrific Tuesday!! We have rain coming on our way...we're in the 60s this AM...70s for most of day today..but rain is expected this morning...We have updates on the forecast with weather on the 5s on WMC-TV5.

The Memphis City Council will tackle a host of issues in the day ahead including the expansion of America's most iconic Street! We have a live report about some of the plans in the works. Details this morning on Action News 5.

NBC's "The Biggest Loser" premieres its new season tonight on WMC TV 5...and we now have a group of Mid-Southerners ready to take on a challenge inspired by that hit show. We'll introduce to a group of people from our region taking part in our shape up showdown on WMC-TV5.

There has been an uptick of robberies in and around the Overton Park area and police are now beefing up patrols. Details on what's happening on WMC-TV5.

We're also following news out of Washington where the Supreme Court will take up Affirmative Action Today!

The focus is whether a Michigan ban on prohibiting universities from using race as a factor during the admissions process is discriminatory. We're talking about how the decision could impact the rest of the country on WMC-TV5.

In the Philippines a massive earthquake hit overnight... 32 people are now confirmed dead... following the 7.2 magnitude quake, and that number is expected to keep going up. The latest information all morning long...

Even though the government is shutdown -- if you filed a six month extension your taxes are still due. We'll have the latest on the shutdown and what lawmakers are doing on Capitol hill. Details on WMC-TV5.

Join us 4:30-7am on WMC-TV5.

Andrew Douglas

Anchor

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