Cool temps and sunshine, tax dollars and education in new district, Southwest Airlines is officially here, win cash this morning - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Cool temps and sunshine, tax dollars and education in new district, Southwest Airlines is officially here, win cash this morning

Good morning and welcome to Action News 5 on a wonderful and magnificent Monday!! It's in the 40s throughout much of the area....we're warming up to the mid 60s today...lots of sunshine today..Details on today and the week ahead this morning with Weather on the 5s on WMC-TV5.

A Tennessee bill could COLLIDE with the plan to launch municipal schools in Shelby County.

The end result: The suburbs could end up spending nearly $40 million to educate students outside their borders. We'll explain what could happen if state lawmakers pass this bill.

The ROTC programs at Tennessee Tech University, East Tennessee State University and the University of Tennessee Martin are among 13 programs in the NATION that the U.S. Department of Defense is closing. We'll tell you what the defense department is saying on WMC-TV5.

Many Mid-southerners are looking forward to cheaper plane tickets...finally have one more option.

Southwest airlines is open for business in Memphis and they are giving us more options to flying in an affordable way...Details on the low cost airline officially landing here in Memphis on WMC-TV5.

Every Monday morning at 6am I have a segment called Bang for your buck. I should you ways to save money on every day items and services. Today's segment has to do with booking flights with low cost airlines. There are certain ways to save big time on fares and fees...We'll show you little tricks on how to play the game this morning on Action News 5 at 6am with Bang for you Buck.

We now know why fireworks went off at the Memphis Botanic Garden Saturday night into Sunday.

Botanic Garden told us what happened..we'll explain the reason on Action News 5.

Also the latest on the LAX shooter...more problems with Healthcare.gov and a Honda Recall.

Plus your chance to play the Action News 5 Wheel of Fortune game. We're giving away thousands of dollars in cash and prizes each morning on Action News 5 at 6am. Just watch at 6am wait for the cue and call when you see Ron Childers spin the wheel!! It's that easy!

Start your workweek with us on WMC-TV5 4:30-7am.

Andrew Douglas

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