It is another sunny day with highs in the mid 90s but it didn't feel as bad as earlier this week. Yesterday the humidity was a lot lower and it felt better. Ron Childers has details on the day and week ahead plus a peak to the weekend and the rain chances involved on WMC with Weather on the 5s.
Controversy over two words: BLESS YOU could head to court! It all surrounds new demands from the family of a Mid-South student who claims she was suspended for saying 'bless you' in Class. We have more this morning in a live report on WMC.
We are entering the first full day of a Mid-South emergency room shutdown and investigating whether that means a sudden rush of patients at other Mid-South emergency rooms. We're looking at the impact on WMC this morning.
The U.S. government is also checking reports that a second American was killed in Syria while fighting alongside the militant group Islamic State. NBC cites an anonymous member of the opposition Free Syrian Army as saying two Americans were killed in a battle last week with Islamic State fighters. The latest information from the region on WMC Action News 5.
Shelby County Schools teachers are demanding action this morning because some say they don't have enough staff to do their jobs. We're talking about this issue and what's behind it on WMC Action News 5 this morning.
A new grocery store chain similar to Whole Foods will open in the old Kroger store on U.S. 64 in Lakeland and may also come to Collierville or Germantown.
Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. will open its first Tennessee store in Lakeland.
The addition of Sprouts is the first new chain to come to Greater Memphis in several years and marks the latest development in the changing landscape of area grocery stores.
A pharmacy tech in training, reduced to tears in her outrage over Anthem Career College closing its Memphis campus for good today. We'll explain what the closing means on WMC.
Looking ahead to this weekend ... you and the family can begin having movie night every weekend for the next few weeks for free at the Beale Street Landing. The Riverfront Development Corporation is launching its Free Friday Flicks this weekend. Details on WMC this morning.
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