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Nike's big plans for Memphis, Bus catches fire, Shelby County Schools proposed closings, Governor in town

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Good morning and welcome to a wonderful Wednesday and the middle of a short week. We are ready to go live with all kind of news from overnight.

Weather update:

We have been enjoying some nice temperatures in the area the past few days with highs in the low 60s today; this morning we're in the low 40s across the much of the area. Expect a high near 60 again with sunshine in the forecast. We have details on the day and week and a peak ahead to the weekend every 10 minutes with Weather on the 5s.

Some of the top stories we're following right now:

1. Nike is closing in on completion later this year of what executives believe is North America's largest distribution center in Memphis. We have a live report on the details. Tune in for that!

2. A bus transporting Central High basketball team catches fire on I-55 on its way to a game ... and they won the game! Details on what happened and how they managed to escape unhurt this morning.

3. Shelby County Schools Superintendent Dorsey Hopson is proposing closing two schools. Hear the reasons behind the pitch and how that could impact neighborhoods.

4. Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam will be in the Frayser community of Memphis this afternoon to reveal new details on his Insure Tennessee Plan.

5. Tonight the Memphis Grizzlies take on the Toronto Raptors, one of top teams in the east, with former Grizzly James Johnson.  We'll preview the matchup this morning.

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Andrew Douglas

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