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Tuesday morning's headlines

Here are some of the stories we're following for you Tuesday morning:

This morning, U.S. troops are being told to scrub their social media and delete personal information online after the terror group ISIS published a hit list of 100 American soldiers.

As more support pours in for Ole Miss chancellor Dr. Dan Jones, Mississippi's College Board refuses to back down from its decision to not renew Jones' contract despite rising criticism that includes a threat to withhold a $20 million donation. We'll explain the issues involved this morning.

Today is the day you can make a difference in the lives of so many children. The Dream Home raffle is one of the most important fundraisers for St. Jude Research Hospital. We are live to explain how you can enter and support the children of St. Jude.

Pay increases for certain staff and $1 million for new textbooks, that's what a newly approved budget will provide for Germantown schools. The budget does not provide extra funding to the transportation department to help do away with a 7 a.m. start time at two schools. We have the latest this morning.

Memphis Grizzlies' Tony Allen will host the Tony Allen Karaoke Night  benefiting Juvenile Intervention and Faith-Based Follow-Up or JIFF at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis tonight. It comes on the heels of the Memphis Grizzlies winning their 50th game of the season and clinching a playoff spot. We'll talk karaoke and Grizzlies basketball this morning.

Weather update:

Another day where we will get into the 70s, partly cloudy, sunshine and breezy today. So nice to be in Memphis in the spring! We have look ahead this week and when you can expect rain chances. We have your forecast every 10 minutes with Weather on the 5s on WMC Action News 5.

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