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Thursday morning's headlines

 Good Thursday morning!! One more day until the weekend...

Here are some of the stories we're working on for you this morning:

1. This morning a warning for parents in Olive Branch. A picture has been floating around social media of a so-called creeper asking children strange questions. 

2. Tennessee lawmakers say they'll take the summer to consider bringing legalized gambling to the state. The current proposal calls for an amendment to the state constitution to allow gambling including casinos.  We're talking details this morning on the pitch to Tennessee lawmakers.

3. Job Fair Alert: Paramount Staffing is looking to hire IT technicians, warehouse workers and forklift operators. Also two restaurants inside Bass Pro Shops is holding a recruitment fair.

4. A 13-year veteran with the Memphis Fire Department was arrested on a series of drug charges -- is due in court accused of selling heroin.

5. This morning people will start to clean up after a tornado ripped through Tulsa, Oklahoma yesterday. At least one person was killed after the storm tore through a mobile home park. We have the latest pictures this morning.

Weather update:

Severe storms hit Oklahoma, but we're expecting just rain here today. It's expected to be cooler and cloudy later in the day. We'll have details the day and week ahead plus a peak ahead to the weekend every 10 minutes with Weather on the 5s.

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Andrew Douglas

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