What we are working on Thursday morning - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

What we are working on Thursday morning

 Good Thursday morning!

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

The NBA draft is tonight. The Grizzlies are scheduled to have the 25th pick. We're looking ahead to what they may do. A draft preview is this morning on WMC Action News 5. We'll also looking at Mid-South native Cameron Payne and where he'll end up in tonight's NBA draft.

Today could be the day you land a job. Staffing 101 is looking for positions including forklift operators, light industrial, clerical, IT and call center.

A second prison employee faces charges related to the escape of two convicted murderers from a maximum security prison in upstate New York. What the corrections officer is believed to have done that let two convicted murderers escape.

Top career options look different than they did at the end of the recession six years ago - and they will likely look even more different a decade from now. We have a look at a new list of jobs best poised for growth now, and in the long-term on WMC Action News 5.

Exactly one week after nine people were shot and killed during Bible study in Charleston, people packed into the basement of Emanuel AME Church last night in South Carolina. We'll take you there and have the latest this morning.

Americans are expected to travel in big numbers this Independence Day thanks to a stronger economy, rising consumer confidence, and cheap gasoline. We're talking about why that is.

The stress of living in a rough neighborhood could be making you age faster by 12 years. Researchers measured the length of DNA strands that shorten as we age. We'll explain the findings on WMC Action News 5.

Weather update:
Another hot one is expected today with highs in the mid to upper 90s. Another heat advisory will be in effect. Relief is in the forecast this weekend..Details on your forecast every 10 minutes with weather on the 5s including rain chances too.

Here are the top stories on wmcactionnews5.com :

Health official: food product likely sickened 86 children at day care
NASA discovers pyramid-like object on Mars
Customer's car stolen from dealership
12-year-old shark bite victim keeps positive outlook
Unauthorized Confederate flag cookie cake gets teen employee in hot water
Don't forget we're also giving away two Tim McGraw tickets this morning for his concert Thursday, August 13 at 7 p.m. at Snowden Grove Amphitheatre in Southaven. That is at 6 a.m. Have a great Wednesday!! We are live this morning from 4:30-7 on WMC Action News 5.

Andrew Douglas

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