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 for you this morning :

A major move by FedEx. After national concern over the company reportedly shipping Anthrax, FedEx is taking steps to keep the same thing from happening again. What USA Today found and how it could change what goes through FedEx.

Starting today parts of Downtown will be closed for hours as an HBO/Cinemax crew films part of their eight-episode TV series "Quarry" in the Bluff City. The closures will run from 6 this morning until 1 this afternoon. We'll map you which roads will be closed so you can plan your commute.

The scorching temperatures claimed the life of a dog left inside a car at Wolfchase Galleria. Today we expect to learn if the owners will face charges. This morning hear from children who tried to get the animal help.

 A Mississippi man who had his state flag burned and graffiti spray painted on his driveway received some help from the community. Three new Mississippi flags were dropped off at the home of 85-year-old Korean War Veteran Bob Comans yesterday. We'll tell you what else Good Samaritans did to improve his home and driveway.

Kroger hit a snag while building its newest store on Union Avenue in Memphis. We'll tell you what happened and what the new plans are now.

Weather update:
Today will be much different from the last several days...It will be sunny but less humid and not as hot...high of around 92...Details on the day and a peek to the weekend on WMC Action News every 10 minutes with Brittney Bryant. 

Here are the top stories on wmcactionnews5.com :

Community moved by disabled vet's story help fix what vandals destroyed
One-year-old boy has crushed jaw, 60 puncture wounds from dog bites
Haywood High School football player dies
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Mother charged after toddler found unresponsive in home filled with ...

Don't forget we're giving away tickets at 5 a.m. to the "Off the Chain" comedy at Chuckles Comedy club in Cordova. Watch for the cue be the 5th caller and you win! We invite you to get going with us on this Thursday morning. We have your news weather and traffic updates from 4:30-7 a.m. on WMC Action News 5.

Andrew Douglas

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