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What we're working on Thursday morning

Good morning!!

Two teenagers on a mission to fight bullying now have the attention of the Memphis Police Director. We'll explain this morning.

Millions of dollars are being cut from Mississippi's budget to make up for an accounting error. Details of what will be cut this morning on WMC.

Many people living in Crittenden County, Arkansas thought they wouldn't see a new hospital be built, but now, it's a reality. Baptist Memorial Hospital broke ground this week. We'll tell you about the progress this morning.

We are hearing for the first time from a woman who survived a dangerous standoff after being taken hostage by a man in Southaven. We will share the reason this woman says she now feels empowered by what happened.

America's Got Talent Fans.. you probably heard it during last night's show, but a round of auditions is coming here to Memphis. We'll explain when this morning.

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump campaign in two important swing states today after battling it out on stage. We'll show you what you missed last night.

Weather:

Heat could push into triple digits again, mostly in the 80s and 90s. Next chance of rain could be Saturday. Details this morning with weather and traffic no more than 7 mins away on WMC5

Here are the top stories on wmcactionnews5.com:

Neighbor bulldozes man's home after dispute 

Summer 2016's Most Wanted 

Analyst finds the most frequently drawn Powerball number 

Naked man breaks into home, rapes woman in front of grandson 

Officers face increasingly harsh social media scrutiny 

We have another chance to win this morning! We are giving away a Southern Heritage Prize package this morning twice during the 6 am hour of WMC Action News 5. It includes  2 Southern Heritage Classic Football Game tickets with a parking pass, 2 Stephanie Mills Concert tickets, 2 Classic Music Festival tickets and 2 commemorative Southern Heritage Classic t-shirts. Watch and win with WMC 5.

Make it a great Thursday!! We are live from 4:30-7am with all of your news weather and traffic on WMC Action News 5.

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