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Marijuana ordinance approved, hot weather returns, concert series on Tiger Lane

Good Wednesday morning!

Here are some of the stories we're following this morning:

A groundbreaking ordinance approved by the Memphis city council decriminalizes marijuana in the Bluff City. We tell you what happens next and how it will impact Memphis police.

Less than 24 hours after we first told you about a University of Memphis student targeted on campus, the Mid-South community stepped up to help. We'll explain what happened and how the community is supporting her.

A concert series on Tiger Lane is kicking off this week. The new concert series will feature University of Memphis music students and showcase some of the best music in the region. More details this morning on WMC.

We're sending a HIGH 5 to a Mid-South teacher being recognized for his great work. Pleasant Hill Elementary School's Todd Willis, the DeSoto County Schools' teacher of the year...will travel with two students and his co-teacher to Washington DC this week.Here more about this amazing trip this morning.

I am raising awareness and raising funds for breast cancer research here in the Mid-South through my pink tie campaign. I am wearing a different pink tie each day in October. Send me your pink tie or drop it off at our Midtown studios with a donation, I will mention your name on the air and together we will send a check at the end of the month to the American Cancer Society.

It'll be much warmer temperatures with dry conditions. Highs around 90. Details on the day, the rest of the week and weekend. Also in depth tracking of hurricane Mathew this morning. We are the only station with Weather and traffic no more than 7 mins away all  morning long.

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Join us as we get going this morning with all of your news weather traffic 4:30-7 a.m.

Andrew Douglas

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