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Rainy commute updates, Memphis VA investigation launched, several fraternities shut down at U. of Memphis

Good Wednesday morning!

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

It has been raining off and on all night long and it's expected to continue through the morning.  We will give you real time updates on the commute this morning with live updates on #wmc5.

We also have a live report on everything Olympics from South Korea! We will talk with Jim Gray at 6am on WMC. Have you been watching? Did you see Shaun White last night? Wow!

New this morning, we've found out an investigation has been launched at the Memphis VA over paid time off ... The Department of Veterans Affairs receives one of the biggest amounts of taxpayer dollars and we found out that some of that money may have been misused at the Memphis VA. Join us to get the latest on this in a live report on wmc5.

This morning four fraternities are shut down at the University of Memphis over hazing allegations. The suspensions come after an investigation last fall and just as a Tennessee lawmaker proposes banning Greek-letter organizations altogether. We'll explain details this morning.

Overnight, we found an update on how the battle over confederate statues is trending.  There are talks still ongoing between the city of Memphis, the new owners of the parks and the sons of the confederacy. We'll update you on this on WMC5.
 
Weather:
It is a rainy commute this morning. It is warmer but the roads are very wet. We'll talk about the rain in the forecast and when we could see the sun again. Weather and traffic no more than 7 mins away all morning long on WMC Action News 5.

Here are the top stories on wmcactionnews5.com:

2 dead, 1 injured after 18-wheeler crushes car
Man shot, killed by girlfriend at apartment while children slept
Mother diagnosed with leukemia days before delivery
4 UofM fraternities suspended for violations
Trump wants to replace some SNAP benefits with food box
 
Join us as we get going this morning as we get going this morning 4:30-7am on WMC Action News 5 with all of your news weather and traffic.

Andrew Douglas
Anchor

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