More barges sit still on I-40 bridge awaiting timeline on reopening

Below the bridge, shipping vessels and their barges have tripled since river traffic was closed, as well as vehicle traffic on the bridge.

  ‘Great day for America’: Vaccinated can largely ditch masks

The new guidance still calls for wearing masks in crowded indoor settings like buses, planes, hospitals, prisons and homeless shelters but will help clear the way for reopening workplaces, schools, and other venues.
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Colonial Pipeline restarts operations days after major hack

The nation’s largest fuel pipeline restarted operations, days after it was forced to shut down by a gang of hackers.

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  Memphis mayor says city will no longer enforce mask ordinance

Somehow Memphis isn’t a top barbecue city and we have questions

Humane Society of Memphis, Shelby County to host adoption event

  143 new COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths reported in Shelby County

  Gov. Lee announces partnership to fight human trafficking in Tennessee

Lee says he’s excited to invest in the several key groups fighting the issue.
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Biden warns against gas price gouging after cyberattack

The president said he expects the pipeline to resume normal operations by next week and stressed the importance of improving the durability of U.S. infrastructure as part of his $2.3 trillion jobs plan.

  Shelby County Mayor’s Office, volunteers working to combat vaccine hesitancy

  Vaccine appointments now open for 12 - 15-year-olds in Shelby Co.

MPD: Man in critical condition after carjacking, shooting near I-240

TDOT reports multi-vehicle crash on I-40

3 Tennessee students named US Presidential Scholars

MLGW Customer Care Center to shut down for maintenance

  Ark. rep. says bridge closure is ‘a significant problem’ for the region

  Some Mid-South schools to open vaccine sites for students, families

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  Rising commodities costs hit Americans at home and on road

Many factors are playing into the price hikes: strong demand, understaffed manufacturers and higher shipping costs.

SPORTS

Egg Bowl returns to Thanksgiving night this year

Shorthanded Grizzlies blow out Mavericks 133-104

The Grizzlies are chasing the 8th seed in the Play-In, while the Mavs, with Luka Doncic, are currently 5th and already in the Playoffs.

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Crittenden EMS prepared for impact of I-140 bridge closure

  Minimum wage under the microscope as Mississippi prepares to end federal unemployment benefits

  The Investigators: Former Memphis police officer criminally charged for pepper spray incident

  Shelby County Health Department to no longer require masks in restaurants

  Family mourns the loss of teen, rising track star killed in Memphis

A family is mourning the loss of a beloved son and rising star, and demanding answers about his death.
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Mother punches, chases would-be car thief down sidewalk

The would-be thief climbed out the passenger’s side door then fled after the mother continued to chase him.

  Truck drivers impacted by I-40 bridge closure

  The Investigators: Can the I-55 bridge handle the extra traffic?

  TDOT working to get answers on I-40 bridge reopening timeline

New era for Memphis 901 FC in third year in the Bluff City