Disney World reopens as coronavirus cases surge in Florida

“The Most Magical Place on Earth” is reopening after nearly four months with new rules in place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
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AP: After lobbying, Catholic Church won $1.4B in virus aid

The U.S. Roman Catholic Church used a special and unprecedented exemption from federal rules to amass at least $1.4 billion in taxpayer-backed coronavirus aid.

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Ja Morant embodies Memphis mentality with ‘Not a silver spoon guy’ comment about NBA Bubble

  Family suing Bellevue Baptist Church over former employee who admitted to sexually abusing teen girl

  CBU international student speaks out about ICE order

  Memphis Police Director reacts to toddler shot

  Pool testing for COVID-19 could ease lab backlogs

As more cases of COVID-19 are diagnosed, more people are seeking out testing. That’s leading to longer waits for testing results as labs get backed up. A member of the city-county COVID-19 task force said there’s likely some relief on the way.
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Trump commutes longtime friend Roger Stone’s prison sentence

President Donald Trump commuted the sentence of his longtime political confidant Roger Stone on Friday, just days before he was set to report to prison. The move, short of a full pardon, is sure to alarm critics who have long railed against the president’s repeated interventions in the nation’s just

  Municipal school districts releasing re-entry plans

  Memphis-area hospitals act on facility surge plans as hospitalizations increase

  Memphis tourism picking back up after taking major hit in spring

  Shelby County D.A. announces no charges will be filed in the officer-involved shooting death of Brandon Webber

SCSO confirms 107 employees, 176 detainees have tested positive for COVID-19

  Restrictions, mask requirements in 13 Miss. counties goes into effect Monday

  TDH reports 1,955 new COVID-19 cases; Shelby Co. positivity rate reaches new heights

Memphis Zoo partners with day camp TV series featuring Broadway performer

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  ‘A slap in the face:’ Goya faces boycott over Trump praise

Robert Unanue, Goya CEO, spoke at a Rose Garden event announcing a "Hispanic Prosperity Initiative" on Thursday.

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Ja Morant embodies Memphis mentality with ‘Not a silver spoon guy’ comment about NBA Bubble

  No fans allowed to attend WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational

Fans will not be able to attend the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational this year.

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Oprah responds to Instagram follower asking for aid in Miss.

Police searching for missing woman last seen in Whitehaven

Missing Memphis woman found, according to Germantown police

  Tipton County School Board approves re-entry plan

  DeSoto County residents react to new mask requirement ordered by Gov. Reeves

Masks will be mandatory in certain parts of Mississippi as the number of COVID-19 cases continue to climb in 13 counties.
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US bets on small, untested company to deliver COVID vaccine

When precious vats of COVID-19 vaccine are finally ready, jabbing the lifesaving solution into the arms of Americans will require hundreds of millions of injections.

  Residents upset over animal feces, unkempt walking trails at Raleigh Springs Town Center

  The Investigators: COVID-19 hospitalizations are on the rise. Here’s what that means.

SCSO investigating single-car crash in Eads

  Toddler shot in southeast Memphis, police say