Man shot, killed during attempted robbery at Mapco, according to police

A man at a Memphis Mapco was the victim of an overnight shooting Friday, according to the Memphis Police Department.

Firefighter dies battling wildfire sparked by gender reveal

A firefighter has died battling a wildfire in California that officials say was sparked by a device used to reveal a baby’s gender.
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  COVID-19 danger continues to drive joblessness in US

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last week to 860,000, a historically high figure that reflects economic damage from the coronavirus outbreak.

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Coach Shabazz plans combines for SCS football players

  SCHD reports highest daily COVID-19 case count in more than a month

  Should routine utility maintenance be done during virtual learning hours?

  Memphis father creates nonprofit in honor of his daughter who died from breast cancer

  DeSoto County Schools shortens Friday school days beginning Sept. 25

Beginning Friday, Sept. 25, students will be dismissed two hours and 15 minutes early.
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Trump and Biden hit unlikely battleground state of Minnesota

Minnesota will feel like a genuine battleground on Friday when President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden campaign to mark the beginning of early voting.

  Construction booming at Silo Square development despite pandemic

Free COVID-19 testing held for Hispanic community this weekend

  Man arrested, charged with murdering delivery truck driver at Jack Pirtle’s in Memphis

  Tennessee nursing homes can increase visitations in October

  TDH reports more than 1,000 new coronavirus cases, 13 additional deaths in Tennessee

  WATCH: Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare gives update on COVID-19 across the state

Police investigating overnight shooting near Whitehaven

  Coronavirus in Mississippi: 91,935 cases, 2,780 deaths reported by health dept.

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  Gulf Coast braces for 2nd round of flooding in Sally’s wake

Homeowners and businesses along the soggy Gulf Coast began cleaning up Thursday in the wake of Hurricane Sally, even as the region braced for a delayed, second round of flooding in the coming days from rivers and creeks swollen by the storm’s heavy rains

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Coach Shabazz plans combines for SCS football players

NBA Draft date set

NCAA sets opening date for college basketball

  SCS releases details on athlete showcases after fall sports postponed

SCS Superintendent Joris Ray says there will be showcases and combines for junior and and senior athletes, as well as exposure to local and national coaches and scouts.

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USPS mailers urge voters to plan ahead

  A-State students protest for online class option

  Athletes, parents protest SCS decision to postpone fall sports

Shelby County Schools' decision to postpone fall sports until further notice has been a hard pill to swallow for some students and parents.
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  Ex-Pence adviser says Trump bungled virus; she’s for Biden

Olivia Troye is the latest former member of the Trump administration to speak out against him and urge voters to deny him a second term.

  Judge to decide if man who killed car thief will serve prison time

  Funeral home undergoes changes due to COVID-19

  COVID-19 vaccine trial underway in Memphis as feds ready nationwide vaccine deployment plans

  Ole Miss students hold protest, say administration is mishandling the pandemic