Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87

Ora Media, a company in which King was a cofounder, reported his death on his Twitter page Saturday morning.
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  Hank Aaron, baseball’s one-time home run king, dies at 86

“Hammerin’ Hank” set a wide array of career hitting records during a 23-year career spent mostly with the Milwaukee and Atlanta Braves, including RBIs, extra-base hits and total bases.

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  Adjustments made to vaccine priority group with allotments staying the same

State health officials work to tamp down anxiety over vaccine supply

  Mid-South attorney, 3 others charged in connection with sexual assault investigation

  Tennessee tops 700K COVID-19 cases since beginning of pandemic

New Tennessee vaccination plan has 65+ population getting COVID-19 vaccines in March; jailers now eligible

The Tennessee Department of Health released a new timeline for the state’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution Friday.
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1 winner of Mega Millions $1B prize; 3rd largest ever in US

One winning ticket has been sold in the $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Car crashes into 18-wheeler on I-40

Stax Museum reopening this Saturday

  COVID-19 in Mississippi: Over 2,000 new cases reported Friday

  ‘Please don’t hurt my children’ SCS Superintendent urging lawmakers to vote against defunding schools

Daily average COVID-19 cases declining in several Mississippi counties

  The Investigators: What to know about who’s eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine in the Mid-South and how to book an appointment

  VIDEO: Gangs target Memphis neighborhood in repeat shootings

  LeBonheur seeks to join COVID-19 vaccination trial for kids

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  Schumer: Trump impeachment trial to begin week of Feb. 8

The House impeached Trump on a single charge of incitement of insurrection for the deadly attack on the Capitol that unfolded on Jan. 6.

SPORTS

Tiger’s Lance Thomas on the move again; enters transfer portal

Tiger Football sets spring practice dates

More Tiger Football transfers ahead this week

Tennessee Vols welcomes new athletic director

  Tigers welcome fans back to FedEx Forum with limited capacity

With COVID-19 restrictions loosening across Shelby County, the Memphis Tigers men’s basketball team will once again have fans cheering them on, in-person.

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  40,000 first-dose vaccines to roll out in Mississippi next week

  Tigers welcome fans back to FedEx Forum with limited capacity

  In a surprise move the Presidential Inauguration put Memphis in the spotlight

  Shelby County to wait and see how Biden executive orders affect local vaccines

  Mayor Strickland to launch Memphis 3.0 Plan; talks of community development

Strickland said the pandemic has affected the city’s “momentum”, but despite the setbacks, he also said the city is ready to put the city’s massive Memphis 3.0 Plan into action.
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  Biden signs orders on food and unemployment aid as talks start on big aid plan

President Joe Biden wants to get assistance flowing while Congress begins to consider a $1.9 trillion package to help those affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

  Construction has officially started on St. Jude’s Dream Home for 2021

Hyde-Smith tweets Biden admin. killed ‘thousands of American jobs’ after Keystone pipeline halted

New, potentially more contagious strain of COVID-19 found in Tennessee

  128 deaths added to Tennessee’s COVID-19 toll