Here are some of the stories we're following Wednesday morning

Good morning!!

We got the numbers early this morning--a record turnout for Super Tuesday. Donald Trump locked in seven states, Ted Cruz took three states and Marco Rubio won one. Hillary Clinton is way ahead of Bernie Sanders, but both declared victories. We have a wrap up this morning of what you missed and we'll tell you about John Kasich in Mississippi last night ahead of Mississippi's primary next Tuesday. Details this morning on WMC.

The City of Memphis may have to spend $60 million to buy new radios for police, firefighters and public works employees. We're told the radio systems need to be replaced over the next three years, because the current equipment will get too old to maintain.

Tennessee Senator Brian Kelsey is pushing to let communities vote whether or not they want to split off from larger cities. A house committee approved the "De-Annex" bill that would allow neighborhoods to launch their own referendums. We're talking about it this morning on WMC.

A traffic alert if you travel the busy I-40 interstate near Canada Road. Starting today TDOT is closing both east and west-bound lanes to remove overhang bridge supports. They will be closed from 8 tonight until 4 in the morning. Details later this morning on WMC.

Kroger is closing the doors to one of the company's East Memphis locations. The store on South Perkins will close on March 26. We'll tell you what is happening to its 81 employees on WMC this morning.


30s right now across much of the region...sunshine today, highs in the 50s near 60. Details on the day and week ahead on WMC Action News 5.

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Missing Collierville 6-year-old found safe

Biker Dad: Jury awards biker $180K for cop attack on biker 

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Andrew Douglas