First Lady in Tennessee, Memphis City Council agenda is a busy one, Mild weather for mid July

Good Tuesday morning!

Here are some of the stories we're following this morning:  

First Lady Melania Trump is in Tennessee as part of her "Be Best' initiative. Today, she's expected to visit Vanderbilt hospital and be involved in a roundtable talk on opioid abuse, specifically its effects on children and infants. Tennessee is routinely mentioned as one of the states where the opioid epidemic has really taken a toll...Details on the visit in a live report.

A big day today for Memphis City Council. They're set to hear and consider multiple items of major interest: the new effort to overhaul and redevelop the Mid-South Fairgrounds and the mayor's proposal to fix the city's trash pickup service after terminating its contract with Inland Waste last week. We'll preview this morning.

We're talking about the latest trade involving the Memphis grizzlies and the Orlando Magic. The trade involved sending Jarell Martin packing. We'll talk about who Memphis got in return and some of the reasons behind the trade this morning.

Weather: Sunny today with highs in near 90. Rain chances are at a minimum. Details on the day and week ahead with weather and traffic no more than 7 mins away all morning long.

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Andrew Douglas
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