Good Tuesday 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.
Here are the top stories on wmcactionnews5.com :
Prophetess' convicted again for stealing meals from hungry children
HEALTH WARNING: Memphis teens contract hookworms on mission trip
Wildlife groups plan special deer hunts to reduce overpopulation
No details released since police killed wrong man 1 year ago
Contractors look to sue Shelby County over bid preferences for
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