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Dog rescued from meat processor saved from life or death situation


Created: Sun, 23 Feb 2020 04:42:14 +0000

Author: Caitlin McCarthy

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com)- Memphis Animal Services was called to a South Memphis meat processing plant where a dog was stuck in one of the meat grinders. The dog, now named McGregor, is now healing, but easily could have lost his life.  Katie Pemberton, community engagement specialist for MAS, said the McGregor was 12 feet down […]

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Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland campaigns for Mike Bloomberg


Created: Sun, 23 Feb 2020 02:44:38 +0000

Author: Courtney Echols

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com)- Presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg’s first debate didn’t get off to a great start Wednesday, but that didn’t change the confidence of support for two Memphis officials. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland and former Congressman Harold Ford Sr. campaigned for the former mayor of New York City and Presidential candidate Saturday in Northeast Memphis. […]

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Local teen campaigns for democratic presidential candidate


Created: Sun, 23 Feb 2020 01:39:35 +0000

Author: Courtney Echols

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com)- Saturday, a Memphis teenager organized a meet and greet campaign for one of the Democratic presidential candidates. Lausanne Collegiate student Isabella Kagoo isn’t old enough to vote yet, but her voice was heard for presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg in front of the Agricenter early voting area in East Memphis. While she spoke […]

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Collins Chapel Hospital reunion event draws former doctors and patients


Created: Sun, 23 Feb 2020 01:28:50 +0000

Author: Courtney Echols

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com)- County and city officials joined the public in celebrating a historic African American hospital Saturday. The Collins Chapel Connectional Hospital hosted a reunion day in honor of those who worked, were treated, and born there in the Medical District. The hospital was the only one that admitted African Americans during segregation. Tours […]

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University of Memphis graduate tests positive for coronavirus in Japan


Created: Sat, 22 Feb 2020 22:22:27 +0000

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com)- A University of Memphis graduate has been quarantined in Japan, after testing positive for the COVID-19 Coronavirus. According to a social media post on Facebook, Luke Hefner informed his loved ones and friends that he is being treated and taken care of by the staff at the Kamata Medical Center, in Tokyo, Japan. Hefner […]

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Viral video of bullied Australian boy sparks conversation on Mid-South victims


Created: Sat, 22 Feb 2020 04:24:49 +0000

Author: Rebecca Butcher

A viral video of an Australian boy being bullied is sparking an outpouring of support and a lot of questions over its authenticity.

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FBI agents execute search warrants at southeast Memphis nursing school & home of State Senator Katrina Robinson


Created: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 18:43:36 +0000

Author: Brad Broders

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – UPDATED: There’s concern and confusion after FBI agents executed search warrants at a nursing school Friday morning founded by a Tennessee state senator, Katrina Robinson. An FBI spokesperson confirmed the warrants were executed at The Healthcare Institute on Winchester Road near 385 and Senator Robinson’s home nearby. The nursing school was […]

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Mayor Lee Harris presents 2020 State of Shelby County


Created: Sat, 22 Feb 2020 00:47:54 +0000

Author: Rudy Williams

Friday Mayor Lee Harris presented the 2020 State of Shelby County.

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Southwest Tennessee Community College serves up new hospitality program to help fill workforce


Created: Sat, 22 Feb 2020 00:26:30 +0000

Author: Brittani Moncrease

Southwest Tennessee Community College is starting a free new program to meet the needs of the jobs available in hospitality.

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Memphis Redbirds single-game tickets on sale now, opening night is April 9


Created: Sat, 22 Feb 2020 02:26:40 +0000

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Single-game tickets for the 2020 Memphis Redbirds season are now on sale. The 70-game 2020 campaign gets underway with first pitch on Opening Night, Thursday, April 9 scheduled for 7:05 p.m. as the Redbirds host the Omaha Storm Chasers.

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