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Weekend Fun

Grizzlies and Tigers and Alice, oh my! FRI: Alice Cooper at The Orpheum, Grizzlies home opener, SugaShack presents The Soul Set: Tribute to Aretha Franklin, Teddy Pendergrass & The Ojays at New Daisy SAT: Tigers at Missouri at 3, Cooper-Young Beerfest, The Great Steak Cookoff with 98.1 The Max at Southland Park, Art on Fire at […]

Royal baby news has us thinking about baby names. What are the most and least popular?

Jennifer McClellan, USA TODAY Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan’s news that they’re expecting a child in the spring got us thinking about baby names. We’re guessing the royal baby will have a historically regal name like Victoria or Arthur. At least that’s what the bets already being made with British bookmakers are theorizing. But Harry and Meghan have […]

Kleenex to Rebrand Tissue After Sexism Complaints

“Mansize” tissues will now be called “Extra Large” By Newser Editors and Wire Services Posted Oct 18, 2018 6:29 PM CDT (NEWSER) – Kleenex will re-brand its “Mansize” tissues after consumers complained the name was sexist, touching off a social media conversation about what’s in a name, the AP reports. The company behind Kleenex, Kimberly-Clark, said Thursday that […]

Voting machines bring slow start to early voting

By Kelly Roberts | October 18, 2018 at 5:31 AM CDT – Updated October 18 at 5:55 PM MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) – Some city leaders are calling for change and answers after problems at early voting locations Wednesday. The issues came from the electronic polling books, where voters would sign in. Workers at four locations said they didn’t […]

He Broke Both Legs in Fall. Then Came the Rattlesnakes

Arizona man rescued from 100-foot mine shaft after 2 days By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff (NEWSER) – An Arizona man should be a bit more comfortable in a hospital bed having spent two days stuck at the bottom of a 100-foot mine shaft. Believed to have been descending into the gold mine shaft near Aguila, 90 miles […]

Grizzlies home opener to feature special performances

By WMCActionNews5.com Staff | October 19, 2018 at 6:12 AM CDT – Updated October 19 at 6:12 AM MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) – The Memphis Grizzlies are looking to rebound and get their first win of the new season in their home opener tonight. Tipoff is set for 7 o’clock against the Atlanta hawks at FedEx Forum. Fans are […]

MLB playoffs: Dodgers one win away from World Series

Gabe Lacques, USA TODAY After Clayton Kershaw’s masterful Game 5 performance, the Los Angeles Dodgers could return to the World Series if they win against the Milwaukee Brewers Friday. The 2018 National League Championship Series, filled with controversial plays and acts of subterfuge, returns to Miller Park (live, FS1, 8:39 p.m. ET) pitting southpaw pitchers Hyun-Jin Ryu for the Dodgers and Wade Miley, who was […]

Memphis is 4th worst city for robocalls, research shows

By Jacob Gallant | October 18, 2018 at 11:10 AM CDT – Updated October 18 at 5:28 PM MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) – If your phone is constantly ringing, you’re not alone. Robocalls are running rampant in the United States, and Memphis is among the top areas where people receive the automated phone calls. According to a new study […]

Lottery fever rolls on with $900 million Mega Millions jackpot

USA Today The largest jackpot in Mega Millions history — $900 million — is up for grabs Friday, the first of two drawings this weekend totaling a whopping $1.3 billion. The Mega Millions jackpot has been growing since July 24, when a California office pool of 11 co-workers shared $543 million. (Always identify the members of your […]