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Walmart is where the trade war comes home

Two weeks ago, Walmart asked the Trump administration to walk back its plan to put tariffs on Christmas lights, shampoo, dog food, luggage, mattresses, handbags, backpacks, vacuum cleaners, bicycles, cooking grills, cable cords and air conditioners. by Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN In a letter to US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, the company said expanded tariffs on […]

ALDI to offer online grocery delivery

By Amber Ruch |WMC-TV (KFVS) – ALDI announced a partnership that will bring online grocery delivery to stores across the nation. With Instacart, ALDI stores across 35 states in 5,000 zip codes will offer the delivery service by Thanksgiving. According to the press release from ALDI, customers will have access to fresh groceries, meat and seafood in […]

Puerto Rico marks one year since deadly Hurricane Maria

USA Today One year ago, Hurricane Maria raked across Puerto Rico with winds of more than 155 mph, causing widespread damage across the island that led to about 3,000 deaths. In the aftermath of the storm, distribution of aid was slow and uncoordinated, and thousands were forced to go weeks or months without water, electricity and basic necessities. Political squabbling has […]

Florence Killed 5.5K Pigs in NC, Spewed Manure

3.4M chickens and turkeys also perished By Jenn Gidman,  Newser Staff Posted Sep 19, 2018 9:04 AM CDT (NEWSER) – Hurricane Florence unleashed torrential rain, dangerous wind gusts, and now a new environmental hazard in North Carolina: the overflowing of its hog manure lagoons—and it’s “nasty,” per the New York Times. Many of North Carolina’s nearly 10 million pigs are […]

‘It is unacceptable’: Mayor Strickland orders administration to investigate officer-involved shooting

Katherine Burgess, Memphis Commercial Appeal Correction: A previous version of this story misidentified one of the commissioners calling for the TBI to investigate all officer-involved shootings. The commissioners were Mickell Lowery, Tami Sawyer, Ed Ford, Jr. and Van Turner. Both the Shelby County Commission and the Memphis City Council will consider asking the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation […]

More I-240 closures coming this week. Find out where

BY DAVID ROYER, WREG MEMPHIS, Tenn. — There will be closures again on the east leg of I-240 this week as crews replace several interstate access ramps. Wednesday and Thursday nights from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., the ramp from I-240 eastbound to Poplar Avenue westbound will be closed. The ramp from Poplar Avenue westbound to I-240 […]