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Sammy Hagar to Van Halen: ‘I’m Sorry’

By Matthew Wilkening August 17, 2016 5:11 PM Former Van Halen singer Sammy Hagar says he’s ready to “forgive and forget,” and that he hopes to be friends again with former bandmates Eddie and Alex Van Halen. The Van Halen News Desk posted the above video, pulled from Hagar’s upcoming appearance on Oprah: Where Are They […]

A tummy rub or a treat

A tummy rub tops a treat for dogs: Researchers find food ISN’T the key to a canine’s heart Had greater levels of brain activity when praised with physical contact Occurred in region that controls decision-making and signals reward Brain scans can be used to improve the way service jobs are assigned By STACY LIBERATORE FOR DAILYMAIL.COM […]

Are We Ignoring an Easy Fix to Police Woes?

Proponents call for more female officers By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff Posted Aug 17, 2016 9:55 AM CDT  (NEWSER) – On the heels of a damning report showing discrimination and sexism in the Baltimore Police Department, women’s groups are calling for what they say is a logical solution: more female cops. Among other things, they […]

Walmart adds online pick-up at 5 Mid-South Locations

Wednesday, August 17th 2016, 6:01 pm CDT By Madison Roberts MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) – Walmart is entering the online grocery game in the Mid-South. The Arkansas-based retailer is adding a free online grocery service to five local Walmart Supercenters. Similar to Kroger’s Clicklist, customers don’t even have to get out of the car for pickup. To place […]

Another plan pitched for Coliseum redevelopment

By Ryan Poe of The Commercial Appeal The Mid-South Coliseum has a second suitor a little more than a week after the City Council gave the nod to a local brewery to explore a Coliseum redevelopment plan. Memphis-based entrepreneur Brian Saulsberry said Wednesday that he could marshal up to $120 million in capital to redevelop […]

Memphis council member to propose easing marijuana penalties

By Ryan Poe of The Commercial Appeal The Memphis City Council will get into the weeds Tuesday on an idea to decriminalize marijuana possession in some cases. Council member Berlin Boyd said he’ll present an ordinance in the council’s Public Safety committee meeting that would let police officers choose whether people caught with a half […]

Armour: Can the U.S. get swimmers out of Brazil?

Nancy Armour, USA TODAY Sports 1:39 a.m. EDT August 18, 2016 RIO DE JANEIRO — The smartest thing Ryan Lochte did was get out of town. With questions mounting about who held them up, where and under what circumstances — or if it even happened — a Brazilian judge ordered Lochte and U.S. teammate Jimmy Feigen not to leave Rio. […]

Federal lawsuit filed over ‘Beale Street Bucks’ program

Tuesday, August 16th 2016, 10:52 pm CDT By Ian Silver MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) – A federal lawsuit was filed over the $10 charge required to gain access to Beale Street on Saturday nights. The “Beale Street Bucks” program starts every Saturday at 10 p.m. and requires guests to pay $10 to enter Beale Street. Of that $10, $7 […]

‘Sad to see it go:’ Jamie Weiland selling engagement ring from late rocker Scott Weiland for sale on eBay for $8000

By PAUL CHAVEZ FOR DAILYMAIL.COM PUBLISHED: 02:27 EST, 17 August 2016 | UPDATED: 02:56 EST, 17 August 2016 Jamie Weiland put her engagement ring up for auction on Tuesday following the death of her rocker husband Scott Weiland, former frontmant of the Stone Temple Pilots, in December. The 37-year-old photographer listed the white gold and […]