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MORE THAN 1,000 FLIGHTS CANCELLED NATIONWIDE!!!
Yesterday more than a 1,000 flights were cancelled as another heavy snowstorm pounded the Midwest and moved east toward the Ohio Valley and the mid-Atlantic states. It is expected to hit Washington DC today most likely resulting in more cancelled flights. For more details on this storm, CLICK HERE!!!
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GEORGE MOTZ IN MEMPHIS!!!
Today and tomorrow, George Motz, the host of Burger Land on the Travel channel will be exploring Memphis and trying to find the best burger in the city, and rumor has it that Earnestine & Hazel’s and Alex's are on the list. So hopefully we will see Memphis, represent, featured on an episode soon! CLICK HERE for more info!
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METAL MUSEUM COSMIC TRUNK SHOW THIS WEEKEND!!!
This Saturday the Metal museum is having their second annual cosmic trunk show. It will be a pop up artisan market featuring artists who have metalwork on display in the museum as well as fine art of all varieties. Also this event means there will be complimentary admission to the museum. For more info, CLICK HERE!
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STING RAY BAY AT THE MEMPHIS ZOO!!!
This Friday the Memphis Zoo will open a new exhibit called Sting Ray Bay. It is the first time that the Memphis Zoo has provided the opportunity for visitors to touch marine life. The exhibit contains two species of sharks and two species of sting rays with the largest stingray weighing in at a whopping 120 lbs. For more info, CLICK HERE!!!
Liz from The Q Morning Show feeding a stingray
NEW REALITY SHOW IN MEMPHIS!!!
Production has begun on a reality show with Leigh Anne Touhy that will film right here in Memphis starting in April. Leigh Ann rose to fame after she was portrayed by Sandra Bullock in the Blind Side and the reality show will be about the unsung heroes in America who foster and adopt children and it is set to debut in June. CLICK HERE to learn more!
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EASTER CANDY RECALL!!!
If you have already bought Easter Candy, make sure that you check it. The chocolate covered marshmallow eggs that come packaged in an egg crate are being recalled for salmonella contamination. No illnesses have been linked to the candy as of now but the confectioner is asking that you either destroy the contaminated packages or return them to the store. CLICK HERE to learn more about the recall!
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HOSPITAL ALLOWING PET VISITATION FOR PATIENTS!!!
A hospital in Chicago is one of the first hospitals in the country to develop guidelines on guidelines for allowing patient's pets to visit. After three years of research on cost, cleanliness and logistics they found that the emotional charge a patient gets from time with his or her own pet outweighs the risks. To get more info, CLICK HERE!
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TOUR DE GRIZZ ROLLS INTO 5TH YEAR!!!
Tickets are now on sale for the 5th annual Tour De Grizz. This is a super cool event and if you're not familiar with the way that it works what happens is bicycle riders get a ticket to see the grizzly bears at the Memphis zoo and from there jump on their bikes for a five mile, police-escorted bike ride to the FedExForum to see the Grizz take on the clippers. CLICK HERE to learn more!
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FLOWERS FOOD TO BUY WONDER BREAD!!!
A bid from Flowers Bread for $360 Million dollars was accepted by Hostess yesterday for Wonder Bread. This means once it recieves final approval from bankruptcy court that we will begin seeing Wonder Bread back on the shelves and on our sandwiches. CLICK HERE to learn more!
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BEALE STREET MUSIC FEST ACTS WERE ANNOUNCED!!!
The line up for the Beale St Musical festival was announced for Memphis in May. Some of the tops acts include Sheryl Crow, The Black Keys, The Roots, The Wallflowers, Smashing Pumpkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and tons more totaling a little over 60 acts. The festival will be May 3rd through the 5th. For a full list of performers, CLICK HERE!
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