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  • Fear Of Spiders Surgically Removed From Man's Brain

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    A 44-year-old business man had his lifelong fear of spiders abolished overnight.
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    • A picture of one of the teens who made a plea deal in the Kroger mob beating has surfaced showing him with a gun and flashing a gang sign. Should this be a violation of his deal?

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    Operation Blackout: Halloween Safety

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    Operation Blackout is a Tennessee Department of Corrections crackdown on sex offenders to make sure they stay away from your child during trick-or-treating. More>>

    Tonight Is The Tigers' Halloween Homecoming

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    It's a Halloween homecoming for the Memphis Tigers.
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    Undefeated Mississippi State Gears Up For Battle Against Arkansas

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    Bulldog Fever is in full force today in Starkville. Mississippi State University remains number one on college football polls. The team plays Arkansas tomorrow. FOX13's Tom Dees is in Starkville checking out the fan's excitement. More>>

    Republican Heavy Hitters Join Arkansas Governor Hopeful For Breakfast Rally Video included

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    This morning governors from several states are joining Asa Hutchinson in a Get Out the Vote rally in Jonesboro.
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    Hillcrest, Mitchell HS Football Teams Banned From Postseason Through 2016 Video included

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    Hillcrest High School and Mitchell High School football programs have received a three-year restricted probation and fines from the the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association, FOX13 Sports has learned.
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    1 Of 3 White Station Teens Facing Drug Charges

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    Shelby County Sheriff's deputies say Victor Estrada, 18, one of three students arrested for bringing hallucinogenic mushrooms to White Station High School Oct. 29, has been charged.

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    MFFA 1784 Donates $25K To Regional One Burn Center

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    Members of the Memphis Fire Fighters Association 1784 Thursday handed over a $25,000 check to the Regional One Medical Center's Firefighters Burn Center.
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    MPD: 48 Roosters Removed From Potential Cockfighting Case Video included

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    Memphis Police Organized Crime Unit detectives have removed at least 48 roosters from a potential cockfighting case.
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    MPD Loses Millions After Atlanta Area PD Inflates Crime Stats Video included

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    A federal investigation obtained by FOX13 News said $2 million in federal grant money meant for Memphis Police have been lost after the DeKalb County, Georgia, Police Department in suburban Atlanta inflated its crime numbers.
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    Father Arrested For Bringing Loaded Gun Into SCS School Video included

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    The father of a Ross Elementary student is in police custody after be brought a loaded gun into his child's school Thursday morning, forcing the school to be locked down for a period of time. More>>

    Haunted Memphis Video included

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    We all know Memphis has a deep, rich, cultural history. It's home of the Blues, birth place of Rock n Roll, and world-famous for barbeque, but few know the "haunted history" behind the Bluff City, so we decided to go digging.
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    Students Saving Students: Peer Power Program A Success Video included

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    Some East High School students have shattered long held beliefs about how late is too late to save a student, with help from Charlie McVean More>>

    Shelby Co. Commission Votes To Raise Insurance Premiums Video included

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     In a special called meeting Thursday afternoon, Shelby County Commissioners voted to increase insurance and the spousal carve out. Both passed by a 9-3 vote.

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    Superhero Window Washers Surprise Le Bonheur Children

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    Hospitals is scary enough for kids, so for Halloween three superheroes surprised children Thursday morning at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.
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    Kroger Attack Teen Who Apologized Under Investigation Again Video included

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    Stanley Self, one of the eight teenagers who pled guilty in Shelby County Juvenile Court to being involved in the Sept. 6 riot in the Poplar Plaza parking lot, is now being investigated again by Memphis Police.
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    Enrollment Boom Expected At Mississippi State

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    Mississippi State University remains atop the college football polls and the team's ranking is expected attract more than just players to the program. In the words of one alumnus, you can't buy this kind of exposure and watch the applications for enrollment come rolling in.
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    Legal Ruling Expected To Shake Up MPD Ranks Video included

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    Four years ago more than two dozen Black Memphis Police officers thought they'd won their lieutenants bars by winning a federal lawsuit. But they may find themselves stripped of their rank, thanks to an appeals court reversal of the original ruling. More>>

    Second Arrest Made In Murdered Realtor Beverly Carter Case Video included

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    Crystal Lowery, wife of accused murderer Arron Lewis has been arrested in connection with the case.
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    Train Accident Involving Sanitation Truck, 1 Dead Video included

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    A City of Memphis employee died Thursday morning and another suffered a broken arm after a BNSF freight train collided with a city sanitation truck in Midtown Memphis. More>>

    Police Search For Xbox Shoplifter

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    Memphis Police are in need of identifying a man wearing a Memphis Tigers hooded sweatshirt who stole a Xbox game console from the Cash American Pawn on South Mendenhall.
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    Environmental Group Sues White House Over Polar Vortex Video

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    An environmental think tank is filing a lawsuit against the White House because of a video the office of science and technology posted earlier this year.
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    4 Injured In School Bus Accident In Millington

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    Four Millington Middle School students were injured Thursday afternoon in a traffic crash involving a school bus transporting 25 students. More>>

    Fayette Academy Students Plan For Next Space Project Video included

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    When it comes to rocket science, there have always been more failures than success stories. It's a lesson not wasted on a science class from Fayette Academy.

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    Bill Clinton To Make Final Push In Arkansas

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    Former President Bill Clinton is making a last-minute push in Arkansas to keep the state's top offices in Democratic control.
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    NJ Man Indicted For Takeover Of FedEx Government Accounts

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    Edward L. Stanton III, United States Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee said that Anthony Caruso, age 48, of New Jersey was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury sitting in the Western District of Tennessee, on charges of wire fraud, conspiracy to commit wire fraud and access device fraud.
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    Plane Crashes At Kansas Airport, 4 Dead

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    A small plane lost power after takeoff and crashed into a building Thursday while trying to return to a Kansas airport, killing four people inside the building and injuring at least four others, officials said.
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    FTC Sues Gerber Over Claims On Infant Formula

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    Federal regulators are suing baby food-maker Gerber for claiming that its Good Start Gentle formula can prevent or reduce allergies in children.
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    Update: Terminally Ill Woman Says Now ‘Doesn’t Seem Like The Right Time’ To Die

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    Brittany Maynard, the terminally ill woman who went public with her decision to end her life, said in a video released Wednesday that she has yet to decide on the date to end her life.
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    String Of Accidents Grinds Traffic To A Halt Along Interstate 40

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    Expect big delays if you are traveling westbound along Interstate 40 this morning.
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    2014 Freedom Awards Recipients Announced

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    A legendary news anchor will be honored at this year's 2014 Freedom Awards.
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    Regional One Health Receives Failing Grade Video included

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    Earlier this year the Regional Medical Center at Memphis became, Regional One Health.The name change is part of a plan to improve and change the way the public views the hospital.But a new report says the re-branding effort hasn't corrected problems at the public hospital.The report, released by The Leapfrog Group cited safety problems with the hospital's surgery procedures, infection prevention protocols, and leadership issues.Some of the biggest areas needing improvement include: bed sore p... More>>

    Bargain Thursday: Fall Fun Video included

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    Zipping down a hill is a hoot. How about a ride on a giant slide? More>>

    Suspect Arrested In 1990 Cold Case Murder Video included

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    Memphis Police have arrested Stanley Owens, 58, in connection to a cold case murder dating back to 1990.
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    Gasol Powers Memphis Past Minnesota 105-101 Video included

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     Marc Gasol scored a career-high 32 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 105-101 on Wednesday night for the franchise's first victory in a season opener since 2000.

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    Memphis Implements Annexation Of Southwind Video included

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    Attorney Allan Wade says Southwind will officially be part of the city of Memphis on November 1.
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    Early Voting Numbers In Shelby County Are Down By Barely Half Video included

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    Early voting numbers in Shelby County are significantly lower than four years ago during a similar election. Barely half as many people have voted.
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    Mississippi Rescue Saves More than 170 Animals

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    Approximately 171 dogs, puppies and other animals were rescued from two suspected Alcorn County, Mississippi, puppy mills.
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    DA Not Pursuing Charges Against Holly Bobo Suspect

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    The Decatur County District Attorney has not pursued formal charges against Holly Bobo suspect Jeff Pearcy, according to Pearcy's attorney. Previously, Pearcy was “informally” charged with Tampering with Evidence and Accessory After the Fact. More>>

    MPD Investigates Decomposed Body In Abandoned Home Video included

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    Memphis Police officers are investigating the discovery of a badly decomposed body inside of an abandoned house.
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    Final Push To Get Yes Votes For TN Amendment 1

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    A week before the Nov. 4 election nearly 40 clergy members threw their vocal support in favor of Tennessee Amendment One during a rally at St. Michael Catholic Church.
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    Zombie Paintball Starts Thursday To Benefit Youth Villages

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    Zombies Paintball benefiting Youth Villages, runs Halloween weekend from Oct. 30 through Nov. 2. It's located at the end of Fisher Steel Road off Germantown Parkway. The games start at 7 p.m. each evening and it costs $25. More>>

    MPD Recruits Train To Deal With Sovereign Citizens Video included

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    Lessons learned from two West Memphis, Arkansas, Police officers gunned down by sovereign citizens during a routine traffic stop four years ago are part of the current training for Memphis Police Department recruits, More>>

    Judge Michael: We Can't Lock Up Every Kid Video included

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    Newly elected Shelby County Juvenile Court Judge Dan Michael, who has taken over the reins of one of the most controversial institutions in Memphis, is well aware of the uproar over what many believe was too light a punishment given to eight of the teens involved in Sept. 6 Poplar Plaza mob attack.
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    DeSoto County Supervisor Killed In ATV Accident On Birthday Video included

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    An ATV accident Tuesday evening claimed the life of DeSoto County Supervisor Harvey Lee. He was killed on his 54th birthday while riding his four wheeler on property off of Robertson Gin Road. More>>

    Richland Elementary Principal Named West Tenn. Principal Of Year

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    Richland Elementary School Principal Sharon McNary was named the 2015 West Tennessee Principal of the Year by the Tennessee Department of Education.
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    UPDATE: 5 People Shot In Raleigh Apartment Complex Video included

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    FOX13 has learned 5 people are in the hospital after a shooting in Raleigh. A woman and two men are in critical condition. 2 other men are in non-critical. More>>

    Get Ready To Grit, Grind With The Grizz! Video included

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    The Memphis Grizzlies Tip Off New Season Tonight Tonight the Memphis Grizzlies will be back at the FedExForum for their first game of the regular season.
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    11 School Bus Crashes In First 11 Weeks Of School Video included

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    In the first 11 weeks of the new school year there have been 11 school bus accidents in Shelby County, the most recent took place Oct. 27 where two buses were involved in separate accidents. More>>

    Detainees Busted After Stealing T-Shirts Video included

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    A bizarre series of events Tuesday evening led officers to arrest two men who were able to escape custody until a police K-9 unit was able to track them down. More>>

    Parents Plead With SCS To Stop School Takeover

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    Tennessee State Rep. Antonio Parkinson (D-District 93) and some parents pleaded with the Shelby County Schools Board of Education to stop Raleigh Egypt High School from being put under control of the Achievement School District and eventually run by an out-of-state company.
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    SCSO: 3 Teens Arrested For Narcotics At White Station High

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    Shelby County Sheriff's narcotics deputies arrested three teens, ages 16, 17, and 18, and seized two vehicles Wednesday morning at White Station High School for allegedly selling narcotics.
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    Police Search For Suspect Who Fatally Shot Teen In Bed

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    Memphis Police homicide detectives are asking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect who fatally shot a 14-year-old who was laying down in a bed in the 6000 block of Quince back on Sept. 8.
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    Apartment Tenant Charged With Aggravated Arson

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    A 30-year-old Fox Meadows man has been charged on aggravated arson charges stemming from a fire he allegedly set in his apartment earlier this year, Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich said Wednesday. More>>

    Driver Indicted On Vehicular Homicide, DUI Charges In 2012 Accident

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    A Memphis man involved in a Christmas Day 2012 traffic accident was indicted by a Shelby County grand jury on vehicular homicide charges after the other driver recently died of his injuries, Shelby County District Attorney. General Amy Weirich said Wednesday.
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    Teal Pumpkins Tell Trick-Or-Treaters With Food Allergies Your house Is Safe

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    This Halloween, Food Allergy Research Education (FARE) is hoping you'll make your house a safe place for trick-or-treaters with food allergies.
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    Fayette Academy Students Witness NASA Rocket Explosion

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     A group of students from Fayette Academy will never forget their trip to Virginia.

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    MPD Investigating Shooting In Southeast Memphis

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    Police are investigating a male who was shot in the 3400 block of Kirby.
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    USDA Reports Show Fewer Students Buying School Lunch

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    It was just a week ago when an Oklahoma teen's picture of her school lunch went viral on social media. It
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    Charlotte Recruiting Memphis Police Officers Video included

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    Another big city is in town to poach Memphis police officers. Recruiters from the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department are in Memphis.
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    Whitehaven House Fire Video included

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    A Whitehaven family is homeless this morning after an overnight fire. It happened near the corner of Haleville Road and Gardenwood just before 3 am today. More>>

    CITY WATCH: Endangered Child Michael Mahan

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    The Memphis Police Department issued a City Watch for 11-year-old endangered missing juvenile Michael Mahan, who was last seen in his bedroom by his mother Tuesday evening.
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    Selling Wine In Grocery Stores Will Impact Liquor Stores

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    On Nov. 4, a week from Tuesday, voters across Shelby County will decide whether grocery stores in their communities can sell wine in grocery stores.
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    Tupelo EF-3 Tornado Victims Pause, Give Thanks

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    In an anniversary service Oct. 28 Tupelo tornado victims paused to say thank you to those who have helped them the past six months. An  EF-3 twister tore through the city's north side destroying dozens of homes in the Joyner Street neighborhood. More>>

    SCSO Searching For Endangered Runaway Alexus Harris

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    The Shelby County Sheriff's Office has issued an Endangered Runaway Alert for 15-year-old Alexus Harris of Cordova, who is four months pregnant and has made threats to harm herself.
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    CITY WATCH: Endangered Teen Cithlaly Arteaga

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    The Memphis Police Department has issued a City Watch for 14-year-old endangered missing juvenile Cithlaly Arteaga, who was last seen Tuesday morning at 7 a.m. as she was leaving for Kingsbury High School.
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    Thousands Attend Oscar Taveras' Dominican Burial

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    Several St. Louis Cardinals were among thousands of people who crowded into a cemetery near the Dominican Republic's north coast for Tuesday's burial of former major league outfielder Oscar Taveras. More>>

    Mississippi State, Florida State Top Playoff List

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    Mississippi State, Florida State, Auburn and Mississippi are the top four teams in the first College Football Playoff rankings. More>>

    ‘Walking In NYC As A Woman’ Video Goes Viral

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    What happens when a woman wearing jeans and a T-shirt walks silently through the streets of New York City for 10 hours? More>>

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