Here's What May Happen When The Mueller Investigation Is Completed

The Russia investigation could be on the verge of a spectacular finale — or it could be about to puff out like a damp firecracker. Or, as has been the case so often before, Washington could be gearing itself up for a fireworks display that doesn't even happen. Despite some indications that special counsel Robert Mueller could be wrapping up, there has been no official word from the Justice Department confirming that's so. But the prospect for the end of the Russia investigation, or at least...

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This week, the Memphis City Council granted Memphis Light, Gas and Water a three percent rate increase on water, but denied proposed increases for electricity and gas.

MLGW President and CEO J.T. Young joins WKNO TV’s Behind the Headlines with host Eric Barnes and Daily Memphian reporter Bill Dries. Young explains why MLGW needs the increases, saying there are issues with equipment and infrastructure already in place. In the past, items were replaced as needed, but Young argues that things need to be "fixed before they break.”

The Governor of Virginia isn't the first politician to have a photo from his past come back to haunt him. But the Democrat who allegedly appeared in blackface in his college yearbook did generate a tsunami of journalists poring through yearbooks in search of other guilty parties. 

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A new lawsuit questions whether the Memphis Shelby Crime Commission’s internal financial and policy information should be public record.  

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Chances are, your heart will beat more than 2.5 billion times in your lifetime.


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Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital is taking a new hands-on approach to educating families about preventive care.

This week on WKNO-TV Channel 10’s Behind the Headlines, host Eric Barnes and Daily Memphian reporter Bill Dries are joined by Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital President and CEO Meri Armour and Le Bonheur's Pediatrician-in-Chief Dr. Jon McCullers to discuss the “Family Resilience Initiative.”

This week, Tennessee legislators have rolled out a number of new proposals. Some, like the Natural Marriage Defense Act and a proposed abortion ban, are based on the presumption that a new conservative majority U.S. Supreme Court will be more inclined to revoke Constitutional protections for LGBTQ people and women.  

This week's announcement that FedEx Logistics plans to consolidate its world headquarters in the former Gibson Guitar Factory was big enough news that Gov. Bill Lee came to Memphis to praise the deal.

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

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Did you know that February is not just about hearts, flowers, and candy?


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If you want to impress that special someone, make them Horseradish Encrusted Grouper with Lemon Butter Sauce for their Valentine’s dinner.


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President Trump is nominating Kelly Knight Craft as the new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. If confirmed by the Senate, Craft, currently U.S. ambassador to Canada, will succeed Nikki Haley, who announced her departure last fall.

Microsoft workers are calling on the giant tech company to cancel its nearly $480 million U.S. Army contract, saying the deal has "crossed the line" into weapons development by Microsoft for the first time. They say the use of the company's HoloLens augmented reality technology under the contract "is designed to help people kill."

Seated in a Riverside County, Calif., courtroom on Friday, David Turpin, 57, and Louise Turpin, 50, pleaded guilty to 14 counts related to crimes against 12 of their children, in a case that captured worldwide attention for its levels of depravity.

Each parent pleaded guilty to one count of torture, four counts of false imprisonment, six counts of cruelty to an adult dependent and three counts of willful child cruelty, according to Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin.

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Tennessee Considers Mandating Locking Caps On Powerful Prescription Drugs

Hear the radio version of this story. Some prescription drugs in Tennessee may soon have to be dispensed in a lockable bottle. Backers of the proposal, including parents of people killed due to opioid overdoses, said it would prevent teens of getting hooked on opioids.

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Traveling Arkansas: ‘Forrest Gump’ at the Little Rock Ron Robinson Theater

Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Travel Writer Kim Williams talks about the following events happening in Arkansas during the weekend of January 18!

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