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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Thinking about dinner tonight?

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.