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CFT: Ex-Husker DT Chase Rome lands at Memphis

Sunday night, quarterback Jacob Karam announced via Twitter that Chase Rome would be transferring to Memphis. A day later, the player himself has confirmed as much, telling MemphisRoar.com that he will be moving on from Nebraska to the Tigers. “I’m really excited,” said Rome told the website. “Seein Full story

Nashville, Memphis rallies focus on Trayvon Martin

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Hundreds of people have gathered at rallies in Nashville and Memphis to call for federal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch leader who was found not guilty of killing unarmed teen Trayvon Martin. Full story

Memphis mayor rejects comparisons to Detroit

By ADRIAN SAINZ Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. is rejecting comparisons between his city and Detroit, which has become the largest U.S. city to file for bankruptcy. Full story

Gov. Haslam struggles to meet Pilot recusal pledge

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has struggled almost from the start of his administration to fulfill a campaign pledge to avoid handling matters relating to Pilot Flying J, the family-owned truck stop chain run by his brother, Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam. Full story

Blues great Bobby 'Blue' Bland dies at age 83

GRENADA, Miss. -- Bobby "Blue" Bland, a distinguished singer who blended Southern blues and soul in songs such as "Turn on Your Love Light" and "Further On Up the Road," died Sunday. He was 83.Rodd Bland said his father died due to complications from an ongoing illness at his Memphis, Tenn., home Full story

Fast food brawl leads to lawsuit

   A Memphis family files a lawsuit against Burger King after a fight over an ice cream cone. WMC's Janice Broach reports

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  Sanitation strikers recall MLK’s death

It’s been 45 years since Martin Luther King Jr. was killed after coming to Memphis, Tenn., to support the sanitation workers’ strike. Two of the men who demonstrated in the streets that day spoke with NBC’s Ann Curry about their fight to make a better community for their families.

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Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich talks to Tony Parker during the fourth quarter in Game 4 of their NBA Western Conference final playoff basketball series in Memphis
Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich talks to Tony Parker during the fourth quarter in Game 4 of their NBA Western Conference final playoff basketball series in Memphis

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich talks to Tony Parker during the fourth quarter in Game 4 of their NBA Western Conference final playoff basketball series in Memphis, Tennessee May 27, 2013. REUTERS/Lance Murphey