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(WMC-TV) On Monday, the Tennessee Senate passed a bipartisan bill by Senator Brian Kelsey (R-Germantown) that will help reformed former felons find employment and lead lives as productive members of society.More >>
"Certificates of Employability" offers reformed criminals a second chanceMore >>
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(WMC-TV) – Blight. It is a problem seen across the City of Memphis. Mayor A C Wharton is now asking for people like you to get involved in a city cleanup initiative. The city's appearance is a major talkingMore >>
Blight. It is a problem seen across the City of Memphis. Mayor A C Wharton is now asking for people like you to get involved in a city cleanup initiative.More >>
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(WMC-TV) - Like many of the students and staff at Ole Miss, former running back Deuce McAllister told USA Today he was embarrassed at the actions of a few after the presidential election.
He worries that the repercussions may bleed over to the football field.
The Ole Miss Rebels are in the middle of a winning football season, but after election protests turned racial on campus.
McAllister told USA Today he worries the national headlines might cause trouble for the football program trying to recruit black athletes.
"I could see some people looking at the protest and whatever went on and looking at Ole Miss in a negative light not wanting that," said student Taylor Bolland.
"I do believe everything was blown out of proportion, if it were anywhere else it probably wouldn't be as big," said student Eddie Williams.
But as a black athlete, McAllister said his alma mater has had to work harder to move forward, but worries that other SEC teams might use the incident to dissuade potential rebel recruits.
Students admit it may be a setback, but they will move forward.
"We have Hugh Freeze who harps on Christian morals everyone knows our programs, and I think we've been through this before with Colonel Reb and the flags and stuff and I think it just takes a little time," said student David Russell.
A spokesperson from the athletic department deferred any comments to the university where chancellor Jones has repeatedly said he condemns the actions of the few who participated.
Monday, May 21 2012 10:10 AM EDT2012-05-21 14:10:07 GMT
(WMC-TV) – Facebook is apologizing to the mother who was temporarily banned from posting photos to the popular social networking site. Heather Walker spoke with Action News 5 after she was temporarilyMore >>
Facebook is apologizing to the mother who was temporarily banned from posting photos to the popular social networking site.More >>
Friday, May 18 2012 7:17 PM EDT2012-05-18 23:17:11 GMT
(WMC-TV) - More than 1,000 Action News 5 Facebook fans are rallying around a mother who feels Facebook is discriminating against photos she posted on the social media network of her son. Grayson JamesMore >>
UPDATE: A Mid-South mother has been banned from Facebook for the photos she posted of her newborn son.