Man Accused Of Making Millions Of Robocalls Faces Biggest-Ever FCC Fine

Federal regulators on Thursday said they've identified "the perpetrator of one of the largest ... illegal robocalling campaigns" they have ever investigated. The Federal Communications Commission has proposed a $120 million fine for a Miami resident said to be single-handedly responsible for almost 97 million robocalls over just the last three months of 2016. Officials say Adrian Abramovich auto-dialed hundreds of millions of phone calls to landlines and cellphones in the U.S. and Canada and...

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WKNO Features

Justin Fox Burks

Nothing is better on a chilly February day than a warm bowl of soup.


Jennifer Chandler

Want to wow your sweetie on Valentine’s Day?


Valentine's Day, just around the corner, is a fine time to muse upon love and all its mysteries. Some of those mysteries take longer to -- ahem -- unearth than others. So we'll dig deeper, with the help of Bob Barnett, assistant director at Elmwood Cemetery. 


The Language of Music

Feb 8, 2017

Music has been considered by some to have a language of its own.


Julles Posh Food Co.

Along with Valentine’s Day, February marks American Heart Month.


Why Adopt an Organized Strategy for Wellness

Feb 1, 2017

Wellness in the workplace has evolved to include body, mind and spirit.


Justin Fox Burks

Looking to score a touchdown at your Super Bowl party? Serve your crew Pulled Pork Sliders.


Living Lean and Green in Memphis

Jan 25, 2017

During the time of the great depression, families grew their own food, reused potato sacks and had lunch pails.


City Silo Table & Pantry

“Clean Food” is one of those buzz words I keep hearing when the topic turns to healthy eating.


Christopher Blank/WKNO-FM

A day after the Presidential Inauguration, an estimated 6,000 demonstrators marched through downtown Memphis in support of women's rights. Similar marches were held across the country to protest President Trump's policies.

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For 24 years, Joe Arpaio was a tough talking sheriff in Arizona, famous for cracking down on illegal immigration.

About a decade ago Arpaio, dubbed "America's Sheriff" in conservative circles, started instructing his deputies to make traffic stops and detain any unauthorized immigrants they encountered. Then they'd turn the immigrants over to federal agents for deportation.

In many ways, parenting newborns seems instinctual.

We see a little baby, and we want to hold her. Snuggle and kiss her. Even just her smell seems magical.

Many of us think breast-feeding is similar.

"I had that idea before my first child was born," says Brooke Scelza, an evolutionary anthropologist at the University of Los Angeles, California. "I definitely thought, 'Oh, I'm going to figure that out. Like how hard can it be?' "

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TENNESSEE NEWS

Tennessee Prisons Will Serve As A Guinea Pig For On-Site Cell Phone Forensics

Hear the radio version of this story. Tennessee prisons will lead the way an effort to clamp down on one of the most common contraband items nationwide. The state will soon begin on-siteforensic analysis of smuggled cell phones.

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ARKANSAS NEWS

Southeast Arkansas Sees Heavy Rain As Cindy Passes Through

Parts of southeast Arkansas can expect to see heavy rainfall as the remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy move northward through the state. The National Weather Service says that the highest rainfall totals will be seen in the Delta region, from El Dorado to Monticello. “It looks like, for the most part, the southeast half of the state is going to see the brunt of the rainfall with higher tolls down across the far southeast where we could see anywhere from three to five inches of rain,” said Chuck...

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