Brexit Gets Real: Prime Minister May Has Triggered U.K.'s Exit From EU

"The Article 50 process is now underway, and in accordance with the wishes of the British people, the United Kingdom is leaving the European Union," British Prime Minister Theresa May said Wednesday, informing the House of Commons that she has begun the formal process of unraveling the U.K.'s membership in the European bloc. May spoke after signing a letter to the EU that affirms the Brexit that voters embraced last June. She said that letter has now been delivered to the president of the...

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WKNO Features

A True Champion

Nov 9, 2016

A Champion is defined as a "victor in a challenge, contest or competition."


Click here for the most recent results from the Shelby County Election Commission.  

Is it ever too early to start thinking about Thanksgiving?


This is it. Time to play your part in the American Experiment. Polls are open today from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Click here for a list of Shelby County polling locations.

Click here for a sample ballot.

Want to download an app to keep up with Tennessee election results when the polls close tonight? Click here.

November is caregiver awareness month

Nov 2, 2016

The theme for National Family Caregivers Month this November is "Take Care to Give Care."


Susan Schadt Press

I have to tell you about a new cookbook that is guaranteed to not only help you make tasty dishes …


Commercial Appeal film writer John Beifuss talks about two local documentaries premiering at this year's Indie Memphis Film Festival -- "The Invaders" and "Destroy Memphis."

The Afternoon Slump

Oct 26, 2016

If you are like me, around 3:00 pm each day your mind starts to shut down at work.


Eat Your Veggies

Oct 25, 2016
Justin Fox Burks

My dear friends Justin Fox Burks and Amy Lawrence have just come out with their second cookbook that shows that “eating your veggies” can be fun and tasty!


Et Tu Flu Shot?

Oct 19, 2016

You get the flu shot and then you get sick anyway, so why bother?


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The Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., has generated plenty of controversy since it opened last fall.

But concerns about President Trump's conflicts of interest might not be enough to stop his company from opening a second hotel in the nation's capital.

Muslim children are more likely to be bullied in school than children of other faiths. A new survey by the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU) reveals that 42 percent of Muslims with children in K–12 schools report bullying of their children because of their faith, compared with 23 percent of Jewish and 20 percent of Protestant parents.

These results confirm recent findings by other research and advocacy groups showing that bullying of students of color is on the rise.

Canyon Mansfield and his dog were walking the ridge line near his house in Pocatello, Idaho, when the 14-year-old spotted a curious device that looked like a sprinkler nestled in the ground.

A federal judge levied the first of two punishments over the "Bridgegate" tale of political retaliation in New Jersey Wednesday, sentencing former Port Authority Deputy Executive Director Bill Baroni to two years in prison.

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TENNESSEE NEWS

Republican Lawmakers Say They Didn't Push For Chattanooga Reporter To Be Fired

Hear the radio version of this story. Republican state lawmakers are denying they pressured the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga into firing a public radio reporter. Reporter Jacqui Helbert has been accused of recording meetings between a group of high school students and their state lawmakers without identifying herself.

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ARKANSAS NEWS

Arkansas Online Sales Tax Bill Dead For Session

A proposal for Arkansas to start collecting sales taxes from online retailers – like nearly every other state does – appears to be dead. A bill fell short in the House Revenue and Taxation Committee on Tuesday. It’s the third time this legislation session the measure has failed to advance. Amazon has already volunteered to collect the tax but other retailers are still off the hook. The sales tax for out of state online purchases already exists but it’s up to individual consumers to report it ...

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