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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Memphis, TN – Memphis Moments is co-produced by the Pink Palace Family of Museums and the WKNO-FM Stations.

Pink Palace Family of Museums website is www.memphismuseums.org.

Memphis, TN – Memphis Moments is co-produced by the Pink Palace Family of Museums and the WKNO-FM Stations.

Pink Palace Family of Museums website: www.memphismuseums.org.

Memphis, TN – Memphis Moments is co-produced by the Pink Palace Family of Museums and the WKNO-FM Stations.

Pink Palace Family of Museums website is www.memphismuseums.org.

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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-site forensic analysis of smuggled cell phones.  

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 Rickard, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in North Little Rock.

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Police have charged Darren Osborne with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder over an attack in which investigators say Osborne drove a van into a crowd of people leaving a mosque in north London early Monday.

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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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