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About 150 OjO scooters arrived on the streets of Memphis Wednesday, October 23rd.

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A local organization focused on criminal justice reform is looking for volunteers to be “court watchers.”

MLGW: Damaged Infrastructure Complicates Power Restoration

As the number of Memphis Light, Gas, and Water (MLGW) customers without power as a result of Monday morning’s storm dropped to just under 2,700 Wednesday, the utility’s officials say damage to its infrastructure will “complicate” further restoration efforts.

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MLGW: Power Restoration Will be Multi-Day Process

Bakerspond: Funk, that brings us right back around to the funding request that the Council rejected. trimming trees, yes, that's necessary, »

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