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Not Memphis

PSA: Please remember if you see a local TV news station sharing an outrageous story on social media, the story might not have happened here.

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WMC recently tweeted, "School District Fires Cook After He Serves Kangaroo Meat to Students." This would certainly be a noteworthy event had it happened in Memphis. But nope. Potter, Nebraska.

Stoned?

Have local ballot controversies left you wondering if Memphis-area leadership has rocks in its head? Maybe the Shelby County Election Commission's Voting Rocks program is for you.

The program is designed to ... Well, it's hard to say what the program was designed to do. But colorful stones painted with pro-voting messages have been hidden all over Memphis.

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"If you find a rock, email us a picture of yourself with the rock you found. We will send you a sports bag," the commission's website says.

Listed!

Memphis made a Halloween-season list compiled by Mentalfloss.com. Out of 11 "Terrifying Urban Legends That Turned Out to Be True," Memphis landed a respectable number 6 position. This honor is due to a 2010 incident when guests of a Budget Inn discovered they'd been sleeping above the body of missing person Sony Millbrook, whose corpse had been stuffed under the bed.

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