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It's Fitness Friday and Kidney Action Day is next Saturday at the Kroc Center in Midtown Memphis. The event aims to raise awareness of kidney disease. Dr. Jo Pinnaka is here to explain why fitness is important to prevent kidney disease. Fitness instructor Heather Cross Jordan is also here to show us a few exercises you can do at home to get you on track for a healthier lifestyle.
Bryan Hayes performed on Local Memphis Live last month. Take a listen to his single "Let's Ride.”
We are in the kitchen this morning with Flying Saucer draught emporium. They are hosting a Schlafly Beer Dinner next Thursday. It is a five-course dinner with an Irish theme just in time for St Patrick’s Day. Chef Nate Prisock is here to tell us more about it.
The Hot Foot Honeys is Memphis' first and only professional tap company. Marianne Bell is here to tell us more about the company and teach us a few tap moves.
Today is National Frozen Food Day. When most of us think about frozen food we think of it as a last resort meal. But frozen doesn't mean store bought or a bland meal. Joelle Pittman, senior community manager of Memphis Yelp!, and Katy Katz of Cooper Street 2020 joins us to show you how appetizing a frozen dish made out of fresh veggies and ingredients can be.
The first segment of Local Memphis Live on March 6th.
Hometown hero and world poker champion Chris Moneymaker is currently competing in the Hollywood Poker Open Tournament at Hollywood Casino in Tunica. He's here today to share more about it and deal us a hand while giving tips for beginners.
Shelby County now has a free high school for adults. The Excel Center is sponsored by Memphis Goodwill, Incorporated. It is now open and accepting applicants Here with us today to discuss this new project is Eric Cooper, the director of the Excel Center.
Laughter is good for the soul and the Memphis Comedy Festival will kick off this Thursday at several different venues around the city. More than 50 comedians from different cities will entertain crowds and host workshops. Here to invite you to this event is Katrina Coleman.
The gospel group "Phr3sh" performed their soulful sound on LML and left a great impression. For those of you who are familiar with the group's gospel sound, here they are with "Walk with me Lord."
This week the Children's Museum of Memphis is promoting "Read Across America" The Children's Museum has some big activities planned for this week. Carrie Roberts is here to tell us more about it.
First segment of Local Memphis Live on March 4th.
Looking for the right product to add that extra hint of flavoring to food? Try Backyard Southern Style seasoning. Thanks guys for joining us to show us how to maximize the flavor of our food.
Beulah Baptist Church, one of the oldest churches in the Orange Mound Community, is celebrating their 110th anniversary with a jazz concert this weekend. Here to invite you to the event is reverend Anthony Henderson, Ocie Batts, and Annita Hamilton.
It's National Nutrition Month and local nutritionist Leslie Schilling is here to talk about how to incorporate new behaviors when it comes to your diet.
Time now for our "Digest On This" segment with Doctor Bowden. It's Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and Local Cares is helping to raise awareness about this deadly disease all month long. Dr. Bowden also has a few things lined up to help celebrate Welcome Dr. Bowden tells you why you need to pull out your favorite blue shirt this Friday.
Start your morning off with a stack of pancakes. Today is National Pancake Day. IHOP has a special treat for you. Bobby Abdi, general manager of IHOP, is here to tell you how you can get free pancakes today.
Time now for our Pick A Pet segment. It's our chance to feature some of animals at The Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County in need of a new home. Today, Katie Pemberton from The Humane Society is here with Babaloo the cat.
The first segment of Local Memphis Live on March 3rd.
The Artworks Foundation will be kicking off its indoor festival--- "Home Is Where The Art Is"--- this Thursday at the Landers Center in Southaven. Greg Belz is here to tell us more about it---along with local artist Christine Masteas who is here to show us some of her work.
Our next guest is an author with a book out titled "Driven". Rick Jacobs is here to tell us more about it, along with Rodney Rastall who is the editor and voice of the audio version of the book.
It's time to Talk Beauty with Stacy Vason. She joins us with tips on how to maintain the salon look in between salon visits and how to create an easy hair style you can do at home for a special after 5 event.
How would you like a chance to win $50,000? Livable Memphis is teaming up with "In Our Backyard" for a challenge to drive change in neighborhoods across Memphis. Ellen Roberds is here to tell us more about the special campaign, "Discover IOBY."
Our next music guest is here to invite you to their cd release party at Hi-Tone in Midtown Memphis. The band Blackberry Wednesday will perform for us today. But before that we'll talk to them about their upcoming projects.
The first segment of Local Memphis Live and March 2nd.
We continue fitness Friday this morning with Atlanta Fusion Belly Dance. Their studio offers classes that include a variety of styles such as Egyptian, Turkish, and Gypsy. Instructors Faaridah Taylor and Hadil are here to teach us some beginner belly dance moves.
It's Fitness Friday and Methodist South Hospital is inviting you to their "Day To Dance For Health" event this Saturday at Southland Mall in Whitehaven. It's one of the many things they are doing to celebrate heart health. Linda Smith is here to explain more about the event and Dana Street will teach us a few dance moves to stay heart healthy.
We are in the kitchen this morning with Angela Brown from Deserve Healthy Foods. She is here to show us how to make a few things that include an Italian Turkey sausage Po Boy, a veggie wrap, and a turkey wrap.
Memphis Fashion Week is next month. The event is about cultivating and celebrating local and regional fashion through designers, photographers, models, and boutiques. One local teen designer is here to show us a few pieces from her clothing line. Along with the Memphis Fashion Week creator, welcome Abby Phillips and Kathyrn Heard.
Our next music guest played at the white house this year, performed for his idol B.B. King, and has even appeared on the Rachel Ray Show. That's a lot for a 16-year-old. Christone "Kingfish" Ingram is from Clarksdale, Mississippi and he's here to perform for us today---but first we'll talk to him about some of his upcoming projects.
The first segment of Local Memphis Live on February 27th.
Time now for the infectious sounds of the Chinese Connection Dub Embassy. Enjoy their unique reggae sound...here they are with "Waiting In Vein."
ABC takes a look at the fever that surrounds the movie Frozen.
Spice up taco night. Instead of beef or chicken tacos, try king crab tacos. The fork founder John Minervini and Chef Jonathan Magallanes of Las Tortugas is here with us to share the recipe.
Time now for our local law segment with Cedrick Wooten Today he's here to talk about child custody.
Update your makeup application without relying on trends. Nicki Chanel joins us today to show you how to create a flawless look.
The play "Assasins" will be showing at Playhouse On The Square starting this Friday. It covers some of the men and women who have attempted to kill American presidents. Cast member Phillip Himebook is here to talk about his role and perform for us today. Noby Edwards is also here to tell us more about it.
The first segment of Local Memphis Live on February 26th.
The International Jewish Film Festival is in full swing here in Memphis. Amy Israel from the Memphis Jewish Community Center is here to invite you to the event and discuss what films you can expect to see.
Great eating habits are imperative to sustain a healthy life. It can be tricky like whether to use oil versus butter Christy Davis, registered dietitian with Baptist Memphis is here to explain how to prepare healthy food.
Treat yourself to brunch with a side of music this Sunday. Chris Hill will perform at MVP3 brunches at Bar Louie. Marie Pizano from MVP3 Entertainment Group is here to tell us more about it and what else is upcoming for MVP3.
Chef Bill Mullins of L’Ecole is here with us this morning to show you how to cook a delicious Asian dish.
The annual public awareness event "Condomonium" is next Saturday at Playhouse on the Square in Midtown Memphis. The fundraising event will include fashion, food, and music. Models are here to show us some of the dresses made out of condoms and Katy Leopard is also here to tell us more about the event.
The first segment of Local Memphis Live on February 25th.
Time now for some sweet sounds of blues. Here is Brandon Santini with..."Got Love If You Want It."
Fox and Hound in Cordova is teaming up with the Ronald McDonald house charities of Memphis to aid sick children. You can too, by purchasing signature cocktails and beers. 10-percent of the proceeds will go to the organization. Fox and Hound managing partner Joe Clark is here to tell us more about the event.
The Stax Music Academy is celebrating Black History Month this Thursday at Minglewood Hall. This year's production will take you on a journey of music, politics, funk, and grit with talented young Memphians trail blazing the path of the neo civil rights movement. Constance Shepherd is here to tell us more about it.
Bread pudding can be comforting to eat during these cold Winter days. And the Horseshoe Casino in Tunica has always been famous for its bread pudding recipe. Their very own Chef Bruce Ford is here to teach us how to make it.
Time now for our Pick A Pet segment. It's our chance to feature some of animals at the Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County in need of a new home. Today Kayla Gerke from The Humane Society is here with Ayeesee.
The first segment of Local Memphis Live on February 24th.
Backpedaling or setting the record straight? Whatever you want to call it, Memphis city leaders are trying to clear up a statement made during a news conference Thursday morning.
The recent round of winter weather has left the already rough Memphis roads even worse. Drivers across the city are forced to dodge pothole after pothole.
Daylight saving time 2015 will begin on Sunday, March 8 at 2:00 a.m. That means it's time to spring forward, but the sweet act of moving the clocks an hour ahead can deliver a blow to your sleeping schedule
MLGW workers found a ball python snake in an apartment in Frayser. Larry Patrick, the CEO of Good Earth Termite & Pest Control, Co. says there are other pests you're more likely to find in the winter months.
They claim to jump start your day or even give you wings. Energy drinks.
Due to icy conditions in downtown Memphis, the 2015 Move It Memphis 5K & 10K has been cancelled.
At Memphis International Airport, there are still cancellations and delays.
The Mid-South has spent the day digging out from snowfall that covered most of the Mid-South.
Actor Harrison Ford was "banged up" and hospitalized Thursday afternoon after a 1940s aircraft he was piloting crashed during a forced landing on a golf course, his publicist said.
Millington got six inches of sleet and snow, nearly shutting down parts of town.
The storm in Kentucky, was so intense that road crews just couldn't keep up, stranding hundreds of motorists on I-65 near Elizabethtown and on Interstate 24 near Paducah.
More than 20,000 foreigners have gone to fight for ISIS, the terror group that controls portions of Iraq and Syria, experts have told Congress.
As various forms of winter precipitation overtook the state, 124 Arkansas National Guardsmen were called to state active duty to assist the Arkansas State Police in patrolling endless miles of hazardous roadway.
The Shelby County Office of Preparedness has issued their Thursday afternoon update following the winter storm that covered the Mid-South in snow and sleet.
Weather problems across the country are causing problems for airlines.
The City of Memphis has announced its operating schedule while dealing with the Winter weather on Thursday.
According to Sheriff Rasco with the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department, there have not been any serious injury as of this time in DeSoto County.
Most of the Mid-South is under a winter storm warning until noon Thursday. Tennessee and Mississippi are under a state of emergency, and many schools and businesses are closed.
TDOT crews say the rainy weather ahead of the icy conditions has created a tricky situation.
The DeSoto County School Board has approved the make-up days to compensate for school closings due to winter weather this year.
Although winter weather in the month of March is not typical, it is certainly not unheard of.
As of early Wednesday afternoon, folks in Arkansas were already dealing with a wintry mess.
Millington school and city leaders aren't taking any chances when it comes to this latest winter storm.
Two teenagers have been indicted on felony murder charges stemming from the shooting death of a homeowner last year on Rhodes Avenue.
One way to avoid this latest winter storm is to take cover. But for some that may be hard to do.
Deniro Smith, the youth counselor accused of an inappropriate relationship with a child in his care, was arraigned on a statutory rape charge Tuesday.
One Memphian who traveled to Ferguson to protest says she's pleased with the Department of Justice's findings.
After one Germantown woman lost her wedding ring on a flight to Minneapolis, it was a desperate plea on Facebook that went viral and led to its safe return.
Emergency services coordinators throughout Shelby County will be stationed at the Shelby County Office of Preparedness Emergency Operations Center in east Memphis this evening.
A man and woman were arrested Monday night in Nashville after officers found marijuana hidden in a baby’s seat while two children were in the car.
Ridgeway Middle School was evacuated following a bomb threat Tuesday.
A new bill proposed in the Tennessee General Assembly will add more restrictions to flying drones, including where and when.
According to current weather forecasts, there is a chance for wintry weather Wednesday.
Do you like a challenge? Well grab a lime and take a bite out of Lyme disease.
TBI Special Agents are investigating a shooting Monday night, involving a Trooper from the Tennessee Highway Patrol.
It is the second day Shelby County parents can apply to get their kids into pre-kindergarten. Some parents say it is wildly competitive to get in.
Memphis fire investigators say the fire at a Memphis daycare Monday was caused by a candle.
The Memphis City Council is delaying a vote to give "ride sharing" services the go-ahead to operate in the city.
The search is on for the truck driver who hit a school bus and took off.
A pattern and practice of discrimination against African Americans. That is what a Department of Justice investigation concluded in Ferguson.
TBI agents have arrested a youth behavioral counselor accused of an inappropriate relationship with a juvenile in his care.
The calendar may read March, but the Mid-South is in the path of another winter storm Brace yourself for sleet, snow and freezing temps with a twist.
You probably know someone who is cutting gluten from their diet. For those who have celiac disease, eating it can cause severe abdominal pain.
Memphis Public Works is looking to purchase snow plow attachments for some of their vehicles.
Memphis firefighters are investigating a deadly house fire in north Memphis.
The mother accused of shooting two teens in the parking lot is still locked up. There are questions about why that skating rink is still open.
A Memphis Police Officer accused of exposing himself to a 14-year-old girl is out of jail, but not off the force.
DeSoto County is making a push to crack down on drug overdose deaths.
An endangered child alert has been issued for a 9-year-old boy in Clarksville, Tennessee.
Two South Memphis men have been convicted of second-degree murder in the shooting death of another man in the Hillview Apartments.