Local News of the Day: August 13, 2020

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Here’s the top things you need to know going on in the Mid-South:


  • In a ‘Wake Up Memphis’ exclusive interview, Robyn Walensky talked with Tennessee Republican Senator Marsha Blackburn about the Joe Biden and Kamala Harris presidential ticket. “She is for the Green New Deal, which would take away your cars, your red meat, cost every family another $2,000 a month,” Blackburn tells Walensky. “You look at her support for government-run healthcare and socialized medicine, the Bernie Sanders. $32 trillion over 10 years is what that program would cost us.”


  • Grab some popcorn and head to Graceland the next few days. The famous attraction is hosting its first-ever drive-in movie events in honor of Elvis Presley Week.


  • In addition, the famous Elvis candlelight vigil is already sold out. Attendance is limited due to coronavirus concerns.



  • Mid-South Fairgrounds is getting a total makeover. Check out the full details below:

Mid-South Fairgrounds Getting a Makeover as Liberty Park

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