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Tennessee authorities searching for alleged members of identity theft ring operating out of Memphis metro area

By WREG Staff
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TIPTON COUNTY, Tenn. — The Tipton County Sheriff’s Office asked for help identifying alleged members of an identity theft ring operating out of the Memphis metro area. According to Sheriff J.T. Chumley, the individuals used stolen social security numbers to access store credit accounts. One member of the team made the purchase using the stolen identity and another returned it to a different store the following day to get a gift card. They have reportedly done this at Best Buy, J.C. Penny, Kohl’s, Target and Home Goods stores in Murfreesboro, Franklin, Jackson, Collierville, Memphis, Southaven and Tupelo. If you can identify the […]Read more >
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Orpheum announces new changes to upcoming Broadway season

By WREG Staff
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. —The Orpheumhas announced additional changes to its upcoming Broadway season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With touring productions still on hold, the entertainment venue said they had to reschedule their Broadway season again, which will now begin in September with "The Band’s Visit." Disney’s "The Lion King" is scheduled for November, followed by the megahit "Hamilton" in December 2021. "Hadestown" and "Tootsie" will hit the stage in February followed by "Cats," "Mean Girls" and "Jesus Christ Superstar." “While our Broadway […]Read more >
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Biden to lay out plan to ramp up COVID-19 vaccine distribution

By Alexa Mencia
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  • ( NewsNation Now ) — With the incoming Biden-Harris administration just days away from taking office, the president-elect will outline his plan to scale and speed up the distribution of coronavirus vaccines on Friday.
  • but the vaccine rollout in the United States has been a dismal failure thus far," Biden said Thursday in a speech unveiling a $1.9 trillion stimulus plan to stem the virus and revive the economy hard hit by the pandemic.
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