Good morning Memphis where National Weather Service forecast We have to hit triple digit temperatures today – which brings some risks for those venturing out or even working outside.
But, firstly, shortage of manpower has become a common crisis in the past few years with it becoming increasingly difficult to find skilled workers such as plumbers, electricians and construction workers, Corinne Kennedy reports to our subscribers on her story.
This shortage has forced places like Patton for plumbing, heating and air conditioning to hire younger technicians who are more green and need more training. But in the past several years of implementing virtual reality training, owner Sean Patton said the company has achieved amazing results.
Show us Corin How successful was the virtual reality training In other fields as well.
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The heat wave continues into the summer, along with other dangers
The Memphis National Weather Service forecast temperatures will remain in the mid-90s through Thursday with highs of up to 100 degrees through Saturday, Our Lucas Fenton reports.
Although it will likely be a dry week, NWS Memphis meteorologist Samantha Brown said there will be a chance to shower over the weekend and possibly next week. However, she said the Mid-South is likely to continue its hot streak and she doesn’t expect those rains to cool the area much.
But heat isn’t the only concern, as the Shelby County Health Department issued an air quality “code orange” warning for ozone levels on Tuesday. Ozone levels at this level are more harmful to sensitive groups, such as those with lung diseases and children.
How Law Nine forced universities to feel comfortable with women in the room
get out on Fiftieth Anniversary of the Supernatural Legislation of Title NineThere is so much to celebrate and still so much scrutiny,
The 37-word Title IX legislation did not once mention sports: “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, denied benefits, or subject to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.”
But her influence opened sporting doors that had previously been closed, although progress came with small, sometimes stubborn steps.
Reporters dug deep across the south in the chronology of Title IX; their budgets and benefits; How I Created Equity Among High School Athletes. If black women are neglected in the payment of equity; And why female coaches are underrepresented in high school sports even after 50 years.
10 Memphis moments in the new “Elvis” movie
New biography animation “Elvis” opens in theaters nationwide on Friday.
The general public hoped for entertainment and perhaps enlightenment. But in Elvis’ adopted hometown of Memphis, we might be hoping for more — we want to see Memphis, or at least an Australian recreation of it, reports John Byphus.
John could list many Memphis allusions. But instead it lists a manageable list of 10 Memphis Momentsor references or things to look for on “Elvis”.
Realistic scenarios for Grizzlies during the NBA Draft
The Memphis Grizzlies finished the season as one of the NBA surprise stories, but now they have to build on that success, Our Damichael Cole report.
The Grizzlies have two first-round picks (22 and 29 overall) and one second-round pick (47) in the Thursday night NBA Draft (7 p.m., ESPN). Memphis is uniquely positioned to build on its success by trading up, down or staying put.
Damshel shows us Three possible scenarios for the Grizzlies project in his last story.