Monday News Update: Sloth Boat Edition

Monday News Update: Sloth Boat Edition

I'm not going to lie: we've Memphis' official slow news point, that time between the end of May and the beginning of August when not a whole lot happens. But, we must soldier on with today's Memphis news update. 

Today, we've got a some stormy weather (but no idea how much), the return of the city's unofficial splash park, a chance to vote on the Tiger's new home court and - because it's Monday - a sloth on a boat.

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- Memphis is supposed to get some rain over the next few days, but one local meteorologist can only speculate as to how much rain we'll actually get.

- Good news! The fountains at Civic Center Plaza (you know, the city's unofficial splash park) are now safe for summer frolicking.

- Do you have strong feelings on what the Tigers' home court should look like? The team is inviting fans to vote on new court designs for the 2013-2014 season.

- It's Monday. Mondays are tough. Have a sloth on a boat.

- The Blu-Ray release of Craig Brewer's first film, "The Poor and Hungry" is coming out in November.

- Voting is now open in the M Awards, Memphis Sport magazine's annual reader's poll. Vote for your favorite local sports moments before June 30


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>but one local meteorologist can only speculate as to how much rain we'll actually get. The link is not working.
June 17, 2013 11:25am