Memphian is ‘Jeopardy!’ champion June 7, comes in second June 8

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 09, 2021 6:00 AM CT | Published: June 08, 2021 12:03 PM CT

‘Here’s what I’ve loved about this,’ says Verlinda Henning of her ‘Jeopardy!’ win. ‘Memphis is a weird town. I mean, we are hard on each other, and we beat each other up, but if somebody comes for one of us, we’re after you.’ 

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