The Early Word: Ja lands big bucks, JJJ is out and your MLGW bill is going up this summer

Bianca Phillips By , Daily Memphian
Updated: July 01, 2022 6:28 AM CT | Published: July 01, 2022 6:23 AM CT Subscribers only

Local employers offer abortion travel coverage, cops crack down on traffic violations, and we tell you where to find the world’s greatest sandwich for less than $7.


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Bianca Phillips

Bianca Phillips

Bianca Phillips is a Northeast Arkansas native and long-time Memphian with more than a decade of experience in local journalism. She’s a diehard morning person who spends her free time running marathons and ultras, practicing daily yoga, and stuffing her face with vegan food.


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