Newsfeed Now for May 24: Teen rescued from flood waters; Indy 500 festivities

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On Newsfeed Now for May 24 we began with a story in Missouri where a teen recounts being rescued after becoming trapped for more than seven hours in a flooded creek. KODE’s Gretchen Bolander has the story. 

Friday’s other stories with scroll to times: 

5:00 – A FATHER’S WISH – The one wish of a Tennessee man who died a hero has now come true. His boy received the gift of life thanks to a generous donor. WKRN’s Stephanie Langston joined us to share what happened. 

8:30 – Big Race INDY 500 – Hundreds of thousands of people will be racing to Indianapolis as the Indy 500 approaches. Many will stay in hotels around the city but some will be taking advantage of a more immersive experience right inside the track. Sierra Hignite gave us the full scoop.

13:50 – GIRLS TURNED HEROS – Two little girls are being hailed heroes after a serious accident in George County, Mississippi. The six and 7-year-olds were ejected from a car but miraculously were able to flag down help. WKRG’s Katarina Luketich introduced us to the brave pair. 

17:30 – FROM HOMELESS TO GRADUATE: A Memphis teen is in the national spotlight after earning $3 million in scholarships and becoming his high school’s valedictorian. He earned the cash all while facing homelessness. WATN’s Rebecca Butcher met the young man who is inspiring young minds. 

Click on the video above to watch today’s show. 

Newsfeed Now streams weekdays at 11 a.m. It is hosted by Aaron Nolan. 

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