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Debate gets interesting when candidates question each other Video included

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Jackson's two mayoral candidates sparred over a variety of topics during our WLBT debate Thursday evening. But it was when Attorney Chokwe Antar Lumumba and Jackson City Councilman Tony Yarber had the opportunity to ask each other questions that things got interesting.

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Operation Bunny Hop: Just in time for Easter Video included

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From Clinton to Utica, hundreds of law enforcement officers helped kick off Operation Bunny Hop, turning Good Friday into a not-so-good day for would-be criminals.

Pretrial detainees have long waits for mental evaluations Video included

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We continues our investigation into the length of time some detainees are being held at the Hinds County Detention Center. Official documents reveal, one man has been incarcerated for eight years, waiting for trial and he is not the only one.

Pearl High School student takes dream date to prom Video included

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Eighteen-year-old Jacob Daniels can barely wipe the smile off his face, in anticipation of his Senior Prom Friday night. His mother Lori helps him try on his tuxedo as he talks about the dream girl he'll be arm in arm with.

Walt's Look Around: Easter Video included

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They never said exactly where in Attala County, But it's the thought that counts, somebody doing something for the rest of us to enjoy; Kind of like outdoor Christmas decorations.

Campaign ad features Yarber "selfie" Video included

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With Jackson's mayoral election just days away, the relatively clean campaign is about to get dirty, thanks to an unflattering video of one of the candidates, which has surfaced in a campaign ad.

Congressman Gregg Harper pushes for labor law change Video included

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Congressman Gregg Harper's 24-year-old son, Livingston, has an intellectual disability called Fragile X syndrome. His family has always reminded him of the following truth. "If you have special needs,

Farmers, Residents Watching Big Black River Crest Video included

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residents in western Hinds County are still struggling through flooding problems. Heavy rains earlier this week delayed a second crest on the Big Black river until Friday.

Making a Difference: James Hawkins

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Teachers always make a difference. And there is nothing more important that a teacher can pass along to his students, than for them to believe in themselves as much as he does.

Miss. officers rescue woman, granddaughter from lake Video included

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Two Olive Branch police officers are considered heroes Friday morning after jumping into a lake to save a woman and her 7-year-old granddaughter from their sinking van.

Brandon high school student accepted to West Point Video included

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Senior Emily McGowan was honored on Thursday in a ceremony where she expressed her thanks to everyone in her life who played a role in her journey.

Yarber and Lumumba debate at WLBT studio Video included

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Jackson's two mayoral candidates stepped into the WLBT studio Thursday night for a one-hour runoff debate.   Attorney Chokwe Antar Lumumba and Jackson City Councilman Tony Yarber went back and forth on several issues, touting specifics and pushing their visions for the future of the Capital City.

Are Hinds County Detainees being held too long? Video included

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We continues to uncover new information about inmates being held too long at the Hinds County Detention Facility. One inmate has been locked behind bars since 2006. So, is justice being served?

Ridgeland Police looking for man with crooked knife Video included

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Ridgeland police need your help finding a brazen robber. Investigators say the crime happened around 4:15 Monday morning at a convenience store.

Sig Ep fraternity will close Ole Miss chapter

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The Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity will close its chapter on The University of Mississippi campus. Dean of Students Sparky Reardon says the closure comes after numerous accounts of hazing and underage drinking within the UM chapter, which violated fraternity and university policies.