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First female NFL referee a Mississippi native

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JACKSON, MS (WDAM) -

Calls of touchdowns, field goals and penalties in the NFL will soon have a woman's touch.

The Baltimore Sun reports the league has hired Sarah Thomas, a native of Brandon, Mississippi. 

Thomas will become the first female referee in the league. 

Thomas has also officiated at a training camp of the Indianapolis Colts. 

The Baltimore Sun reports Thomas will work regular season games for the NFL. 

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