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  1. Reggie Barlow at practice Tuesday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Alabama State University head football coach Reggie Barlow was asked to resign late Tuesday afternoon, according to Barlow's attorney, Don Jackson. Jackson said ASU Athletic Director Melvin Hines spoke with Barlow and asked him to resign or basically be forced out at the end of the season.

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  2. Sharpton calls for federal prosecution in FergusonRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    With a grand jury decision and a local election looming, the Rev. Al Sharpton returned to St. Louis on Friday to renew calls for the federal prosecution of a white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black 18-year-old in the nearby suburb of Ferguson.

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  3. Holder: Ferguson police need 'wholesale change'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday that there was an obvious need for "wholesale change" in the Ferguson, Missouri, police department. The Justice Department is investigating the practices of the police department following the Aug. 9 police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old, Michael Brown.

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  4. Consumer Reports: Most and least reliable carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Consumer Reports has just released this year's ratings of the most and least reliable new cars and car makers. There are some big changes this year, with Infiniti dropping most dramatically in the ranks and an American car manufacturer making the top 10. According to Consumer Reports' latest reliability survey, the Scion xB is the most reliable new car you can buy.

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  5. No leads emerge in disappearance of Broncos fanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Relatives of a Denver Broncos fan who disappeared during last week's game are wondering how a man with no known health or personal problems could seem to vanish without a trace. Family and friends of Paul Kitterman, 53, have been searching for him since Thursday night's matchup with the San Diego Chargers at Sports Authority Field.

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  6. Colorado man disappears during Denver Broncos gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Relatives of a Broncos fan who went missing during last week's game are wondering how a man with no known health or personal problems could seem to vanish without a trace. Family and friends of 53-year-old Paul Kitterman have been searching for him since Thursday night's matchup with the San Diego Chargers at Sports Authority Field.

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  7. Man killed at apartment complex, suspect on the runRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Police said three adults and one of the juveniles took part in the assault, which was recorded. The other juvenile is accused of possessing a video of the act.

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  8. MSU will hold baseball scrimmage in JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    The MSU baseball team will have a intersquad scrimmage Saturday at 4:00pm at Smith Wills Stadium. It's the first time that the Bulldogs have ever held a fall scrimmage in Jackson.

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  9. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Southern University was picked to win the 2014-15 Southwestern Athletic Conference women's basketball title in a preseason poll of the league's head coaches and sports information directors. The announcement was made by the Southwestern Athletic Conference on Wednesday, October 15, 2014.

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  10. Man attacked by pit bulls in California diesRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    A Central California man has died after he and his 77-year-old mother were mauled by a pack of pit bulls owned by his neighbors, sheriff's officials said Wednesday. Juan Fernandez, 59, died of multiple traumatic injuries suffered in Tuesday's attack at his home in the city of Modesto, Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson said.

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  11. Some St. Louis arrests at Brown shooting protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ST. LOUIS - Seventeen people were arrested on suspicion of unlawful assembly, St. Louis police said Sunday, and more protests are planned over the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson this summer. Organizers of the four-day Ferguson October summit are protesting the shooting of the black man by a white policeman, which sparked sometimes violent demonstrations in the predominantly black St. Louis suburb of Ferguson in August.

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  12. Police shooting protests continue in St. LouisRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ST. LOUIS - A weekend of peaceful daytime protests and nightly police standoffs is expected to continue Sunday as organizers prepare for a wave of resistance they anticipate will lead to widespread, intentional arrests the following day. Organizers of the four-day Ferguson October summit to protest the early August police shooting death of Michael Brown are scheduled to train participants in nonviolent civil disobedience tactics Sunday morning.

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  13. Man eats raw fish from fish tank while assaulting ex-girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    North Myrtle Beach police responded to a call where a female said she had been tied up and assaulted by her ex-boyfriend while he was eating raw fish from her fish tank, according to the police report. The victim said her ex-boyfriend, Charles Clay Jackson, 44, of North Myrtle Beach, came to her home unannounced Friday night and wanted to celebrate her birthday with her.

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  14. Southern Miss baseball player in critical conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Michael Gilbert, a junior infielder on the Southern Miss baseball team, was carrying a big pole with two other Golden Eagle players when he tripped. Gilbert fell and the other players were unable to hold on to the pole.

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  15. Rice beats Southern Miss 41-23Read the original story

    Sep 27, 2014 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Jawon Davis rushed for 131 yards and two touchdowns Saturday as Rice picked up its first win of the season 41-23 over Southern Miss. Driphus Jackson threw for 178 yards and two touchdowns as the defending Conference USA champion Owls beat the Golden Eagles behind a balanced offensive attack that racked up 217 yards on the ground.

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  16. Ferguson unrest persists despite chief's gestureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    25, 2014. . Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson, left, speaks before protesters in front of the Ferguson Police Department, on Thursday, Sept.

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  17. Brett Favre hopes NFL issues raise awarenessRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2014 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Three-time NFL Most Valuable Player Brett Favre says he believes domestic violence issues are "few and far between" in the league, but he hopes that the league's recent problems will raise "serious" awareness. The 45-year-old retired quarterback was in Jackson on Thursday after he was elected to the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.

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  18. More Read the original story

    Sep 25, 2014 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Like many business ideas the idea Raymond Horn had for cold brewed coffee was born out of a personal passion and something he enjoyed. "Started making it for my co-workers and everybody loved it and they said you should sell it," Horn said.

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  19. Ferguson chief apologizes in video to Brown familyRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2014 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    The Missouri police chief whose officer fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old last month released a video Thursday apologizing to the family and the community, acknowledging that Michael Brown's body remained in the street for too long after he was killed. The video featuring Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson was released by a public relations agency on the same day Brown's parents were in Washington pressing for a full federal investigation.

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  20. Michael Brown memorial rebuilt after fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    23, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo., near the spot of where Michael Brown was shot by Ferguson police office Darren Wilson on Aug. 9. . A man tends to a new teddy bear memorial on Tuesday, Sept.

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