Jackson Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Deputy shot in Simpson County, 2 arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    A deputy was grazed by a bullet after responding to a burglary call in Braxton, police said. 16 WAPT's Anne Parker reports from the scene.

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  2. Commitment 2015 general electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ALL NIGHT. LETS GET STRAIGHT TO THE UNOFFICIAL NUMBERS... IT LOOKS LIKE ALL THE REPUBLICAN INCUMBENTS WILL KEEP THEIR SEATS.

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  3. Teen killed while riding bike mourned by classmates, familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    Family and friends gathered for a candlelight vigil Monday night to remember a 14-year-old girl killed when she was struck by a van. Joycelyn Wilson was riding her bike late Friday night on Flag Chapel Road in Jackson when she was struck, authorities said.

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  4. Steady voter turnout reported in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    Voters on Tuesday are choosing a governor and seven other statewide officials, three public service commissioners, three transportation commissioners, all 174 legislators, and county officials. Lines had formed at some polling locations in Flowood before the doors opened at 7 a.m. One voter said he waited 30 minutes to cast his ballot.

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  5. JSU president breaks her silenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    Jackson State University has been making headlines in recent weeks because of several changes in personnel. Administrators have been tight-lipped about the upheaval, until now.

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  6. Puppy trapped in storm drain rescued with girls' helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    Two girls found a tiny puppy on a curb of a Jackson street near a storm drain. The girls got their mother and they picked up the puppy and brought it to the Animal Rescue Fund of Mississippi.

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  7. Jackson woman hit in Flint, MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    A Jackson woman hit by a car in Michigan reuniting with her family tonight, because of a 16 WAPT story. REUNITING WITH HER FAMILY TONIGHT-- BECAUSE OF 16 WAPT STORY.

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  8. Stuart Kellogg to retire as president, general manager of 16 WAPTRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    Stuart Kellogg, president and general manager since 1991 of WAPT-TV, the Hearst Television Inc. ABC TV affiliate serving the Jackson, Mississippi, market, will retire at year-end 2015. The move caps nearly a quarter-century at the helm of WAPT and four decades in television that began as a weathercaster in his alma mater's town of Syracuse, N.Y. Kellogg's successor will be announced at a future date.

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  9. Jackson students sign pledge to stop gun violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    IN THE CAPITOL CITY IS TRYING TO STEER KIDS AWAY FROM GUN VIOLENCE. HOW MANY STUDENTS HAVE EVER HEARD A GUNSHOT IN THEIR NEIGHBORHOOD? SPECIAL GUESTS TALKED ABOUT THAT AT WHITTEN MIDDLE SCHOOL -- IT WAS PART OF THE NATIONAL DAY OF CONCERN THE STUDENTS HEARD FROM SPEAKERS INCLUDING U-S ATTORNEY GREG DAVIS AND CHIEF LEE VANCE -- THEN THEY SIGNED A PLEDGE NOT TO USE GUNS TO SETTLE THEIR PROBLEMS.

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  10. Firefighters battle blaze in JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    A fire in a vacant home was a challenge for crews to fight because water was not easy to access. 16 WAPT's Allie Ware reports.

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  11. Black smoke billows from Jackson houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

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  12. Pet of the Week: JojoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    Elizabeth Jackson, of the Animal Rescue Fund of Mississippi has the Pet of the Week, Jojo.

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  13. No more basketball at Jackson YMCARead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    "We need to look at drastic ways to remain viable and we're trying to keep our doors open," said YMCA branch manager Casey Custer. Leaders at the YMCA off Fortification Street said they plan to close down the hoops in November to expand "functional fitness space."

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  14. Driving the $5 million BatmobileRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    Well, really, it wasn't that close of a call. But then this wasn't just any Batmobile.

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  15. Jackson police ask for prayers for officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    The chaplains said there is a lot of prayer that goes on behind the scenes to try to keep officers out of harm's way. "We're praying for everything that's going on with the police department," said Terri Moore, a pastor and police department chaplain.

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  16. Rez levels droppingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    FOUR MISSISSIPPI COUNTIES ARE BEING HIT HARD BY A DROUGHT. LEAKE, SIMPSON, SCOTT AND SMITH COUNTIES ARE NOW DROUGHT DISASTER AREAS.

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  17. Some boats left high and dry as reservoir water level dropsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    The ongoing dry conditions have taken a toll on the Ross Barnett Reservoir, where the water level is down more than 2 feet. In other spots, the drop-off is more dramatic.

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  18. Pet of the Week 10-12Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    Elizabeth Jackson with the Animal Rescue Fund introduces Zeus, the newest Pet of the Week.

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  19. Jackson deals with rash of water main breaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

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  20. Supporters of initiative to change state flag rally at CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    Civil rights activist Myrlie Evers-Williams on Sunday joined a crowd of about 100 people to call for a change to the Mississippi state flag. The afternoon began with a march to the steps of the state Capitol to draw support for Initiative 55, which calls for the removal of the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag.

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