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  1. Freezing cold weather grips MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    A hard freeze warning was in effect Thursday as temperatures dipped into the teens. Add in the windchill factor and the temperature feels like it's in the single digits, the 16 WAPT Weather Team said.

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  2. New legislative session begins TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    THE HOLIDAYS ARE OVER. AND TODAY IS THE FIRST DAY OF THE NEW LEGISLATIVE SESSION.

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  3. Police respond to a possible shootout in JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    OUT. 16 WAPT'S JENNIFER ORTEGA TALKED TOPOLICE ABOUT THE SHOOTING. POLICE TELL ME THE VICTIM DROVE HIMSELF HERE TO POLICE HEADQUARTERS AFTER SOMEONE SHOT HIM AT A HOUSE ON PEABODY STREET.

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  4. Ole Miss ready for Peach BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    U. 16 WAPT'S SCOTT SIMMONS IS LIVE- THERE, WHERE FANS ARE TAKING-IT ALL-IN. SCOTT... JUST FROM A FOOTBALL STANDPOINT...THIS IS A MARQUEE MATCH UP: NUMBER 9 OLE MISS TAKING ON NUMBER 6 T-C-U.

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  5. Beaten pit bull found in ditchRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    A dog found beaten and left in a ditch has been rescued with the help of a Hinds County supervisor and a local animal shelter. Hinds County Supervisor Kenneth Stokes was out Dec. 20 campaigning for his former seat on the Jackson City Council , when he was stopped by a resident who told him about an injured pit bull that was in front of her house.

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  6. Jackson family gets out 'just in time' after house explodesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    A Jackson couple believes God had a hand in helping their family escape after an explosion set their house on fire. "I had just, pretty much, closed my eyes," Deandrea Dow said.

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  7. Thousands lose power overnight in South JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE SENT INTO DARKNESS DURING A HUGE POWER OUTAGE. 16 WAPT'S EMILY ALEXANDER JOINS US LIVE IN JACKSON WITH THE DETAILS - EMILY.

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  8. Carjacking leads to shootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    Developing tonight -- Jackson police searching for two suspects who carjacked a man at gunpoint -- leaving bullet holes in a witness's car. DEVELOPING TONIGHT -- JACKSON POLICE SEARCHING FOR TWO SUSPECTS WHO CARJACKED A MAN AT GUNPOINT -- LEAVING BULLET HOLES IN A WITNESS'S CAR.

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  9. USC holds off Nebraska in Holiday BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    Southern California had an 18-point lead in the third quarter over Nebraska and was cruising toward a win in Saturday night's Holiday Bowl. But this bowl is known for points and dramatic finishes.

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  10. Woman accused of shooting husband in JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    LOOK FOR MORE UPDATES AS WE GET THEM. HAPPENING RIGHT NOW... AN ISIS THREAT TO BLOW UP A BRIDGE IN

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  11. Delta bag handler accused of smuggling gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    A baggage handler for Delta Air Lines moved a lot more than just luggage, authorities say -- he also helped smuggle firearms. And his accomplice managed to board a flight with 18 guns and ammunition in his carry-on bag, an affidavit states.

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  12. City to unveil water master planRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    JACKSON SAYS IT'S TAKEN A BIG-STEP IN FIXING ITS WATER- PROBLEMS ---WITH A NEW-WATER- TREATMENT- PLANT. 16 WAPT'S SCOTT SIMMONS EXPLAINS HOW THE CITY PAID FOR THE NEW-PLANT, AND WHY IT SAYS IT WON'T SPEND THAT MONEY OUTSIDE JACKSON- CITY-LIMITS.

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  13. Police chase caught on cameraRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    SUSPECT. 16 WAPT'S SCOTT SIMMONS TALKED TO WITNESSES AND POLICE ABOUT THE HIGH- SPEED- CHASE THAT ENDED IN A HAIL-OF- BULLETS 4PM SUNDAY AND A BLUR OF POLICE CARS CONVERGED ON A STRIP MALL ON HIGHWAY 51 IN RIDGELAND.

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  14. Pet of the Week: JermaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    Elizabeth Jackson with the Animal Rescue Fund Joins us with the Pet of the Week.

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  15. Ineva Pittman honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    DEPUTY. CONGRADULATIONS THE 80-YEAR-OLD CIVIL-RIGHTS-ACTIVIST HELPED SAVE THE SMITH-ROBERTSON SCHOOL FROM DEMOLITION, AND WAS PART OF THE EFFORT TO ADD MEDGAR WILEY-EVERS' NAME TO JACKSON'S AIRPORT.

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  16. Caught on camera: Jolie bumps into Amy PascalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    On Wednesday at the Hollywood Reporter's Women in Entertainment breakfast, Jolie was photographed running into Amy Pascal, the Sony Pictures co-chairwoman whose emails were published by Gawker this week after a massive hack of Sony's private data. Those emails have gone viral thanks to their insider information and very blunt chatter about actors like Jolie, who was called "minimally talented" and a "spoiled brat" with a "rampaging ... ego" by producer Scott Rudin.

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  17. Sen. Cochran's wife Rose diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    The senator's spokesman Chris Gallegos said she "passed away peacefully" Friday morning at a hospice facility in Ridgeland. Visitation is from 5-7 p.m. Monday at Parkway Funeral Home in Ridgeland.

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  18. Edwards mayoral fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    MEETING IN EDWARDS. 16 WAPT'S JENNIFER ORTEGA REPORTS----SOME- NEIGHBORS SAY THEY WANT THE MAYORAL- CHALLENGER THROWN-OUT OF THE ELECTION.

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  19. Drago's opening in JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    The Clarion-Ledger reported that the 400-seat restaurant settles into the building that most recently housed Huntington's Grille, made over in a $2.5 million, four-month renovation of the 9,700-square-foot space. "I am hoping that it is going to generate a rejuvenation in food interest in the County Line Road area," said Hilton general manager Skipper Westbrook.

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  20. Rand Paul in JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    RUN FOR PRESIDENT 20-16 IS IN THE CAPITOL CITY. AS 16 WAPT'S SCOTT SIMMONS REPORTS -- RAND PAUL IS PULLING ANY PUNCHES ABOUT NEW YORK'S CHOKEHOLD DEATH.

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