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  1. Cathedral to remove Confederate imagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WAPT-TV Jackson

    The nationwide backlash against Confederate symbols continued as the National Cathedral became the most recent institution to announce its intent to remove imagery related to the secessionist states. The Confederate flag is featured prominently in pictures apparently posted by Dylann Roof in online writings laced with racial hatred.

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  2. Earthquake hits Madison CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WAPT-TV Jackson

    An earthquake shook things up in the Gluckstat area. The effects could be felt in Flowood, Brandon, and even the Jackson area.

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  3. Hinds County issues marriage licenses to same-sex couplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WAPT-TV Jackson

    The move followed Friday's ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that made same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states. The Campaign for Southern Equality tweeted out a picture of Laurin Locke and Tiffany Brosh holding up their marriage license at the Courthouse.

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  4. Problem property causes concern for communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WAPT-TV Jackson

    SORE. 16 WAPT'S JENNIFER ORTEGA SPOKE TO CHURCH LEADERS IN THE AREA WHO SAY THEY'RE READY FOR CHANGE. IT NEEDS TO BE ERADICATED ALL TOGETHER, IT'S BEEN THERE FOR YEARS THAT WAY.

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  5. Police chase manhuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WAPT-TV Jackson

    A POLICE CHASE FROM PEARL INTO JACKSON. PEARL OFFICERS SAY THEY SPOTTED A STOLEN CAR AND TRIED TO PULL IT OVER.

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  6. Woman shot at a Jackson motelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    OFFICERS ARE INVESTIGATING A SHOOTING AT THE CROWN MOTEL IN JACKSON. POLICE SAY SOMEONE SHOT A WOMAN IN THE LEG AT THE MOTEL ON BOLLING STREET AT BULLARD STREET, AROUND 9:30 THIS MORNING.

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  7. Men killed in crash were ex-husband, son of convicted killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    Two men killed Saturday when their Jeep was rear-ended and flipped off an Interstate 55 overpass were the ex-husband and son of a woman convicted of murdering her infant daughter. Robert Sims, 63, and Randall Sims, 27 , both of Edwardsville, Illinois, died at the scene of the crash in Jackson.

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  8. Pet of the Week: EmmylouRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    Elizabeth Jackson with the Animal Rescue Fund introduces Emmylou, the latest Pet of the Week.

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  9. No one hurt in Jackson apartment complex fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | WAPT-TV Jackson

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  10. 6th edition of Juanita Ward basketball campRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    NOW FOR SOME HARDWOOD TALK... HERE IN THE CAPITAL CITY, 2005 CALLAWAY ALL AMERICAN JUANITA WARD HOSTED THE 6TH EDITION OF HER HOOPS CAMP. AND THIS YEAR, SHE BROUGHT IN RE- INFORCEMENT IN THE FORM OF HER OLDER BROTHER JEROD WARD, WHO WAS THE NUMBER ONE OVERALL HIGH SCHOOL PROSPECT IN THE NATION BACK IN 1994.

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  11. Church security concerns top of mindRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    HEARING FOR THE MAN ACCUSED OF KILLING 9 CHURCH MEMBERS. I'M SETTING YOUR BOND YOUNG MAN AT ONE MILLION DOLLARS DYLANN ROOF - APPEARED BEFORE A JUDGE TODAY.

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  12. Family of woman killed after calling 911 plans to sue JPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    Helen Harrion's daughter wears a T-shirt with the transcription of the 911 call her mother made hours before she was found dead. Helen Harrion's daughter wears a T-shirt with the transcription of the 911 call her mother made hours before she was found dead.

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  13. Alabama cops suspended after hate group allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    Two Alabama police lieutenants were suspended after an article on the Southern Poverty Law Center's website alleged the two men belong to an organization the SPLC has long labeled a hate group. Lt. Josh Doggrell and Lt.

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  14. Woman to be on new $10 billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    On Wednesday, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said a woman will be featured on a redesigned $10 bill in 2020 -- the 100th anniversary of the Constitution's 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. The last woman on U.S. paper currency was Martha Washington, who was on the $1 Silver Certificate between 1891 and 1896.

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  15. Cab companies seek tougher laws for ride-sharing servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    Cab drivers and owners of cab companies were angry at the Jackson City Council meeting Tuesday night. They said they want Jackson city leaders to regulate Uber in the same way they regulate cab companies.

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  16. Pet of the Week: RustyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    Elizabeth Jackson with the Animal Rescue Fund introduces Rusty, the latest Pet of the Week.

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  17. Actor comedian in the metroRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    IS IN JACKSON THIS WEEKEND FOR THE MEDGAR EVERS HOMECOMING FESTITVITES BUT AS 16 WAPTS ALLIE WARE REPORTS HE MAY BE BACK FOR ANOTHER VISIT SOON. DAN AYKROYD IS NO STRANGER TO JACKSON EVEN BEING NAMED AN HONORARY HINDS COUNTY DEPUTY BUT WE COULD BE SEEING HIM AROUND A LOT MORE IN THE FUTURE.

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  18. NAACP official has Jackson tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    TONIGHT AT 6 - THE WOMAN AT THE CENTER OF A NATIONAL RACE SCANDAL, APPARENTLY HAS SOME SIGNIFICANT TIES TO MISSISSIPPI.. RACHEL DOLEZAL IS PRESIDENT OF THE SPO-KAN WASHINGTON N DOUBLE A CP..

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  19. Chief: Crime down because of prayerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    D LEADERS SAY CRIME IS FALLING AFTER THEY STARTED PRAYING. 16 WAPT'S BERT CASE TALKED TO THE CHIEF TODAY ..

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  20. Colorful - witness' suspect in shoplifting case, Jackson police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    A man with green hair and fingernails who was interviewed this week at the scene of a crash that injured a Jackson police officer is a suspect in a shoplifting case, police have confirmed. Courtney Barnes was interviewed Monday by local news stations, including 16 WAPT News.

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