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Disaster relief telethon to be held Saturday

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The Magnolia State will hold a telethon for flood and tornado victims in Mississippi, Louisiana and Tennessee. 

The Rise for Relief Telethon will help raise money for the American Red Cross. The show will air on more than a dozen stations in Mississippi, Baton Rouge and Memphis.

Mississippi Emergency Management Agency spokesman Jeff Rent says lots of people are in need of help.

It will air on Mississippi Public Broadcasting from 7-9p.m.

Our own Maggie Wade and Howard Ballou will be among many hosts for the telethon.

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