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Pardons arguments in high court

To pardon or not to pardon. Arguments pro and con over the legality of former Governor Haley Barbour's actions in the state Supreme Court today.

I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

Attorneys for a group of inmates have told the Mississippi Supreme Court that former Governor Haley Barbour's pardons are valid. We have a full report and reaction.

State Rep. Steve Holland wants to rename the Gulf of Mexico as the Gulf of America for "official purposes within the state of Mississippi." Find out what prompted the move and what is the democrat from Plantersville's true motivation.

Also, Tabatha Gordy, the woman accused of abandoning her 11 month old child last week was in court today.

And U.S. states reach a landmark $25 billion deal with the nation's biggest mortgage lenders over foreclosure abuses that occurred after the housing bubble burst.

Sports Director Rob Jay will have all of the highlights and the final score of the Egg Bowl on the hardwood between Mississippi State and Ole Miss.

Temperatures are plunging and we will finally feel some winter weather. Chief Meteorologist Barbie Bassett will have your full First Alert Forecast.

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