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"We call it education works"

Governor highlights educational wish list

It's a water-logged Thursday afternoon in the metro and I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

Governor Phil Bryant isn't holding back from what he calls an aggressive stop at nothing approach to making big changes to how kids are educated. "We call it education works, because in fact it does," said Bryant.

Plus, the severe weather is creating havoc across portions of the state with flooding, tree damage to houses and traffic accidents.

And the Hinds County Board of Supervisors voted to rescind its vote to hire disbarred Jackson attorney Firnist Alexander as a legislative lobbyist.

In sports, a former Ridgeland High School basketball player finally hits the hardwood for Alcorn.

Overcast skies and 67 degrees in the metro with steady rain and wind in the metro. Get your full First Alert Forecast.

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