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"laughing, joking and eating"

Good Tuesday morning from MSNewsNow's Brandon Artiles!

52 degrees as we get the day started and Michael Haynes will have your First Alert Forecast.

Topping our headlines, the hostage standoff in Alabama is now over. While the 5-year-old named "Ethan" is reportedly "laughing, joking and eating", the man accused of holding him captive for a week is now dead. The latest on the FBI's investigation is coming up at the top of the hour.

And New this Morning, a Mississippi man who escaped from a Pike County Correctional facility is back in custody.  Find out how law enforcement caught up with him.

Plus, despite Tulane University's and Madison Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler's opposition to a JSU campus in Madison, the Madison County Board of Supervisors weigh-in on the matter.

All those stories and much more are headed your way.

Please join us from 5 to 7 and if you want more Mississippi News Now come on over to Fox 40 from 7 to 9.

Have a great Tuesday!

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