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Two Counties Declared Disaster Areas By FEMA

Millions Of Dollars In Damage

Good evening this is Maggie Wade with some of the stories you'll see tonight at 10 on WLBT.

Governor Phil Bryant announced this afternoon that FEMA has declared Forrest and Lamar counties disaster areas. President Barack Obama signed the declaration.  We'll have the latest on the damage including on the campus of the University of Southern Mississippi.

Crooks always look for a way to make a quick buck, and often target victims of weather disasters. We'll have some tips on how to protect yourself in a 3 On Your Side Report.

New at ten..Businesses are looking for bargains too!  Courtney Ann Jackson will tell us how state lawmakers can help move along the development of an outlet mall in Pearl!

The cold snap is back!  Meteorologist Eric Law will tell us about the chilly temperatures expected through the weekend and whether we could see some snow!

And Sports Director Rob Jay will have highlights and scores of big basketball games for Ole Miss and Mississippi State.

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