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Jury delivers guilty verdict in capital murder case

Friday afternoon has finally arrived and it's another beautiful and now warm day in the Jackson metro area. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

After only 45 minutes of deliberation, the jury has returned a guilty verdict in the George Affleck capital murder case.

Plus, nearly a dozen law enforcement agencies are teaming up to keep Metro area streets safe over the Easter holiday with Operation Bunny Hop and there have already been multiple arrests.

And, unemployment rates fell in 22 U.S. states in February from January, a sign that hiring gains are benefiting many parts of the country.

In sports, how's your bracket as March Madness gets closer to the Final Four.

Overcast skies and 75 degrees in the metro. Be sure to get your full First Alert Forecast for the Easter holiday weekend.

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