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"Bird bomb" pandemonium

Device to scare birds responsible for confusion at National Guard base

It's a cloudy "hump day" Wednesday afternoon. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see WLBT.

Gov. Phil Bryant says the massive law enforcement response and confusion at the Mississippi National Guard Base in Flowood this morning was caused by a device to scare birds.

Also, Jackson police have arrested 23-year-old DeAngelo Buckner and charged him with possession of crack cocaine with intent to sell after a search warrant on Weston Street.

And, a Jackson father has been sentenced to 25 years in prison  for raping his 12-year-old daughter.

Plus, Saturday mail delivery will continue despite the Postal Service's financial troubles.

In sports, the Egg Bowl will be moved back to Thanksgiving night.

Broken clouds and 84 degrees in the metro as we prepare for some severe weather overnight. Don't miss your full First Alert Forecast.

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