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Jackson man gets life sentence for murder

TGIF! It's a very warm Friday afternoon under clear skies in the Jackson metro area. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

A Jackson man will spend the rest of his life behind bars after killing another man in a road rage fury.

Plus, traffic is moving again on Highway 28 in Copiah County after a log truck overturned this morning between Hazlehurst and Georgetown.

And, the former Holiday Inn and Jackson Southwest hotel on Highway 80 in Jackson was once a popular spot for dinners, meetings and social functions -- now it's a dilapidated eyesore. We take a look and search for answers.

In sports, a look at JSU's chances against LSU as they meet in the NCAA baseball tournament.

Scatter clouds and only 88 degrees but it feels like 94 in the metro! Make sure you don't miss your full First Alert Forecast for the weekend.

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