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Paula's apology

Paula Deen issues apology for racist remarks

If you said "Yippee, it's Friday afternoon!", you are not alone. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

Celebrity chef and southern food connoisseur Paula Deen issued a YouTube statement begging forgiveness for use of "inappropriate, hurtful language."

Plus, Rankin County authorities say a plot to cash in on car tags has resulted in criminal charges for a Jackson man and woman.

And, police in Tallulah, Louisiana, along with the Madison Parish Sheriff's Department and the Louisiana State Police are looking for a Vicksburg man in connection with a June 18 murder.

In sports, we have highlights of the baseball Bulldogs battle with Oregon in the College World Series.

Broken clouds and 86 degrees but it feels like 93 in the Jackson metro area. Don't miss your full First Alert Forecast for the weekend.

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