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Hinds Circuit Judge extends "Open Carry" restraining order

It's the Monday afternoon following the holiday weekend and it's a hot one, too. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

Hinds County Circuit Judge Winston Kidd has extended his temporary restraining order through Friday, keeping the Open Carry Law from going into effect.

Plus, a Pearl man is in critical condition in an Orlando, Florida, hospital after a reported fight with his son during a birthday party at a restaurant.

Former state Sen. James L. "Jim" Bean of Hattiesburg, who championed rural health care and programs for children, has died at a hospital in Hattiesburg. He was 80.

In sports, an update on the status of longtime Lanier High Coach Thomas Billups.

Clear skies and 91 degrees but it feels like 98 in the metro. Get your full First Alert Forecast.

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