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Jackson girl hospitalized after dog attack

A steamy, hot Tuesday afternoon in the Jackson metro area. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

Family members of a 12-year-old Jackson girl say she was bitten by her neighbor's pit bull dog after going into the adjacent yard to retrieve a ball.

Plus, Shelly Ashley-Palmertree remains in office as Warren County Circuit Clerk despite County Supervisors' attempts to have her removed for failure to acquire bonding.

And, Brandon residents are at the polls today voting on whether the city will have a two percent food and beverage tax increase.

In sports, Mississippi State's Hunter Renfroe has been made a very wealthy man by the San Diego Padres.

Clear skies and 92 degrees in the metro, but it feels like 99. Don't miss your full First Alert Forecast.

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