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To be made in Mississippi

James Brown bio pic will be shot in Mississippi

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

Governor Phil Bryant has announced a movie about the life of James Brown will be filmed in Mississippi.

Plus, a woman was transported to a Jackson hospital after a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 20 in Hinds County this afternoon.

And, the Leake County Sheriff's Department is looking for a suspect in a Sunday shooting. Two people were injured by the gun fire.

In national news, Secretary of State John Kerry declared that there was "undeniable" evidence of a large-scale chemical weapons attack in Syria, toughening the Obama administration's criticism of Bashar Assad's regime and outlining a justification for possible U.S. military action.

In sports, the college football season gets underway this week.

A few clouds and 89 degrees, but it feels like 90. Don't miss your full First Alert Forecast.

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