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What a catch!

Mississippi has another record gator

Another hot September 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.

There is a new record weight alligator in Mississippi at 741 and a half pounds, compared to the previous record of 727 pounds which was set only last weekend.

It's wild hogs that state legislators are concerned with. They filled a room in the Capitol this morning to hear from wild hog experts on what to do about them.

Plus, the Jackson Zoo may find out about its accreditation status this week.

And, plans to build a one hundred ten foot tall cross near First Baptist Church in Brandon is now off the table.

In sports, scores and highlights from this weekend's college and pro football action.

Clear skies and 94 degrees in the metro. Get your full First Alert Forecast.

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