Shutdown Showdown! - - Jackson, MS

Shutdown Showdown!

What Does The Shutdown Mean For You?

Good evening this is Maggie Wade with a look at some of the stories you'll see tonight at 10 on WLBT!

With only a few hours left a government shutdown seems more likely!  With both sides digging in their heels it could mean millions won't get a paycheck including members of the military.  Joe Barnes will tell us how a shutdown would impact the more than 24,000 federal workers in Mississippi!

We'll have some advice for you on how you can close the door on scammers trying to steal your information as you shop for insurance.

The boyfriend of a credit union employee arrested and charged in a robbery in Ridgeland is also in custody tonight.

Will we see more rain tomorrow?  The skies opened up today and although we need more rain, the State Fair is just around the corner! Meteorologist Barbie Bassett will have your First Alert Forecast!

And Sports Director Rob Jay says Ole Miss plans to regroup in a hurry, Mississippi State QB Tyler Russell is expected to play this weekend, and we'll have the winners of this week's I Beat Rob Jay contest!

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