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Karen's coming

President recalls furloughed FEMA employees for Tropical Storm Karen

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

President Barack Obama has recalled some furloughed FEMA workers to help with Tropical Storm Karen, a late-season storm that formed in the Gulf of Mexico Monday morning.

Also, a woman who was shot after trying to drive through a barrier and leading police on a high-speed chase near the White House has died.

And, a University of Mississippi professor says that a group of Ole Miss students, including football players, disrupted a production of a campus play with "hate speech" on Tuesday night.

In sports, JSU prepares for Arkansas Pine Bluff.

Cloudy skies and 85 degrees in the metro but all eyes are on the Mississippi gulf coast and Karen. Watch the latest in your full First Alert Forecast.

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