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Who has control?

Governor Bryant insists state government, not federal, has control over local student's education

Clear skies and warmer on this Monday afternoon. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

An Executive Order issued by Mississippi's governor aims to make sure state government has the ultimate right and responsibility to educate students.

Plus, the FBI and US Marshals Service are searching for escaped inmate, Elizeo Martinez. He escaped from the federal prison in Yazoo County on Friday.

And, Hinds County is withholding roughly $30,000 it gives, annually, to the Jackson First Personal Care Home on Wiggins Street, pending the outcome of an investigation by the Attorney General's office.

In sports, Mississippi State prepares for the Liberty Bowl.

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