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Yarber and Lumumba Headed for Runoff

Yarber and Lumumba Square off For Jackson Mayor

Good evening this is Maggie Wade with some of the stories we'll have tonight at 10 on WLBT.

Jackson City Councilman Tony Yarber will face the son of late Mayor Chokwe Lumumba in a runoff in two weeks. Yarber and Chokwe Antar Lumumba led the votes among 13 candidates for Jackson Mayor.

Breaking news.. Jackson police are investigating the latest murder in the city. A 32 year old man was found shot to death on Libby Lane.

12 Mississippi Counties are included in a State of Emergency declared by Governor Phil Bryant due to flooding and severe weather damage. Hinds County is on the list.

Severe thunderstorms hit parts of the state again today! Chief Meteorologist Dave Roberts will tell us how much the additional rainfall has impacted flooding throughout our area in your First Alert Forecast!

And in Sports, Mike Sands will have the latest on Mississippi State and Ole Miss baseball action, and the Braves celebrate the 40th anniversary of Hank Aaron's record breaking home runs.

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