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She's out

Secret Service chief quits due to security lapses

A beautiful, but warm "hump day" Wednesday afternoon in the Jackson metro area. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson has resigned  in the face of multiple revelations about bumbling in her agency and rapidly eroding confidence that the president and his family were being kept safe.

Plus, the City of Jackson and the Jackson Police Department are launching a new program that will help the public easily communicate with law enforcement called Tip411.

And, the Mayo Clinic and the University of Mississippi Medical Center will be expanding their relationship.

Also, a jury convicted a Florida man of first-degree murder in his retrial for killing a teenager after an argument over loud music.

In sports, a look at the SWAC showdown just 24 hours away.

Scattered clouds and 89 degrees but it feels like 91. Watch your full First Alert Forecast.

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