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Timothy Burns sentenced for murdering 7-year-old and mother

The rain has moved out and cooling air has moved in the Jackson metro area. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

Timothy Burns pleaded guilty and was sentenced on two counts of capital murder in the death of a little boy and his mother.

Two dozen former Mississippi football stars, all former NFL players, will be returning to Jackson October 9 to raise money to buy bicycles for children, and help fight obesity by getting kids moving. They'll also sign autographs.

And, Hinds County Sheriff Tyrone Lewis responds to a scathing grand jury report over the troubled Hinds County Detention Center and downtown jail.

In sports, it's time to turn on the Friday Nite Lites with our coverage of all the high school football action.

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