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Fair chance for felons

"Ban the Box" efforts to give convicted felons fair chance when applying for jobs

Perfect weather for Election Day in the Jackson metro area. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

Convicted felons who want a job in the city of Jackson, might not have to reveal information about their criminal record with a new Ban the Box initiative being pushed by Mayor Tony Yarber.

Plus, Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann says today's general election is going pretty smoothly with a few calls about minor technical machine issues.

And, the Mississippi Public Service Commission has
fined three companies a total of $725,000 for violating the state's No-Call law.

In sports, a Madison Central Jaguar continues to prepare for his PGA Tour debut.

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