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House moves to ban Confederate flag in federal cemeteries

Hot "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.

The U-S House has voted to ban the display of Confederate flags at historic federal cemeteries in the deep South and that includes cemeteries in Vicksburg.

Plus,all northbound lanes of I-220 at Watkins Drive are now clear from an accident involving a JPD officer who suffered non life-threatening injuries after being thrown from a motorcycle.

And, expect to see some new faces enforcing Mississippi's wildlife laws. The 2015 Cadet Class of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks graduated Wednesday morning at the Livingston Performing Arts and Media Center at Roosevelt State Park in Morton.

In sports, a creative pitch for Rebel fans to buy basketball tickets.

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