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All work and no pay

Some counties have agreed to keep state inmates in work program without payment

Brief showers in the Jackson metro area, but it's still hot. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

More than a dozen counties have agreed to continue using state inmates in a work program without reimbursement from the Mississippi Department of Corrections.

Plus, the Taylorsville Police Department is asking for your help finding a arresting a counterfeit check suspect with a long criminal history.

Incumbents used their Neshoba County Fair speeches to brag on themselves ahead of next week's Mississippi primaries, and challengers called for change. Click on this link for some of the highlights.

In sports, 8 SEC teams are in the Preseason Amway Coaches Poll, formerly the USA Today Poll.

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