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  • Brittney Reese wins 8th international gold medal in long jump

    Brittney Reese wins 8th international gold medal in long jump

    Friday, August 11 2017 5:37 PM EDT2017-08-11 21:37:03 GMT
    SOURCE: IAAFSOURCE: IAAF

    The Gulfport/Ole Miss product leaped 23 feet to win the 2017 IAAF World Championship.

    The Gulfport/Ole Miss product leaped 23 feet to win the 2017 IAAF World Championship.

  • Ross Bjork talks Ole Miss/NCAA case on Finebaum

    Ross Bjork talks Ole Miss/NCAA case on Finebaum

    Friday, August 11 2017 12:16 AM EDT2017-08-11 04:16:37 GMT
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    Ole Miss athletic director Ross Bjork appeared on The Paul Finebaum Show on Thursday afternoon. That appearance came a day after their date with the NCAA was set. "That's how we're going to move forward. We're just going to hit it head on," Bjork said. "That's all you can do, talk about it openly. But also go to the facts, that's where this case lies. What do the facts tell us? We've held ourselves responsible and accountable. And there are some things that we disagree...
    Ole Miss athletic director Ross Bjork appeared on The Paul Finebaum Show on Thursday afternoon. That appearance came a day after their date with the NCAA was set. "That's how we're going to move forward. We're just going to hit it head on," Bjork said. "That's all you can do, talk about it openly. But also go to the facts, that's where this case lies. What do the facts tell us? We've held ourselves responsible and accountable. And there are some things that we disagree...
  • Houston Nutt's suit against Ole Miss thrown out by U.S. District Judge

    Houston Nutt's suit against Ole Miss thrown out by U.S. District Judge

    Thursday, August 10 2017 9:05 AM EDT2017-08-10 13:05:16 GMT

    Former Ole Miss football coach Houston Nutt's lawsuit against the school has been dismissed. Nutt sued Ole Miss for defamation of character. Nutt alleged that Ole Miss violated terms of his 2011 severance agreement.

    Former Ole Miss football coach Houston Nutt's lawsuit against the school has been dismissed. Nutt sued Ole Miss for defamation of character. Nutt alleged that Ole Miss violated terms of his 2011 severance agreement.

Good morning and welcome to a chilly Friday eve!! It is a cold morning but we will see sunshine later today..it's in the 20s throughout the region right now...Rain is in the forecast..we're watching it all for you. Ron has updates on your forecast with Weather on the 5s on WMC-TV5.

The Former Chief of Staff for Tennessee's U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander will face a federal judge on Child Porn Charges. Details on WMC-TV5.

Developing right now...a renewed call for the Shelby County Administrator of Elections to be removed from office...Details behind the vote and what happens now on Action News 5.

During the holidays, there's a lot of cooking going on...there's also a lot of cleaning up to do...Now  may be a good time to take a close look at that kitchen sponge...This morning we talk about the bacteria and germs associated with the sponge and ways to make sure it doesn't create any problems for you in the kitchen.

If you saw any of Nelson Mandela's memorial service, you may have seen a sign language interpreter there.
  But now many of the people that man was supposed to be "signing" for ... are absolutely outraged.
   They're calling him an outright "fake"... And this morning.. He's telling his side of the story.. and it is an unusual one. Details this morning with us.

We're also talking about Mega Million mania...The jackpot is up to $400 million dollars.

New poll numbers are out for an early look for the 2016 election..Chris Christie vs. Hillary Clinton...We'll show you what the poll found on WMC-TV5.

And you have to see the pictures of Elves washing the windows outside LeBonheur...the look on the children's faces are just priceless. Details on WMC-TV5.

We invite you to join us right now on WMC-TV5.

Andrew Douglas
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  • Lindsey Scott Jr. chooses EMCC after deciding to leave LSU

    Lindsey Scott Jr. chooses EMCC after deciding to leave LSU

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 1:47 PM EDT2017-08-15 17:47:00 GMT

    Former LSU quarterback Lindsey Scott Jr. has transferred to East Mississippi Community College. He made the announcement Tuesday morning via social media.

    Former LSU quarterback Lindsey Scott Jr. has transferred to East Mississippi Community College. He made the announcement Tuesday morning via social media.

  • A Better Region 8: Frank Broyles, an Arkansas legend

    A Better Region 8: Frank Broyles, an Arkansas legend

    Monday, August 14 2017 5:15 PM EDT2017-08-14 21:15:48 GMT
    Monday, August 14 2017 5:22 PM EDT2017-08-14 21:22:38 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    We mourn the passing of an Arkansas legend. Frank Broyles will forever be remembered as the only coach to lead the Arkansas Razorbacks to a national championship

    We mourn the passing of an Arkansas legend. Frank Broyles will forever be remembered as the only coach to lead the Arkansas Razorbacks to a national championship

  • LSU Football Fan Day moved to spring

    LSU Football Fan Day moved to spring

    LSU football fans ready to grab autographs and take pictures with their favorite Tiger players and coaches at the school's annual Fan Day will have to wait a little while. Sports information

    LSU football fans ready to grab autographs and take pictures with their favorite Tiger players and coaches at the school's annual Fan Day will have to wait a little while. Sports information director Michael Bonnette confirmed to WAFB-TV that the event has been moved to the spring, in conjunction with the Tigers' spring football game. |^

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