Sunshine in the house - WLBT.com - Jackson, MS

Sunshine in the house

Bracing for potentially rough weather, I'm Howard Ballou with Wednesday's look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

If you live in southwest Mississippi, be prepared and stay tuned to WLBT as Chief Meteorologist Barbie Bassett tracks some potentially severe weather threatening that area.

Plus, the Republican-led Mississippi House has passed a bill that would limit the powers of the Democratic attorney general. House Bill 211 passed 59-55. David Kenney has the details on that story.

Also in the house, representatives are looking to change Mississippi's laws when it comes to immigration and it's modeled after Alabama's controversial new law. Mike McDaniel will fill you in.

And yet another telephone scam. The FBI says don't fall for a call that says you're eligible for a five to ten thousand dollar grant from the grants department of the federal government. We'll tell you why.

It feels like spring again. 69 degrees, but there are some storms headed our way. Chief Meteorologist Barbie Bassett will have your full First Alert Forecast.

Heartbreaking loss for Mississippi State basketball fans last night. Sports Director Rob Jay will have a follow up and all of your scores and highlights.

Of course, you will see any breaking news first on WLBT and you can follow us on Facebook, Twitter and www.wlbt.com.

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