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Good evening to you! This is Jason Dennis in the WTVM newsroom. Here's what we are working on for the news at 5, 6 and 11:

A large crowd of local high school students and other people in the community will take part in the UpTown Columbus Lip Dub in an hour, to "Man up against Bullying." We'll have LIVE reports, and will explain how you can get involved to stop bullying.

Private information about female deputies at the Muscogee County sheriff's deputies were sent in office emails. Our Roslyn Giles sits down with the sheriff.

In an EXCLUSIVE story, we've learned that the state of Georgia is investigating Stewart County's voting practices. Stay tuned for more details on the accusations and local reaction.

With a recent outbreak in Alabama, find out how you can safeguard against salmonella. You'll also hear from a food safety specialist in our area about how salmonella can be easily carried to almost any food.

Tell your friends, then join us for these stories and more tonight at 5, 6 and 11!

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