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1970

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WAPT first aired in October 1970, becoming the first official ABC-affiliated station in Jackson, Mississippi.

1970–1975

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1975–1982

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WAPT 1979

In the mid early '70s, WAPT changed their branding name from "WAPT Television Sixteen" to "Action News 16"

1982–1986

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1986–1997

WAPT 1986

In the year of 1986, WAPT changed their logo to a golden bold square shape 16, which appears to be very similar to [[1]] 's "square 9" logo..

1997–1999

WAPT 1997

In the mid-1997, WAPT changed their look from a square to a circlular 16. At that time, APT was adopted to Argyle Holdings Inc. (later Hearst-Argyle in the mid '90s to '00s; now Hearst).

1999–present

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In 1999, WAPT changed their black ABC-esque 16 to bright red. This 2D logo is still used until the present day.

2007–2013

WAPT ABC 16

In early 2007, WAPT modified their bright red 16 background logo to an bold dark red color. They also added the ABC bold modified logo on the right hand side at that period of time in 2007.

2013–present

WAPT ABC 16 New

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