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Saints Coach Sean Payton in South Mississippi today for St. Jude

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton will host this morning's St. Jude Dream Home groundbreaking ceremony at the Village of Tradition. Westin Homes is building the 3,770 square feet Dream Home which is valued at about $565,000.

The home will have four bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms and a private, enclosed courtyard with an outdoor kitchen.

The St. Jude Dream Home will be given away during a television special November 14th on WLOX-TV.

Tickets for the Dream Home drawing will go on sale August 17th and will cost $100 each. Only 6,500 tickets will be sold. Money raised will go to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital to help fight childhood cancer.

This is the first St. Jude Dream Home to be built since Hurricane Katrina.

Today's groundbreaking is at 9 a.m. Jeff Shepard is covering the event and later today on WLOX.com and WLOX News he will show you what happened, including an interview with Coach Payton.

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