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Arrests Made in June Shooting

Posted: 07/11/2008 - A pair of suspects have been charged in a drive-by shooting that happened last month.

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Forestry Commission Reorganizes

Updated: 07/11/2008 - An agency-wide reorganization took effect July 1 at the Mississippi Forestry Commission.

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Calmer weather slows fires in Calif., Wash.

Posted: 07/11/2008 - Firefighters battling a raging wildfire in the Sierra Nevada foothills of California caught a break early Friday when strong winds they expected did not immediately materialize, while residents in Washington state's Spokane Valley fled a fire that destroyed eight houses.

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Court overturns Bush air pollution rule

Posted: 07/11/2008 - A federal appeals court has struck down an environmental rule that the Bush administration championed as crucial in protecting public health.

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Changes at the MS Forestry Commission

Posted: 07/11/2008 - Agency-wide changes took effect on July first when the Mississippi Forestry Commission implemented changes in a reorganization of the agency.

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Neshoba General Seeks Funding Support

Posted: 07/11/2008 - Neshoba County supervisors say they won't authorize a tax increase to help fund expansion of the county-owned hospital, unless voters approve.

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Australia's decade-long drought likely to worsen

Posted: 07/11/2008 - A decade-long drought in Australia’s most important crop-growing region is worsening and there is little hope for relief from either saving rains or a new government conservation plan, officials said Thursday.

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UN raises Myanmar cyclone plea

Posted: 07/11/2008 - The U.N. aid chief called on world governments Thursday to donate $300 million more to help Myanmar to recover from the effects of a cyclone that devastated parts of the Asian nation in May.

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5.2-magnitude quake rattles Pakistan

Posted: 07/11/2008 - Pakistani official says a moderate earthquake has jolted the country's capital and some northwestern cities but there are no reports of injuries or damage.

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Wildfires advance in Calif., destroy Wash. homes

Posted: 07/11/2008 - Firefighters battling a raging wildfire in the Sierra Nevada foothills of California braced for strong winds Friday they feared could blow hot embers toward thousands of homes, while residents in Washington state's Spokane Valley fled a fire that destroyed several houses.

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Hurricane Bertha approaches Bermuda

Posted: 07/11/2008 - Forecasters say a tropical storm watch could be issued for Bermuda as Hurricane Bertha moves slowly toward the island.

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Royalty Visiting Neshoba County

Posted: 07/10/2008 - Fifteen tribal princesses are visiting Neshoba County during the 59th Annual Choctaw Indian Fair.

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Bill would cut weatherization help

Posted: 07/10/2008 - A bipartisan group of senators from cold-weather states on Thursday criticized plans to cut the federal program helping low-income families make their homes more energy efficient.

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Calif. National Guard joins firefighting effort

Posted: 07/10/2008 - California's wildfire season has become so severe so swiftly that for the first time in more than 30 years, National Guard troops have been deployed to fight the flames on the ground.

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Makers of FEMA Trailers Questioned

Updated: 07/10/2008 - Top executives from four manufacturers of FEMA trailers defended themselves before a government oversight committee.

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Threefoot Hearing July 15

Posted: 07/10/2008 - Meridian residents will have a chance to voice their opinions on the proposed renovation of the Threefoot Building in a hearing next week.

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