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Theme Park Misses 2006 Season

Posted: 03/15/2006 - Six Flags New Orleans, which sustained heavy damage during Hurricane Katrina, will remain closed for the 2006 season.

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Child Porn Industry Crackdown

Posted: 03/15/2006 - The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has launched a new fight against child pornography, with support from Washington and large businesses.

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Hands Across the Border

Posted: 03/15/2006 - Canadians extend helping hands across the border to help the work of feeding the hungry at Love's Kitchen.

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Crimes Against Children Troubling

Posted: 03/15/2006 - The sexual abuse of children is more common than many people think, according to The Wesley House.

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Child Rape Arrest Update

Posted: 03/15/2006 - The case of a Kemper County man accused of raping a child is set to go before a grand jury in May.

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Barbour Vetoes Second Bill

Updated: 03/15/2006 - Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour has vetoed a second bill that would have reduced the sales tax on groceries and increased the tax on cigarettes.

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Barbour Advises Caution on Budget

Posted: 03/14/2006 - Mississippi's governor says revenue collections are about $192 million above projections, but he's warning budget writers to move cautiously.

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Mad Cow Disease Scrutinized

Updated: 03/14/2006 - Cattle farmers in Alabama say the beef industry is perhaps the safest it has ever been, even though a sick cow was identified recently.

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Advice for Fighting Spread of Avian Flu

Posted: 03/14/2006 - As the bird flu continues to spread at a rapid pace, experts say it is only a matter of time before it reaches the United States and could pose a problem for people.

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Poultry Farmers: "We're Ready"

Posted: 03/14/2006 - Another threat to American agriculture is the bird flu. Experts say that an outbreak in the United States is imminent.

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Two Charged With Child Abuse

Posted: 03/14/2006 - Lauderdale County sheriff's deputies have charged two people for child abuse and sexual battery.

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Deadline Nearing for Action

Updated: 03/14/2006 - Gov. Haley Barbour said he will act Wednesday on a cigarette-grocery tax bill passed by the Mississippi Legislature, but did not indicate which way he'll go.

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Teachers Union Pushed "Full Funding"

Posted: 03/14/2006 - As the Mississippi House and Senate prepare for final budget negotiations, the debate is whether to fund education under the state-mandated "MAEP Formula," or phase in the funding.

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Insurance Case in State Court

Updated: 03/13/2006 - Mississippi's lawsuit over insurance companies' refusal to pay Hurricane Katrina claims is back in state court.

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Mad Cow Identified in Alabama

Posted: 03/13/2006 - A cow in Alabama has tested positive for mad cow disease, but officials say it had not entered the food supply.

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Focus: Securing the Homeland

Posted: 03/13/2006 - Emergency and homeland security officials say on most every level the response to Hurricane Katrina was flawed. The Mississippi Homeland Security Conference addressed some of these problems.

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KIA to Build in Georgia

Posted: 03/13/2006 - Korean automaker KIA chose a small town in Georgia for its first North American plant, giving Lauderdale County a pass.

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Bizarre Fatal

Posted: 03/13/2006 - A west Alabama woman is dead and her husband left in critical condition following a bizarre accident near the state line.

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Fatal Accident Probe

Updated: 03/13/2006 - Charges could be pending in a fatal accident in Newton.

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Drug Sentencing

Updated: 03/13/2006 - A Wayne County man found guilty of more than two pounds of marijuana has been sentenced.

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Internet Arrest

Updated: 03/13/2006 - A west Alabama man has been arrested and charged with soliciting sex from a teenager over the Internet.

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Bad Checks Plea

Updated: 03/13/2006 - A Wayne County man accused of trying to cash more than 13 bad checks has pleaded guilty.

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