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Zach Scruggs Gets Prison Time

Posted: 07/02/2008 - Zach Scruggs has been sentenced to 14 months in prison for knowing about a Mississippi judicial bribery scandal and not reporting it to authorities.

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FEMA: Particleboard To Blame

Posted: 07/02/2008 - Scientists say particleboard appears to be a main source of potentially harmful fumes in the government-issued trailers that have housed thousands of Gulf Coast storm victims

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Musgrove Criticizes Wicker

Posted: 07/02/2008 - Democrat Ronnie Musgrove is criticizing Republican Sen. Roger Wicker's recent vote on a Medicare bill in Washington.

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Child Abuse Arrest

Updated: 07/02/2008 - An arrest has been made in a child abuse case involving a 4-month-old in Meridian.

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Billy Goat Bandit Suspect Caught

Updated: 07/03/2008 - Authorities say the suspected "Billy Goat Bandit" has been captured, after a bank robbery yesterday in Biloxi.

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Tropical Storm Douglas forms off Mexico

Posted: 07/02/2008 - Tropical Storm Douglas formed off Mexico's Pacific coast Wednesday but forecasters said it was not expected to hit land.

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Space probes show solar system dented, not round

Posted: 07/02/2008 - When viewed from the rest of the galaxy, the edge of our solar system appears slightly dented as if a giant hand is pushing one edge of it inward, far-traveling NASA probes reveal.

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Algae bloom is China's latest Olympic nightmare

Posted: 07/02/2008 - China's latest Olympics nightmare is a vast algae bloom that covers one-third of the sea where the world's best sailors are supposed to be competing in just over a month. Athletes call it the blob, the carpet, the fairway.

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National Guard troops set to relieve fire crews

Posted: 07/02/2008 - Weary crews battling wildfires across northern and central California are going to get help from the National Guard, the first time the military has been called to ground-based firefighting duty since 1977.

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Locks expected to reopen on Mississippi River

Posted: 07/02/2008 - The worst of the flooding on the Mississippi River appears over, and the Army Corps of Engineers is preparing to reopen three navigation locks.

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Special Session Resumes

Posted: 07/02/2008 - Today it's back to business for Mississippi lawmakers as they resume a special session in Jackson. One of the top items of interest is the multi-million dollar shortfall in Mississippi's medicaid program.

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Experts say tourists harming Machu Picchu

Posted: 07/02/2008 - An influx of tourists to Peru's famed Inca citadel of Machu Picchu may prompt UNESCO to add the jungle-shrouded ruins to its list of endangered World Heritage sites.

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China: New quake schools should be safe

Posted: 07/02/2008 - New schools built in areas hit by a devastating earthquake in May must be safe and strongly built, China's Education Ministry said amid widespread anger over poorly built schools that collapsed during the temblor, killing thousands of children.

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Dolphins can spend Independence Day in NJ river

Posted: 07/02/2008 - A group of 15 dolphins who have taken up residence in a river near the Jersey Shore will be allowed to stay there through the July Fourth weekend, even though a nearby fireworks display draws heavy boat traffic.

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June Weather Recap

Posted: 07/02/2008 - From massive wildfires to floods to typhoons in the Western Pacific, June saw it all in the weather world.

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