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Former Jailer Arrested

Updated: 06/09/2008 - A former corrections officer at the Lauderdale County Jail was booked himself Monday, accused of bringing contraband into the jail.

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Local Effect of Stimulus Checks Undetermined

Updated: 06/09/2008 - Federal tax rebate checks are coming into mailboxes and bank accounts across the country, but how much effect the spending of them has on the local economy depends on who you ask.

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E-85 Draws Attention

Updated: 06/09/2008 - When the gas pumps at Ford's Fuel in Newton were first turned on four months ago, it was like a trip back to the late 1990s.

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Winn-Dixie Pulls Some Tomatoes Off Shelves

Posted: 06/09/2008 - Winn-Dixie Stores said Monday it is voluntarily taking off its shelves tomatoes which the Food and Drug Administration has warned should not be eaten.

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Goody's Files for Chapter 11

Posted: 06/09/2008 - Retailer Goody's Family Clothing Incorporated said Monday it is filing for Chapter 11 protection to restructure its business.

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Drivers Hurt In Head-On Collision

Updated: 06/09/2008 - Lauderdale county authorities are investigating a two-car accident on Springhill Road, just off Highway 145 south, Sunday afternoon.

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Military Members Return for Visit

Posted: 06/09/2008 - Military personnel returned home for a visit, and family and friends were there to welcome them.

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Earthquake Warning Theory Criticized

Posted: 06/08/2008 - Two scientists at NASA Ames in Mountain View, are working on an earthquake warning system to tell you weeks in advance when one may strike.

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Update: Midwest Severe Weather and Flooding

Posted: 06/08/2008 - Wicked weekend storms with tornadoes and heavy rain pounded the Midwest, where at least three people drowned and one was missing in floodwaters that swallowed roads and neighborhoods.

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British Couple Killed By Avalanche

Posted: 06/08/2008 - Two British musicians were killed in the French Pyrenees when they were knocked off a mountain path by an avalanche.

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Update: Greek Earthquake Leaves 2 Dead, More Than 100 Injured

Posted: 06/08/2008 - The U.S. Geological Survey has adjusted the magnitude of a large earthquake, and new casualty reports have been received since the initial reports for the first fatal earthquake to hit Greece in nearly a decade.

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68 Tornadoes Have Hit Mississippi In 2008

Posted: 06/08/2008 - In a tornado season that is already approaching record numbers of tornadoes and tornado-related deaths, Mississippi has seen 68 tornadoes so far in 2008.

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USGS Prepares To Help During Hurricane Season

Posted: 06/08/2008 - The U.S. Geological Survey is making information on streams and rivers more readily available for emergency officials for the hurricane season.

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