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Former Governor Indicted

Updated: 05/27/2004 - A federal grand jury has indicted former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman and two others for alleged bid-rigging.

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Blood Shortage Looms Before Holiday Weekend

Updated: 05/27/2004 - United Blood Services faces a critical blood shortage as the Memorial Day weekend approaches. Meanwhile, the Red Cross still needs you to help local troops.

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Special Session Day 6

Updated: 05/26/2004 - The House has voted to seek final negotiations on a lawsuit limitations bill that includes caps on pain-and-suffering damages.

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Governor Inks Bill

Updated: 05/26/2004 - Gov. Haley Barbour has signed a Medicaid bill that he says will save the state $106 million in the coming budget year.

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Renovations Move Forward

Updated: 05/26/2004 - The interior work has begun on Mississippi State University's Riley Performing Arts Center in Meridian.

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Tribute to a Legend

Updated: 05/26/2004 - Family and fans remembered Jimmie Rodgers, the Father of Country Music, on the anniversary of his death in 1933.

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Clarke Escapee Caught

Updated: 05/26/2004 - Authorities in Clarke County had an escapee back in custody within six hours Wednesday.

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Calling for Justice 40 Years Later

Updated: 05/26/2004 - Citizens and government officials in Neshoba County are calling for "justice to be served" in the 1964 murders of three civil rights leaders.

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Suspect Found Dead

Updated: 05/26/2004 - The suspect in a fatal shooting was found dead at a cemetery near Meridian a day later.

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More Arrests in Shooting

Updated: 05/26/2004 - Four people have been charged in connection with the robbery-shooting of a west Alabama lounge owner.

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U.S. Attacks Possible

Updated: 05/26/2004 - A warning came Wednesday from Attorney General John Ashcroft that Al Qaeda terrorists are focusing on holidays and political events in the U.S. for a possible strike.

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Drug Raid

Updated: 05/26/2004 - More than 20 arrests have been made in a drug roundup in Wayne County.

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Tort Debate Continues

Updated: 05/25/2004 - The House Judiciary A Committee met Tuesday evening to consider a new bill with caps on pain and suffering awards in civil lawsuits.

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Bikers Roar through Town

Updated: 05/25/2004 - The 16th Annual Run for the Wall included Meridian as an overnight stop as bikers head to the nation's Capitol to pay homage to veterans on Memorial Day.

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Governor Signs Workforce Bill

Updated: 05/25/2004 - A bill signed into law Tuesday creates one entity that oversees the state's job skill training, merging efforts formerly handled by state and federal agencies.

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Shooting Claims Life

Updated: 05/25/2004 - Meridian police are looking for a murder suspect, Jerry W. Pearson, 48, accused of firing at John Anthony, 28, in a parking lot Tuesday. Anthony later died of his injuries.

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Lott on Iraq

Updated: 05/25/2004 - Mississippi Sen. Trent Lott spoke candidly about topics related to the U.S. mission in Iraq during an interview with ABC affiliate WAPT-TV in Jackson.

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Milk Price Part II

Updated: 05/25/2004 - Prices at the gas pump are not the only thing going up, the price of milk is also making a MOOVE! How much higher will they go and how is this affecting dairy farmers?

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Sam's Construction Moving Quickly

Updated: 05/24/2004 - Construction of a new Sam's Club is proceeding rapidly in Meridian. It will create 130 new jobs.

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Backwards Biker Pedals for Cure

Updated: 05/24/2004 - Traveling Interstate 20/59 Monday, motorists may have seen a most unusual site, but all for a good cause.

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Sonny Honored Again

Updated: 05/24/2004 - A C-17 Globemaster, the eighth such cargo plane given to the Mississippi Air National Guard's 172nd Airlift Wing, was named Monday for retired U.S. Cong. G.V. "Sonny'' Montgomery.

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What's Behind Milk Price Hike?

Updated: 05/24/2004 - The price of milk is up. Why is that, how long will it last, and how are Mississippi dairy farmers affected?

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WCSO Probes Wreck

Updated: 05/24/2004 - An investigation is continuing into a near fatal accident in Wayne County.

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Barbour Asks House to Pass Senate Bill

Updated: 05/24/2004 - Gov. Haley Barbour says the special legislative session can wrap up in the next couple of days if the House accepts a lawsuit-limitations bill the Senate passed Monday.

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