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Alabama Parole Block

Updated: 01/11/2004 - Gov. Bob Riley's plan to speed up paroles for thousands of Alabama inmates is being opposed.

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JSU Expansion Opposed

Updated: 01/11/2004 - Jackson State University’s plan to expand its campus and improve the surrounding neighborhood has drawn fire from some surrounding property owners.

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Choctaw County Arrest

Updated: 01/10/2004 - Arrest made in fires that destroyed two homes in Lisman, Alabama last Tuesday.

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WTOK Televises Inauguration

Updated: 01/12/2004 - WTOK will bring you the inauguration of Haley Barbour live on Tuesday, Jan. 13.

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Terror Alert Lowered

Updated: 01/09/2004 - The terror alert in the United States has been lowered from its high point over the holidays.

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Barbour Endorses Bi-State Partnership

Updated: 01/09/2004 - Efforts to create a joint plan between Mississippi and Alabama to attract jobs to both states is continuing to gain momentum.

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House Demolition Update

Updated: 01/09/2004 - The initiative to tear down 25 dilapidated and condemned houses in Meridian has received a financial boost.

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Soldier Killed

Updated: 01/09/2004 - A soldier from Alabama was one of nine servicemen killed in a Thursday crash of a Blackhawk medivac helicopter near Fallujah, Iraq.

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Hanging Anniversary

Updated: 01/09/2004 - It was one year ago Friday that 23-year-old Nick Naylor was found hanged to death in a wooded area in Kemper County.

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Enrollment Up!

Updated: 01/09/2004 - It's back to school for some local students.

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Noxubee Arrests

Updated: 01/09/2004 - Noxubee County authorities have broken up one of perhaps several theft rings.

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Trucker Dies in Crash

Updated: 01/08/2004 - An 18-wheeler collided with a vehicle being towed early Thursday morning on Interstate 20/59 in Sumter County, killing the truck driver.

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Blood Shortage Critical

Updated: 01/08/2004 - A multiple shooting in Tuscaloosa Thursday emphasized the problem of a critical shortage of blood for United Blood Services in Meridian.

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Barbour Names MDA Chief

Updated: 01/08/2004 - Mississippi's next governor tapped businessman Leland Speed to lead the Mississippi Development Authority.

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Lisman Fires

Updated: 01/08/2004 - A late night fire, which burned two homes and destroyed two others, has owners asking some serious questions.

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Suspect Charged with Theft

Updated: 01/07/2004 - Lauderdale County authorities have charged a suspect with several burglaries in Eagle Pointe subdivision.

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Flu Battle Not Over

Updated: 01/07/2004 - Even though some states have seen a dropoff in flu cases, Mississippi and 41 other states have yet to see it peak.

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PTA Lobbies Lawmakers

Updated: 01/07/2004 - Mississippi's Parent Teacher Association calls on state lawmakers to put teachers and schools first.

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Barbour May Split MDA Post

Updated: 01/07/2004 - The Associated Press is reporting that Governor-elect Haley Barbour may divide economic development duties in his administration.

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Cooperation Tackles Problem

Updated: 01/07/2004 - Twenty-five condemned houses in Meridian will soon be demolished, in a joint plan developed by the city and Lauderdale County.

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Musgrove: State Has Made Progress

Updated: 01/07/2004 - Education dominated Gov. Ronnie Musgrove's final speech to lawmakers before he leaves office next week.

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M-Step Kicks Off in Kemper

Updated: 01/07/2004 - The Kemper County Economic Development Authority kicked off its M-Step program Wednesday.

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EMCC Growing Fast

Updated: 01/07/2004 - East Mississippi Community College is now nationally ranked. According to the U.S. Department of Education, EMCC is one of the fastest growing community colleges in the nation.

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Sups Eye Road Bonds

Updated: 01/06/2004 - Lauderdale County's supervisors discussed a proposed road bond issue.

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Fire Destroys Home

Updated: 01/06/2004 - A fire destroyed a house on Briarwood Road Monday night, leaving a family homeless.

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