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Hope Remains at Bridge Collapse

Updated: 11/08/2002 - Searchers are still looking for the body of a man who apparently died after a bridge collapse in Wayne County. It's been almost a week since that bridge collapsed, but officials are optimistic they will be able to recover the body.

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"New" Memory Tree

Updated: 11/08/2002 - Sixty thousand yellow ribbons, remembering and honoring American veterans, were hung on a "new" Memory Tree Friday.

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Alabama Recount Setback

Updated: 11/11/2002 - Alabama's governor was dealt a setback in his call for a statewide recount of votes.

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Roads Get Attention

Updated: 11/08/2002 - Lauderdale County's road building crews have moved into District 3 and are busy with overlay projects.

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Myers Appeal on Hold

Updated: 11/08/2002 - The Mississippi Supreme Court has delayed its review of a murder conviction and sentence against Christopher Myers in Lauderdale County.

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FDA Approves Easy-to-Use HIV Test

Updated: 11/08/2002 - People will soon be able to learn before leaving the doctor's office if they're infected with the AIDS virus.

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U.N. Adopts New Iraq Resolution

Updated: 11/08/2002 - The Security Council unanimously approved a tough new Iraq resolution Friday, aimed at forcing Saddam Hussein to disarm or face "serious consequences'' that would almost certainly mean war.

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Choctaw Shooting

Updated: 11/07/2002 - The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians is investigating a shooting early Thursday. There were no injuries.

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MFD Promotes Three

Updated: 11/07/2002 - The Meridian Fire Department has promoted three firefighters within its ranks.

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Search Continues

Updated: 11/07/2002 - A recovery effort continues to find a third victim in a Nov. 2 bridge collapse.

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Fed Drops Interest Rate Again

Updated: 11/07/2002 - The Federal Reserve has taken interest rates down a-half a point, catching many market watchers off-guard.

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Riley-Siegelman Race

Updated: 11/07/2002 - Friday is the deadline for counties to certify vote tallies from the Tuesday elections. Both the Democrat and Republican candidates for governor have claimed victory.

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UA Gets $6 M Award

Updated: 11/07/2002 - The University of Alabama has received a large research grant from the National Science Foundation.

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Formula Recall

Updated: 11/07/2002 - The FDA is alerting the public regarding the recall of powdered infant formula.

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USM-Choctaw Pact

Updated: 11/07/2002 - The Choctaw Tribe signed an historic agreement with the University of Southern Mississippi Wednesday.

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West Nile Threat Down

Updated: 11/07/2002 - The chances for contracting the West Nile virus have dramatically down with the onset of cooler weather.

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Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle

Updated: 11/06/2002 - A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle on Meridian's 23rd Avenue Wednesday morning.

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Ala. Gov. Race Dispute

Updated: 11/06/2002 - The governor's race in Alabama reflects some of the very tight races seen around the country Tuesday. It appeared late Tuesday night that incumbent Democrat Don Siegelman won. But the totals changed in the wee hours of the morning.

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Pickering Gets Easy Win

2002 The Vote

Updated: 11/06/2002 - Mississippi's Third District Congressional race made two incumbents face off for one seat. Rep. Chip Pickering won by a comfortable margin.

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Meth Labs Busted

Meth Lab

Updated: 11/06/2002 - The East Mississippi Drug Task Force has busted two labs used to manufacture crystal methamphetamine in the past two weeks.

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Lott Back on Top

Updated: 11/06/2002 - Mississippi Senator Trent Lott is poised to again be majority leader, with Republican wins in Tuesday's election giving the GOP a majority.

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Bank Robber Confesses

Updated: 11/05/2002 - A suspect in 17 bank robberies over the past three years, including one in Livingston in June 2001, is now serving time in prison.

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Bonita Lakes to be Repaired

Updated: 11/05/2002 - The city of Meridian now has two problems at Bonita Lakes. What has to be done to solve them was discussed at the Meridian City Council meeting.

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