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Long on Trade

Updated: 09/12/2002 - Long Wholesale hosted its annual trade show for vendors from Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee.

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Suspect Charged in Shooting Death

Updated: 09/12/2002 - A suspect has been charged with manslaughter in the shooting death of Donnie Gay on Wednesday.

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Flights Resume

Updated: 09/12/2002 - Friday Meridian Regional Airport will resume its regular flight schedule.

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Meridian Reflects

Updated: 09/11/2002 - Meridian paused to remember the men and women who died at the hands of terrorists one year ago.

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Watching and Praying

Updated: 09/12/2002 - Residents of Kemper County shared a few moments together, marking this day in American history.

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Remembering and Moving On

Updated: 09/11/2002 - Schools joined towns and local governments in commemorating the single worst event in American history, but also demonstrated the recovery of a nation's spirit.

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Fatal Shooting Victim

Updated: 09/12/2002 - The fatal shooting of a 54-year-old Lauderdale County man in is under investigation by the sheriff's department.

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Airport Travel

Updated: 09/11/2002 - Despite the first anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, Meridian Regional Airport was busy.

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Marion Gains Grant

Updated: 09/11/2002 - The governor brought a $250,000 check to the town of Marion, that he said is a key for economic development in east central Mississippi.

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Two Flights Cancelled

Updated: 09/11/2002 - A couple of regular flights have been cancelled for Wednesday at the Meridian Regional Airport.

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What Made News 9/10/01?

Updated: 09/10/2002 - It's difficult to remember events prior to Sept. 11, 2001. Local news organizations were working routine stories 24 hours before the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.

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Mississippi Remembers 9-11

Updated: 09/11/2002 - Ceremonies marking the day terror struck the United States at home will be held in schools and government facilities across Mississippi.

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Leaders at Odds Over Reforms

Updated: 09/10/2002 - The Mississippi House and Senate remain at an impasse in the special legislative session.

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U.S. Raises Terror Alert Level

Updated: 09/10/2002 - The nation's terror alert warning was raised to its second highest level Tuesday, code orange, signaling a high danger of attack ahead of the Sept. 11 anniversary, officials said.

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Annexation Fight Brewing

Updated: 09/09/2002 - Some residents of Lauderdale County are preparing for a possible fight to oppose Meridian's plans for annexation.

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District 4 Supervisor's Race

Updated: 09/09/2002 - Four candidates are vying to represent District 4 on the Board of Supervisors in a special election Nov. 5. Melvin Wright announced his candidacy Monday.

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Chance Sues Parole Board

Updated: 09/09/2002 - Phillip Chance, convicted of murder and robbery in 1981, is now suing the Alabama Parole Board for approving and then rejecting his parole in 1999.

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UWA Approves Pres. Contract

Updated: 09/09/2002 - The University of West Alabama's Board of Trustees has approved a four-year contract for its president, Dr. Richard Holland.

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Internet Education

Updated: 09/09/2002 - Distance learning, utilizing the Internet, is becoming more widely accepted. Working mothers have found their niche at Meridian Community College.

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Thomas: One Gov't Makes Sense

Updated: 09/09/2002 - The subject of one countywide government for Lauderdale County surfaced at the Council of Governments meeting Monday.

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Day Five for Legislators

Updated: 09/09/2002 - House and Senate negotiators continued their meetings in a special legislative session to try and break the logjam on a Civil Justice Reform Bill.

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West Nile Treatment?

Updated: 09/09/2002 - Some Mississippians with the West Nile virus will be getting an experimental treatment.

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Special Session

Updated: 09/09/2002 - No deal yet on tort reform, after a day of negotiations between House and Senate Saturday.

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Johnson: Accountability First

Updated: 09/06/2002 - Mississippi's new school superintendent, Dr. Henry Johnson, is touring the state, sharing his message of academic accountability.

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Family Awaits Closure

Updated: 09/06/2002 - A Meridian family's 13-year ordeal is apparently nearing an end. An execution date has been set for the murderer of Jim Boswell.

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