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Fire Alert Remains in Twin States

Posted: 10/29/2010 - Mississippi and Alabama remain under statewide burn bans. Despite some recent rain, conditions are still too dry and the threat for wildfires remains.

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Man Accused of Shooting Son with BB Gun

Posted: 10/29/2010 - Officials say a Tuscaloosa County man is accused of punishing his 8-year-old son by shooting the boy in the buttocks with a BB gun.

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Gas Line Leak in Sumter County

Updated: 10/29/2010 - A natural gas line leak Thursday night in Sumter County caused a fire, and natural gas leaked into the atmosphere.

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Bond Set for Murder Suspect

Posted: 10/28/2010 - Bond has been set for a man charged with a weekend murder in west Alabama.

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Panel Gets Extension on Spill Report

Posted: 10/26/2010 - A federal panel investigating the Gulf of Mexico oil spill is getting 60 extra days to complete its report, partly because more time is needed to do forensic testing.

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Severe Weather Season to Continue

Updated: 10/25/2010 - The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency says several counties reported property damage overnight as strong thunderstorms swept through the area.

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Man Hurt, 2 Boats Burn on Tombigbee

Updated: 10/25/2010 - Alabama Marine Police officers say an explosion aboard a 40-foot pleasure boat at a camp in southeastern Choctaw County injured a man and burned his boat and another boat nearby.

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Severe Thunderstorms Pass Through Mississippi, Alabama

Updated: 10/25/2010 - Storm damage from a system that passed through Mississippi and Alabama Sunday night and Monday morning, causing at least severe injury in Alabama and scattered damage across both states.

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Stabbing Death

Updated: 10/26/2010 - A house party that turned deadly has landed a West Alabama man behind bars.

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Jobless Rates Down in Twin States

Updated: 10/22/2010 - In September, the unemployment rate declined for the fifth consecutive month in Alabama and for the 6th straight month in Mississippi.

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Riley Opposes Raiding State Savings Account

Posted: 10/21/2010 - Alabama Gov. Bob Riley is asking voters to reject a proposed constitutional amendment that would distribute savings funds to road projects.

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Sewage Scent Plagues School

Updated: 10/20/2010 - Choctaw County Elementary School has been plagued by a strong scent of sewage since the fall semester began. Experts have been consulted and dozens of drainage correction steps have been performed, but the odor continues to waft through the hallways.

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Scientists Lower Gulf Health Grade

Posted: 10/19/2010 - Six months after the BP oil spill, scientists say damage to the Gulf of Mexico is less dramatic than some had predicted.

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First Oil Spill Trial May Be Next Summer

Posted: 10/18/2010 - The first federal trial for claims filed against BP PLC by individuals and businesses affected by the massive Gulf Coast oil spill could be held next summer.

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Play Coming to Thomasville

Updated: 10/17/2010 - A play produced by Barry Bradford called, 'The Face in the Courthouse Window' will show next Sunday, October 24th and Monday, October 25th in Thomasville.

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Ghost Walk Coming to Thomasville

Updated: 10/17/2010 - In less than a week, the town of Thomasville will host the 7th Annual Kathryn Tucker Windham Ghost Walk. The event will be held on Saturday, October 23rd in downtown Thomasville.

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Accused Coach Gets New Court Date

Posted: 10/15/2010 - An Alabama high school football coach will stand trial Jan. 3 on federal charges of child molestation and trying to get the victim to lie to authorities investigating the incidents.

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Defendants Arraigned on Bribery Charges

Updated: 10/15/2010 - The 11 defendants accused of conspiring to buy and sell votes for a pro-gambling bill at the Alabama Legislature pleaded not guilty to the federal charges Friday.

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