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New Laws Have Wide Net

Posted: 06/30/2007 - As of July 1, new laws will be on the books for Mississippi drivers.

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Study Finds Rural Driving Hazardous

Updated: 07/02/2007 - Mississippi can be one of the deadliest places in which to drive. That's not good news, as the busy Fourth of July weekend approaches.

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Trio Charged in Carjacking

Posted: 06/29/2007 - Meridian police have arrested three people in connection with an armed carjacking and robbery that happened last week.-

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Retiree Found What He Wants in Lauderdale County

Updated: 07/02/2007 - According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the population is decreasing for Meridian and Lauderdale County. But a couple who recently moved here says that might change.

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Suspect Sought in Shooting

Updated: 07/04/2007 - Meridian police say a suspect is at large in a Thursday night shooting at Highway Village Apartments.

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Board Approves Principal Change

Posted: 06/29/2007 - At a called board meeting Thursday, the Meridian School Board approved a new principal for Oakland Heights Elementary.

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Siegelman and Scrushy Get Prison Time

Posted: 06/28/2007 - Attorneys for Don Siegelman and Richard Scrushy, convicted of bribery and related charges, had argued for probation, but both will serve time behind bars.

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Newton Man Subdued by Stun Gun

Updated: 06/28/2007 - A nearly four-hour standoff in Newton, Miss., ended with law enforcement using a stun gun to take a local resident into custody.

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High Court Says No to Killen Again

Updated: 06/28/2007 - The Mississippi Supreme Court has refused to hear the appeal of Edgar Ray Killen, convicted for manslaughter in the 1964 deaths of three civil rights workers.

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Challenge Spurs Charitable Giving

Updated: 06/28/2007 - An anonymous donation of $5,000 and a challenge to others to give what they could resulted in more than $24,000 in gifts for worthwhile causes in east Mississippi.

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State Seeks Delay in Voter ID Law

Posted: 06/28/2007 - Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour says passing a voter ID law would be tough to do before a federal judge's deadline in 2008.

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New Jobs Coming to Noxubee County

Posted: 06/28/2007 - Koch Food, Inc., says it will open a new poultry products facility in Noxubee County that will bring 400 new jobs to the area.

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Lampton Hospitalized

Posted: 06/28/2007 - U.S. attorney, Dunn Lampton, is hospitalized in stable condition after an accident Wednesday in rural Pike County.

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Wednesday's Child

Updated: 06/28/2007 - Benjamin and Jerrica, ages 14 and 11, respectively, hope to be adopted together. One sibling will soon be 18 and emancipated from the foster care system.

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Senate Blocks Immigration Bill

Posted: 06/28/2007 - An immigration bill that would have toughened border security but also legalized millions of illegal immigrants died in the U.S. Senate Thursday.

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Report Released on Indian Gaming

Posted: 06/28/2007 - According to an Indian gaming industry report, revenues at tribal casinos rose in 2006, even though the growth has slowed.

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Siegelman, Scrushy Hearing in Third Day

Posted: 06/28/2007 - Attorneys for former Alabama governor, Don Siegelman, asked a federal judge to be lenient because his life could be in danger in prison. He and former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy were found guilty on corruption charges.

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Children Receive "ID Packets"

Updated: 06/28/2007 - A parent's worst nightmare is to have a missing child. An area church helped prepare families for the unimaginable.

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Drug Suspect Indicted

Updated: 06/27/2007 - A Newton County grand jury issued an indictment for a man charged with possession of over 2,400 pounds of marijuana in 2006

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Fatal Crash in Newton County

Updated: 06/27/2007 - A one-vehicle crash in Newton County took the life of a high school student.

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Mississippians Watching Immigration Bill Debate

Updated: 06/28/2007 - Conservatives have called a revived immigration reform measure in the U.S. Senate too lenient, while some liberals say it could subject guest workers to exploitation from employers. What do Mississippians say about it?

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