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Hurricane Recovery Confronts Low Literacy Rate

Posted: 08/26/2008 - Three years after Hurricane Katrina, residents of New Orleans are still buried in a blizzard of government paperwork. But for thousands of storm victims seeking federal aid, the challenge is made more difficult by a little-known obstacle: More than 40 percent of the city's adults lack the literacy skills to comprehend basic government forms.

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Hurricane Gustav Hits Haiti, Drives Up Oil Prices

Posted: 08/26/2008 - Hurricane Gustav barreled into Haiti on Tuesday, toppling trees, dumping rain and sending global fuel prices soaring on fears the storm could become "extremely dangerous" when it reaches the Gulf of Mexico.

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Fay Good Practice, Now On To Gustav

Updated: 08/26/2008 - Local emergency management officials say Tropical Storm Fay was a good practice run, now they're looking ahead to potential impact from Hurricane Gustav.

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Optimists Support Second Chances

Updated: 08/26/2008 - A Meridian civic club is helping students through the Youth Challenge Program at Camp Shelby.

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FEMA Extends Aid Deadline

Posted: 08/26/2008 - The Federal Emergency Management Agency says it is extending to Mar. 1 relocation assistance for victims of hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

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Alabama Congressman to Address DNC

Posted: 08/26/2008 - Cong. Artur Davis has been tapped to deliver a nominating speech for Sen. Barack Obama at the Democratic National Convention.

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Hurricane Gustav Gaining Strength South of Haiti

Posted: 08/26/2008 - Rapidly growing Hurricane Gustav headed for a collision with impoverished Haiti on Tuesday, driving many people off the potholed streets of the capital, but bringing few other outward signs of preparation.

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ICE Raids Laurel Plant

Posted: 08/25/2008 - A Laurel plant was raided on Monday by immigration enforcement, as about 350 suspected illegal immigrants were taken away.

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Hurricane Katrina To Come Up At Convention

Posted: 08/24/2008 - Democrats will use their national convention beginning Monday to remind voters of the nation's worst natural disaster -- Hurricane Katrina -- and the federal government's fumbled response.

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College Enrollment Down for Struggling Families

Posted: 08/24/2008 - A report by the state College Board shows tuition increases have caused a drop in enrollment among less affluent students at Mississippi's eight public universities.

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Fay Downgraded-Good News for Local Residents

Updated: 08/25/2008 - Across the East, Fay has been downgraded to a Tropical Depression as of last night but continues to pack a punch, producing very heavy rainfall across areas of the Lower Mississippi Valley and the Gulf Coast states.

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