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6.1 Quake Shakes Eastern Solomon Islands

Posted: 07/28/2008 - A sharp, magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook the eastern Solomon Islands on Tuesday morning, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injury.

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Junior Miss Planning for Future

Updated: 07/28/2008 - A new Junior Miss was named over the weekend at Meridian's Temple Theatre. But with the venue up for sale, where will the next Mississippi's Junior Miss be chosen?

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Santa Sale Benefits Charity

Updated: 07/28/2008 - The American Red Cross Key Chapter is selling Santa figurines through Tuesday, some at half-price, to raise money for disaster relief.

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Friday's Remote Solar Eclipse Will Be On Internet

Posted: 07/28/2008 - A total solar eclipse will darken some of Earth's skies on Friday, but geography, weather, the economy and even the Olympics are combining to make it a hard and expensive for people to see it.

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Scientists Aim Camera At Fossilized Dino Tracks

Posted: 07/28/2008 - Scientists trying to learn more about dinosaurs are snapping aerial photos of tracks left behind millions of years ago near southern Utah's Coral Pink Sand Dunes.

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Virgin Galactic Shows Off Mothership Aircraft

Posted: 07/28/2008 - The space tourism race marked a milestone Monday as British mogul Sir Richard Branson and American aerospace designer Burt Rutan waved to a crowd from inside the cabin of an exotic jet that will carry a passenger spaceship to launch altitude.

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Body Found In Debris From N.M. Flooding

Posted: 07/28/2008 - Rescuers used pulleys Monday to help stranded residents and campers cross a rushing river where the body of a man reported missing in flash flooding was found near a bridge in a thicket of debris.

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Lauderdale County Bank Robbed

Updated: 07/29/2008 - A Lauderdale County bank was robbed Monday by a suspect who may have been on his lunch break.

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Suspect Faces Multiple Charges

Updated: 07/28/2008 - A Meridian man has been charged with aggravated assault, kidnapping and motor vehicle theft after his arrest Sunday.

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Choctaw County Conducts Raids

Updated: 07/28/2008 - Eleven arrests were made recently in Choctaw County, Ala., as authorities conducted a series of raids, targeting illegal drugs.

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Six New Cases of West Nile in Mississippi

Updated: 07/28/2008 - The Mississippi State Department of Health says new cases of West Nile virus have been reported in Clarke, Neshoba, and four other counties.

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Gas Prices Not Cheap, But Cheaper

Posted: 07/28/2008 - The latest Lundberg Survey shows the national average price for gas is down from recent highs, but over a dollar more per gallon than a year ago.

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Powerful Typhoon Hits Taiwan

Posted: 07/28/2008 - Typhoon Fung-Wong made landfall on the east coast of Taiwan early Monday morning.

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Wintery Weather In Sydney, Australia

Posted: 07/28/2008 - A cold snap in Australia on Sunday brought what appeared to be snow to suburban Sydney for the first time since 1836.

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Where Do Hurricanes Come From?

Posted: 07/28/2008 - Most of us think of the storms as beginning over the steamy Atlantic waters, which provide fuel for hurricanes as they strengthen and threaten landfall. But it turns out that many storms begin much farther away -- all the way over on the far side of Africa.

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New Radar Detects Tornadoes Faster

Posted: 07/28/2008 - As a record-breaking and increasingly deadly tornado season wreaked havoc across middle America this summer, researchers have been testing a new, high-tech radar system that could help forecasters better pinpoint when, where and how a twister — or any other storm for that matter — will strike.

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Powerful Typhoon Makes Landfall In Taiwan

Posted: 07/27/2008 - A powerful typhoon struck Taiwan early Monday, closing schools and businesses and grounding domestic and international air traffic.

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Fire Destroys Homes Near Yosemite National Park

Posted: 07/27/2008 - An out-of-control wildfire burning Sunday near an entrance to Yosemite National Park has destroyed eight homes and threatened thousands more as flames forced authorities to cut power to the park.

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Air Pollution Still An Issue In Beijing

Posted: 07/27/2008 - The Chinese capital was shrouded in thick gray smog on Sunday, just 12 days before the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympic Games.

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