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HIV/AIDS "Problem For South"

Posted: 07/20/2008 - A report to be released in Birmingham says HIV has taken hold in the Deep South, plaguing some of the poorest people in the country and creating a health disaster.

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Alabama Gun Survey

Updated: 08/15/2013 - A new survey shows that about two thirds of Alabamians own a gun and nearly half have permits to carry concealed weapons.

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Coast Katrina Tour

Posted: 07/20/2008 - Progress is being made in the Gulf Coast's recovery from Hurricane Katrina, but plenty of work remains.

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Special Blood Drive In Newton

Updated: 07/19/2008 - The blood drive was originally scheduled for members of the 204th Air Defense Artillery, but when they were deployed last month the community was asked to take their places and roll up their sleeves.

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Governor Barbour Releases Convicted Killer

Updated: 07/21/2008 - Sheriff Mike Byrd was stunned when he learned of Michael Graham's release. After all, it was less than two decades ago when Graham killed his ex-wife.

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Fundraising Complaint Against Wicker

Posted: 07/19/2008 - The Federal Elections Commission says it has not yet seen a complaint filed by Democrat Ronnie Musgrove's campaign against U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker.

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Alabama Attorney General Ranks #2 In Pay

Posted: 07/19/2008 - A new national study shows that Alabama's attorney general is the second highest paid state attorney general in the country.

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Gas Prices Take A Dip

Updated: 07/18/2008 - There's a little relief at the gas pump nationwide lately. We're seeing some difference in prices in Meridian.

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Mississippi Escapee Caught

Updated: 07/18/2008 - A prison escapee from south Mississippi was caught Friday on the Choctaw Indian reservation.

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Teenager Releases Second CD

Updated: 07/18/2008 - Teenage musician Chad Melton, who discovered a natural talent at age four, will perform a concert Saturday night in Meridian.

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Operation Understanding DC Visits Meridian

Updated: 07/18/2008 - A group of African-American and Jewish students is touring the south with Operation Understanding DC to learn about the civil rights movement.

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Senate Campaign Heats Up

Posted: 07/18/2008 - The November elections for U.S. Senate are still months away, but don't tell that to Roger Wicker and Ronnie Musgrove.

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Calif Condors' Animal Instinct Takes Over In Fire

Posted: 07/18/2008 - As wildfire whipped toward a remote sanctuary of the endangered California condor last month, the rare birds got their biggest test in survival after years of pampering by biologists: They had to live completely on their own.

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Mexico Says US Soldiers' Remains Found

Posted: 07/18/2008 - Mexican archaeologists have found the remains of what appear to be four U.S. soldiers who died in 1846 during the Mexican-American war.

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Veterinarian Saves Shark That Swallowed Hook

Posted: 07/18/2008 - A veterinarian in Australia plunged his arm up to his shoulder into the throat of a rare shark to save the animal after it swallowed a grappling hook.

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Smithsonian Dishes The Dirt On, Well, Dirt

Posted: 07/18/2008 - Dishing the dirt has a long history in Washington, but the Smithsonian Institution is taking it to new depths. The National Museum of Natural History opens a new exhibit on Saturday - "Dig It" - exploring the mysterious and complex world of soil.

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National Park In Alaska Tests Hybrid Bus

Posted: 07/18/2008 - For years, visitors wanting to see Denali National Park's grizzly bears, moose, sheep and caribou have had to ride school buses that polluted the air and spoiled the tranquility with their noisy, carbon dioxide-spewing diesel engines.

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Should We Move Species To Save Them?

Posted: 07/18/2008 - With climate change increasingly threatening the survival of plants and animals, scientists say it may become necessary to move some species to save them.

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Hurricane Elida Weakens Off Mexico

Posted: 07/18/2008 - Hurricane Elida weakened to a Category 1 storm off Mexico on Thursday, while Tropical Storm Fausto continued to gain strength.

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