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Remembering 9/11

Updated: 09/11/2005 - It was four years ago that terrorists flew hijacked airplanes into the World Trade Center, Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania.

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Debit Cards Only Available to Some

Updated: 09/11/2005 - Thousands of Hurricane Katrina evacuees will not get debit cards worth $2,000 that are being distributed by FEMA.

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Some Feel Help Is Scarce

Updated: 09/11/2005 - Two weeks after Katrina, living without electricity and other basic services is a daily challenge for residents in some rural Mississippi communities.

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Burn Ban Remains in Effect

Updated: 09/09/2005 - If you've been waiting to burn debris left in your yard by the storm, you're going to have to wait a little longer.

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Killen Back Behind Bars

Updated: 09/09/2005 - Nearly one month after Edgar Ray Killen was released on appeal bond, the presiding judge that granted it sent him back to prison.

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Where Is FEMA?

Updated: 09/09/2005 - With many residents and evacuees complaining that contact with FEMA is impossible to make over a toll-free phone line, Newscenter 11 did its own test of the system.

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The Salvation Army on Frontlines

Updated: 09/09/2005 - While the work of agencies helping on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and in New Orleans is needed, it is also ongoing elsewhere. Communities all around Mississippi and Alabama are feeling the presence of the Salvation Army.

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Unused Shelters

Updated: 09/09/2005 - As concerns continue to mount nationally about the Federal Emergency Management Agency's response to Hurricane Katrina, some questions are being raised about more evacuees, which the agency was supposed to send to Meridian.

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Red Cross Assistance

Updated: 09/09/2005 - In hopes of getting assistance, scores of storm victims lined the streets in one part of Meridian.

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Burn Ban

Updated: 09/09/2005 - If you've been waiting to burn debris in your yard left by Hurricane Katrina, you're going to have to wait a little longer.

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Brown Bag Friday

Updated: 09/09/2005 - Pack a brown bag lunch and donate your "Lunch Money" to help displaced families. Click here for a list of drop-off points.

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Congress Okays Relief Bill

Updated: 09/08/2005 - The U.S. Senate joins the House of Representatives in approving an aid package for victims of Hurricane Katrina.

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Cheney Tours Coast

Updated: 09/08/2005 - Vice-president Dick Cheney toured damage caused by Hurricane Katrina on the Gulf Coast Thursday.

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Meridian Residents, Evacuees Fed Up With FEMA

Updated: 09/08/2005 - The Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, plans to set up an office in Meridian to help hurricane victims. But some say the agency is moving too slowly.

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A Nation Responds

Updated: 09/08/2005 - Help is on the way from all corners of the nation to help Hurricane Katrina victims on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and New Orleans.

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Death Toll Rises

Updated: 09/07/2005 - The hurricane death toll in Mississippi has grown to more than 200 people so far.

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Awaiting Disaster Center

Updated: 09/07/2005 - There is no word yet on when a federal disaster relief office will open in Meridian, but residents may contact FEMA.

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Schools Open Doors to Evacuees

Updated: 09/07/2005 - Children displaced by Hurricane Katrina are being welcomed into local school districts.

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Homes for the Homeless

Updated: 09/07/2005 - In the wake of the storm many locals are not only opening up their hearts but also their homes to evacuees. Within the past week, there's a story about a local woman who's done this not once, not twice, but three times.

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Skyview Tells the Story

Updated: 09/26/2005 - Aerial images of the coastline destroyed by Hurricane Katrina show just how destructive it was.

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Red Cross Has Family Link

Updated: 09/06/2005 - The American Red Cross has created the Family Links Hotline, which will aid individuals who are seeking loved ones and family members in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

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Evacuee Concerns

Updated: 09/06/2005 - When it comes to the time that it will take for all relief measures to reach evacuees, days are not turning into weeks. Because of this, some evacuees say they feel they're being given the "run-around!"

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