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Threefoot Art Festival this Weekend

Updated: 04/03/2015 - The 12th Annual Threefoot Art Festival will be held in downtown Meridian in front of City Hall, Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Meridian Business Owner Arrested by MBN

Posted: 04/03/2015 - The Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics says it has arrested the owner of Mike's Sports in Meridian, 33-year-old Bilal Love, on various drug and weapons charges.

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Foster Parents Needed

Updated: 04/03/2015 - In conjunction with Child Abuse Awareness Month during April the DHS office in Lauderdale County is launching an effort to recruit more foster parents.

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Former Pearl Superintendent Dies at 77

Updated: 04/03/2015 - William H. Dodson, who was superintendent of Pearl School District when Luke Woodham killed two people and injured seven others at the high school, has died at the age of 77.

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Two Escaped Teens Caught in Jackson

Posted: 04/03/2015 - Authorities have arrested two of four teenagers who escaped early Thursday from the downtown Jackson Detention Center.

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Pharmacy Burglarized

Updated: 04/03/2015 - An investigation is underway into an early morning burglary at a pharmacy in DeKalb.

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Bobby Rush Attends Supervisors Conference

Updated: 04/02/2015 - Blues singer and musician Bobby Rush has been visiting Meridian this week. He was invited to attend and participate in sessions at the minority caucus of the Mississippi Association of Supervisors.

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Holt Files Appeal to Get Back on Ballot

Updated: 04/02/2015 - A Lauderdale County justice court judge candidate has taken the next step to get his name back on the ballot for the 2015 election.

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Forrest County Cleared in Inmate's Death

Posted: 04/02/2015 - A federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by a deceased Mississippi inmate's mother against Forrest County, Sheriff Billy McGee, a corrections officer and the jail nurse after the woman's son died in custody.

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Alabama Death Row Inmate to be Freed

Posted: 04/02/2015 - An inmate on Alabama's death row for nearly 30 years will go free after prosecutors said there is not enough evidence to link him to the 1985 murders he was convicted of committing.

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Ole Miss Chancellor Declines Contract Extension Offer

Updated: 04/02/2015 - Ole Miss chancellor, Dr. Dan Jones, has turned down a contract extension offered to him by the state College Board. It followed two weeks of protests after the same board declined to extend his contract beyond September.

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MDOT District 5 'Roadeo'

Updated: 04/02/2015 - The Mississippi Department of Transportation District 5 'Roadeo' is taking place in Newton showcasing how MDOT employees enhance their skills while ensuring they are preforming tasks as safely as possible.

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