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Friday Night Armed Robbery

Posted: 11/04/2011 - For the second time in four months, an area convenience store has been robbed

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Absentee Voting Concerns

Posted: 11/04/2011 - Mississippi's Secretary of State says absentee numbers are up for the general election

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Personhood Amendment Emotional for Mississippi Voters

Updated: 11/05/2011 - Mississippi's Personhood Initiative seems to have stirred up more emotion than any other item on the Nov. 8 ballot. Even some people who are pro-life don't want to see the amendment pass.

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Burglary Suspect Robbins in Custody

Posted: 11/04/2011 - Based on leads gathered in east Mississippi, burglary suspect, James "Bo" Robbins, is in law enforcement custody.

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Drivers Often Ignore 'Stop' Sign

Updated: 11/05/2011 - Local school transportation officials say motorists often pose the most danger for children riding school buses.

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Charge Upgraded to Manslaughter in Richland Hit and Run

Posted: 11/04/2011 - Charges have been upgraded to manslaughter against an 82-year-old man suspected in the hit-and-run death of a 10-year-old boy, who was struck while trying to board a school bus in Richland.

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Dozen Indicted in Student Loan Scheme

Posted: 11/04/2011 - A federal grand jury has indicted 12 people in Mississippi for their alleged roles in student loan fraud scheme.

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Barbour Votes For Personhood

Posted: 11/03/2011 - Mississippi's Governor says he is still torn about an amendment out to define a person at the moment of fertilization

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PERS Meeting Held in Meridian

Updated: 11/03/2011 - The Mississippi Public Employees Retirement System has been a controversial issue in recent months

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Musical Addition to Whistlestop Weekend

Updated: 11/03/2011 - The Carousel Organ Association of America is bringing its music to the Soule Live Steam Festival and Railfest this weekend.

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Redline: Kids in Crisis, Part 3

Updated: 11/03/2011 - For the last two days we've highlighted some problems that are plaguing one of the oldest and most historic parts of Meridian, Redline. However, other areas are also experiencing an increase in crime.

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Voter ID Initiative on Nov. 8 Ballot

Updated: 11/03/2011 - The Voter ID Initiative would require that voters show photo identification in order to cast a ballot. The Mississippi Legislature has been unable to pass such a law. But voters might do it Tuesday.

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Gun Sales Up In Meridian

Updated: 11/03/2011 - With crime a concern in the community, more residents are purchasing handguns according to one local shop owner

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Child Dies After Hit and Run

Posted: 11/03/2011 - A 10-year-old Richland boy has died after being injured in a hit and run accident as he tried to get on a school bus.

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Shooting Paralyzes Victim

Updated: 11/02/2011 - Meridian police say a teenager who was shot Tuesday night is paralyzed from the injury.

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No Comment from Prison Officials

Posted: 11/02/2011 - The company that owns the East Mississippi Correctional Facility, Geo Group, says it will not talk about any of the problems going on there.

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Pena Faces Additional Charge

Posted: 11/02/2011 - Another charge has been filed against a former housekeeper, accused of stealing from people's homes where she worked.

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A Look at the Personhood Initiative

Updated: 11/02/2011 - Perhaps the most emotional of three initiatives on the Nov. 8 ballot is the one seeking to define 'person' to include every human being from the moment of fertilization, cloning, or the equivalent.

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Officers Compete at Marksmanship

Posted: 11/02/2011 - Meridian police officers competed among themselves this week in a target shooting competition.

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Mississippi Ballot Initiatives

Updated: 11/02/2011 - Mississippi will have three statewide initiatives on the general election ballot. Click to read the questions and get an explanation of both sides of the issues.

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Redline: Kids in Crisis, Part 2

Updated: 11/02/2011 - There is growing concern about crimes committed by young people within one of the oldest and most historic parts of Meridian. However, the Redline District isn't alone in dealing with the problem.

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