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Large Section of Gulf Reopened to Fishing

Updated: 10/01/2010 - Another chunk of the Gulf of Mexico has been opened to fishing after seafood tests and surveys found no oil contamination threat.

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FBI Building Named for Civil Rights Workers, Agent

Posted: 10/01/2010 - The new FBI headquarters in Mississippi will be named for three civil rights workers killed in the state in 1964 and a veteran FBI agent who led the investigation into their deaths.

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Numerous Mississippi Counties Have Burn Bans

Posted: 10/01/2010 - More than a dozen Mississippi counties have issued burn bans to prevent uncontrolled fires, as much of the state bakes in unusually dry weather.

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Former Governor William Winter and Wife Honored

Updated: 10/01/2010 - The group usually names a citizen of the year, but with this year's candidates, the Human Relations Commission of Lauderdale County Council of Governments thought Former Mississippi Governor William Winter and his wife, Elise Winter deserve a lifetime achievement award for all their state and national contributions.

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Meridian's Got Talent.... A Lot of It!

Updated: 10/01/2010 - More than thirty competed in Meridian's Got Talent contest at the Queen City Fair. After a night full of great talent, the contest has come to an end.

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Walk for Diabetes Set for Oct. 10

Updated: 09/30/2010 - Organizers are gearing up for the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi's annual Walk for Diabetes in Meridian.

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Soldier Returns Home on Leave

Updated: 10/01/2010 - A soldier received a warm 'welcome home' Thursday afternoon at the Meridian Airport.

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Closer Look at Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence

Updated: 10/01/2010 - Officials say that most victims of domestic violence will return to their abuser seven times before they leave for good.

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Drought Impacting Farmers

Updated: 09/30/2010 - The U.S. Drought Monitor puts almost all of east Mississippi and west Alabama under slight drought conditions. That's having an impact on farmers.

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City, County Have Jail Agreement

Updated: 09/30/2010 - The Meridian City Council agreed Thursday to renew its contract with Lauderdale County to house city inmates at the county jail.

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Petition to Ban Eminent Domain Submitted

Updated: 09/30/2010 - Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation president, David Waide, says he's confident voters will approve an amendment that would ban the government from taking private property for private economic development projects.

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'See the Spending' Website Operational

Updated: 09/30/2010 - If you've ever wondered how much your city, county, or the state government is spending, the answers are now just a few clicks away.

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MECA Annual Meeting This Week

Updated: 09/29/2010 - The Mississippi Energy Coordinators Association is conducting its annual meeting and expo this week in Philadelphia.

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Mother Speaks About Son's Death

Updated: 09/30/2010 - The mother of 2-year-old Landon Tanner talked to Newscenter 11 about the death of her son and her boyfriend accused of the murder.

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Stewart Arrested on Assault Charge

Updated: 09/29/2010 - A man accused of severely beating his girlfriend in Lauderdale County last week has been taken into custody.

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City-County Jail Contract in Limbo

Updated: 09/29/2010 - Meridian's agreement to house prisoners at the Lauderdale County Detention Facility will expire Sept. 30.

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Enterprise Schools Celebrate 'Star' Status

Updated: 09/29/2010 - All three campuses of Enterprise schools, as well as the district, are 'Star' rated by the Mississippi Department of Education. The district celebrated with special assemblies.

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Census, Redistricting Could Snag 2011 Elections

Updated: 09/29/2010 - As Mississippians get geared up for state and county elections next year, there are concerns that redistricting from the 2010 census could cause major problems.

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Mexican States Sue BP

Posted: 09/29/2010 - Three Mexican states have sued BP PLC, Transocean Ltd. and Halliburton, seeking unspecified damages over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

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