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New Containment Vessel Partially Linked to Well

Posted: 07/06/2010 - A new containment vessel is partially linked to the gushing well head in the Gulf of Mexico, and officials say they'll know soon whether it's properly connected.

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Hartley Peavey Reflects on 45 Years, Part 1

Updated: 07/06/2010 - Hartley Peavey says the last two years have been the hardest to operate a business that he has seen in his long career. But still, he says the company is going strong.

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New Administrator Begins Work

Updated: 07/06/2010 - Lauderdale County's new administrator is coming into the job facing the same tight budget for Fiscal 2011.

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Oil Cleanup Landlocked Due to Weather

Updated: 07/06/2010 - Across a wide stretch of the Gulf of Mexico, efforts to limit the damage from the region's worst-ever oil spill have been essentially landlocked for more than a week.

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Reconciliation Week Begins

Updated: 07/05/2010 - It has been seven years since the Lockheed Martin shooting spree. Families who lost loved ones continue to counter the racially divisive tragedy with a week dedicated to remembrance amongst the community as a whole.

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4th of July Celebrations

Updated: 07/04/2010 - July 4th, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was approved by the Continental Congress, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation. Now, 234 years later, the city of Meridian and all of its guest are celebrating America's birthday.

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Georgia Author in Meridian

Updated: 07/03/2010 - A Georgia author was in Meridian Saturday signing copies of two of her books.

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Firework Safety

Updated: 07/03/2010 - Greg Chatham is the owner and operator of Greg's Fireworks on Highway 145. According to him, there are certain safety precautions to remember.

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Meridian Man Dies in Rail Accident

Posted: 07/02/2010 - A Meridian Man died early Friday morning as a result of severe injuries sustained during a rail accident.

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NAS Meridian Change of Command

Updated: 07/02/2010 - The Marine Aviation Squadron 1 sends off former Commanding officer Captain Aaron Schnetzler to Iwakuni, Japan. Major Aaron Brooks steps in as the new Commanding Officer

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Concerned Citizens Protest Meridian Public School Board's Action

Updated: 07/01/2010 - A group of concerned community members gathered outside of the Meridian Public School District's main office. Reverend A.D. Lewis acted as the spokesman of the group. He says they believe the school board was not open with the community.

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Traveling to the Coast Despite the Oil Spill

Updated: 07/01/2010 - Often times the July 4th weekend includes fireworks, food, and of course, traveling. Despite the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, major hotels on the coast are full. Cruises are also busier than usual.

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Raid Continues At Greenetrack in Eutaw, Alabama

Posted: 06/30/2010 - The Alabama Supreme Court has once again cleared the way for the governor's gambling task force to raid the Greenetrack electronic bingo casino at Eutaw.

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Local Organizations Asks Meridian Public School Board to Reconsider

Updated: 06/30/2010 - Members of the Meridian/Lauderdale Branch of the NAACP and the Coalition of Community Leaders meet at the Fitkins Memorial Church of the Nazarene in Meridian. Members of the groups say they are unhappy with the process that resulted in the appointment of Dr. Randy McCoy as the Interim Superintendent of Meridian Public Schools.

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