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SBC President Diagnosed with Cancer

Posted: 11/24/2009 - Southern Baptist Convention president Johnny Hunt has announced that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer.

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Swine Flu Nasal Vaccine Available

Posted: 11/24/2009 - The Mississippi Department of Health says a swine flu nasal mist vaccine is now available free of charge at county health departments.

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MSO Prepares for Peppermint Pops

Posted: 11/23/2009 - The Meridian Symphony Orchestra is getting ready for its next concert, a celebration of the Christmas season.

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Two Area Schools Are Stars

Updated: 11/23/2009 - East central Mississippi had two schools that scored the highest possible rating with the new accountability system adopted by the Mississippi Department of Education.

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Lauderdale County Schools Aim Higher

Updated: 11/23/2009 - Lauderdale County Schools was deemed 'high performing', according to the latest accountability ratings from the Mississippi Department of Education. But officials say there are areas of concern.

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MPS Working on Plan of Action

Updated: 11/23/2009 - Meridian Public School District officials say there are many factors that go into its poor showing in the state's new accountability ratings.

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New Treatment for Leukemia

Updated: 11/23/2009 - Within the last month a new treatment for Leukemia was released. Doctors say it shows improvements from previous cancer treatments.

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Steve Harvey Helps Meridian Families

Updated: 11/23/2009 - The Steve Harvey Foundation, with partner Hot 97.9, has provided about 100 turkeys for local families this Thanksgiving.

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Man Dies in Accidental Shooting

Updated: 11/25/2009 - Lauderdale County authorities say a man accidentally shot and killed himself, because he mistakenly thought his gun was not loaded.

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MEMA Awards Grants

Posted: 11/23/2009 - Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has awarded grants to twenty-seven counties and the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.

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Man Dies in Hunting Accident

Posted: 11/23/2009 - Two days into Mississippi's gun season for deer hunters, a man was killed and two others hospitalized in two shootings.

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Schools Have New 'Accountability' Ratings

Updated: 11/23/2009 - The Mississippi Department of Education Monday released the new ratings for schools and districts under a new accountability ratings system that has been two years in the making.

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Government Auctioning Trailers

Updated: 11/23/2009 - The federal government continues to auction off travel trailers left in Mississippi. There were used as temporary housing in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

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Alabama Students Struggle

Posted: 11/22/2009 - State educators estimate that a large number of Alabama students struggle with reading. Many students were classified as failing in the subject area for the 2008-09 school year.

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Ku Klux Klan Members Rally

Posted: 11/22/2009 - Ku Klux Klan members rallied at the University of Mississippi. Ole Miss Chancellor Dan Jo9nes asked the school band to stop playing the song, "From Dixie with Love" and they disagree with this request.

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Mississippi Senators Offer New Bill

Updated: 11/23/2009 - Mississippi has received record-breaking rainfall over the last several months. This has hurt farmers across the state. Senators Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker have offered a bill to give those farmers help.

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Alabama Driver Lost Control

Posted: 11/22/2009 - Alabama police confirmed several students and at least one adult was hit by a car when the driver lost control. It happened right as a middle school was letting out.

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Deadly Explosion

Posted: 11/21/2009 - Two people have died after an explosion at work. Workers at VT Halter Ship Terminal were preparing to paint a tank when an unexpected explosion went off.

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Plenty of Greens for Thanksgiving

Updated: 11/21/2009 - A Georgia man Saturday sold mustard and collard greens from a large flat bed trailer. He says he drives them to Meridian, because there aren't enough available in this area.

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Bikers Deliver Thanksgiving Feast

Updated: 11/21/2009 - Care Lodge clients will enjoy a thanksgiving meal thanks to the generosity of a local group of motorcycle riders.

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Mississippi National Guard Members Get Support

Posted: 11/21/2009 - From room to room, service members and their families took part in briefings Saturday morning to make sure they have all the information needed to make deployment easier on everyone.

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Turkey Trot for Health

Updated: 11/20/2009 - All 950 students enrolled at Newton County Elementary participated in the first ever Turkey Trot.

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