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Work Continues at IHOP Sinkhole
- Crews at the sinkhole by IHOP on North Frontage Road are working through the holidays in order to get things back in order.
Alabama Death Row Inmate Dies of Natural Causes
- An attorney says an Alabama death row inmate who was seeking to overturn his murder conviction has died.
New Federal Catfish Inspection Process Finalized
- Catfish and other ray-finned fish species will undergo a new inspection process starting in March.
Trial Delayed in Oil Spill Fraud Case
- A federal judge has agreed to delay until Feb. 1 a fraud case against San Antonio attorney Mikal Watts and six others related to the 2010 Gulf oil spill.
Meridian Christmas Parade to Follow New Route
- The Meridian Christmas Parade is set for Saturday, Dec. 5, in downtown Meridian, and there are some changes.
Global Travel Alert Issued
- As you get ready for holiday travel, the U.S. State Department says Americans, especially those traveling internationally, should be on alert.
State of Alabama Sets Execution Date
- The Alabama Supreme Court has set a Jan. 21 execution date for Christopher Brooks, convicted of raping and murdering a woman more than 20 years ago.
Mississippi Power Announces Lower Fuel Costs
- Due to lower natural gas costs, Mississippi Power Co. says it's planning to cut customer bills early next year.
Infant Mortality Rate Hits All-Time Low in Mississippi
- Infant mortality in Mississippi hit an all-time low last year.
Tullos Challenges How Votes Were Counted in Tied Race
- The Republican who lost an election tiebreaker in a drawing of straws is asking the Republican-majority Mississippi House to declare him the winner of the race.
Terry Mayor Resigns
- The mayor of Terry, Miss., has resigned after pleading guilty to embezzlement.
MHP to Have Heightened Enforcement
- The Mississippi Highway Patrol will have increased manpower on the road for the Thanksgiving holiday enforcement period Wednesday through Sunday.
Mississippi Judicial Runoffs Tuesday
- Runoffs are being held for two nonpartisan judicial races in Mississippi Tuesday.
Lawyer Says Prison Commissary Prices Too High
An Oxford attorney says inmates' families get punished when prison commissaries charge excessively for necessities and snacks. Corrections Commissioner Marshall Fisher the vast majority of commissary prices have dropped substantially.
Democrat Eaton Draws Long Straw in Tiebreaker
- To break a tie in a Mississippi House election, a Democrat and a Republican reached into a red canvas bag Friday and each plucked out a silver-plated business card box.
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